The Mason Spirit

Chapter News

Forensic Team Alumni Chapter
The George Mason Communication Department has named alumna Holly Sisk, B.A. '98, interim director of forensics for the 2001-02 season. Holly's forensics career at George Mason included serving three years as captain, three national championship titles, and membership in the 200 Trophy Club. She coached more than a dozen students to national finals while serving as assistant director of forensics at Ohio University (1998-99) and assistant director of forensics and director of the Rhetorical Scholars Laboratory at Cornell. Holly earned an M.A. in Communication (Rhetoric) from Ohio University in 2001.

The chapter will host two tournaments in the coming months. The "Return of the Living Dead" tournament will take place on the Fairfax Campus on October 27, 2001, and the "I Have a Dream" swing weekend, cohosted with Howard University, will be held on Howard's campus the weekend of January 19-20, 2002. To volunteer your services, please contact Chapter President Chris Tittel, B.A. '86, at

Law Alumni Chapter
The Law Alumni Chapter will sponsor its third annual golf tournament on Saturday, October 20, 2001. The tournament will start at 8 a.m. on the Penderbrook course in Fairfax. To sign up, please call Craig Young, J.D. '82, at (202) 662-2760.

On November 17, 2001, the Law Alumni Chapter and the Law School will host an alumni reunion. The day's events include a student Moot Court Competition, student and technology displays, tours of the new Law School building, and cocktails, ceremony, and reunion dinner in the Law School atrium. For more information, please call the Office of Career Services and Alumni at (703) 993-8020 or send e-mail to

Broadside Alumni Chapter
A reunion and open house to show off Broadside's new office space is planned for October 12, 2001. The chapter is reorganizing and re-energizing, so please contact Carrie Secondo, B.A. '98, to become involved. You can e-mail Carrie at

Contact Information
The Alumni Association chapter presidents for 2001-02 are as follows:

Carrie Secondo, B.A. Communication '98

Civil Engineering
David Shacochis, B.S. Urban Systems Engineering '94, M.B.A. '00

Conflict Resolution
John Nande, M.S. Conflict Analysis & Resolution '00

Forensics Team
Chris Tittel, B.A. Communication '86

Graduate Creative Writing
Chris Fow, M.F.A. '93

Rodney Turner, J.D. '93

Mark Lerner, M.P.A. '97

Christine Blasser, B.S.N. '93 and M.S.N. '97

School of Management
Carrie Palm, B.S. Accounting '91

Washington, D.C., Metro Area
Bill Allmond, B.A. English '94

Ted Arnn, B.S. Law Enforcement '93