Class Notes, Spring 2006


Fannye M. Steele (M.A.) has retired from the Fullerton Elementary School District and currently resides in Las Vegas, Nevada.


Dr. Maxine L. Schumack (M.A.) received her Psy.D. from the American Behavioral Studies Institute in Santa Ana, California.


Michael P. Dennis (M.A.) was recently admitted to the World Entrepreneur Organization. He is the founder and CEO of Psycho-Legal Associates, Inc., and the director of Professional Advancement Success Systems (PASS). He serves on the board of directors of both the Mental Health Association of Orange County and the Porsche Club of America, Orange County Region.


Dr. Beverly B. Frank (Psy.D.) has retired from Catholic Charities and begun a private practice.


William H. Waxman relocated to Simi Valley where he is now the director of secondary education for the Simi Valley Unified School District.


Rebecca Cooper (M.A.) was awarded the Rising Star in Business award from Women's Age.


Cynthia A. Mauzerall (M.A.) is happy to announce that her daughter turned 1 year old in December. Cynthia works for Lee Pesky Learning Center as a counselor.

Dr. Joanna A. Pashdag (M.A.) completed her Ph.D. in clinical psychology at Ohio University in 2004. She is beginning her postdoctoral residency in clinical psychology at Kaiser-Permanente Medical Center in the Department of Psychiatry in Santa Rosa, California.


Dr. Allison B. Boothe (M.A.) completed her Ph.D. in clinical child and adolescent psychology at the University of Alabama in August of 2005. She is currently completing her postdoctoral fellowship in infant mental health at Tulane University School of Medicine.


Marine Avagyan (M.A.) is currently pursuing her educational doctorate in leadership at the University of Southern California.

Edward A. Campbell (M.A.) graduated in September of 2004 from the University of Phoenix with an MBA in health care management.

Dr. Enas Elshiwick (M.A.) is a licensed psychologist and marriage and family therapist. She practices in Corona Del Mar, Laguna Hills, and Los Alamitos, California.


Dr. John R. Beyer (Ed.D.) was named director of special education, programs, and compliance in the Victor Valley Union High School District, Victorville, California.

Dr. Mary Ramirez (Ed.D.) has served as an assistant professor at Florida A&M University's College of Education in the Department of Business and Technology Education since August of 2004.

Dana L. Wall (M.A.) was recently promoted to director of client relations, eastern region for PSB, the Marketing Super Source.


Joanna W. Edwards (M.A.) participated in a poster presentation at the International Society of Traumatic Stress Studies. She discussed her research in which she examined gender and development state differences in levels of posttraumatic stress following the Oklahoma City bombing.

Renee A. Haas (M.A.) was recently licensed as a marriage and family therapist. She has offices in Westlake Village and West Hills. Her specialties include couples therapy and anger management work on an individual basis.

Dr. Linda S. Stevens Morriss (Ed.D.) was named vice president of instruction at San Bernardino Valley College.


Dr. Carol A. Welsh (Ed.D.) was named dean of the library and learning resource center at Cypress College.

Dr. Dennis E. Anderson (Ed.D.) was named dean of instruction at Mt. San Jacinto College.


Dr. Del C. Helms (Ed.D.) was named director of faculty resources for Mt. San Jacinto College.

James Matthew Keener (M.A.) and Janice Marie (Bono) Keener (M.A.) were married on August 13, 2005. They are both currently enrolled in the Psy.D. program at GSEP.

Ilana L. Zuckerman-Brackett (M.S.) teaches for the Long Beach Unified School District and has invested in the Delius Restaurant, which is located in the Long Beach area. She also serves as vice president of the neighborhood association for California Heights, which was voted "Best Neighborhood in the West" by Sunset magazine.


Dr. Janna Bersi (Ed.D.) was named vice president of finance and chief financial officer at Chapman University in Orange, California.

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