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Congratulations to the Lab’s 2017 Retirees

The Lab would like to thank these employees for their years of dedicated service. Best of luck and here’s hoping everyone on the list enjoys their retirement. Plans for post-work are included with each listing.

This list only includes retirees who submitted information after responding to announcements in TABL.

Steve Bakaley
IT Division
23.5 years
The day after my retirement we’re moving to our new house in Aptos, so I won’t be bored until mid-July. Going to hike more, spend lots of time on the beach, take classes, and volunteer as a docent somewhere

Paul Barale
Engineering Division
43 years
Sleep in, more hiking, more martial arts

James Bartholomew
Earth & Environmental Sciences Area
28 years
International science development

Loida Bartolome-Mingao
Human Resources
35 years
Travel

Thomas Bennett
Facilities Division
25 years
Travel and relax

Robert Budnitz
Earth and Environmental Sciences Area
26 years
Consulting work

Grace “Dee” Catino
Human Resources/Joint Genome Institute
16.5 years
Travel

Denise Davis
OCFO
40.5 years
Rest, relax, and travel

Rick Diamond
Energy Technologies Area
37 years
Volunteer work with local non-profit for environmental education; facilitation for the CA Public Utilities Commission; more time with family

Darryl Dickerhoff
Energy Technologies Area
36 years
Travel, woodworking, orchids, fix up the house

Lorraine Dowling
Protective Services
15 years
Bought a house and moved to Camp Connell in the Sierra foothills, golfing

Jonathan Elkins
Engineering Division
33 years
Travel and enjoy life

Stefan Finsterle
Earth and Environmental Sciences Area
23.5 years
Focus on my private geo consulting firm

Herman Henry
Facilities Division
25 years
Travel and enjoy life

Harold Jones
IT Division
9 years
Get married and move to West Yorkshire, England

John Paul Jones
Scientific Networking/ESnet
33.7 years
Spend more time with grandchildren, part-time short to no commute work, totem carving, working out & travel

Jerry Kekos
Advanced Light Source
23 years
No plans

Jeffrey Kortright
Materials Sciences
32+ years
My plans are evolving

Aimee McKane
Energy Technologies Area
22 years
Continue working as a consultant in the areas of energy management systems and industrial energy efficiency; explore interest in sustainable cities and farming

Meredith Montgomery
Directorate
37 years
Enjoy time with far-flung family, travel, get another degree, do a little part-time work; maybe learn to read music and play the piano

Greg Norman
Directorate
Facilities Division
12 years
Travel, biking, spending time with family

Ze Peng
Joint Genome Institute
22 years
Take care of my mother, reads and travel around world

Paul Pipersky
Engineering
34+ years
To ride with the boys and try to stay out of trouble, that is, when my wife and I are not traveling

Lynn Price
Energy Technologies Area
27 years
I’m going to serve as an advisor to some environmental organizations, serve on the board of Ecology Project International (www.ecologyproject.org), and get outside more through traveling and being a docent at the Tilden Nature Area.

Janice Pluth
Biosciences Area
17 years
Taking an associate professor position at UNLV

Sergio Ruger Rogoff
Engineering Division
39 years
Travel

Marilyn Saarni
Earth and Environmental Sciences Area
28 years
Hitting the gym and walking the dogs; Master Gardener program; travel to Death Valley, the Sierra Nevada and South Fork Trinity River whenever I want to. And enough family time, finally…

Adel Serafino
Human Resources
10 years
Other than home projects, traveling to foreign countries (Tahiti, New Zealand, Fiji, Europe, China) and spending more time with grandkids; continue with ukulele playing/singing Polynesian songs and continue with hula dancing

Janice Sexson
EHS
29 years
Not sure yet

Cindy Stevenson
Energy Technologies Area
18 years
Travel, enjoy friends and family, stay fit

Sheree Swanson
Facilities Division
26 years
Get to those things there was never time for before

Brian Tierney
Scientific Networking Division
29 years
Travel

Tammy Welcome
Office of Assurance & Integrity
32 years
Volunteer work, creative pursuits, family and friends

Marty White
EHS
17 years
Travel, make wine and beer

Charles Williams
Energy Technologies Area
18 years
Travel, spend more time with the one true love to whom I am married, enjoy our homes on Austin Pond and Topsail Island; be more actively involved in progressive public affairs, continue to fight global warming and for a decent future for our children and grandchildren