Weddings

Robert Lynn, ’43, to Connie Linesch on Dec. 30, 2007. They were married the day before Robert’s 86th birthday. The couple lives in Culver City, CA.

Kimberley Almeida, ’90, to Martin Atarama on Feb. 23, 2008 on the beach in Punta Sal in northern Peru. The maid of honor was Elizabeth Mansfield, ’90. They own and run a small residential and commercial painting business. They spent their honeymoon on a three-week tour of Machu Pichu and the Amazon. They live in Fort Wayne, IN, and can be reached via e-mail at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Colleen Karamon, ’95, to Guy Poullelaouen in 2006 in Toulouse, France. Guy is an automotive engineer training Romanian engineers for Dacia-Renault. Colleen is teaching English part-time. They live in Bucharest, Romania.

Laura Meech, ’99, to Steven Robert on July 28, 2007 in Rochester. Albion alumni in attendance included Wayne Meech, ’86, Kristyn Meech Stanton, ’95, Katina Hamann, ’99, Rachael Hill, ’95, Katie Mangus, ’00, and Jeff Gniatczyk, ’95. The couple lives in Rochester Hills.

Lisa Harris, ’00, to Jason Manning on May 27, 2007 in Oxford. Lisa is the director of financial aid at Baker College in Allen Park. Jason is the sales manager at an Internet-based company, U.S. Appliance. The couple lives in Clawson. (See accompanying photo below.)

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Anton Bieliauskas, ’01, to Shannon Pavlich, ’00, on Oct. 20, 2007 in Detroit. Anton is a synthetic organic chemist. Shannon is a pathology resident. The couple lives in St. Clair Shores. (See accompanying photo below.)

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Katherine Waters, ’00, to Michael Sobolewski on June 2, 2007 in Troy. Katherine is a veterinarian at VCA Valley Animal Hospital in South Windsor, CT. Michael is a senior manager for PricewaterhouseCoopers in Hartford, CT. The couple lives in Tolland, CT. (See accompanying photo below.)

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Matthew Wright, ’00, to Karen Foster on July 7, 2007 in Washington, D.C. Matthew leads his own campaign consulting agency, Winning Strategies & Consulting. He also serves as a lobbyist with the MWW Group. Karen works on the staff of U.S. Congressman Bob Filner (D- CA). The couple lives in Washington, D.C. (See accompanying photo below.)

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John Staniszewski, ’02, to Dana Biondo, ’03, on Dec. 29, 2007. Albion alumni in the wedding included Joseph Bollinger, ’02, Matthew Wright, ’00, Susan Brown, ’03, Megan McLaughlin Cottone, ’03, and Lindsey Robb Moungkhoun, ’03. John finished his M.B.A. from Michigan State University in December 2006. He is a senior consultant with IBM. Dana finished her M.B.A. from Wayne State University in May 2007. She is a program manager with IBM. The couple lives in Harper Woods. (See accompanying photo below.)

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Sarah Borgstadt, ’03, to Andrew Smith on May 28, 2006 in Ypsilanti. Sarah works as a nurse at University of Michigan Hospital. Andrew is the kitchen manager at a restaurant in Brighton. The couple lives in Ann Arbor. (See accompanying photo below.)

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Alex Case, ’03, to Tristen Smith on Sept. 23, 2006 in Albion. A graduate of the University of Richmond School of Law, Alex is a trial attorney for the U.S. Department of Justice in Washington, DC. Tristen is a physician assistant for an obstetrics/gynecology practice in Fairfax, VA. They live in Arlington, VA. (See accompanying photo below.)

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Ayla Malik, ’04, to Dominic Reid, ’05, on March 14, 2008 in Albion. Ayla is the executive director of the Homeless Coalition of Greater Battle Creek & Calhoun County. She is currently working on her master’s degree in marriage and family therapy at Western Michigan University. Dominic is a family service counselor at Starr Commonwealth. He is also working on his master’s degree in counselor education at Western Michigan University. The couple lives in Albion. (See accompanying photo below.)

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Becky Smith, ’04, to Joseph Nagy on July 28, 2007 in Albion. Becky is finishing her doctoral residency. The couple lives in Phoenix, AZ. (See accompanying photo below.)

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