PRINCETON CLASS OF 1966

CLASS OFFICERS TO SERVE FROM THE END OF THE 55TH REUNION UNTIL THE 60TH

 

PRESIDENT

Rick Bowers

Rick lives in Boston. To Princeton from Keokuk, Iowa. Majored in Latin American Studies, ate at Cottage, played football and golf. Army veteran. Stanford MBA 1975. Successful career in financial services and planning, retired early to concentrate on community service and non-profits.


Currently Reunions Co-Chair, New England Regional VP. Has served on various Class committees over the years. Just returned to Boston in 2020 from two years at Stanford University Distinguished Careers Institute. First met his wife, Ann Spence, at Princeton in 1965, where she was one of the first female transfers in the Critical Languages Program. Married in 2014, they have five kids, ten grandkids, and two great-grandkids between them. Rick says those numbers are "progress reports” — but only in the last two categories.

 

VICE PRESIDENTS (3)

John Hart

Californian who moved to Baltimore and then came to Princeton. Math major, Key & Seal secretary, Ph.D. Computer Science from Penn. Moved from consulting to being an Associate Professor in CS at the University of Kentucky to 30 years in R&D innovation in the computer industry. Deeply involved with Princeton, including board positions with the Princeton Association of New England and chair of the large Boston area Alumni Schools Committee. Most importantly, he has been the '66 Web Guru, who maintains our website and counsels us on all things technical, including for Masked Men. He and Linda have two kids and two grandkids.

 

Steve Harwood

A Californian who came to Princeton after growing up in Montreal. Economics major, Tower Club, All-American fencer and team captain, Glee Club. Founded his own investment firm in 1985 and ran it very successfully until retiring recently. Many community activities, long time Chairman of youth singing program, announces high school and college sports, was named Orinda (CA) Citizen of the Year. Was ’66 Treasurer for the five years after graduation. He and Tish live in Orinda, three kids and four grandkids.

 

Gib Hentschke

To Princeton from Glendale, California. History major, President of Terrace, officer on the Bicker Committee (no, don't call him about your club assignment), heavyweight crew, Interclub Council, Chapel Choir. M.A./Ph.D. Education Stanford. Met Peg at Terrace and married right after graduation. Taught at Columbia and Rochester, rose to be Dean of the School of Education at Rochester, then back to California in same role at USC, now emeritus. Executive Advisor to EY-Parthenon on the education industry. Volunteers on several education-related boards. Two kids, four grandkids, he and Peg live in Rancho Mirage, California.

 

SECRETARY

Lauson Cashdollar

Son of Beaver, PA who has come full circle and lives there now with his wife Marcia. Turned down Penn State football to come to Princeton and played four years; majored in English, worked his tail off at Commons, joined Tower. Went into the construction industry and helped build the USAF’s Tuy Hoa base. Brief football coaching (1-0 record!), U. of Pittsburgh J.D., clerk to county and then Federal judge. 1972 into private practice, 1974 started his own firm. Has been President of the Beaver County Bar Association, member of the Beaver Borough Council, many other roles, last 15 years ran investigative panels for the PA Bar Association.

 

ASSISTANT SECRETARY

Jamie Spencer

One of the many St. Louis Princetonians in ’66, Jamie majored in English, ate at Terrace, joined Whig-Clio, played a lot of bridge, and accumulated wealth running the refreshment agency. M.A. from Sussex University in U.K., Ph.D. English from Washington University in St. Louis, spent his career as an English professor, writer (two books), and reviewer. Deeply involved in the arts, including President of the board of the Bach Society and on the board of the St. Louis African Chorus. He also has been a Citizen Panelist on the Missouri Arts Commission. Two children, one granddaughter, he and wife Anna Ahrens live in St. Louis.

 

TREASURER

Guy Woelk

Immigrated from Germany 1952, came to Princeton from an inner city Catholic school in the Bronx, became a citizen our senior year. English major, Campus Club, Trenton Tutorial Program. Army veteran, Tokyo duty. Worked in education for several years, then got MBA in Accounting at University of Texas Austin. Career in the financial services industry, CFO and Director of Regulatory Compliance at multiple New York firms, member of NACD NY Business Conduct Committee. Currently VP Finance for the Princeton Club of New York. He and Nancy live in Princeton, two kids, five grandkids.

 

ASSISTANT TREASURER

Sandy Kirkpatrick

Born in Princeton, no less, son and grandson on both sides of Princetonians. Politics major, Cap & Gown, part of the Right Wing Club when it meant something very different than today. Decided he wanted to live in Denver rather than be a commuter and moved there right after graduation. Worked in energy banking, also bought a ranch. Started his own investment banking firm which he ran for 15 years, then moved to Florida, became involved in commercial real estate, and married Jeanie. Has served on many non-profit boards in the Bradenton area, where they live. Three sons, and he and Jeanie have 11 grandchildren between them.