Class of 1984 Summer 2021 Class Note

Louise Soucy
190 Main Street
Southwest Harbor, ME 04679

Hello, Class of ’84! I hope that by the time you are reading this, we are mostly done with the pandemic. It appears that we may not entirely rid ourselves of it, but we can look forward to getting together for dinners, weddings, and parties. In the last issue, I asked you where you plan to go and what you plan to do once life returns to “normal.” Personally, I hope to visit family in New Brunswick. I have aunts and uncles who I have not seen in a couple of years. In addition, my husband and I had a 30th wedding anniversary trip planned for May 2020. We have not rescheduled it yet, but hope to be able to do that. We are also looking forward to UMaine football games and tailgating. 
Our youngest graduated from the University of Connecticut this spring. We were able to take a mini-vacation to celebrate with him. Because we had been unable to travel due to COVID restrictions, it felt like a big deal to leave the state. So, now we are a family of three accountants and one actuary. I do not know how that happened.
Oak Point Associates has announced the transfer of ownership to eight newly promoted principals, including Peter Dunn. Peter’s primary role is contract manager and supervisory project manager for Navy projects as well as quality assurance coordinator for the firm. Oak Point is an architecture and engineering firm with offices in Biddeford, ME, and Portsmouth, NH. 
The US Bureau of Land Management selected Greg Lloyd as their recipient of the 2019 Special Agent of the Year Award. Greg was recognized for his long and successful law enforcement career protecting the resources of federal public lands. He received the national award primarily for complex investigations into drug trafficking organizations, thefts from protected Native American archaeological sites, and his positive relationship-building with a large variety of law enforcement agencies and local communities in Oregon and Washington. Nice job!
I hope to go to Orono and have lunch with a friend soon. I plan to go to campus and check out the progress on the new engineering building. In addition, many of you probably saw the large donation from the Alfond Foundation. One of the recipients of the Alfond gift will be UMaine athletics. I am excited to see the plans for new and upgraded facilities. I would love for all home athletic contests to be played on campus, where there is so much energy and excitement! 
That is all for now. Send me your news and I will put it in the next issue. Stay safe!