Class of 2016 Winter 2022 Class Note

Winter greetings, Class of ’16!
Below are a few updates about classmates. There’s more, but we need some help gathering and sharing the news in the magazine. To become the class correspondent for 2016, please contact
Patrick Ricard became the first UMaine football alumnus to be named to the American Football Conference’s Pro Bowl roster for three consecutive seasons. Pat, a fullback in his fifth season with the Baltimore Ravens, has agreed to a three-year deal with the Ravens.
Lauren Selwood is a content producer for Rinck Advertising. She previously held marketing and sales roles for Benjamin Walk and Dream Local.
Basketball star Liz Wood is among the newest inductees in the UMaine Sports Hall of Fame. Liz helped the Black Bears earn American East season titles and was named the America East Female Scholar Athlete of the Year in 2016.
David Patrick ’19 is the co-founder of Racial Equity & Justice, a nonprofit that provides consulting services and educational support, and is based in Bangor. David earned his bachelor’s in international business and his master’s in social work.
Andrew Phinney ’17G became executive director of St. Martin de Porres Residence, the residence that accommodates 10 homeless men in Lewiston. Andrew has a background in social work, and the residence offers routines, structure, and support that help the residents work towards finding stable housing.
Congratulations to Ambureen Rana, who was elected to the Maine State House of Representatives in November. Ambureen represents House District 21 (Bangor) and is one of the first Muslim women to be joining the leadership at the State House, as well as the first South Asian person to be elected. See her website at:
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