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Alumni

Be A Part of It!

The Cardinal Newman Alumni Association is made up of alumni from both Cardinal Newman and Ursuline High Schools who wish to give back to their alma mater. Members of the Alumni Association attend and volunteer at many school-related social events including Cardinal Newman's Homecoming, Fun in the Fall Wine Tasting & Polenta Feed, Ursuline Crab Feed, Spring Legacy Gala, and the Alumni Golf Tournament.

This committee has established the Alumni Legacy Scholarship Endowment Fund making it possible for children and grandchildren of Cardinal Newman alumni the chance to continue the legacy of a Cardinal Newman education.

Interested in becoming an active alumni member? Contact Kathy Badger, badger@cardinalnewman.org (707) 546-6470 ext. 121

Annual Fund - Alumni Appeal

Whether you are a graduate from 1968 or 2015, there is something special about being a “Newman Grad”. We would like to invite you to join in supporting the education of today’s Newman students with a gift to the Annual Fund - Alumni Appeal.

Tuition covers the basics of a quality high school education. In order for Cardinal Newman to further advance in academics, arts, athletics, and provide tuition assistance, we must partner with our alumni in raising additional funds that will in return, advance and transform the many young women and men who can call themselves Cardinals.

For over 50 years, our alumni contributions have assured the very best resources for our students and for those who will follow in their footsteps. In most recent years, our alumni have supported us with gifts totaling over $200,000 annually. Alumni giving has helped support many campus improvements over the years including our new Athletic Convocation Center, all-weather track, tennis courts, women’s locker room, field house & our new science building which is planned to open next year. The Annual Fund - Alumni Appeal Program is a financial foundation to the school’s continuing growth and helps us deliver our promise to educate our students into persons of faith, intellect and integrity. Your gifts further support tuition assistance, inspiring others to give and allowing for a vibrant future for every Cardinal Newman student. We encourage you and all our alums to Be A Part of IT!

Make a Gift Today! Thank You!

Annual Fund - Alumni Appeal Brochure

Message from our Alumni Association President:

Thank you for considering a gift to support the good work at your alma mater. Giving back to our community that has given so much to us is one way to show your Newman spirit! Another is to join us at our Alumni Association Committee (AAC) monthly meetings on campus. Contact the school! We would love for you to BE A PART OF IT!

- Nick Werle, CN ‘97
Alumni Committee President

Upcoming Events

CardinalFest - Saturday, August 17, 2019

Join the fun at Wellington Cellars for live music, great food, beer and wine.
Online tickets are now available!

Fun in the Fall - Saturday, October 19, 2019

The Fun in the Fall Wine & Beer Tasting & Polenta Feed is a casual social event designed to kick off the new school year! We have combined efforts from the UHS & CN Alumni Associations to bring you a wonderful evening! Approximately 30 local wineries and breweries join us on campus pouring their award-winning wines before guests dine on polenta and dance to wonderful live music. All proceeds support the Alumni Endowment Funds!

Online tickets are now available!

Alumni Golf Tournament - Thursday, June 4, 2020

Mark your calendars and plan to attend our annual Golf Tournament at Windsor Golf Club!

Open to all parents, alums, faculty, and friends!
Gather your foursomes for golf, food and drink on most holes, dinner following golf, prizes, awards and auctions.
Online Registration will open January 2020.

 

Reunions

Cardinal Newman & Ursuline Reunions

Below are the class reunions that have been planned and scheduled. Don't see your class reunion here? Consider planning and holding your class reunion at this year's Fund in the Fall Wine & Beer Tastings & Polenta Feed which is being held on Saturday, October 19, 2019! We do all the work, and you and your classmates just show up and enjoy! Questions, contact Kathy Badger @ (707) 546-6470 x121 or badger@cardinalnewman.org.

 

Class of 1974 45th Reunion
Garden Party at the home of Patti Konicek Dietzen
535 B Street, Santa Rosa
Saturday September 28, 3pm
Potluck and Significant others and friends are most welcome
For info contact Patti at greg535b@msn.com or 707-322-2700.

July 20th, 2019 - Class of 1999 
20 Year Reunion
They are holding it at La Rosa Tequileria & Grill in Santa Rosa
More info to come!


September 21, 2019 - Class of 1969
50 Year Reunion
They are holding it at the Bennett Valley Golf Course - Legends
Please contact:
Shelley Dailey - sdaily@outlook.com
Stephen Price - sgpm@gmail.com
Mary Ann Lamberson - mabsd62@gmail.com

CLASS OF 1969 Reunion Flyer

 

September 28, 2019 - Class of 1989
30 Year Reunion

They are holding it at 101 North Brewery (owned and operated by Jake and Joel Johnson)


October 19, 2019 – Fun in the Fall 
This event is a great opportunity for classes to host a reunion! Contact the CN Advancement Office, 707-546-6470 x121 for more information!

Alumni Association Committee

Alumni Association Committee (AAC)
 

Meet the 2019-20 Alumni Committee:

  • Kevin Brenk, '96
  • Nick Werle, '97
  • Will Lockwood, '97
  • Brian McGee '86

The Cardinal Newman Alumni Association Committee was established to bring together alums from Cardinal Newman, and with the closure of Ursuline High School, alumnae from UHS in support of many social and fund raising events on and around campus. The AAC meets monthly on campus to discuss and plan upcoming events. Some of those events include:

  • Alumni Golf Tournament
  • Fun in the Fall & Polenta Feed
  • Ursuline Crab Feed
  • Homecoming
  • The AAC also supports the CN Alumni Endowment Fund & the UHS Alumnae Scholarship Fund each year to provide the much needed tuition assistance for our CN students.

All alumni from either school are welcome to join the AAC. Please contact the CN Advancement Office for more information.

Past and Current Alumni Associate Committee Member Bios

John Jordan, '98
After graduating from Cardinal Newman, John attended St. Mary's College in Moraga. He graduated from St. Mary's with Honors in Finance and Economics. John is now a Financial Consultant and Financial Planning Specialist at Smith Barney in Santa Rosa. He currently serves on the Cardinal Newman Alumni Board and is a member of the Active 20-30 Club of Santa Rosa.

Will Lockwood, '97
Will graduated from UC Santa Barbara in 2001 with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication. While in Santa Barbara, Will played for both the UCSB and Grunion rugby teams. He and his wife, Sarah met in 2001 and were married and moved back to Sonoma County in 2005. Sarah, Will, and their daughter Jessica and son Patrick currently live in Windsor. Will is an insurance broker for Brenk & Co. Insurance Services in Santa Rosa where he specializes in home and auto insurance.

Jeff Bertoli, '77
Jeff graduated from St. Mary's College in Moraga, CA in '81 with a BS degree in Business Administration and Management. After graduation he moved back to Santa Rosa, CA. where he worked as a stock broker for First Jersey Securities, a loan officer for Crocker Bank (now Wells Fargo) and has held several positions within Agilent Technologies (formerly Hewlett Packard) where he has worked for 25 years. He currently is a Commodity Manager supporting worldwide software procurement activities. Jeff has been married to Julie and they have a daughter Adriana and a son Lucas. When he is not on the sidelines of one of his children's sports events (dominated by soccer, football and track), he is thoroughly wrapped up in making wine. Jeff has been an amateur winemaker since '98 and his goal is to be selling his wine commercially to all of his fellow Alum's (and many others!!) some day. In addition to his focus on family, work and wine he supports CN via his participation on the Alumni Association Committee, The Cardinal Newman Board of Directors, and coaching Newman's freshmen baseball team.

Bill Rousseau, '75
After graduating from Cardinal Newman in 1975, I attended SRJC where I obtained an Associated Arts Degree. After 20 some years of living in Santa Rosa, I left the area to attend California State University Sacramento, were I received my Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration - concentrated in Finance. While living in Sacramento, I meet my wife Joan. We met on a ski trip offered by the Sac State Ski Club. It included a 26-hour bus trip to Aspen, Colorado. Wow, what a bus ride! In the early 1980's, I returned to Santa Rosa and started working for Merrill Lynch Realty. After two educating years in real estate, home mortgage rates were in the 15% range, I started my existing career in the Sonoma County Assessor's Office. Over the years, I have worked my way up the ranks in the office, holding six different positions. I'm currently the Chief Deputy Assessor. I'm responsible for all of the offices operations, which includes the assessment of all taxable real and personal property in Sonoma County. Yes, I'm the property taxman! My son, Kyle, is also Newman Alumni, Class of 2005, and my daughter, Michelle, is an Ursuline Alumni. One of the main motivations for joining the Alumni Association is because of the example set by my father, Ed Rousseau. He, like so many of the dad's from the early 1970's, was committed to helping Cardinal Newman in any capacity he could. Besides being on the Alumni board, I'm also an active member in the Santa Rosa Rotary Club, where I serve as the High School Interact and Rotary Youth Leadership Awards Chairperson. I'm also the current advisor for Cardinal Newman & Ursuline Interact Service Club. Since 2008, I have been assisting coach Steve Cavalin with the freshman basketball team at Cardinal Newman.

Thank you to the CNHS Alumni Association for the gift of fencing to improve the Cardinal Newman campus.

Apply for the Cardinal Newman Alumni Legacy Scholarship

Cardinal Newman Alumni Scholarship

The 2019-20 Application is now closed.

Apply for the Ursuline Alumnae Association Scholarship

Ursuline Alumni Scholarship

The 2019-20 Application is now closed.

Alumni Transcript Request Form

Please fill out the Transcript Request Form and allow 7-10 days for processing and mailing. (All current CN students request your transcripts from your counselor)

Official transcripts are signed by the registrar and sealed with the official school seal. They are mailed in sealed envelopes and are only considered official as long as the envelope is not opened. Unofficial transcripts are not signed or sealed with the official school seal. Unofficial transcripts can be emailed/faxed.

If you have any questions please call the registrar at (707) 546-6470 ext. 101. However, please call during regular school hours.

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