Each year, the Moravian Academy Alumni Board recognizes Distinguished Alumni during Alumni Reunion Weekend.
Roman Molino Dunn '03
Roman Molino Dunn ’03 is an award-winning composer, Billboard-charting music producer (a.k.a Electropoint), and co-owner of Mirrortone Studios in New York City. He has composed and produced music for advertising agencies and corporations, for television commercials, tv shows, short film, feature films, radio, and internet campaigns. Brands and TV networks that have used his music include Burger King, Michael Kors, NBC, Snapple, E!, A&E, MTV, Netflix, and many more. TV networks that have used his work include E!, A&E, MTV, Netflix, Discovery, TLC, and more. In addition to corporate and film music composition, as a producer, he has worked with major and indie labels and Grammy-winning artists alike, particularly with reality TV stars (Love & Hip Hop, Dr. Miami, Ru Paul’s Drag Race), and his productions have climbed both the Billboard and iTunes top 20 charts.
Distinguished Young Alumna:Claudia Fischmann Mattison ’03
Claudia Fischmann Mattison ’03 is a licensed professional engineer, LEED for Homes Green Rater, and LEED accredited professional who provides sustainability consulting and project management at dbHMS- which was founded on the principles of integrated project delivery and sustainable design. Claudia assists project teams in developing strategies for LEED certification both for Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing (MEP)-related credits and more general consulting. She has overseen projects ranging from core and shell developments to large-scale, multi-family housing. Claudia brings a broad knowledge base to implementing green techniques and strategies. Prior to joining dbHMS, Claudia worked as a structural engineer at Thornton Tomasetti. Projects of note that she worked on include the Barclays Center in Brooklyn and Gates Hall at Cornell University.
Elizabeth (Betsy) Gordon ‘68S
Elizabeth (Betsy) Gordon ‘68S lives in San Rafael, CA and is founder of The Betsy Gordon Foundation. Her foundation supports nonprofit organizations working for the benefit of humanity and the whole earth. Betsy values innovative ideas on the frontiers of human possibility and her foundation focuses on organizations engaged in research and service that bridge the inner work of mind and spirit to the outer work of action
and service in the world.Distinguished Alumna:
Shelley Sherman Brown ‘68P
As State Theatre in Easton president & CEO, Shelley Sherman Brown ‘68P has been overseeing all operations and productions of the arts center since 1993. In recognition of her contributions at the State Theatre, Shelley has received many community awards, including the 2002 Athena Leadership Award and two honorary degrees from Lafayette College and Cedar Crest College. During her tenure at the State Theatre, Shelley also created and remains executive producer of the two-time Emmy-award winning FREDDY© Awards, a ceremony held annually to recognize outstanding achievement in high school musicals in Lehigh and Northampton Counties, PA and Warren County, NJ. Prior to her tenure at State Theatre, Shelley was the executive producer, vice president for development and principal on-air personality at WLVT-TV, the Lehigh Valley’s public television station, for over 18 years. During that time, her programs received seven Golden Keystone Awards. She is heavily involved with many community boards and associations.Honorary Alumna:
In January 1967, Elinor Dinsmore was called upon as a mid-year replacement teaching sixth-grade
mathematics, history and geography at Moravian Preparatory School. Through the years, she touched the lives of many students, teaching first grade, fifth grade and serving as the Lower and Middle School librarian. In 1984, she moved to the Middle School to teach seventh-grade English and computers. In fact, Elinor was among the first faculty members to become computer literate, having taken classes at both Lehigh University and Bank Street College in New York City. After retirement from her 25-year tenure as an educator at Moravian in 1992, she relocated to Cape Cod, where she became active in the community library. She stays active at Moravian Hall Square in Nazareth, serving on the altar and library committees. She and her late husband George are the parents of four children, three of whom are Moravian graduates – Cindy Dinsmore ’73, Patty Dinsmore ’73 and Joanne “Jodi” Dinsmore deLopez ’79.
We need your suggestions for future nominees! Please complete the form below with the name of a potential nominee, their class year, and why they should be considered for the award. The Alumni Board Award Committee will then decide the winner from the pool of candidates.