Case Details

CourtWestern District of Missouri
Docket number4:11-cv-00990
Date case filed2011-09-29
Date case closed2013-09-04
Date of latest filing
Assigned toDistrict Judge Dean Whipple
Case cause28:451 Employment Discrimination
Nature of suit440 Civil Rights: Other
Jury demandPlaintiff
Demand
JurisdictionU.S. Government Plaintiff

Case Parties

Party: EEOC
Party type: Plaintiff
Attorney name: Anne E. Gusewelle
Attorney Contact:
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Gateway Tower II
4th and State Avenue, 9th Flr.
Kansas City, KS 66101
(913) 551-5844
Fax: (913) 551-6957
Email: anne.gusewelle@eeoc.gov
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Carl Felix Miller
Attorney Contact:
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Robert Young Federal Building
1222 Spruce Street
Room 8.100
St. Louis, MO 63103
(314)539-7949
Fax: (314)539-7895
Email: felix.miller@eeoc.gov
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Michael Anthony Williams
Attorney Contact:
Williams Dirks Dameron LLC
1100 Main Street
Suite 2600
Kansas City, MO 64105
(816) 876-2600
Fax: (816) 221-8763
Email: mwilliams@williamsdirks.com
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Dayna F. Deck
Attorney Contact:
EEOC
400 State Ave.
Ste. 905
Kansas City, KS 66101
(913) 551-5848
Fax: (913) 551-6957
Email: dayna.deck@eeoc.gov
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: Alan Pettet
Party type: Plaintiff
Party in case 12-cv-107
Attorney name: Michael Anthony Williams
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Eric L. Dirks
Attorney Contact:
Williams Dirks Dameron LLC
1100 Main Street
Suite 2600
Kansas City, MO 64105
(816) 876-2600
Email: dirks@williamsdirks.com
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: Barbara J Rodgers
Party type: Plaintiff
Party in case 12-cv-107
Attorney name: Michael Anthony Williams
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: Karen E Hortsman
Party type: Plaintiff
Party in case 12-cv-107
Attorney name: Michael Anthony Williams
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: AT&T Corporation
Party type: Defendant
Attorney name: Daniel B. Boatright
Attorney Contact:
Littler Mendelson, P.C.
1201 Walnut Street
Ste. 1450
Kansas City, MO 64106
(816) 627-4401
Fax: (816) 817-7703
Email: dboatright@littler.com
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Sarah Jane Cecil
Attorney Contact:
Littler Mendelson - KC
1201 Walnut
Ste. 1450
Kansas City, MO 64106
(816) 448-3568
Fax: (816) 817-5952
Email: jcecil@littler.com
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: AT&T Corporation
Party type: Defendant
Attorney name: Daniel B. Boatright
Attorney Contact:
Littler Mendelson, PC-KCMO Walnut St
1201 Walnut
Ste. 1450
Kansas City, MO 64106
(816) 627-4401
Fax: (816) 817-7703
Email: dboatright@littler.com
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Sarah Jane Preuss
Attorney Contact:
Littler Mendelson, PC-KCMO Walnut St
1201 Walnut
Ste. 1450
Kansas City, MO 64106
(816) 627-4404
Fax: (816) 817-5952
Email: jpreuss@littler.com
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Case Docket

Docket
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Date FiledDocument
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Short
Description
Long Description
12011-09-29 COMPLAINT against AT&T Corporation filed by Anne E. Gusewelle on behalf of EEOC Service due by 1/30/2012. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet Civil Cover Sheet)(Gusewelle, Anne) (Entered: 09/29/2011)
22011-09-29 Notice of EAP assignment to an outside mediator sent via electronic notice to plaintiff's counsel. (Attachments: # 1 EAP General Order)(Martin, Jan) (Entered: 09/29/2011)
32012-01-24 RETURN OF WAIVER OF SERVICE filed by EEOC. Waiver sent to AT&T Corporation on 1/19/2012, answer due 3/19/2012. (Gusewelle, Anne) (Entered: 01/24/2012)
42012-02-16 ANSWER to 1 Complaint on behalf of AT&T Corporation.(Cecil, Sarah) (Entered: 02/16/2012)
52012-02-22 Rule 16 Notice. Proposed Scheduling Order due by 4/23/2012. Signed on 02/22/2012 by District Judge Dean Whipple. (Willis, Kathy) (Entered: 02/22/2012)
62012-03-13 DISCLOSURE OF CORPORATE INTERESTS filed by Sarah Jane Cecil on behalf of Defendant AT&T Corporation.(Cecil, Sarah) (Entered: 03/13/2012)
72012-04-11 Joint MOTION for extension of time to file proposed scheduling order and complete early assessment mediation filed by Anne E. Gusewelle on behalf of All Parties. Suggestions in opposition/response due by 4/30/2012 unless otherwise directed by the court. (Gusewelle, Anne) (Entered: 04/11/2012)
82012-04-13 ORDER - It is hereby ORDERED that the Joint Motion for Extension of Time to File Proposed Scheduling Order and Complete Early Mediation (Doc. 7) is GRANTED IN PART AND DENIED IN PART. See the attached Order for details. Signed on 04/13/2012 by District Judge Dean Whipple. (Willis, Kathy) (Entered: 04/13/2012)
92012-05-03 ANSWER to 1 Complaint on behalf of AT&T Corporation.(Cecil, Sarah) (Entered: 05/03/2012)
102012-07-03 PROPOSED SCHEDULING ORDER by AT&T Corporation, EEOC, Karen E Hortsman, Alan Pettet, Barbara J Rodgers. (Gusewelle, Anne) (Entered: 07/03/2012)
112012-07-26 SCHEDULING and TRIAL ORDER: Jury Trial set for 8/26/2013 at 9:00 AM in Courtroom 8B, Kansas City, before District Judge Dean Whipple. Signed on 07/26/2012 by District Judge Dean Whipple. (Attachments: # 1 pretrial memo template) (Willis, Kathy) (Entered: 07/26/2012)
122012-07-30 CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE OF INITIAL RULE 26 DISCLOSURES filed by Sarah Jane Cecil on behalf of Defendant AT&T Corporation.(Cecil, Sarah) (Entered: 07/30/2012)
132012-08-22 CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE by Alan Pettet for First Interrogatories and First Request for Production to Defendant filed by Michael Anthony Williams on behalf of Plaintiff Alan Pettet.(Williams, Michael) (Entered: 08/22/2012)
142012-09-19 CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE by AT&T Corporation filed by Sarah Jane Cecil on behalf of Defendant AT&T Corporation.(Cecil, Sarah) (Entered: 09/19/2012)
152012-10-10 CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE by AT&T Corporation filed by Sarah Jane Cecil on behalf of Defendant AT&T Corporation.(Cecil, Sarah) (Entered: 10/10/2012)
162012-10-12 Joint MOTION to amend/correct 11 Scheduling Order filed by Michael Anthony Williams on behalf of All Plaintiffs. Suggestions in opposition/response due by 10/29/2012 unless otherwise directed by the court. (Related document(s) 11 ) (Williams, Michael) (Entered: 10/12/2012)
172012-10-17 ORDER - It is hereby ORDERED that the parties Joint Motion to Amend Scheduling Order (Doc. 16 ) is GRANTED. Signed on 10/17/2012 by District Judge Dean Whipple. (Willis, Kathy) (Entered: 10/17/2012)
182012-10-18 NOTICE of appearance by Dayna F. Deck on behalf of EEOC (Deck, Dayna) (Entered: 10/18/2012)
192012-10-26 CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE by AT&T Corporation filed by Sarah Jane Cecil on behalf of Defendant AT&T Corporation.(Cecil, Sarah) (Entered: 10/26/2012)
202012-11-15 Joint MOTION for protective order filed by Sarah Jane Cecil on behalf of AT&T Corporation. Suggestions in opposition/response due by 12/3/2012 unless otherwise directed by the court. (Cecil, Sarah) (Entered: 11/15/2012)
212012-11-15 CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE by AT&T Corporation filed by Sarah Jane Cecil on behalf of Defendant AT&T Corporation.(Cecil, Sarah) (Entered: 11/15/2012)
222012-11-26 ORDER - The parties Joint Motion for Protective Order (Doc. 20 ) is GRANTED. Signed on 11/26/2012 by District Judge Dean Whipple. (Willis, Kathy) (Entered: 11/26/2012)
232012-11-27 Joint MOTION for extension of time of Deadlines in Case filed by Michael Anthony Williams on behalf of All Plaintiffs. Suggestions in opposition/response due by 12/14/2012 unless otherwise directed by the court. (Williams, Michael) (Entered: 11/27/2012)
242012-12-03 ORDER - It is hereby ORDERED that the Joint Motion for Extension of Deadlines in Case (Doc. 23 ) is GRANTED IN PART. See the attached Order for details. Signed on 12/03/2012 by District Judge Dean Whipple. (Willis, Kathy) (Entered: 12/03/2012)
252012-12-14 Joint MOTION for reconsideration re 24 Order on Motion for Extension of Time filed by Sarah Jane Cecil on behalf of AT&T Corporation. Suggestions in opposition/response due by 12/31/2012 unless otherwise directed by the court. (Related document(s) 24 ) (Cecil, Sarah) (Entered: 12/14/2012)
262012-12-19 ORDER - It is hereby ORDERED that the parties Joint Motion to Reconsider the Courts Order Denying in Part Joint Motion to Amend Scheduling Order (Doc. 25 ) is GRANTED. See the attached Order for details. Signed on 12/19/2012 by District Judge Dean Whipple. (Willis, Kathy) (Entered: 12/19/2012)
272013-02-15 NOTICE to take deposition of Terry Pierce filed by Sarah Jane Cecil on behalf of Defendant AT&T Corporation.(Cecil, Sarah) (Entered: 02/15/2013)
282013-03-01 DESIGNATION of Discriminatory Incidents by EEOC. (Gusewelle, Anne) (Entered: 03/01/2013)
292013-03-01 DESIGNATION of Discriminatory Incidents by Alan Pettet. (Williams, Michael) (Entered: 03/01/2013)
302013-03-07 CERTIFICATE OF TRANSMISSION OF DEPOSITION of Terry Pierce taken on February 19, 2013. (Martin, Jan) (Entered: 03/07/2013)
312013-03-13 NOTICE of appearance by Eric L. Dirks on behalf of Alan Pettet (Dirks, Eric) (Entered: 03/13/2013)
322013-03-18 NOTICE to take deposition of Robert Chapman filed by Michael Anthony Williams on behalf of Plaintiffs EEOC, Karen E Hortsman, Alan Pettet, Barbara J Rodgers.(Williams, Michael) (Entered: 03/18/2013)
332013-03-18 NOTICE to take deposition of Kimberly McEnany filed by Michael Anthony Williams on behalf of Plaintiffs EEOC, Karen E Hortsman, Alan Pettet, Barbara J Rodgers.(Williams, Michael) (Entered: 03/18/2013)
342013-03-18 NOTICE to take deposition of Shelly Wood filed by Michael Anthony Williams on behalf of Plaintiffs EEOC, Karen E Hortsman, Alan Pettet, Barbara J Rodgers.(Williams, Michael) (Entered: 03/18/2013)
352013-03-20 Third NOTICE to take deposition of Corporate Representative(s) filed by Michael Anthony Williams on behalf of Plaintiffs EEOC, Karen E Hortsman, Alan Pettet, Barbara J Rodgers.(Williams, Michael) (Entered: 03/20/2013)
362013-03-20 NOTICE to take deposition of McEnany filed by Michael Anthony Williams on behalf of Plaintiffs EEOC, Karen E Hortsman, Alan Pettet, Barbara J Rodgers.(Williams, Michael) (Entered: 03/20/2013)
372013-03-20 NOTICE to take deposition of Wood filed by Michael Anthony Williams on behalf of Plaintiffs EEOC, Karen E Hortsman, Alan Pettet, Barbara J Rodgers.(Williams, Michael) (Entered: 03/20/2013)
382013-04-03 NOTICE to take deposition of Barbara Rodgers filed by Sarah Jane Cecil on behalf of Defendant AT&T Corporation.(Cecil, Sarah) (Entered: 04/03/2013)
392013-04-03 NOTICE to take deposition of Alan Pettet filed by Sarah Jane Cecil on behalf of Defendant AT&T Corporation.(Cecil, Sarah) (Entered: 04/03/2013)
402013-04-03 NOTICE to take deposition of Karen Horstman filed by Sarah Jane Cecil on behalf of Defendant AT&T Corporation.(Cecil, Sarah) (Entered: 04/03/2013)
412013-04-04 MOTION for extension of time to file discovery motions filed by Michael Anthony Williams on behalf of Karen E Hortsman, Alan Pettet, Barbara J Rodgers. Suggestions in opposition/response due by 4/22/2013 unless otherwise directed by the court. (Williams, Michael) (Entered: 04/04/2013)
422013-04-05 ORDER - It is hereby ORDERED that the Plaintiffs' Unopposed Motion and Suggestions for an Extension of Time to File Discovery Motions (Doc. 41 ) is GRANTED. The deadline for the parties to file any discovery motion is April 12, 2013. Signed on 04/05/2013 by District Judge Dean Whipple. This is a TEXT ONLY ENTRY. No document is attached.(Willis, Kathy) (Entered: 04/05/2013)
432013-04-30 CERTIFICATE OF TRANSMISSION OF DEPOSITION of Robert Chapman, Volume I taken on March 27, 2013. (Martin, Jan) (Entered: 04/30/2013)
442013-04-30 CERTIFICATE OF TRANSMISSION OF DEPOSITION of Robert Chapman, Volume II taken on April 11, 2013 (Martin, Jan) (Entered: 04/30/2013)
452013-04-30 CERTIFICATE OF TRANSMISSION OF DEPOSITION of Kimberly Baskett McEnany, Volume I taken on February 27, 2013 (Martin, Jan) (Entered: 04/30/2013)
462013-04-30 CERTIFICATE OF TRANSMISSION OF DEPOSITION of Kimberly Baskett McEnany, Volume II taken on March 28, 2013 (Martin, Jan) (Entered: 04/30/2013)
472013-04-30 CERTIFICATE OF TRANSMISSION OF DEPOSITION of Kimberly Baskett McEnany, Corp Rep 30(b)6 taken on April 2, 2013 (Martin, Jan) (Entered: 04/30/2013)
482013-04-30 CERTIFICATE OF TRANSMISSION OF DEPOSITION of Shelley M. Wood taken on April 1, 2013. (Martin, Jan) (Entered: 04/30/2013)
492013-04-30 CERTIFICATE OF TRANSMISSION OF DEPOSITION of Curtis Read taken on April 3, 2013. (Martin, Jan) (Entered: 04/30/2013)
502013-04-30 CERTIFICATE OF TRANSMISSION OF DEPOSITION of Karen E. Horstman taken on April 18, 2013. (Martin, Jan) (Entered: 04/30/2013)
512013-04-30 CERTIFICATE OF TRANSMISSION OF DEPOSITION of Barbara J. Parish taken on April 16, 2013. (Martin, Jan) (Entered: 04/30/2013)
522013-05-01 CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE by AT&T Corporation filed by Sarah Jane Cecil on behalf of Defendant AT&T Corporation.(Cecil, Sarah) (Entered: 05/01/2013)
532013-05-02 CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE by AT&T Corporation to Deft's Supp. Privilege Log and Responses to EEOC's 2nd RFP filed by Sarah Jane Cecil on behalf of Defendant AT&T Corporation.(Cecil, Sarah) (Entered: 05/02/2013)
542013-05-23 AMENDED CERTIFICATE OF TRANSMISSION OF DEPOSITION of Barbara J. Parish on April 16, 2013. (Wheeler, LaTandra) (Entered: 05/23/2013)
552013-05-23 AMENDED CERTIFICATE OF TRANSMISSION OF DEPOSITION of Karen E. Horstman on April 18, 2013. (Wheeler, LaTandra) (Entered: 05/23/2013)
562013-05-23 CERTIFICATE OF TRANSMISSION OF DEPOSITION of Alan Pettet on April 17, 2013. (Wheeler, LaTandra) Modified on 5/23/2013 to correct docket text entry (Wheeler, LaTandra). (Entered: 05/23/2013)
572013-05-24 MOTION for summary judgment filed by Sarah Jane Cecil on behalf of AT&T Corporation. Suggestions in opposition/response due by 6/17/2013 unless otherwise directed by the court (Cecil, Sarah) (Entered: 05/24/2013)
582013-05-24 SUGGESTIONS in support re 57 MOTION for summary judgment filed by Sarah Jane Cecil on behalf of Defendant AT&T Corporation. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit McEnany depo, # 2 Exhibit Corp Rep depo, # 3 Exhibit Chapman depo, # 4 Exhibit Horstman depo, # 5 Exhibit Rodgers/Parish depo, # 6 Exhibit Pettet depo, # 7 Exhibit Pierce depo, # 8 Exhibit Woods depo, # 9 Exhibit depo exhibit 8, # 10 Exhibit depo exhibit 9, # 11 Exhibit depo exhibit 13, # 12 Exhibit depo exhibit 14, # 13 Exhibit depo exhibit 16, # 14 Exhibit depo exhibit 17, # 15 Exhibit depo exhibit 24, # 16 Exhibit deop exhibit 35, # 17 Exhibit depo exhibit 47, # 18 Exhibit depo exhibit 48, # 19 Exhibit depo exhibit 49, # 20 Exhibit depo exhibit 50, # 21 Exhibit depo exhibit 53, # 22 Exhibit depo exhibit 55, # 23 Exhibit depo exhibit 59, # 24 Exhibit depo exhibit 63, # 25 Exhibit depo exhibit 85, # 26 Exhibit depo exhibit 98, # 27 Exhibit depo exhibit 99, # 28 Exhibit depo exhibit 116, # 29 Exhibit ATT1316, # 30 Exhibit ATT1317, # 31 Affidavit Chapman)(Related document(s) 57 ) (Cecil, Sarah) (Entered: 05/24/2013)
592013-05-24 MOTION for summary judgment against Plaintiff EEOC filed by Sarah Jane Cecil on behalf of AT&T Corporation. Suggestions in opposition/response due by 6/17/2013 unless otherwise directed by the court (Cecil, Sarah) (Entered: 05/24/2013)
602013-05-24 SUGGESTIONS in support re 59 MOTION for summary judgment against Plaintiff EEOC filed by Sarah Jane Cecil on behalf of Defendant AT&T Corporation. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit McEnany depo, # 2 Exhibit McEnany Corp Rep depo, # 3 Exhibit Chapman depo, # 4 Exhibit Horstman depo, # 5 Exhibit Parish/Rodger depo, # 6 Exhibit Pettet depo, # 7 Exhibit Pierce depo, # 8 Exhibit Woods depo, # 9 Exhibit depo ex 8, # 10 Exhibit depo ex 9, # 11 Exhibit depo ex 13, # 12 Exhibit depo ex 14, # 13 Exhibit depo ex 16, # 14 Exhibit depo ex 17, # 15 Exhibit depo ex 24, # 16 Exhibit depo ex 35, # 17 Exhibit depo ex 47, # 18 Exhibit depo ex 48, # 19 Exhibit depo ex 49, # 20 Exhibit depo ex 50, # 21 Exhibit depo ex 53, # 22 Exhibit depo ex 55, # 23 Exhibit depo ex 59, # 24 Exhibit depo ex 63, # 25 Exhibit depo ex 85, # 26 Exhibit depo ex 98, # 27 Exhibit depo ex 99, # 28 Exhibit depo ex 116, # 29 Exhibit ATT1316, # 30 Exhibit ATT1317, # 31 Affidavit Chapman)(Related document(s) 59 ) (Cecil, Sarah) (Entered: 05/24/2013)
612013-06-14 Joint MOTION for extension of time of Summary Judgment deadlines, MOTION for extension of time to file response/reply to Defendant's Motions for Summary Judgment (Docs. 57-60) filed by Sarah Jane Cecil on behalf of AT&T Corporation. Suggestions in opposition/response due by 7/1/2013 unless otherwise directed by the court. (Cecil, Sarah) (Entered: 06/14/2013)
622013-06-14 ORDER - It is hereby ORDERED that the Joint Motion for Extension of Summary Judgment Deadlines (Doc. 61 ) is GRANTED. The Plaintiffs shall file their response to Defendant's summary judgment motion on or before July 17, 2013, and the Defendant shall file its reply brief on or before July 31, 2013. Signed on 06/14/2013 by District Judge Dean Whipple. This is a TEXT ONLY ENTRY. No document is attached.(Willis, Kathy) (Entered: 06/14/2013)
632013-07-15 Joint MOTION for extension of time to file Opposition and Reply to AT&T's Motion for Summary Judgment filed by Anne E. Gusewelle on behalf of EEOC. Suggestions in opposition/response due by 8/1/2013 unless otherwise directed by the court. (Gusewelle, Anne) (Entered: 07/15/2013)
642013-07-15 ORDER - It is hereby ORDERED that the Second Joint Motion for Extension of Summary Judgment Deadlines (Doc. 63 ) is GRANTED. The Plaintiffs shall file their response to Defendant's summary judgment motion on or before August 16, 2013, and the Defendant shall file its reply brief on or before August 30, 2013. Signed on 07/13/2013 by District Judge Dean Whipple. This is a TEXT ONLY ENTRY. No document is attached.(Willis, Kathy) (Entered: 07/15/2013)
652013-07-16 STIPULATION of dismissal JOINT STIPULATION OF DISMISSAL WITH PREJUDICE by Karen E Hortsman, Alan Pettet, Barbara J Rodgers. (Williams, Michael) (Entered: 07/16/2013)
662013-08-15 Joint MOTION for extension of time of Summary Judgment Deadlines (Third and Final) filed by Daniel B. Boatright on behalf of AT&T Corporation. Suggestions in opposition/response due by 9/3/2013 unless otherwise directed by the court. (Boatright, Daniel) (Entered: 08/15/2013)
672013-08-16 ORDER - It is hereby ORDERED that the Third and Final Joint Motion for Extension of Summary Judgment Deadlines (Doc. 66 ) is GRANTED. The EEOC shall file its response to Defendant's summary judgment motion on or before August 30, 2013, and the Defendant shall file its reply brief on or before September 13, 2013. Signed on 08/16/2013 by District Judge Dean Whipple. This is a TEXT ONLY ENTRY. No document is attached.(Willis, Kathy) (Entered: 08/16/2013)
682013-08-30 Joint MOTION for consent judgment filed by Anne E. Gusewelle on behalf of EEOC. Suggestions in opposition/response due by 9/16/2013 unless otherwise directed by the court. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Proposed consent decree signed by the parties)(Gusewelle, Anne) (Entered: 08/30/2013)
68.1 Exhibit Proposed consent decree signed by the parties
692013-09-04 ORDER - Pursuant to the Joint Stipulation of Dismissal With Prejudice (Doc. 65 ), it is hereby ORDERED that the Plaintiff Alan Pettet, Barbara Rodgers, and Karen Horstmans claims against Defendant AT&T Corporation are DISMISSED WITH PREJUDICE. Signed on 09/04/2013 by District Judge Dean Whipple. (Willis, Kathy) (Entered: 09/04/2013)
702013-09-04 ORDER - It is hereby ORDERED that the Joint Motion to Enter Consent Decree (Doc. 68 ) is GRANTED, and the parties' proposed consent decree is hereby entered. Signed on 09/04/2013 by District Judge Dean Whipple. (Willis, Kathy) (Additional attachment(s) added on 9/6/2013: # 1 Attachment) (Willis, Kathy). (Entered: 09/04/2013)