SARASOTA, Fla. - Trisha Stafford of Escanaba and Clint Goodchild of Toowoomba, Australia, exchanged wedding vows on Sept. 4 at the Regatta Point Marina and Yacht Club in Sarasota, Fla. The ceremony was officiated by Rev. James Gardner.
Christian Axness of Sarasota, friend of the bride, served as the maid of honor. Bridesmaids included Val Nelson of Omaha, Neb., Leah Sertich of Appleton, Wis., Katie Posivak of Sarasota, Stephanie Pichan of Kalamazoo, Marissa Martinez of Nashville, Tenn., and Annette Lorenz of Boston, Mass., all friends of the bride.
Serving as best man for his friend was Brad FitzGibbons of Toowoomba. Groomsmen were Damian Bunter and Dominic Ryan, both of Toowoomba, Kate Sherwin of Brisbane, Australia, Clint Booth of Vancouver, British Columbia, Nathan Gessler of Edinburgh, Scotland, and Jarred Fagen of Sarasota. All are friends of the groom.
Trisha and Clint Goodchild
Trisha is the daughter of Richard and Jeanne Stafford of Escanaba. She is a 1999 graduate of Escanaba High School and a 2003 graduate of Western Michigan University, where she earned a bachelor's degree of business administration and advertising. She is employed as a senior analyst at a health software company in Sarasota.
The son of Robert and Lorraine Goodchild of Toowoomba, Clint is a 1998 graduate of Concordia College and a 2002 graduate from the University of New England, earning a degree in viticulture and business management. He is the owner of MYOL International Business Consulting.
The newlyweds have settled and purchased a home in Sarasota. They are planning a delayed honeymoon in Greece following the New Year.