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CARE: Community and Recreation for Employees

Connect with CARE

Join the CARE list serve to hear about news and upcoming events. We also encourage you to let us know what kinds of community-building activities you’d like to see the committee sponsor.

Join the CARE Google group

CARE annual events include:


  • Timbers and Trail Blazer games (group rate)



  • CARE Crew assists students move in to residence halls
  • Halloween Costume Contest
  • Turkey Trot (campus walk/run) for Oregon Food Bank 
  • Soup, Socks & Snugglies 
  • Wellness Fair


Mission Statement

To promote recreational activities and social service projects that contribute to cohesiveness among all college employees and make a positive impact in the community.  


Billy Walker, executive assistant – CARE committee chair person

Amy Dvorak, sustainability manager

Liza Finkel, associate professor of education

Alicia Roberts Frank, assistant professor of teacher education

Adam Geisler, administrative coordinator, Business Law

Vanessa Holmgren, director of multimedia and internal communications

Jessica Kleiss, assistant professor of environmental studies

Annette Lanier, special assistant to the president - Ex Officio Member

Shannon O’Leary, assistant professor of physics

Natasha Richmond, assistant director of law school admissions

Jessica Starling, assistant professor of religious studies

Kim Ulrich, administrative specialist - Ex Officio Member


June 30th, 2015

  • Image preview 12:00pm - 1:00pm: Employee Fitness Spin-Cycle

    Spin-Cycle is taught by Suzanne Brauer, in the Pamplin Sports Center Foyer or outside on the patio, on Tuesdays from 12:00-12:45 pm.  Stationary training bikes are used.  All levels of fitness can ride and sweat together on a fitness journey.

July 1st, 2015

  • Image preview 12:00pm - 1:00pm: Employee Fitness Mind-Body Fusion
    Mind-Body Fusion is taught by Suzanne Brauer, in the Pamplin Sports Center Activitiy Room 019, on Wednesdays from 12:00-12:45 pm.  Experience a combination of exercises from yoga, pilates, fitness, and therapy for stamina, stability, strengthening, and stretching.  Mats are provided.

July 2nd, 2015

  • Image preview 12:00pm - 1:00pm: Employee Fitness X-Train & Core
    X-Train & Core is taught by Suzanne Brauer, in the Pamplin Sport Center 019 Activity Room and outside at various locations on campus, on Thursdays from 12:00-12:45 pm.  Do it all with a variety of equipment…cardio, strength, and stretch…it’s a total body work-out.

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