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Class Notes—1970s

June 23, 2015

1970

Arts & Sciences Reunion June 25−28, 2015

1972

Class Correspondents: Beth Knudsen, Bob Oleson, and Ronald Gaither notes@lclark.edu

1973

Class Correspondent: Becky Dimond notes@lclark.edu

1974

Class Correspondent: Merrilee MacLean notes@lclark.edu

1975

Arts & Sciences Reunion June 25−28, 2015

Class Correspondent: Susan Bennett Olson notes@lclark.edu

Hiroshi Numata B.S. welcomed his first grandson on January 10, 2015.

Joan Williams B.A., after 32 years of working as a developmental and school psychologist, now devotes her full energies to Mundo Exchange, an NGO operating in northwest Guatemala and northeast Thailand. She lives most of the year in Thailand and visits Guatemala as often as she can. Williams partners with local NGOs, working on locally sustainable social service projects. She invites international volunteers to join her in making life a bit better for those who often lack basic resources: “Very sanook [fun] as we say here in Thailand.

1976

Linda Austin B.A. received one of two 2014 Performing Arts Fellowships from the Regional Arts & Culture Council, based in Portland. Austin, cofounder and director of Performance Works NorthWest in Portland, has been making dance and performance since 1983, often with strong visual elements and original music. She plans to use the $20,000 RACC fellowship to revisit a past work, Three Trick Pony, as well as create a new piece, (Un)Made.

1977

Susan Feibelman B.S. completed her doctorate in leadership and organization in education in May 2013 and welcomed her first grandchild into the world in October 2014.

Tom Sand J.D., a litigation partner at Miller Nash Graham & Dunn, was inducted as a fellow into the American College of Trial Lawyers.

1978

Philip Berkowitz J.D., a shareholder in the New York City office of Littler, has been appointed 2014–15 vice chair of the International Employment Law Committee of the American Bar Association Section of International Law. He is also the U.S. practice cochair of Littler’s international employment law practice group.

Julia Duin B.A. has been named the Snedden Chair (an endowed chair given to distinguished journalists) in the journalism department of the University of Alaska at Fairbanks for the 2014–15 academic year. Duin earned an M.A. (her second) in journalism this past December at the University of Memphis.

1979

Class Correspondent: Maggie Englund notes@lclark.edu

Ronda Sandquist J.D., a shareholder at Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, was appointed to the board of directors of Sense of Security, an organization that works to enhance the quality of life and financial security of Colorado breast cancer patients in treatment. Sandquist will provide strategic direction to raise awareness of the nonprofit and increase the number of grantees it serves. Before joining the board, she worked with Sense of Security to develop its premier fundraising event, Champagne & Diamonds.

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