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  • 1940s

  • 1941

    Henry Pete ’41, M.Ed. ’52, founding president of Rogue Community College, received the title president emeritus from the Rogue Community College Board of Education in November 2003. Pete was the college’s president from 1971 to 1980.

    1947

    Marguerite A. Belshee Baker ’47 transferred to Lewis & Clark for her senior year and met her late husband, Gerald “Gerry” Baker ’48, M.Ed. ’56, in ballet class, which he took as part of his training for skiing. After graduating from the College, marguerite earned a master’s degree and Gerry became a lawyer. The Bakers enjoyed 51 years of marriage and had four children. Soon after retiring in 1998, Gerry passed away.

  • 1950s

  • 1951

    Walter “Walt” Eneidi ’51 worked at the Lawrence Livermore Lab in Livermore, California, for 30 years.

    1954

    Virginia Lindle ’54 has created a CD of classical music titledA Gift of Song: A Tribute to American, French, and Yiddish Songs. She first performed the CD material at the Diller-Quaile School of Music in New York City, where she teaches. In addition to music by Leonard Bernstein, Samuel Barber, and Francis Poulenc, Virginia’s CD includes two songs by Dale Kugel ’53. Her husband, R. Blair Lindle ’54, has retired. Virginia says they are doing well.

    1956

    Betty Blomquist Thompson ’56 retired from the Oregon Health & Science University anesthesiology faculty in 1990 after 27 years. She is enjoying retirement and has done extensive traveling, including taking five trips to a mission hospital in Kenya.

    Jack Triplett ’56 has been with the Brookings Institution since 1996. He earned a Ph.D. in economics at the University of California. Triplett taught at the University of Oregon and Washington University. He later held research and analysis positions with the government, attaining the title of chief economist for the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis. Triplett and his wife, economist B.K. Atrostic, have one daughter, Pimone, who teaches creative writing at the University of Oregon.

    1958

    Robert “Bob” Adkins ’58 has directed the men’s chorus and the mixed chorus at the Senior Estates Golf and Country Club in Woodburn for the past five years. He has won seven Telly Awards for television documentaries about World War II. He golfs daily and has started drumming again for Saturday night dances. Adkins and his wife are active in the Woodburn United Methodist Church. He writes, “This is retirement? This is paradise!”

    Carol Thompson O’Connor ’58 has retired after 45 years in nursing. She taught and worked in most areas of nursing and health care, spending the last 13 1/2 years with Kaiser Permanente. She says she plans to move to Arizona in fall 2004 to be near her daughter, son-in-law, and adorable granddaughter, 3.

  • 1960s

  • 1961

    John W. Loy ’61 received the Distinguished Service Award from the North American Society for the Sociology of Sport in November 2003. He is a founding member and past president of the organization. 

    1965

    David Sack ’65 is on loan from Johns Hopkins University Medical School to the International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research in Dhaka, Bangladesh, where he serves as director. Sack began his career as director of the Indian Health Center in Lame Deer, Montana, and served as a volunteer physician in Zaire before joining Johns Hopkins. He is in his second term of office at the center. The British Medical Journal featured Sack and the center in its December 2003 issue.

    Thomas W. “Tom” Sherwood ’65 lives in Cincinnati. After five years of graduate work at the University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music, he began singing in concerts and teaching voice in the tristate area. He also teaches voice at Xavier University.

    1966

    William “Bill” Coggins ’66 is completing 35 years of federal civilian service, most of which he served with the U.S. Secret Service and the Federal Bureau of investigation. In a year or so, Coggins says he plans to retire and move to St. James plantation, North Carolina, for a life of cruising the Intracoastal Waterway, fishing, and some (poor) golf.

    Mary Crouter Gerlitz ’66 is cofounder, administrative coordinator, and primary keyboardist for Cantori Domino, a group that performs sacred choral music. She was previously organist at Bel Air Presbyterian Church in Los Angeles for 17 years and worked during that period in a variety of administrative positions at the University of Southern California. She is now administrative coordinator for the honors general education program at USC. During a brief leave from the university, Gerlitz was administrator for the Orange County Pacific Symphony.

    1967

    Pamela Bunje Bower ’67 is a maternal, newborn, and pediatrics social worker at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh. She and her husband, Peter C. Bower, have three sons: Robin, a junior at Ashland university in Ashland, Ohio, and twins Corey and Ashley. Corey is a senior at Drew University in Madison, New Jersey, and Ashley is in his final year at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland.

    1968

    Dawn Lea Erdman Black ’68 is coauthoring a book on Natalia Shelikov, Alaska’s first Russian woman governor. The Wilson Center has tentatively accepted the book for publication.

    James “Jim” Brady ’68 taught all aspects of science in public high schools for 32 years, 8 of them in Pennsylvania and 24 in California. Now retired, Brady plans to spend a year taking control of “all of those little things we let get ahead of us,” and then he will start a second career, most likely in medical lab work. He and his wife have been married for 33 years.

    Sophia Kouidou-Giles ’68 displayed poetry at transitions and Passages, an exhibit that included quilt art and sculpture at Seattle’s St. Mark’s Cathedral in November 2003. Through the show, Kouidou-Giles and two other artists documented their experiences with the deaths of loved ones and the circle of life. A selection of her poems from the same collection and quilt art by another artist were displayed at Visual Verse, an exhibit at the College’s Ronna and Eric Hoffman Gallery of Contemporary Art in July 2004.

  • 1961

    John W. Loy ’61 received the Distinguished Service Award from the North American Society for the Sociology of Sport in November 2003. He is a founding member and past president of the organization.

    1965

    David Sack ’65 is on loan from Johns Hopkins University Medical School to the International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research in Dhaka, Bangladesh, where he serves as director. Sack began his career as director of the Indian Health Center in Lame Deer, Montana, and served as a volunteer physician in Zaire before joining Johns Hopkins. He is in his second term of office at the center. The British Medical Journal featured Sack and the center in its December 2003 issue.

    Thomas W. “Tom” Sherwood ’65 lives in Cincinnati. After five years of graduate work at the University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music, he began singing in concerts and teaching voice in the tristate area. He also teaches voice at Xavier University.

    1966

    William “Bill” Coggins ’66 is completing 35 years of federal civilian service, most of which he served with the U.S. Secret Service and the Federal Bureau of investigation. In a year or so, Coggins says he plans to retire and move to St. James plantation, North Carolina, for a life of cruising the Intracoastal Waterway, fishing, and some (poor) golf.

    Mary Crouter Gerlitz ’66 is cofounder, administrative coordinator, and primary keyboardist for Cantori Domino, a group that performs sacred choral music. She was previously organist at Bel Air Presbyterian Church in Los Angeles for 17 years and worked during that period in a variety of administrative positions at the University of Southern California. She is now administrative coordinator for the honors general education program at USC. During a brief leave from the university, Gerlitz was administrator for the Orange County Pacific Symphony.

    1967

    Pamela Bunje Bower ’67 is a maternal, newborn, and pediatrics social worker at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh. She and her husband, Peter C. Bower, have three sons: Robin, a junior at Ashland university in Ashland, Ohio, and twins Corey and Ashley. Corey is a senior at Drew University in Madison, New Jersey, and Ashley is in his final year at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland.

    1968

    Dawn Lea Erdman Black ’68 is coauthoring a book on Natalia Shelikov, Alaska’s first Russian woman governor. The Wilson Center has tentatively accepted the book for publication.

    James “Jim” Brady ’68 taught all aspects of science in public high schools for 32 years, 8 of them in Pennsylvania and 24 in California. Now retired, Brady plans to spend a year taking control of “all of those little things we let get ahead of us,” and then he will start a second career, most likely in medical lab work. He and his wife have been married for 33 years.

    Sophia Kouidou-Giles ’68 displayed poetry at transitions and Passages, an exhibit that included quilt art and sculpture at Seattle’s St. Mark’s Cathedral in November 2003. Through the show, Kouidou-Giles and two other artists documented their experiences with the deaths of loved ones and the circle of life. A selection of her poems from the same collection and quilt art by another artist were displayed at Visual Verse, an exhibit at the College’s Ronna and Eric Hoffman Gallery of Contemporary Art in July 2004.

  • 1970s

  • 1970

    Charles “Chuck” Cantelon ’70 has taken early retirement from xpedx, where he worked for 21 years in customer service and paper buying. He has had several poems published over the years. 

    Garry Hood ’70 is president and coowner of Sign Video, an Oregon-based manufacturer of video equipment and producer of instructional videos and stock-footage collections. He lives in Portland with his wife, Suzanne, and their teenage daughter, Sydney.

    Nancy Pittman ’70 is a respiratory therapist.

    1971

    Brita Rice ’71 still lives in Juneau and works for the Alaska Department of Education.

    1972

    Gary Abbot J.D. ’72 and David Prange J.D. ’87 have opened the law firm Abbott & Prange in Portland.

    Tod Corrin ’72 was elected to the Downey Unified School District Board of Education in November 2003.

    John Griffith ’72 is chair of the Coos County Board of commissioners. Prior to his election in 2000, he spent 10 years as the Oregonian’s full-time correspondent for the southern Oregon Coast. Before that, he was a logger. John’s wife, Kathryn “Katie” Hudson Griffith ’72 is a nationally certified nurse epidemiologist for the Bay Area Hospital in Coos Bay. Both John and Katie were history majors at the College, as was Katie’s father, Robert “Bob” Hudson ’51. The Griffiths have three successful children. Their youngest, Sarah, graduated from Lewis & Clark with honors in 2000.

    Linda Guess King ’72 earned her tax preparer’s license in 1991. Through April 15, she kept busy preparing income taxes as a Jackson Hewitt office manager and as a licensed tax consultant. She enjoys playing and refereeing volleyball. Her son is 16 years old.

    1974

    Jimmy Brown ’74 directs Portland’s Office of Neighborhood Involvement. He previously spent 20 years working in Multnomah County’s Department of Community Justice, where he developed the county’s Gang Resource Intervention Team, the School attendance Initiative, and the Communities of Color Initiative. Brown also managed the department’s Citizen Budget Advisory committee. He and his wife, Kathy Brennan, have four children: Megan, 25; Ryan, 21; Taylor, 20; and Jordan, 17.

    Keith Swensen J.D. ’74 and David Gray moved into their newly remodeled office at 5911 S.E. 43rd Avenue, next to Portland’s Woodstock Community Center, in November 2003. 

    1975

    Mark Chambers ’75 is the proud parent of two college graduates and a West Linn High School sophomore. After nearly 20 years with Standard Insurance, he took time out to raise more than $1 million for a small local nonprofit serving youth. Chambers now supports the insurance needs of physicians, medical groups, and clinics in the Portland area. 

    1976

    Julie Ford Sears ’76 has worked in high-tech marketing for about 12 years and currently works in services marketing at Cisco Systems. After leaving the College, Sears earned her bachelor’s degree in radio/television at San Diego State University and a master’s degree in applied communications research from Stanford University. Sears and her husband live on the peninsula in the San Francisco Bay Area.

    1977

    Steven Rosen J.D. ’77 has been appointed codirector of Division III—Continuing Legal Education and programs of the Section of Litigation of the American Bar Association. Rosen continues to teach trial tactics and ethics in his “Movie Magic: How the Masters Try Cases” CLE program, which he has presented in 32 states. 

    1978

    Mehran Dadbeh ’78 is a real estate agent in the Vancouver, British Columbia, area. He loves being the greatest dad he can be to his son, 13. They play tennis, practice aikido, bike, travel, discuss philosophy, and do lots of homework.

    Sally Landauer J.D. ’78 has been elected to a four-year term on the Whitman College Board of Overseers. An attorney concentrating in estate planning and administration for 25 years, Landauer spent the last 15 years as a partner with Ball Janik.

    Marilee Schiff ’78 is director of development at St. Mary Medical Center in Walla Walla, Washington. She previously served for 16 years as the center’s director of public affairs. In 2003, Schiff’s oldest son graduated from the University of Idaho. Her daughter is finishing her business education degree, and her youngest son is the student body president of his high school.

    Jeannie Price Gulstrand Verderame ’78 is president of her late husband’s firm, Gulstrand and Associates, which represents manufacturers. She has two sons and two stepsons and still lives in Minnesota.

    1979

    John McIlhenny Jr. J.D. ’79, formerly a partner at Sorensen-Jolink, Trubo, Williams & Williams of Portland, has opened his own office in Puyallup, Washington. He recently returned from a yearlong sabbatical in El Paso, Texas, where he volunteered for family assistance and education programs, taught as a substitute, and parented his 5-year-old twins while his wife attended the U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy at Fort Bliss. McIlhenny’s practice will continue to emphasize family law, wills, probate, alternative dispute resolution, and military law.

    Teresa Schmid J.D. ’79 is the new executive director of the State Bar of Arizona. Prior to accepting the position, Schmid was director of professional services at the Los Angeles County Bar Association.

    Ronald Towner ’79 is the editor of KIVA: The Journal of Southwestern Anthropology and History. He is an adjunct assistant professor in the Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research at the University of Arizona, where he focuses on dendroarchaeology, the chronological, behavioral, and environmental interpretation of archaeological tree-ring samples. Towner earned his Ph.D. in anthropology from the university.

  • 1980s

  • 1981

    Christopher Blattner J.D. ’81 has joined the board of directors of Complementary Healthcare Plans. CHP provides complementary and alternative health care services. Blattner is a partner in Portland’s Motschenbacher & Blattner. He specializes in business and commercial litigation, business transactions, and intellectual property compliance and enforcement.

    Elizabeth “Liz” Brown ’81 is an assistant professor with the University of Alaska Fairbanks School of fisheries and Ocean Sciences. She works in Dillingham as the Marine Advisory program agent, providing marine and fisheries technical assistance and information to the Bristol Bay region. Brown previously worked in the Alaska seafood industry and then at Sheldon Jackson College in Sitka, where she developed, directed, and taught in a seafood technology program. Brown earned her master’s degree at the College of Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences at Oregon State University.

    Wendy S. Warner Lee ’81 and her husband opened a restaurant called Zeppo in Lake Oswego in November 2003.

    Hon. Juan Lizama J.D. ’81 was reelected to the Commonwealth Superior Court of the Northern Mariana Islands for a second six-year term. He is the first judge ever to be retained in such an election in the commonwealth.

    Timothy Miller J.D. ’81, head of Miller & Associates, has been named 2003-04 president of the Lawyer-Pilots Bar Association. He specializes in aviation accident litigation, FAA enforcement matters, products liability, general insurance defense, and insurance coverage. He holds a private pilot certificate (airplane, single engine, land and sea), is instrument rated, and flies an A36 Bonanza.

    Lane Shetterly J.D. ’81,an Oregon state representative since 1997 and Dallas attorney, was selected on February 5, 2004, to direct the Department of Land Conservation and development. He began his duties on February 23.

    1982

    Kristi Blazer J.D. ’82 has opened the Missouri River Law Office in Craig, Montana. She will continue to handle civil litigation and governmental advocacy. Her practice will also focus on the representation of attorneys involved in the lawyer discipline system. Given her location in a small fly-fishing town, she will expand her practice to become a general practitioner.

    E. Anne Susen Browne ’82 has moved to Washington’s Bainbridge Island after 17 years on the East Coast. She telecommutes and commutes to her job in Charlottesville, Virginia, where she is marketing director for the Foxfield Races, a steeplechase meet.

    Dianne Dailey J.D. ’82has just completed the first year of a three-year term as president of Bullivant Houser Bailey. She also has been appointed to the board of directors of Pacific Northwest Business for Culture and the Arts and to the board of trustees of the YMCA of Columbia-Willamette. She was elected as a delegate to the American Bar association’s House of Delegates, where she began a three-year term in January.

    Anita Dalmar ’82 celebrated her 12-year anniversary with her husband, Chuck Lowther, in September 2003. They have two children: daughter Sarah Jane, 8, and son Hugo, 2. The year before Hugo was born, Dalmar quit her job to be a stay-at-home mom and enjoy an entire summer with Sarah Jane. Dalmar is coleader of Sarah Jane’s Girl Scout troop and added the title “soccer mom” to her resume this past fall. 

    Susanne Brown Kahler ’82 moved to the East Coast from Hawaii four years ago, and says she has finally acclimated to a life dealing with snow, floods, and hurricanes instead of surf, sun, and sand. She has two children: Kevin, 9, and Alaina, 6. A media acquisitions specialist with Virginia’s Loudoun County Public Schools, Kahler enjoys volunteering as a coach for the Odyssey of the Mind program and a leader for Girl Scouts. 

    Margaret Kirkpatrick J.D. ’82 has been named to the Oregon Land Conservation and Development Commission. Kirkpatrick is an attorney at Stoel Rives, practicing in the areas of land use, natural resources, and environmental law with an emphasis on local government and agency permitting. For the past 10 years, her practice has been devoted to energy facility permitting at the local, state, and federal levels.

    1983

    Mark Dorsey ’83 has been promoted to assistant executive director and chief operating officer of the professional Ski Instructors of America, American association of Snowboard instructors, and National Ski Patrol.

    Kerry Fagerberg ’83 and Kate Duchow Fagerberg ’83recently celebrated 22 years of marriage. Daughter Claire is a senior nursing student at Seattle University, Meghan is a sophomore at Pacific Lutheran University, and Olivia is a junior in high school. The Fagerbergs still live in the Puget Sound area.

    Wendy Robinson ’83 is an associate professor of medical genetics at the University of British Columbia, where she primarily researches chromosome abnormalities affecting reproductive health and pregnancy. Before moving to Vancouver nine years ago, Robinson spent five years living in Zurich, Switzerland. She got married in 1987, and she and her husband have two children.

    Colleen Cochran Watson ’83 is a realtor with Century 21 Complete in Vancouver, Washington, and also takes on the occasional commission for a stained-glass panel. Watson practices Reiki as well as Emotional Freedom Techniques and reconnective Healing. She has been married for 17 years to Steve Watson, and they have two daughters: Sarah, 16, and Emily, 14. Sarah will go overseas on a Rotarian exchange in the fall, and Emily is learning to fly and intends to graduate from school a year early.

    1984

    Jeff Bachrach J.D. ’84, of Ramis, Crew, Corrigan & Bachrach in Portland, is one of three attorneys appointed by City Commissioner Erik Sten to the Regional Blue Ribbon Committee on housing Resource development. The committee’s charge is to develop strategies for long-term funding to meet affordable housing needs in the Portland metro area.

    Dr. Paul Blaylock J.D. ’84 received the 2003 Outstanding Alumni award from the University of Tennessee, which recognized Blaylock as the only UT student government president ever to have graduated first in his class. Blaylock practices emergency medicine at Southwest Washington Medical Center, a Level II trauma center in Vancouver, Washington, and has a private law practice in Portland. He is a former adjunct professor of law at Lewis & Clark Law School.

    Eric Holmstrom ’84 works to make a difference in education and entertainment by developing and marketing board games for his company, Thing-O Games. His games Phoney Baloney and 5 Score are award winners.

    Jay Hull J.D. ’84 has rejoined Davis Wright Tremaine’s Portland office as a partner. His practice will focus on complex business transactions of all kinds, including mergers, acquisitions, corporate formation and governance, and commercial transactions in the telecommunications industry. Hull returns to the firm after a five-year stint as assistant general counsel with XO Communications.

    Dan Lindahl J.D. ’84 is a shareholder in the Portland office of Bullivant Houser Bailey, where he specializes in appellate litigation and chairs the firm’s appellate department. He recently presented his 100th appellate oral argument. Lindahl is vice chair of the Defense Research Institute’s appellate advocacy committee and a member of the executive committee of the Oregon State Bar’s appellate practice section.

    Annette Mulee J.D. ’84 has joined the Portland office of Perkins Coie as a partner.

    Thomas Rastetter J.D. ’84 has been appointed by governor Ted Kulongoski to the Oregon Circuit Court, Clackamas Division.

    John Vinson J.D. ’84, assistant attorney general with the Office of the Texas Attorney General, had his article “The Charity oversight Authority of the Texas Attorney General” published in St. Mary’s Law Journal (San Antonio), Vol. 35, No. 2 (2004).

    1985

    Ken Fox J.D. ’85 received a J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship grant to teach mediation and conflict theory at the Riga Graduate School of Law in Riga, Latvia. Fox is a Fulbright senior specialist in the area of law/peace and conflict resolution studies. He is an associate professor and director of conflict studies at Hamline University in St. Paul, Minnesota, and a senior fellow of Hamline University School of Law’s Dispute Resolution Institute. 

    Adele Waller J.D. ’85 recently joined the health care department of the Chicago office of Barnes & Thornburg. Waller advises clients in the health, insurance, and technology industries on strategic and legal issues related to e-commerce, technology, and health information. She is a member of the board of directors of the American Health Lawyers Association and former president of the Illinois Association of Healthcare Attorneys. She has also lectured and been published nationally on numerous health information and technology topics.

    1986

    Don Austin J.D. ’86 was elected president of the California Council of School Attorneys, which is affiliated with the California School Board Association, the National School Board Association, and the National Council of School attorneys. Austin, who taught at Portland’s Lincoln High School from 1970 to 1986, has practiced school law in Ventura County, California, since 1988 and has been employed as general counsel for the Ventura Unified School District since 1996.

    Blaine Gilman J.D. ’86 has joined the law firm of Robertson, Monagle & Eastaugh. A longtime resident of Alaska, Gilman has been engaged in civil litigation for the past 17 years. In his new position, Gilman will practice civil litigation with an emphasis on personal injury cases and insurance defense, real estate law, business law, public relations, and lobbying.

    Jeffrey Nudelman J.D. ’86 has joined the Portland office of Garvey Schubert Barer as an owner and has become a member of the business practice group.

    Peter Ravella J.D. ’86 has been in Austin, Texas, since 1993. He spent six years at the Texas General Land Office, first as chief of the environmental law division, general counsel’s office, then as director of the Texas Coastal Management program. For the past four years, he has worked as a consultant for Coastal Tech, specializing in coastal land use planning, shoreline restoration, and beach access issues in Florida and Texas. Previously, Ravella created the Oregon Insider environmental newsletter for the Oregon Environmental Council and worked for then–U.S. Representative Ron Wyden on environmental issues.

    1987

    Pietro Ferrari ’87 led a group of 40 volunteers from the Northwest to his hometown of Oruro, Bolivia, through Habitat for humanity International’s Global village program in 2002. The group built four brick homes in a week at an altitude of more than 11,000 feet. 

    Diana Ferriss McNulty ’87 practices medicine in a convenient-care clinic in a small town in Illinois. After earning her medical degree from Oregon Health & Science University in 1991 and completing her residency in internal medicine, she worked in Washington and Oregon. Diana married Charles McNulty ’87 in 1988. Charles is a middle school principal working on his doctorate. Son Colin was born in 1998 and daughter Sara was born in 2002.

    David Prange J.D. ’87 and Gary Abbot J.D. ’72 have opened the law firm Abbott & Prange in Portland.

    Scott Staff ’87, J.D. ’91, former vice president for college relations at Lewis & Clark, is now business development director for the law firm Perkins Coie. Staff, wife Tara, and children Matthew, Isabelle, and Alexander will live in Seattle. 

    Kevin Winston ’87 has begun teaching music again after a 13-year hiatus. He is director of bands at Alder Creek Middle School in Milwaukie. He and his wife, Cathy, have two grown children.

    1988

    Robert Demary J.D. ’88 has relocated his office to 1000 S.W. Broadway, Suite 2400, in Portland. Demary will continue to focus on family law and domestic relations matters.

    Marie Eckert J.D. ’88 has been named a partner in the Portland law firm of Miller Nash, where she specializes in business litigation, with expertise in financial institutions.

    Georgeanne Freeman Kojundic ’88 is working in a small rural osteopathic family medicine practice in the Ozark Mountains. She and her husband, Steven, are building an “off-the-grid” house on 38 acres.

    Rochelle Lessner J.D. ’88 has joined the Portland office of Lane Powell Spears Lubersky as counsel to the firm. She will concentrate her practice in the areas of energy and tax law.

    1989

    Katy Fink-Johnson ’89 is mourning the loss of her husband, Eric Johnson, who died unexpectedly at their home on December 17, 2003. They had been married for 10 years. Fink-Johnson says she and her sons are surrounded by caring family and friends who help them get through the ups and downs of everyday life. She and the boys are deciding whether they will stay in South Carolina or move closer to family. 

    Rebecca Tucker Moore ’89 lives in upstate New York with her husband and four children: Gina, 16, from Romania; Robert, 12, from India; Josiah, 7; and Gabrielle, 4. She has devoted her life to Christ and is directing a nonprofit arts organization that brings love, self-esteem, self-discipline, virtue, and creative expression to children in the state’s poorest county.

    Tawanna Ward ’89 lives in Detroit, where she manages volunteer services for the American Red Cross in Southeastern Michigan. Ward recently received her master’s degree in education and electronic learning. She has a passion for technology and computers that she thinks began when Macintosh computers came to Akin Hall. Ward designs and develops Web sites, conducts electronic learning programs, and is a corporate trainer.

  • 1990s

  • 1990

    Monica Cooper-McQueen ’90 and her husband have moved to Luxembourg, a country of 999 square miles and fewer than 500,000 people. There she is the elementary school librarian at the International School of Luxembourg. 

    Elizabeth “Liz” duToit ’90 has completed her M.B.A. in international management at Thunderbird, the American Graduate School of International Management.

    David French J.D. ’90 took a position with Los Alamos National Laboratory in environmental law and regulations following the FBI raid on the Department of Energy’s Rocky Flats site in Boulder, Colorado. In 1995, he became of counsel to the law firm of Patton Boggs in public policy. Late in 1997, he became vice president and corporate counsel for Aspen Resources, which specializes in radioactive hazardous waste processing, treatment, and transportation. French has two daughters and would enjoy hearing from his classmates.

    Gordon Hills ’90 is finishing three years as security attaché at the U.S. Embassy in Bujumbura, Burundi, and is preparing to leave for his next post in Luanda, Angola.

    Diane Rulien J.D. ’90 has been named director of Northwest Portland’s 3D Center of Art and photography, the only museum or gallery in the United States dedicated solely to antique and contemporary 3-D art.

    Scott Snyder J.D. ’90 recently released his debut CD, Water, Rock, and Sand. He wrote, performed, and produced the 12-song album while maintaining his full-time personal injury and business litigation practice. Snyder will donate a portion of the proceeds to the Child Development Resource Center at Oregon Health & Science University.

    Siri Wood ’90 is production manager for Seattle’s Gansango Dance Company, which performs traditional and contemporary dance and music from West Africa.

    Dell Worrix J.D. ’90 has been named to the Oregon Land Conservation and Development Commission. Worrix has served on multiple community organizations over the past several decades, including the Arts Alliance of Yamhill County; the McMinnville Downtown Association; the Yamhill County Planning commission, Task Force on Land Use Ordinances; and the Yamhill County Foundation.

    1991

    Jennifer Anzur Balda ’91 lives with her husband, Jay, and their two children on Cape Cod in Mashpee, Massachusetts.

    John Ford ’91 lives with his wife, Audrey Geiger, in Los Angeles, where they each work for a film studio.

    Laura A. Mundt ’91 has been elected to a second term as secretary of the board of the Northwest Area Childbirth Educators Forum, an independent volunteer nonprofit organization. The group’s members promote current issues in maternal-child health care. Mundt continues to teach classes in childbirth, breastfeeding, and newborn care at providence hospitals in Portland. 

    Heather Murray Newman ’91 is an environmental chemist for the state of Alaska.

    Judge Leonard Ray Saenz J.D. ’91 is working in Austin, Texas, with teenagers from troubled backgrounds. In makeshift courtrooms at three schools, Saenz, together with teachers, social workers, administrators, and probation officers, meets with the teens. The program seeks to show the children that they have support from compassionate and committed adults, as well as the power to change their own lives.

    Bryan Scott J.D. ’91 was recently named president-elect of the Clark County Bar Association in Las Vegas. Since 1996, Scott has been employed as a deputy city attorney for Las Vegas’ civil division, practicing in the areas of land use, zoning, and planning. He advises the Las Vegas City Council, Planning Commission, Traffic and Parking Commission, and Traffic Impact Fee Com-mission on various land use, ethics, and traffic-related issues.

    Max Williams J.D. ’91, Republican state representative, was appointed by governor Ted Kulongoski as director of the Oregon Department of Corrections. Williams was chair of the House Judiciary Committee during the past two legislative sessions.

    1992

    Lisa Cianciulli ’92 is married and works in Rome for EDS, an American company that specializes in outsourcing services.

    Ruthe Farmer ’92 manages STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) programs for the Girl Scouts. She says she is still having fun and traveling as much as possible.

    Edgard Garcia ’92 is a Spanish interpreter and translator for several Portland agencies in the medical, legal, business, social services, and human resources fields. He is also a Spanish-speaking presenter at SAIF Corporation’s annual agricultural safety seminars.

    Shannon Convillon George ’92 is with a new software company, continues to consult, and works at Rodney Strong winery part time. She recently bought a house in Petaluma, California.

    A. Lynn Jesus ’92, M.A.T. ’96 works in escrow after a five-year stint as a realtor. She recently joined transnational Title to open a new office in northwest Portland. Jesus continues to act and had her debut at Lakewood Theatre in Lake Oswego. She lives in downtown Vancouver, Washington.

    Iphigenia “Jenny” Johnson ’92, M.A.T. ’95 is completing two years of teaching fourth grade at the Taipei American School in Taiwan. After a summer of climbing and biking with Portland friends, Johnson moved to Monterrey, Mexico, to teach fourth grade at the American School Foundation of Monterrey.

    Steven Leskin J.D. ’92 was appointed as North Plains’ municipal court judge by the North Plains City Council. Leskin’s duties include arraignments, trials, and assisting with court administration for North Plains and Banks.

    Beth Pratt ’92 received her Ph.D. in social anthropology in January 2003. In November, after eight wonderful years in East Africa, Pratt moved to Cairo with her husband and daughter, Juliane, 2.

    Edward “Ted” Sawyer ’92 exhibited kiln-formed glass works at Portland’s Bullseye Connection Gallery during February and March 2004. This was his first major show in almost 10 years. Sawyer is the director of research and education at Bullseye Glass Company.

    David Stevens J.D. ’92 is now assistant attorney general for New Mexico. Stevens serves in the state’s litigation division and works primarily on education law matters.

    Kirsten Bowden Udani ’92 was promoted to unit leader at Creative Memories in January 2004 and is enjoying owning her own business. She and her husband recently celebrated their 10-year wedding anniversary by taking a 10-day trip to Europe.

    Jeffrey Witt J.D. ’92, formerly a trial attorney at Portland’s Cavanagh & Zipse, has started his own firm in Boston. He practices in civil litigation, insurance, and real estate.

    1993

    Ingrid Brydolf J.D. ’93 has joined the Portland law firm of Davis Wright Tremaine. Brydolf returns after five years as assistant general counsel at Legacy Health System, where she provided in-house legal expertise to four hospitals in the areas of physician relationships, medical staff, and employment.

    Hafez Daraee J.D. ’93 has joined the Portland law firm of Rycewicz & Chenoweth as an associate. Daraee will represent clients in real estate, construction, and commercial transactions and litigation in Oregon and Washington. 

    Andrew Davis J.D. ’93 was named a principal in the Portland law office of Stoel Rives. Davis focuses on real estate transactions and finance in his practice. His clients include institutional and private real estate companies, developers, and owners of commercial real estate.

    Lori DeDobbelaere J.D. ’93 has joined the Seidl Law Office in Portland.

    Jodi Eichelberger ’93 has gone from one of the largest cities in the world, New York City, to one of the smallest. Now in Reykjavik, Iceland, she is working on a new television program for Nickelodeon and living in 101 Reykjavik (although she has yet to see the movie of the same name).

    Tamasone “Sone” Filipo ’93 has moved back to Oregon.

    Kevin Kelly J.D. ’93 has joined the Portland law firm of Brisbee & Stockton as an associate.

    Cynthia Mohiuddin J.D. ’93 founded Westside family Law in Tigard to focus on family law mediation.

    1994

    Greg Carlson ’94 is advertising campaign coordinator for Internet Movie Database.

    Stephen Kimball ’94 has left the world of book publishing to have the greatest possible job: stay-at-home dad.

    Dan Larsen J.D. ’94 has been named a partner in the Portland law firm of Ater Wynne. Larsen practices general litigation and dispute resolution, emphasizing commercial litigation and trademark disputes. He has particular expertise in federal court matters.

    Steven Shropshire J.D. ’94 has been named a shareholder in the firm of Jordan schrader. He specializes in natural resources, environmental, and land-use matters. His water law practice includes the evaluation and conveyance of water rights; the permitting and adjudication of new water rights; water right transfers; and the creation of mitigation plans for agricultural, municipal, and industrial uses. Shropshire represents clients before state agencies as well as state and federal courts.

    Jack Sterne J.D. ’94 has teamed with David Wilmot, Ph.D., to create Ocean Champions, the first political action committee focused solely on oceans and ocean wildlife. The initiative arose out of a report the two authored, titled “Turning the Tide: Charting a Course to Improve the Effectiveness of Public Advocacy for the Oceans.”

    1995

    Peter Ayers J.D. ’95 has been named a principal in the Austin, Texas, law firm of McKool Smith. The firm’s clients include Ericsson, National Instruments, CenturyTel, KPMG consulting, Hicks Muse Tate & Furst, and Electronic Data Systems. Tamar Baptist-Trindade Hare ’95 recently became foundation relations manager for the Home Builders Foundation of Metropolitan Portland.

    Johanna Matanich J.D. ’95 has been appointed an assistant attorney general in the business activities section of the general counsel division with the Oregon Department of Justice. Matanich worked with DNA-People’s Legal Services in Arizona and the New Mexico environmental Law Center before joining the government services section of the general counsel division.

    Laurie Miller ’95 was promoted to instructional designer at the Regence Group, her company’s parent corporation. She and her husband, Kunga, live in Everett, Washington, with their two Lhasa Apsos, Sindhu and Tasha.

    Michelle Humberstone Slater J.D. ’95 was named a partner at Miller Nash. Slater, who works in the Portland office, practices in the areas of business law and corporate taxation. 

    Dennis Steinman J.D. ’95 has been named a partner at Kell, Alterman & Runstein in Portland. His practice focuses on commercial, franchise, and corporate law, with specialties in civil rights and litigation regarding the federal Americans With Disabilities Act. Steinman is an adjunct professor at Lewis & Clark Law School.

    1996

    Matthew Anderson J.D. ’96 recently joined New York’s Mendes & Mount as an associate in its pollution coverage litigation practice.

    Jessica Bliss ’96 is in her third year at Santa Clara University School of Law. After graduation, she will work at Wilson Sonsini, a Palo Alto law firm specializing in technology.

    Daniel Cheyette J.D. ’96 and Rachel Gernat J.D. ’97decided to give Alaska a try after graduation. “We promised to stay only so long as we were employed and happy,” says Cheyette. “It’s now nearly eight years later, and we’re still here.” The couple married in 1999, and their first child, Anja Kathleen, just turned 1. They are both assistant district attorneys—Gernat with the Palmer office and Cheyette with the Anchorage office. “Some may remember Mesa from his days at the law school,” says Cheyette. “He is going on 10 and doing well. His younger sister, Matanuska, keeps him active. We have a log home in Palmer with plenty of room for visitors.”

    Tanya Durkee J.D. ’96 has been named a partner in the Portland law firm of Lane Powell Spears Lubersky. Durkee focuses her practice on commercial litigation, including the areas of banking, antitrust and trade regulation, tort, and consumer defense. She is proficient in Chinese and has lived and worked in China. 

    Steven Hull J.D. ’96 has been promoted to principal in the Portland law firm of Stoel Rives. Hull has a general corporate practice with an emphasis on securities, financing, and acquisition transactions. He has experience in both public and private financing, including venture capital financing and handling mergers and acquisitions.

    John Kieselhorst ’96 lives in Los Angeles and is a founding partner at Stephen Kinder Design Partnership. Before starting the company in 2003, he worked in advertising. Kieselhorst earned his M.F.A. in graphic design at the California Institute of the Arts.

    Jennifer Brooks Muller ’96 has directed bands at David Douglas High School since 1998, maintains a private studio, and regularly judges band and solo/ensemble contests in Oregon and Washington. Muller is also pursuing her M.A.T. at Portland State University. In 2000, Teaching Music Magazinefeatured Muller for her selection as Oregon’s up-and-coming music educator by the Oregon Music Educators Association. She received the Sallie Mae First Class Teacher Award for 1996-97, which recognizes the nation’s most outstanding elementary and secondary educators during their first year of teaching. Muller was the only music teacher to receive the award that year.

    Andrew Reilly J.D. ’96 has joined Black Helterline as an associate focusing on litigation.

    Tera Schreiber J.D. ’96 is the new executive director for the Childbirth Education Association of Seattle.

    Barton Wachsteter J.D. ’96 has joined Portland’s Mitchell Lang & Smith as an associate.

    Andrea Williams ’96 recently bought a house in Crescent City, California, and works as a botanist for the Redwood National and State Parks.

    1997

    Carolyn Alexander J.D. ’97 has been appointed an assistant attorney general in the appellate division with the Oregon Department of Justice. Alexander was a staff attorney and regional director of Legal Aid services of Oregon before joining the corrections litigation section of the trial division with the DOJ in 1999. 

    Sheri Browning J.D. ’97 has been named a partner at Portland’s Keating Jones Bildstein & Hughes. Browning will continue to focus on medical malpractice and hospital liability defense in both Oregon and Washington.

    Rachel Gernat J.D. ’97 and Daniel Cheyette J.D. ’96decided to give Alaska a try after graduation. “We promised to stay only so long as we were employed and happy,” says Cheyette. “It’s now nearly eight years later, and we’re still here.” The couple married in 1999, and their first child, Anja Kathleen, just turned 1. They are both assistant district attorneys—Gernat with the Palmer office and Cheyette with the anchorage office. “Some may remember Mesa from his days at the law school,” says Cheyette. “He is going on 10 and doing well. His younger sister, Matanuska, keeps him active. We have a log home in Palmer with plenty of room for visitors.” 

    Thomas Gibson J.D. ’97 became the city attorney of Galt, California, in November 2003. Gibson is deputy general counsel to the Florin Resource Conservation district and East Palo Alto Sanitary District and assistant city attorney for Woodland and Escalon.

    Marco Gonzalez J.D. ’97 is the managing partner in the Coast Law Group, a new San Diego firm specializing in environmental litigation and lobbying. 

    Wade McLeod J.D. ’97 was named Prosecutor of the Year for Oregon by the Oregon Narcotics enforcement Association for his dedicated service in the area of narcotics prosecutions in 2003. McLeod is a deputy district attorney for Umatilla County.

    Steve Newman J.D. ’97 is now legal counsel to the governor of the Northern Mariana Islands. Newman was the first law clerk of the Honorable Juan Lizama J.D. ’81.

    Glenn Perlow J.D. ’97 has formed Greene Perlow in Bedford, New Hampshire, with partner Arthur Greene. The principals continue their statewide practice focusing on land use law, including eminent domain, zoning and planning, environmental law, property tax abatement, and real estate litigation.

    Ian Richardson J.D. ’97 has been named a partner in the Eugene law firm of Gleaves, Swearingen, Potter & Scott, where he has worked since 1997. He practices in the areas of business, taxation, estate planning, and probate.

    Jorge Sega ’97 lives in Maracaibo, Venezuela, where he is finishing his master’s degree. He and his wife, Jhojana, plan to move to Europe.

    David Stewart J.D. ’97 has joined Portland’s Jeffrey Long & Associates. Stewart represents clients in matters of plaintiff personal injury, business litigation, and environmental law in both Oregon and Washington. One of Stewart’s clients, Klamath Siskiyou Wildlands Center of Ashland, was recently awarded a preliminary injunction that stopped illegal logging and was later declared the prevailing party under the terms of a court-approved settlement with the Bureau of Land management. As a result of the suit, several hundred acres of old-growth forest were removed from two timber sales.

    1998

    Danielle Dion ’98 graduated from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in May 2003. She is currently in residency training in obstetrics and gynecology at Vanderbilt.

    Laura Elly Hudson ’98 is back in Sitka, Alaska, after a year working on the U.S.-Mexican border as a young adult volunteer with the Presbyterian Church.

    Razvan Mihailescu ’98 is completing his M.B.A. at George Fox University. He previously owned a Web design services company for three years and is in his sixth year as a full-time reporting analyst at Gartner, a research and advisory firm. He and his wife, Catherine Schley Mihailescu ’99, have two sons: Sammy, 2, and Robby, 6 months. Their dog, Lucy, is still alive and kickin’. Razvan’s Web site is www.myrazvan.com.

    Casey Richmond J.D. ’98 has been promoted to manager of KPMG in Portland.

    Lindsay Hyde Tiles ’98 works in corporate communications at Bank of America. She previously taught in Venezuela and worked at a public relations agency in San Francisco. She and her husband, Simon Tiles ’97, got married in 2000 and are living happily in Berkeley.

    1999

    Joseph Azar ’99 is serving his residency in radiology at Detroit’s Henry Ford Hospital.

    Kelly Lange ’99 graduated summa cum laude from the doctor of chiropractic program at Palmer College of Chiropractic. Her practice is in Ashland.

    Eli Madrone ’99 manages Portland’s Interstate firehouse Cultural Center, booking theatre and music performances, lectures, and other things artistic for the community. He spends his free time hiking in the wilderness and traveling the world. 

    Megan Retherford Murillo ’99 works for Denver Public Schools teaching first grade to Spanish-speaking children. 

    David Severson ’99 is a software consultant and business owner of Desert Valley Solutions.

    Sarah Kujak Walter ’99 is working on an Alzheimer’s disease collective study at the University of California at San Diego. She recently moved back to the States after spending three years in London, and loves California’s sunshine and beaches.

  • 2000s

  • 2000

    David Celletti J.D. ’00 is now an associate with Dykema Gossett in Chicago following a merger of Dykema Gossett and Rooks Pitt law firms.

    Jennifer Curkendall ’00 finished her master’s degree in community and regional planning at the University of Oregon in June 2003. She now works for the Chesapeake Bay Program in Annapolis, Maryland, through the federal government’s Presidential Management Fellows Program.

    David Gekiere ’00 earned a graduate degree in computer science from the University of Wisconsin at Madison. He works for Epic Systems, a company that sells patient-centered software to large hospitals and HMOs.

    Shaen Germain ’00 teaches and tutors students of various ages at a Waldorf School on Hawaii’s big island, where he lives with his wife, Bethany Dengler-Germain ’01. Shaen surfs as much as possible.

    Eric Goranson ’00 is a medical student at Oregon Health & Science University.

    Sarah Griffith ’00 completed her master’s degree in history on a fellowship at Portland State University in 2003. She is now working in Boston.

    Andrea Hopkins ’00 is on active duty in the U.S. Army Reserves. She recently returned to Portland from Fort Polk, Louisiana, and will be training in Indiana and Germany before going to Bosnia, where she will be stationed for nine months.

    Owen Iida J.D. ’00, a Hilo native and former business attorney, has launched Hawaii Next, a bimonthly magazine geared toward inspiring Hawaii’s young workforce. Featuring profiles of local entrepreneurs and legislators as well as articles on leisure, finances, health, and style, it will highlight the professional and social scene.

    Mark Jesperson J.D. ’00, the second law clerk to the Honorable Juan T. Lizama J.D. ’81, continues to live and work in the Northern Mariana Islands.

    Robert “Rob” Mueller ’00 completed his M.B.A. at the University of Denver in November 2003. He is now a consultant for a health care and information technology company. 

    Nicholas Perera ’00 is in his second year of medical school at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio—and loving it.

    Chad Stokes J.D. ’00 has joined the Portland firm of Cable Huston Benedict Haagensen & Lloyd.

    Jill Teasley ’00 spent the fall of 2003 in Paris conducting research on the archives of composers of electro-acoustic music for the InterPARES 2 project, an international effort to develop strategies for the preservation of electronic records. At the beginning of the year, she returned to her Vancouver home and the University of British Columbia for her second year in a master of archival studies program. This summer, Teasley is interning in the archives department at Simon Fraser University.

    2001

    Amy Arnstein ’01 has been living in Paris since graduation and recently began working at the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development.

    Dale Booth ’01 is pursuing his master’s degree in marine ecology at the University of Southern Alabama in Mobile. He lives on Dauphin Island, a barrier island where Sea Lab is located, and really enjoys the warm waters of the Gulf Coast.

    Brian Cable J.D. ’01 has joined the business group at the Portland law firm of Grenley, Rotenberg, Evans, Bragg & Bodie.

    Michael Chiacos ’01 has moved to Kona, Hawaii, where he is manages a Kona Coffee Farm. He previously worked at the Climate Trust, an environmental nonprofit in Portland. Chiacos says he has been busy learning to surf, exploring, hiking, eating lots of tropical fruit, and, of course, drinking plenty of Kona coffee.

    Kathleen “Katie” Clarkson ’01 is pursuing a graduate degree in engineering at Columbia University. 

    Barry Friedman ’01 is a pit crew member for a professional race team in the NASCAR Busch Series. He lives in the Charlottesville, North Carolina, area.

    Georgianna Hale ’01 is assistant project manager at the Sonoma Land Trust. She conducts computer mapping of the county and helps trust lands become part of the California State Parks system. Previously, Hale was the trust’s administrative assistant.

    Robert Hamilton J.D. ’01 has joined the Portland law firm of Goldberg, Mechanic, Stuart & Gibson as an associate.

    Wendy Hansen ’01, a recipient of both a National Defense Science and engineering Graduate Fellowship and a National Science Foundation grant, is working toward her Ph.D. in biophysics at the University of California at Berkeley.

    Andrew Hanson J.D. ’01 has been selected from more than 200 applicants to receive a two-year fellowship from the environmental Leadership Program. He was recognized for his groundbreaking environmental work in Madison, Wisconsin.

    Keith Hirokawa LL.M. ’01 practices land use, natural resources, and environmental law in Vancouver, Washington, for Erickson & Hirokawa. In the fall, he taught land use law as an adjunct at the University of Oregon School of Law. Hirokawa published a piece in the Virginia Environmental Law Journaltitled “Dealing With Uncommon Ground: The Place of Legal Constructivism in the Social Construction of Nature.”

    Clark Horner J.D. ’01 has joined the Portland law firm of Hoffman, Hart & Wagner as an associate.

    Sarah Hill Loveland ’01 is director of business development at Advanced Legal Systems and spends one week of every month in the company’s Las Vegas office. She and her husband reside in Portland.

    Christine Miyasaki ’01 is studying veterinary medicine at Cornell University’s New York State College of Veterinary Medicine.

    Dainen Penta J.D. ’01 recently opened his own law firm in Longview, Washington, with an emphasis on bankruptcy, taxation, trust, estate, and general business law.

    Christine Reynolds J.D. ’01 has become a public finance associate with the Portland law firm of Orrick, herrington & Sutcliffe.

    Daniel Ruprecht ’01 earned his master’s degree in computational finance from Carnegie Mellon University. He works for a hedge fund in New York City.

    Marie Spong ’01, winner of a Howard Hughes Medical Institute predoctoral fellowship in Biological Sciences, is pursuing her Ph.D. in chemistry and chemical biology at Harvard University. Her research focuses on DNA and cellular protein studies.

    Michael “Mike” Steffen ’01 is a software developer for Space Computer corporation, which specializes in hyperspectral imaging and target detection. Its clients include the U.S. department of Defense and NASA.

    Julia Swanson-Birchill ’01 is in her third year of medical school at Oregon Health & Science University and is having a fantastic time.

    Adam Wiedmann ’01, sculptor, was selected by Ford Motor Corporation to design and fabricate original artwork for the company’s Partners in Quality Award, presented annually to Ford’s top 100 North American dealerships.

    2002

    William “Bill” Allen ’02 has worked at American General Financial Services since 2002. In April, he and his fiancée, Katie Burke, moved into their first home.

    Meghan Barrager ’02 has been accepted into the master’s program in social welfare at Smith College.

    Hollie Davis J.D. ’02 is a support staff supervisor at Davis Wright Tremaine and a member of the Oregon State Bar.

    Kent Graham J.D. ’02 is the chief operating officer of Affide’e, a global technology company.

    Simon Sponberg ’02, a Fannie and John Hertz foundation fellow, is pursuing his Ph.D. in biophysics at the University of California at Berkeley.

    Michael Tarrant ’02 has lived in Kyoto, Japan, since 2002. He enjoys the ups and downs of teaching English and living in a foreign country. Tarrant plans to return to the United States in 2005.

    Camilla Thurmond J.D. ’02 is a judicial clerk for the Circuit Court for Multnomah County in Portland.

    2003

    Sarah Bay J.D. ’03 has joined the Omaha, Nebraska, law firm of Fraser Stryker Meusey Olson Boyer & Bloch as an associate. Bay specializes in intellectual property law, corporate law, and general practice.

    Heather Cook ’03 is teaching mathematics in South Africa through the Peace Corps.

    Maya Crawford J.D. ’03 has joined Legal Aid services of Oregon for the Multnomah County office. Crawford is with the pro bono unit and coordinates the senior law and domestic violence projects.

    Francie Cushman J.D. ’03 has joined the Portland law firm of Hoffman, Hart & Wagner as an associate.

    Lisa Knight Davies J.D. ’03 has joined the Hood River law firm of Wyers & Haskell. She plans to focus her practice in the areas of environmental, real estate, and land use law, with an emphasis on land use permitting and development in the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area.

    Kathleen Doll J.D. ’03 has joined the Portland law firm of Rycewicz & Chenoweth as an associate. Doll’s practice includes environmental and land use law, as well as general civil litigation.

    Stephane Ebright J.D. ’03 joined the Idaho Department of Environmental Quality’s Attorney General Section as a deputy attorney general.

    Jamee Eriksen ’03 moved to Guatemala in February 2004 for a two-year term with Brethren Volunteer Service and is working on a variety of peace, justice, and environmental projects. Before moving to Guatemala, Eriksen traveled to Colombia as part of a 14-member witness for Peace delegation that spoke out against injustice in that country. Previously, she was a full-time volunteer at the San Antonio Catholic Worker House. 

    Bronson James J.D. ’03 has accepted a position as general counsel and managing consultant with information Protection specialties, a Portland-based company offering information security planning to the financial, health care, and legal services industries.

    Daniel “Dan” Knox ’03 works at the University of California at San Francisco Core Immunology laboratory as a research associate in charge of lab automation.

    Mike Mayerle J.D. ’03 is an associate with Stewart Sokol & Gray in Portland.

    Jennifer Morrissey J.D. ’03 has joined the Portland law firm of Black Helterline as an associate. Morrissey’s practice focuses on immigration and litigation.

    Kim Mosier J.D. ’03 has been named county counsel and deputy district attorney for Baker County. Her responsibilities in the DA’s office focus on juvenile law, and she provides legal advice to the county commissioners and the department heads for Baker County. As the county counsel, she also interacts with the public.

    Todd Schebor LL.M. ’03 has joined the firm of Dykema Gossett as an associate in the Detroit office, where he will focus on environmental law issues.

    Tyson Smith J.D. ’03 works for the Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s Office of General Counsel. He has helped develop the commission’s policy statement on environmental justice and revised the NRC’s regulations governing commission adjudications in advance of the proceedings on the licensing of Yucca Mountain. Smith is involved with the hearing on the first early site permit applications for the area. If granted, the permits would authorize construction of the first new nuclear power reactors in over a decade.

    Taline Snell J.D. ’03 has joined the San Diego law firm of Ferris & Britton as an associate.

    Brad Tompkins J.D. ’03 has joined the Portland law firm of Hoffman, Hart & Wagner.

    Erin Truax J.D. ’03 has joined the litigation department of Miller Nash in Portland.

    Bryan Welch J.D. ’03 has joined the law firm of Jon S. Hendricksen in Gladstone as an associate.

    Kristin Wilkins ’03 teaches English in Japan through the Japan Exchange and Teaching Programme.

  • Births & Adoptions

  • To Anita Dalmar ’82 and her husband, Chuck Lowther, son Hugo Dalmar, January 16, 2002. Hugo joins sister Sarah Jane, 8.

    To Wendy Robinson ’83 and her husband, Joseph McDermott, son Oliver, March 3, 2003. He joins brother Patrick, age 5 1/2.

    To Jennifer Anzur Balda ’91 and her husband, Jay, son Jeremy Patrick, October 15, 2003. Jeremy joins brother Nicholas, 3.

    To Scott Spendlove ’91 and his wife, Jenna, son Logan Dallas, February 25, 2004.

    To Adrienne Brashear-Burgess ’92 and her husband, Jason Burgess, son Noah Jay, August 8, 2003. Noah joins sister Camille Celeste, 2.

    To Robin Knutson Replogle J.D. ’93 and her husband, Dr. Eric S. Replogle, daughter, Natasha Daniele, August 27, 2003. Natasha joins brother Joshua Lucas, 2 1/2.

    To Amy Homsi ’95 and Kristopher Homsi, daughter Isabel K., September 9, 2002.

    To Anthony Israel-Davis ’95 and his wife, Elizabeth Israel-Davis ’96, M.A.T. ’01, son Avinoam Micah, January 6, 2004.

    To Britta Hansen Walker ’95 and her husband, Adam Taylor, son Aksel Taylor, June 17, 2003.

    To Darren Drabek ’97 and his wife, Kirstin, daughter Elizabeth Ann, November 28, 2003. 

    To Caterine “Katia” Balogh Kennedy M.A.T. ’97 and her husband, Matthew, son Joseph Gregory, November 15, 2003. Joseph joins brother Didier, 10. 

    To Mike Mayerle J.D. ’03 and his wife, Maura Mayerle, daughter Megan Kathleen, December 19, 2003.

  • Marriages & Unions

  • Brita Rice ’71 and Al Shaw, January 2, 2003.

    Marilee Schiff ’78 and Karl Schweinfurth, April 12, 2003.

    Jeannie Price Gulstrand Verderame ’78 and Frank Verderame, July 12, 2002.

    E. Anne Susen Browne ’82 and John Henry, December 19, 2002.

    LeAnne Desilet ’86 and Jay Schrotzberger, November 15, 2003.

    Leslie Roby Ervin ’88 and Chris Ervin, October 13, 2003.

    Cyrus West Field IV J.D. ’90 and Stephanie Lynn Buffum, August 10, 2003.

    John Ford ’91 and Audrey Geiger, October 11, 2003.

    Sean Hargens ’95 and Vipassana Esbjorn, September 28, 2003.

    Britta Hansen Walker ’95 and Adam Taylor, April 12, 2003.

    Jessica Bliss ’96 and Joseph Rogove, May 31, 2003.

    Samuel “Sam” Kuhn ’97 and Danielle Dion ’98, June 22, 2002.

    Jorge Sega ’97 and Jhojana Bonyuet, August 18, 2001.

    Laura Elly Hudson ’98 and Keith Hudson, September 13, 2003. Tanya King ’98 was maid of honor, and Bonnie Watson ’98, Ian Rea ’99, Eric Johnson ’98, Erin Renfroe ’98, and Diana Linderoth ’97 attended.

    Carrie Wynkoop ’99 and Kari Chisholm, the senior communications officer for Web strategy, July 20, 2003. Erica Peterson Johnson ’98 was maid of honor, and Jenny Horvat Turner ’96 was in the wedding party. Several dozen College alumni and staff attended.

    Nicholas Perera ’00 and Alison Smiley Perera ’01, June 21, 2003.

    Sarah Hill Loveland ’01 and Daniel Loveland, March 8, 2003.

    Hollie Davis J.D. ’02 and James Frick, August 31, 2003.

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