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Class of 2004

    • 12/08/2017

      Jay Hernandez BA ’88, MAT ’04 lives in Houston. He just started his own business buying and selling cars as an international broker. He helps individual shoppers as well.

    • 10/09/2017

      Usman Ally BA ’04, an Obie Award-winning actor, has, in addition to his role on the Netlix miniseries A Series of Unfortunate Events, appeared in the television shows Suits, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., and Veep.

    • 02/10/2016

      Andrew Bowman LLM ’04 was named president of the Land Trust Alliance, a national land conservation organization that represents more than 1,100 member land trusts supported by more than 100,000 volunteers and 5 million members nationwide. Bowman previously served as the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation’s (DDCF) program director for the environment. During his 10 years at DDCF, he developed and obtained approval for more than $100 million in grants.

    • 02/01/2015

      Amy Carbins JD ’04 was promoted to partner in DLA Piper’s San Francisco office. Carbins assists lenders, borrowers, investors, owners, and developers with structuring, negotiating, and closing complex commercial real estate transactions.

    • 02/15/2017

      Shannon Dery MAT ’04 is following in the footsteps of the late James Erickson, a well-known local drama teacher, by reviving the once-legendary Beaverton (Oregon) High School theatre program.

    • 10/14/2016

      Todd Doram BA ’04 and Mark Robinowitz BA ’08 premiered their short film, The Deal, at Sunscreen Film Festival West last October. The film was awarded Best Short.

    • 10/13/2016

      Leah Koss Feldon JD ’04 was confirmed as DEQ deputy director by the Oregon Environmental Quality Commission. Feldon has worked at the Oregon DEQ since 2005 in various roles, including as special advisor to the director of Cleaner Air Oregon and manager in the Office of Compliance and Enforcement.

    • 04/17/2015

      Danelle Cope Forseth JD ’04 welcomed Melissa Luna JD ’04 to Landeck & Forseth, a small law firm located in Moscow, Idaho. Both enjoy practicing as part of a close-knit rural legal community. The firm maintains a general civil practice, including estate planning, family, real property, business, and employment law. Forseth was named partner in January 2014.

    • 10/14/2016

      Anisa Goforth BA ’04 and James Fivecoats, July 2, 2014, in Idleyld Park, Oregon. Jaye Hartman BA ’04, Heather Jasper, David Woessner BA ’04, Amy Woessner BA ’05, and Cassi Lydon BA ’04 attended.

    • 10/03/2017

      Yukari Kaihori BA ’04 presented her artwork in a joint exhibition with Nelleke Beltjens in summer 2017. The show, titled Elemental, appeared at WORK, a fine art gallery in Amherst, Virginia. Kaihori, who lives in New Zealand, uses a technique involving dropping pigment and solvent onto paper painted with oil and capitalizing on the interesting colors and shapes that result. She has also dabbled in mixed media.

    • 12/21/2016

      Jane Levy JD ’04, MA ’11 was appointed by New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez to Division XXV of the 2nd Judicial District Court in Bernalillo County. Levy has advocated for New Mexico families for over 10 years. She has also been a volunteer for organizations that help domestic abuse victims and the homeless.

    • 04/17/2015

      Melissa Luna JD ’04 joined Danelle Cope Forseth JD ’04 at Landeck & Forseth, a small law firm located in Moscow, Idaho. Both enjoy practicing as part of a close-knit rural legal community. The firm maintains a general civil practice, including estate planning, family, real property, business, and employment law. 

    • 12/21/2016

      Ron Opsahl JD ’04 is of counsel at Fennemore Craig PC in Denver, Colorado. Opsahl is a member of the firm’s natural resources, energy, and environmental practice and has experience in public lands issues, wildlife law, resource extraction and use, litigation, real property, and titles matters.

    • 09/01/2014

      Julie Penry JD ’04 was named assistant general counsel at Oregon State University in Corvallis.

    • 10/13/2017

      Julie Penry JD’ 04 and Jay Penry welcomed Charlotte Susannah Penry on May 24, 2017, in Corvallis, Oregon. She joins 5-year-old brother Leon.

    • 09/01/2014

      Abigail St. Lawrence JD ’04 opened St. Lawrence Law Office in downtown Helena, Montana. Specializing in water rights, natural resources, administrative law, and government relations, the firm provides responsive legal solutions for agriculture, development, business, and individuals. St. Lawrence is a frequent lecturer at CLE courses, chairs the Justice Initiatives Committee of the State Bar of Montana, and serves on the PPL Community Foundation board.

    • Glass Harvest

      Amie Whittemore MAT ’04 explored issues of grief, family relationships, marriage, divorce, sexuality, and gender identity—along with how these experiences intersect with landscape—in her new poetry collection.

      Posted 01/23/2017
    • 07/12/2018

      Diana Wiener Rosengard BA ’04, JD ’09 and her husband, David Rosengard JD ’15, LLM ’16, bought their first home in Saint Helens, Oregon, in October 2017. They promptly adopted two adorable rescue pitbulls, who keep them busy. David works at the Animal Legal Defense Fund and teaches as a adjunct professor at Lewis & Clark Law School. Diana works as a senior manager at a global open-source technology company, while writing novels in her spare time. Her first novel, Spooked, a “New Adult supernatural noir,” is coming out in September 2018.