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CARE: Community and Recreation for Employees

Connect with CARE

Join the CARE Google group 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:


  • CARE Crew assists students move into residence halls
  • Halloween Costume Contest
  • Turkey Trot (campus walk/run) for Oregon Food Bank 


  • Timbers and Trail Blazer games (group rate)
  • Family Clothes Swap
  • Green Move Out



Mission Statement

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

CARE Committee Members

Helen Devol, benefits analyst 

Amy Dvorak, senior director of sustainability

Adam Geisler, administrative coordinator, Business Law

Vanessa Holmgren, director of multimedia and internal communications (CARE committee co-chair)

Michael Mannheimer, web content and social media manager

Meg Marshall, Senior Development Officer

Caroline Mead, admissions office coordinator

Tara McIrvin, associate director, Alumni and Parent Programs

Natasha Richmond, assistant director of law school admissions (CARE committee co-chair)

Alyssa Salstrom, career and professional development program coordinator, law school 

Billy Walker, executive assistant to the VP and treasurer  

Rochelle Zirdum, placement coordinator, teacher education