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June 13, 2005


Arts & Sciences 35th Reunion Oct. 14-16, 2005

Sandy Henderson ’70, M.P.A. ’83 is president and founder of Human Resource Specialties. The Lake Oswego–based company celebrated its 20th anniversary in 2004 by launching a series of Web-based training seminars that cover a variety of equal employment issues. Henderson and her husband, Larry Mylnechuk ’70, J.D. ’74, invite Lewis & Clark alumni around the country to see their daughter Kendra Mylnechuk starring as Shelby in the Montana Repertory Theatre’s 2005 national tour of Steel Magnolias. 


Tina Callery Pidwell ’71 has been appointed chair of the awards team by the California Division of the American Cancer Society. In this role, she will enhance programs that recorgnize and reward the outstanding efforts of American Cancer Society volunteers throughout California. She is also a member of the Junior League of San Jose and the National Charity League, and has been active in parent teacher associations in elementary, middle, and high schools.

Terry Tindall ’71, M.Ed. ’74 got bored after three weeks of retirement and returned to Yuma, Arizona, Elementary School District One as a school psychologist. (He had previously served 15 years in that capacity with the Yuma Union High School District.) Tindall currently works at Woodard Junior High School and Castle Dome Middle School. He has more than 20 years of experience as a psychologist. 


William Hanlin ’72, M.M.’72 has been teaching music in a middle school in North Denver after moving with his wife, Pamela, to Colorado in 2001. He looks forward to completing his master’s degree in school counseling this summer while also enjoying grandchildren Connor, 5, and Madison, 2.


Philip Jones ’73, J.D. ’76 argued an income tax case before the U.S. Supreme Court in November 2004. Joining him as cocounsel was his wife, 

Holly Mitchell ’75, J.D. ’84. Both are attorneys with the Portland law firm of Duffy Kekel, where they practice in the areas of taxation and estate planning.


Margaret “Margie” Hay ’74 has acrylic and canvas landscape paintings displayed at Pegasus Frame Studio and Gallery ( in Corvallis.

Dan Robles ’74 is a recipient of a 2005 Jefferson Award for Community Service, a program that honors the lifetime achievement of “ordinary people who do extraordinary things.” He was one of six awardees for Ventura County, California. Robles has been a flood evacuation volunteer; a literacy and English for speakers of other languages advocate; a local business ambassador; a community activist; a local theatre supporter; and a member of numerous civic, education, and community organizations. He lives in Santa Paula, California, with his son, Edward, 19, a sophomore at Lewis & Clark, and his daughter, Andrea, 22, a senior at California State University at Channel Islands.

Jeff Ware Smith ‘74 M.A. ‘83 a principal at Tualatin High School in Tualatin.

Mark Wooley ‘74, M.A.T. ‘77 and his wife, Angelina Phelan Wooley ‘75, recently moved to Portland’s Hollywood neighborhood. The owner of Mark Wooley Gallery, he and two partners are restoring Portland’s historic Hibernian Hall with plans to open a ballroom, cafe, and gallery this summer.


Arts & Sciences 30th Reunion Oct. 14-16, 2005

 Greg Lynch J.D. ’75 has been appointed by the Crook County Court to serve as one of three hearings officers on a panel created to consider claims filed against the county under Measure 37, Oregon’s property rights measure. Lynch is an Oregon circuit judge pro tem and a partner in the firm of Hurley, Lynch & Re, where he specializes in litigation. He is also a former member of the Crook County Planning Commission.

Holly Mitchell ’75, J.D. ’84 served as cocouncil to husband Philip Jones ’73, J.D. ’76 as he argued an income tax case before the U.S. Supreme Court in November 2004. Both are attorneys with the Portland law firm of Duffy Kekel, where they practice in the areas of taxation and estate planning. Larry Wilson J.D. ’75, an attorney and mediator in San Francisco, placed third in the 60-70 age group in the Barbados Marathon in December 2004. It was his 35th marathon. Angelina Phelan Woolley ’75 and husband Mark Woolley ’74, M.A.T. ’77recently moved to Portland’s northeast Hollywood neighborhood.


Jack Hoffman J.D. ’76, a partner at Dunn Carney Allen Higgins & Tongue, has been elected chair of the Metro Policy Advisory Committee for 2005. Hoffman is a litigator, a land-use attorney, and a Lake Oswego City councilor.

Jordan Schnitzer J.D. ’76 was honored by the Volunteers of America Oregon with the 2005 DePreist Award for Excellence. A long-standing advocate of bridging the gap between rural and urban Oregon, Schnitzer has spearheaded the restoration of the Astoria Column and championed numerous projects supporting housing and care for the elderly while also continuing his family’s tradition of supporting the arts.


Ginger Baehr Harville ’77 is director of marketing and business development for Cutting Edge Federal Credit Union in Milwaukie. She lives in Silverton with her husband, Nick, and their dog, Champ.

Larry Wobbrock J.D. ’77, a member of the Oregon Trial Lawyers Association, has been appointed to the board of Morrison Child and Family Services. 


Mindy Baxter ’78 gathered with Cathy Jo Boeckling Olson ’78, Ann Vogel ’78, and family and friends at Nye Beach on the central Oregon coast on September 4, 2004, for a day of celebration and remembrance. They celebrated Mindy’s marriage that day to Bob Fuller, and they celebrated and remembered their friend and classmate Rosemary Olson,’78, who died of a brain tumor in the summer of 2002. As students at Lewis & Clark, the four women and Donna Jenkins Heslop ’78 often got together with psychology professor Helena Carlson to enjoy Irish music, libations, and dancing at the Old Irish Inn on Barbur Boulevard. One of the “Old I” musicians was Bob Fuller, who fell in love with and married Rosemary Olson. Rosemary’s brother, Steven Olson, married Cathy. Together, they grieved Rosemary’s death, a difficult time that brought them even closer. Mindy and Bob’s friendship of 30 years later turned into a rich romance that all celebrated on a Saturday in September.


Julie Jones Manning ’79 was named First Citizen by the Corvallis Chamber of Commerce. Manning, vice president of development, marketing, and public relations for Samaritan Health Services, was recognized for her leadership and service with the Corvallis School District, United Way of Benton County, Rotary International, Greater Corvallis Rotary Club, and Chamber of Commerce.

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