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Class Notes–2000s

This edition of Class Notes includes law submissions received through July 1, 2014, and undergraduate and graduate submissions through June 10, 2014.


Arts & Sciences Reunion

June 25−28, 2015

Class Correspondent: Sierra Hutchinson

Andrew Holder BA is a 2014 winner of the 33rd annual Architectural League Prize for Young Architects and Designers. This prize is a prestigious international award for early-career architects.


Class Correspondent: Katie Clarkson

Jules Bailey BA, a former member of the Oregon House of Representatives, was elected to the position of Multnomah County commissioner for District One. He notes, “An election is a little bit like crowd surfing: You take a leap off the stage and hope there are enough hands to catch you.”

Brian Evans BA was elected auditor for Metro, a tricounty regional government based in Portland. He filled the position formerly held by Mary Hull Caballero BS ’84. He was previously a principal management auditor for Metro, and before that, he was an economist with the state of Oregon.


Shana Harris BA graduated from the joint PhD program in medical anthropology at the University of California at Berkeley and the University of California at San Francisco in 2012. She is a postdoctoral fellow in the Behavioral Science Training in Drug Abuse Research Program at the National Development and Research Institutes in New York City.


Nuin-Tara Key BA and Thomas Miller have launched Our Place on Earth, a research, documentary, and outreach project. Its goal is to facilitate knowledge exchange between communities to support innovation, experimentation, and adaptation that could become the foundation of healthy and transformative communities in the face of climate change. Key is a research and policy consultant in climate change and urban development with a background in urban and regional planning and political science.

Christine Kirk BA is the founder and CEO of Social Muse Communications, which advises luxury travel, restaurant, tech, and lifestyle brands on social media marketing, traditional public relations campaigns, and online branding. She has amassed more than 37,000 (and growing) engaged followers on Twitter. She is a guest blogger and speaker on various social media, PR, and luxury lifestyle subjects. Kirk is also the founder of the popular live Twitter chat #luxchat, an online discussion about the intersection of luxury brands and social media. A Los Angeles correspondent for Forbes Travel Guide, she writes about luxury travel and fine dining.

Karen Ostrye JD was appointed to the Circuit Court for the Seventh Judicial District, which encompasses Gilliam, Hood River, Sherman, Wasco, and Wheeler counties. Ostrye’s community involvement has included serving as a mentor with Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Columbia Gorge and on various boards, including those of the Hood River County School District, Court Appointed Special Advocates, and Mid-Columbia County Bar Association. Her volunteer work earned her recognition as Mentor of the Year in 2012 from Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Columbia Gorge.

Ahlum Scarola M.A.T. is the principal at Acequia Madre Elementary school in Santa Fe, New Mexico.


Class Correspondent: Diana Wiener Rosengard

Casia Freitas Ravi BA worked for five years in education research and consulting and is now pursuing a master’s degree in counseling psychology at Santa Clara University. Freitas plans to become a marriage and family therapist. She credits the Behavioral Health and Social Psychology Lab at Lewis & Clark and many of the college’s professors with developing her passion for psychology.


Arts & Sciences Reunion

June 25−28, 2015

Mark Creelman BA received his PhD in chemistry from the University of California at Berkeley in December 2013.


Anna Brones BA is working on a documentary, Afghan Cycles, about the Afghan Women’s National Cycling team. She writes, “In a country where the idea of a woman on a bicycle is considered offensive, these women are risking a lot to do what they love.” Working on the project, Brones has found linkages to America’s women’s suffrage movement: “As Susan B. Anthony once said, ‘Let me tell you what I think of bicycling. I think it has done more to emancipate women than anything else in the world.” The film, which will include a community outreach component promoting women’s cycling worldwide, is slated to hit the global film circuit in 2015.

Elisa Dozono JD was one of 10 Japanese Americans chosen for the 2014 Japanese American Leadership Delegation, which traveled to Japan to engage with leaders in the business, government, academic, nonprofit, and cultural sectors.

Jordan Dunn-Small BA has joined the Woodward Canyon winery in Lowden, Washington, which is owned and operated by her parents, Rick Small and Darcey Fugman-Small. A member of the winery’s board of directors for the last several years, Dunn-Small has assisted with communications at the Walla Walla Valley Wine Alliance; worked in marketing and sales at Tertulia Cellars; and, for the past four years, managed the lab and coordinated packaging for Long Shadows Vintners. She represents the fourth generation to farm the land that the estate vineyard occupies.

Alex Forster BA completed his M.A. in Asian politics and energy strategy at George Washington University. His policy proposal, “Electrifying North Korea: Bringing Power to Underserved Marginal Populations in the DPRK,” was recently published by the East-West Center.


Class Correspondent: Aron Phillips

Lindsay McIntosh-Tolle BA gave her husband, Daniel McIntosh-Tolle BA, the idea and support to open a gluten-free brewery off Barbur Boulevard in Portland. As owner and founder of Moonshrimp Brewing, Daniel plans to produce and distribute quality, local, gluten-free beer throughout Portland with the hope of opening his own brewpub in the future.

Andrew Tenopir-Lundeen BA is furthering his education at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. In May 2014, he earned an M.L.I.S., with a certification in special collections and an additional specialization in data curation. He works as a consultant for the Special Collections Library at Michigan State University, uncovering and cataloging the provenance of rare books in their vault. He writes a blog about his work at


Class Correspondent: Maura Walsh

Amy Baugher BA has a new job as a research fellow at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention.

Katrin Gibb BA earned her MFA in creative writing at San Francisco State University in May 2014. An illustrated version of her short story, titled “As Elvis,” will be published by Chance Press in 2015.

Charles Morgan BA received the Chancellor Award for Public Service from the University of California at San Francisco. He writes that he has “spent a significant time outside of the lab teaching science to K-12 students and teachers… . It was in one such K-12 classroom that I had the pleasure to work with one of the newest faculty members of the Lewis & Clark biology department, Norma Velazquez Ulloa. I’m grateful to everyone at Lewis & Clark who helped to nurture my deep curiosity at the bench, love of science education, and commitment for improving our community. Thank you all again for your support over the years.”


Class Correspondent: Kelsey Harrity

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