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New to the Board

February 09, 2015

Lewis & Clark’s Board of Trustees recently welcomed two new members:


William “Bill” Schaff is the founder, CEO, and principal owner of Phocas 
Financial Corporation in Alameda, 
California. He is also the founder and president of the board for the Academy of Alameda, a charter school for students in grades six through eight. 
Bill and his wife, Cynthia, are the 
parents of Sarah Schaff CAS ’16. They are both members of 
Lewis & Clark’s Parents Council.

 Spencer B.A. ’85Spencer B.A. ’85

James “Jim” Spencer B.A. ’85 
has worked extensively in international high tech and is the owner of Vin De Garde Wines Ltd. in Portland. In 1997, he and his parents, Edson W. and Harriet Spencer, established the Spencer Family Overseas Study Scholarship at the college. Jim and his wife, Polly, have two children.

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