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Robert Kyte JD is president and CEO of Adventist Risk Management, which consists of six companies (four in the United States, one in Gibraltar, and one in Brazil). Kyte is based in Silver Spring, Maryland. He previously served as general counsel for Healthwise; general counsel for the Adventist Church; and president, CEO, and general counsel for the Pacific Press Publishing Association.

Janet Motter BA ’90, M.A.T. ’95 lives in Beaverton and has been teaching fifth grade in the Archdiocese of Portland for 20 years. See also Births.


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Laura Mundt BA works on the Lewis & Clark campus as friendship family coordinator for the Academic English Studies program. She connects international students with local families to socialize and learn about each other’s cultures. Mundt also teaches breast-feeding preparation classes at Providence Portland Medical Center. Eden

Hankins Ware BA lives in Denver with her husband, David, and daughters, Layne and Tess. Ware is a women’s-health nurse practitioner working in private practice.


Michael Cragun JD was appointed to the Utah State Tax Commission by Governor Gary Herbert in November 2009. Cragun served as deputy chief of staff to then–Lieutenant Governor Herbert for four and a half years. Prior to that, Cragun completed one term as a Davis County commissioner. Christy King JD and a colleague revised The Law (in Plain English) for Photographers, third edition, a spring 2010 release by Allworth Press. King is a principal in the DuBoff Law Group in Portland.

Clifford Villa JD received Seattle University School of Law’s Outstanding Adjunct Faculty Award for 2009. During 2009–10, he taught courses in environmental enforcement and environmental drafting. He maintains his practice as an assistant regional counsel for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 10 office in Seattle.

Marc Schotland BA completed an M.BA at New York University’s Stern School of Business in July 2010.


Brett Beach BA writes a biweekly column called “Chapter Two,” which focuses on movie sequels (but only the first one), for the website See also Births.

Jennifer McCormick JD was named partner with national litigation firm Foley & Mansfield. She works in the firm’s San Francisco office and practices in construction law, product liability, and toxic tort and mass tort litigation, with an emphasis in asbestos-related litigation. She manages cases from initial discovery through resolution for contractors, manufacturers, suppliers, and mining defendants.

Sania “Sunny” Radcliffe JD is director of government affairs for Portland General Electric, overseeing the utility’s federal, regional, state, and local government policy matters. Radcliffe was formerly a supervisor of federal and regional relations at PGE. She also previously served as general counsel for Tree of Life Adoption Center and executive director of Oregon Women Lawyers.


Sybil Ackerman JD, executive director of the Portland-based Lazar Foundation, was appointed to the Oregon Board of Forestry by Governor Ted Kulongoski. Previously, she was legislative affairs director for the Oregon League of Conservation Voters. She held positions with the National Wildlife Federation, Sierra Club, and Audubon Society of Portland.


Ryan Thomas BA was named to the Board of Advisors for Mongolia Forward in July 2010. Mongolia Forward is a U.S.-based uranium mining company that secures development properties in Mongolia through a joint venture with MonAtom, Mongolia’s state-owned uranium development company. He joins a leadership team that includes Jeffrey Forbes, a former chief of staff to Montana Senator Max Baucus; John Bolton, the former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations; as well as industry leaders, seasoned international statesmen, and leading Mongolian business executives.


Alexandra Gnoske Davila JD published her first children’s book in spring 2010, Loui Saves the Earth.

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