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February 9th, 2018

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    Please join us for this special event to honor and celebrate outstanding members of the Lewis & Clark community.

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    February 6

    2016
    Donald G. Balmer Citation
    Meet Michael in this video!

    During his influential 38-year career at the college, Michael Ford directed student activities, campus programs, alumni relations, annual giving, and residence life. He served as dean of students and as associate vice president for campus life, working with all three Lewis & Clark schools.

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    February 22
    2015
    Donald G. Balmer Citation
    Meet Chuck Charnquist in this video!
    For over fifty-seven years, Chuck has been a tireless Lewis & Clark College advocate. After graduation he spent several years as a journalist before returning to his alma mater as the public information director - a role he ably served for 19 years. Since 2008, he has been active with the Albany Society, which has as its members alumni who graduated fifty or more years ago.
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    December 10

    2014
    Donald G. Balmer Citation
    For the past 54 years, Arleigh Dodson’s combined passion for teaching, leadership, and community involvement has placed him in the front ranks of those who have positively impacted life at Lewis & Clark. Since retiring, he has served as a volunteer and can be found at many Lewis & Clark games, concerts, and other events, along with his wife, Marion.

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    December 19
    2013
    Donald G. Balmer Citation
    Meet Dell Smith in this video!
    Dell Smith’s tenure with Lewis & Clark began in 1967 when he started as professor of health and physical education, head wrestling coach, and assistant football coach. During his time at the college, he has held a variety of positions, including assistant dean of faculty, head of the natural sciences division, director of a Murdock grant in the sciences, and registrar for the College of Arts and Sciences. Since retiring, Smith has remained a fixture on campus, serving in a variety of formal and informal volunteer positions and leading overseas study programs.
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    February 18
    2012
    Donald G. Balmer Citation
    After successful careers in the entertainment and computer industries, Dana Plautz—an avid volunteer throughout her life—now spends most of her free time helping others. Through her service on the Board of Alumni from 2005 to 2011, and as a chair of the Events and Volunteers Committee, she worked to increase interactions between students and alumni, including at the biannual Careers for Pioneers event. Dana also serves on the Parents Council, Alumni Career Corps, reunion committees, and the L&C Strategic Planning Work Group, and she helps select recipients of the Alumni Leadership Scholarship.
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    February 1
    2011
    Donald G. Balmer Citation
    John Bates joined the faculty of Lewis & Clark as an associate professor in 1975; the next year, he was voted the Outstanding Faculty Member of the College of Arts and Sciences. Over three decades later, John and his wife, Susan, are still active at Lewis & Clark. John has served the institution in numerous ways during that time, including as a member of the Board of Trustees, chair of the Board of Trustees, member of the law school’s Board of Visitors, and as a life trustee.
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    February 1
    2010
    Donald G. Balmer Citation
    Greg Caldwell is the associate dean of students and director of International Students and Scholars.
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    February 1
    2009
    Donald G. Balmer Citation
    John Wright is the Chief Executive Officer of Global Sage, a specialist financial-services search practice with significant operations in New York, London, Hong Kong and Tokyo. The firm was founded in 1998 by Mr. Wright, who has grown the company to be a global industry leader serving the world’s best financial services companies and their CEOs. Global Sage is currently ranked as the No. 1 search firm in Asia-Pacific and the fifth best boutique in Europe.
  • February 1

    2008

    Donald G. Balmer Citation
    Cyrus Partovi graduated from Lewis & Clark in 1967 and received a M.A.L.D. from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy in 1969. He has extensive field experience in international relations, having served from 1970 to 1977 in the imperial court of Iran. His last position was foreign affairs director general of the imperial court. In exile, after the Iranian revolution, he served as foreign affairs advisor to the former crown prince of Iran.

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    February 1
    2007
    Donald G. Balmer Citation
    People close to Pat Hibbard have often heard him begin a conversation by saying, “You know, I love this college.” Hibbard graduated from Lewis & Clark in 1952 with a bachelor’s degree in business. After many busy years, he reconnected with the College during his Golden Reunion. He has devoted himself to the institution ever since.
  • February 1
    2006
    Donald G. Balmer Citation
    Ray Warren ’65, M.A.T. ’71 once wrote, “My vision is to do something positive with my life to improve race relations in the Portland community, to leave this a better world.” The late associate dean of students and director of ethnic student services at Lewis & Clark College succeeded on both counts.
  • February 1
    2005
    Donald G. Balmer Citation
    James L. Forman is the past president of Lewis & Clark’s Board of Alumni and a former ex officio member of the Board of Trustees. A partner with the law firm Rider Bennett in Minneapolis, where he practices commercial and business litigation, Forman is also a director of the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, headquartered in Washington, D.C.; a director of the Loan Repayment Assistance Program of Minnesota; and a member of the fund advisory board of St. Paul’s Casa de Esperanza. He was named a “super lawyer” in 2001, 2003, 2004, and 2005 by Minnesota Law and Politics.
  • February 1
    2004
    Donald G. Balmer Citation
    Dean A. Sempert began his college education in 1942 at the University of Oregon, but left after his second term to volunteer for the U.S. Army. He served in France and Germany with the 328th Engineer Combat Battalion of the 103rd Infantry Division and was awarded the Purple Heart.
  • February 1
    2003
    Donald G. Balmer Citation
    Lloyd Babler is the president and chair of Babler Brothers, a family-owned general contracting firm founded by his father and uncle. The firm, which has several subsidiaries, is involved in highway construction and paving and supplies fabricated metal products, concrete pipe, and other building materials throughout the Northwest.
  • February 1
    2002
    Donald G. Balmer Citation
    Richard Woolworth is chair and chief executive officer of The Regence Group, the largest affiliation of Blue Cross and/or Blue Shield companies in the western United States. Woolworth is also a board chair of Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon and Regence HMO Oregon.
  • February 1
    2001
    Donald G. Balmer Citation
    In the years since earning his bachelor’s degree in political science at Lewis & Clark, Charles J. “Butch” Swindells has tirelessly served the College as well as the entire Portland community.
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    2000
    Donald G. Balmer Citation
    Paul Jorgensen has been an active member of the Lewis & Clark community since his college days. After graduating in 1985, he attended Georgetown Law School in Washington, D.C. Since then, he has carved out a niche as a successful attorney and star alumnus.
  • February 1
    2000
    Donald G. Balmer Citation
    Mike Kasperzak has faithfully and tirelessly served Lewis & Clark since his graduation in 1976. As a member of the Board of Alumni since 1995, and as president from 1998 to 2000, he has been instrumental in strengthening alumni programming, initiating student involvement, and leading by example
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