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  • August 17
    William S. “Sam” Simpson JD ’81
  • August 17
    Garrett A. Richardson JD ’81
  • Lisa Dodson
    February 18
    2012
    Distinguished Alumna Award
    Lisa Grill Dodson is the director of the Oregon Area Health Education Center and associate professor of medicine at Oregon Health & Science University. A tireless advocate for healthcare education and for developing care for rural and other underserved populations, she has received a number of awards, including the 2010 OHSU Alumni Association Dean’s Award and the 2009 Oregon Family Physician of the Year Award. In 2009, Lisa launched the Oregon Rural Scholars program, which gives medical students a rotation in rural areas to experience firsthand the rewards and challenges of rural practice.
  • Amelia Wilcox
    February 18
    2012
    Pioneer Alumni Leadership Award
    Amelia Wilcox served several terms on the Board of Alumni starting in 1982 and was president of the board from 2009 to 2011. Her efforts to reach out and connect alumni with the college—whether they had just graduated or were members of the Albany Society—have brought a new era of alumni reengagement and participation. Amelia has also volunteered for the Lewis & Clark student-alumni career network and the admissions office. She is currently an assistant professor with term in the psychology department at Lewis & Clark.
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    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.
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  • Diane Bailey BA ’81, who has 30 years’ experience in the banking and finance industry, appears in the biographical resource Marquis Who’s Who.

  • Deanne Darling JD ’81, who retires on June 30, 2017, was the first woman appointed to the Clackamas County Circuit Court. Prior to that 1995 appointment, she was in private practice for 16 years, during which she was a pro tem judge and presided over traffic and misdemeanor cases.

  • Eve Miller JD ’81 retires on July 1, 2017, 20 years after her appointment to the Clackamas County Circuit Court in June 1997. She was in private practice from 1981 until she became a judge.

  • Chuck Blanchard BS ’81 left his position as general counsel of the U.S. Air Force and is now a partner in the Washington, D.C., firm Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer, where he focuses on national security and government contracts matters. He is also on the board of trustees of the Aerospace Corporation, a federally funded research and development corporation that focuses on space issues.

  • Won election in November 2016 to the City Council of King City, Oregon. Buehner served on the King City Planning Commission and served two terms (eight years) on the Tigard City Council. She has practiced law for over 30 years, specializing in land use and estate planning.

  • Was named executive vice president and chief operating officer for the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. Stadum, who lost both his parents to cancer, had been the COO of the Knight Cancer Institute since 2010. In his new role, he will be responsible for all operational activities of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, which employs more than 2,700 faculty and support staff.

  • Elizabeth Brown-Pickren BS has been awarded a fellowship in estuarine research by the North Carolina Sea Grant and the Albemarle-Pamlico National Estuary Partnership (APNEP). The fellowship provides funding for graduate students to conduct applied research within the North Carolina portion of the APNEP management boundary. According to the APNEP, she will study subsistence fishing in Tyrrell County, “exploring the vital link between the health of our estuaries and the health of our communities, informing fishermen and natural resource managers alike.” Brown-Pickren is in the coastal resources management doctoral program at East Carolina University.

  • Joined Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt as the result of a merger between that firm and Stolowitz Ford Cowger in September 2015.

  • Is now a full-time arbitrator and mediator. Previously, Meyer was a trial lawyer, practicing civil litigation in Portland for 33 years. He was also an adjunct professor at Lewis & Clark, where he taught Evidence, from 1991 through 1994. He can be reached at www.meyer-adr.com.

  • Was sworn in March 26, 2014 to the Washington State Court of Appeals Division 2. Melnick had been a superior court judge in Vancouver, Washington, since February 2010. He began his career at the Clark County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office. While a prosecutor, he headed the county’s first appellate bureau. In 2004, he became a district court judge and continued in that role until he joined the superior court bench. He also served on the municipal court bench in Camas and Washougal and has taught at Clark College.

  • Presented a CLE—The Seventh Nuts and Bolts Lecture: Starting and Sustaining a Law Practice—in Clark County. McCann has been a sole practitioner in Vancouver, Washington, since 1989, focusing on family law, adoption, and guardianship. She has been practicing law in Clark County since 1981 and is a member of the Washington State Bar Family Law Executive Council. Previously, McCann worked as an associate for a sole practitioner for five years, and was with a small firm for three years.

  • Joined Davis Wright Tremaine as a partner in their Portland office. Her practice focuses on counseling and litigation in employment, labor, and benefits issues for employers. Martin spent the last 29 years at Bullivant Houser Bailey advising and defending employers of all sizes.

  • Was appointed to the Northern Marianas College Board of Regents. Lizama will represent Saipan on the board through November 13, 2013. Now retired, he served as the associate judge of the CNMI Superior Court from 1998 through 2008, and was a special judge at the Superior and Supreme Courts from 1996 through 1998. He also served as assistant legal counsel of Marianas Public Land Corporation, consultant for the NMI First Commonwealth Legislature, director of Territorial Economic Opportunity Office, and administrator of the Office of the Trust Territory of the Pacific Island.

  • Was reelected to the Tigard City Council, which in turn elected her council president in January.

  • Was elected to a two-year term as a board member of the national Council of School Attorneys (COSA), an organization affiliated with the National School Boards Association. COSA focuses on education for its members and advocacy on legal issues for school districts on the national level. Hungerford practices as the senior partner of the Hungerford Law Firm, which represents more than 100 Oregon school districts and community colleges in the areas of education and labor law.

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