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  • William P. Harper, Professional Licensure ’87, August 25, 2019, age 79. Harper was a teacher of physical education and health in Oregon and Washington, as well as a sports coach. He later served as principal of a small early elementary school. Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Rose Mary; his children, Kristine and Paul; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

  • Cathy Kirkland BA ’75, MAT ’83, JD ’87 writes that she’s “enjoying travel adventures in retirement following a career as an attorney.” She adds, “My greatest blessing is my four kids and five grandchildren.”

  • Mark Brody BA ’87, a Portland-based mosaic artist, has his work on display all over the Portland area–in schools, homes, offices, and parks. Recently, he helped guide students in creating a freestanding mural for Bryant Elementary School in Lake Oswego, Oregon.

  • Mike Daus BS ’87 is the owner, founder, and COO of Jackson Hole POP, an artisan popcorn company. One of their creative flavors, “I’m Your Huckleberry,” was featured in United Airline’s Hemispheres as a recommended gift idea for readers. POP has also appeared in Food Network Magazine.

  • Leslie Thatcher BA ’87 was appointed director of college success at Perkins School for the Blind in Watertown, Massachusetts, in 2018. She leads an innovative nine-month residential program for blind and visually impaired high school graduates to help prepare them for the challenges of college. In addition, Thatcher manages a small national educational consulting business, Thatcher Education, which focuses on college advising and executive function coaching.

  • Charles McNulty BS ’87 is superintendent for the Pulaski County (Arkansas) Special School District. Previously, he was associate superintendent for educational services in the Waterloo (Iowa) Community School District.

  • Beth Halvorsen BA ’87 and her husband, Patrick, recently hosted L&C President Wim Wiewel at their home in Clyde Hill, Washington, along with more than 70 alumni, parents, and future Pioneers. It was a great way to meet the new president and hear remarks on his plans for Lewis & Clark. Halvorsen, managing director for CBRE, has worked in commercial real estate for over 30 years. She is currently responsible for CBRE’s asset services division for the Seattle and Portland markets. Beth and Patrick have three children.

  • Mark Brody BA ’87, who is a mosaic artist as well as a big fan of the Portland Timbers, was featured on the team’s website. He discussed his love of soccer, the Timbers, and his work with Portland-area schools.

  • Karen Swehla Black BA ’87 recently completed her 11th year working at OMSI. She has enjoyed trips to Uzbekistan, Peru, and Chile over the last few years.

  • Quantz Bruns-Kyler BA ’87, after living in every region of the U.S., has returned to Colorado, and is thrilled to be there.

  • Took over the Estacada, Oregon, law practice of Dave Kushner ’79, who retired in December 2015. Kaufman is splitting his time between Estacada and his office in Gladstone, where he has practiced for six years. He focuses on business transactions, business planning, and contract law.

  • Carla Kelley JD was elected to the board of directors for the Oregon Repertory Singers, a choral arts nonprofit consisting of six choirs. Kelley, who has sung with the group for the past five years, will serve as secretary.

  • Paul Heins BA has been named the new pastor of the First Presbyterian Church of Port Townsend, Washington. Heins lives with his wife, Carrie, and their two children.

  • Mark Brody BA, a Portland mosaic artist, was profiled last summer in the Tigard- Tualatin-Sherwood Times. He’s taught the art of mosaic to both adults and children. His nationally award-winning piece, Diving Into a Book, is on display in the Tualatin Public Library. He has also published a book, Mosaic Garden Projects (Timber Press, 2015).

  • Christine Curran BA has been named Oregon’s deputy state historic preservation officer. She joined Oregon’s preservation office 16 years ago and has worked as national register coordinator, federal and state compliance coordinator, and associate deputy state historic preservation officer. In her new role, Curran will be responsible for the State Historic Preservation Office and the other state heritage programs located within the Heritage Division of the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department, including the Oregon Heritage Commission, the Oregon Main Street program, the Oregon Commission on Historic Cemeteries, and others.

  • Joined Portland law firm Bodyfelt Mount as a partner. Kent, an experienced litigator, focuses her practice on employment and insurance issues. Previously, she was the managing attorney and lead trial attorney for Zurich North America Insurance Company in Portland. She also volunteers as a judge and coach for high school mock trial competitions.

  • Never settle.

  • Don’t forget to stand & shake hands at the beginning of an interview. Repeat when you say goodbye.

  • Was elected to the board of directors for the Oregon Repertory Singers (ORS), a choral arts nonprofit organization consisting of six choirs. Kelley, who has sung with the group for the past five years, will serve as secretary. 

  • Was named in the 2014 issue of Oregon Super Lawyers magazine. Clark is a shareholder at Bullivant Houser Bailey.

  • Was recognized as the 2013 Foster Volunteer of the Year by the Humane Society of Southwest Washington. Juday and his wife, Susan, provided intensive in-home care and treatment for more than 30 severely ill cats and kittens last year. Before retiring in 2005, he practiced law in Vancouver, Washington, where he chaired the Southwest Washington Lawyer Referral Service; served as a bar association trustee; was a member of the Superior Court Bench-Bar, Law Library, and Public Relations Committees; and provided pro bono services through the Clark County Volunteer Lawyer Program. Juday also chaired the 16-member Washington State Bar Association Character and Fitness Board.

  • Was named the 2012 Distinguished Environmental Law Graduate by
 Lewis & Clark Law School. Craig is a partner with Stoel Rives in Portland.

  • Anthony Misseldine JD ’87 joined the firm of Jackson White in Mesa, Arizona, as a shareholder. Misseldine focuses his practice on eminent domain, inverse condemnation, commercial real estate valuation, land use litigation, and complex commercial lawsuits. He has extensive experience providing litigation services at trial and his clients include property owners, private companies, and national corporations. He is a member of the State Bar of Arizona and the J. Reuben Clark Law Society, as well as a former member of the State Bar of Arizona professionalism committee. He received the AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating from Martindale-Hubbell, the leading lawyer rating and referral service. Misseldine is licensed to practice before the Supreme Court of Arizona, U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona, and the U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit.



  • February 1
    Bradley R. Cairns’ career is impressive, particularly for someone who earned his bachelor’s degree less than 15 years ago. While at Lewis & Clark College, Brad majored in chemistry and graduated with honors. He then enrolled in Stanford University, where he earned a PhD in cell biology. In 1999 he completed a postdoctoral degree in genetics at Harvard Medical School.
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