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  • February 1
    Satya Byock graduated from Lewis & Clark in 2004 with a degree in history. Soon afterward, she traveled to Colombia and developed an internship at a prison in Bogotá, photographing prison life and helping a group of Afro-Colombian male prisoners discuss race discrimination in the prison, nonviolent conflict resolution, and the potential for personal transformation.


  • Diana Wiener Rosengard BA ’04, JD ’09 and her husband, David Rosengard JD ’15, LLM ’16, bought their first home in Saint Helens, Oregon, in October 2017. They promptly adopted two adorable rescue pitbulls, who keep them busy. David works at the Animal Legal Defense Fund and teaches as a adjunct professor at Lewis & Clark Law School. Diana works as a senior manager at a global open-source technology company, while writing novels in her spare time. Her first novel, Spooked, a “New Adult supernatural noir,” is coming out in September 2018.

  • Jay Hernandez BA ’88, MAT ’04 lives in Houston. He just started his own business buying and selling cars as an international broker. He helps individual shoppers as well.

  • Julie Penry JD’ 04 and Jay Penry welcomed Charlotte Susannah Penry on May 24, 2017, in Corvallis, Oregon. She joins 5-year-old brother Leon.

  • Usman Ally BA ’04, an Obie Award-winning actor, has, in addition to his role on the Netlix miniseries A Series of Unfortunate Events, appeared in the television shows Suits, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., and Veep.

  • Amie Whittemore MAT ’04 explored issues of grief, family relationships, marriage, divorce, sexuality, and gender identity—along with how these experiences intersect with landscape—in her new poetry collection.

  • Ron Opsahl JD ’04 is of counsel at Fennemore Craig PC in Denver, Colorado. Opsahl is a member of the firm’s natural resources, energy, and environmental practice and has experience in public lands issues, wildlife law, resource extraction and use, litigation, real property, and titles matters.

  • Anisa Goforth BA ’04 and James Fivecoats, July 2, 2014, in Idleyld Park, Oregon. Jaye Hartman BA ’04, Heather Jasper, David Woessner BA ’04, Amy Woessner BA ’05, and Cassi Lydon BA ’04 attended.

  • Leah Koss Feldon JD ’04 was confirmed as DEQ deputy director by the Oregon Environmental Quality Commission. Feldon has worked at the Oregon DEQ since 2005 in various roles, including as special advisor to the director of Cleaner Air Oregon and manager in the Office of Compliance and Enforcement.

  • Amy Carbins J.D. was promoted to partner in DLA Piper’s San Francisco office. She assists lenders, borrowers, investors, owners, and developers with structuring, negotiating, and closing complex commercial real estate transactions.

  • Christi Turner B.A. is communications manager for Madecasse, a company founded and run by former Madagascar Peace Corps volunteers. Turner says Madecasse makes “ethical, responsibly sourced chocolate from bean to bar in Madagascar, something that no one else in the industry does.” After serving as a Peace Corps volunteer in Madagascar, Turner worked for Lewis & Clark as an assistant leader for the 2010 East Africa overseas study program, served as an education program manager for Blue Ventures Conservation, and earned her M.A. in journalism.

  • Melissa Topacio Long BA completed a master’s degree in international education and then began ImprintEd Abroad, a student exchange program in Morocco.

  • Jaymie Cox BA is the head volleyball coach and assistant athletic director of Olympic College in Bremerton, Washington. She is halfway through her first volleyball season with the Rangers.

  • Andrew Bowman LLM ’04 was named president of the Land Trust Alliance, a national land conservation organization that represents more than 1,100 member land trusts supported by more than 100,000 volunteers and 5 million members nationwide. Bowman previously served as the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation’s (DDCF) program director for the environment. During his 10 years at DDCF, he developed and obtained approval for more than $100 million in grants.

  • Danelle Cope Forseth JD ’04 welcomed Melissa Luna JD ’04 to Landeck & Forseth, a small law firm located in Moscow, Idaho. Both enjoy practicing as part of a close-knit rural legal community. The firm maintains a general civil practice, including estate planning, family, real property, business, and employment law. Forseth was named partner in January 2014.

  • Amy Carbins JD ’04 was promoted to partner in DLA Piper’s San Francisco office. Carbins assists lenders, borrowers, investors, owners, and developers with structuring, negotiating, and closing complex commercial real estate transactions.

  • Abigail St. Lawrence JD ’04 opened St. Lawrence Law Office in downtown Helena, Montana. Specializing in water rights, natural resources, administrative law, and government relations, the firm provides responsive legal solutions for agriculture, development, business, and individuals. St. Lawrence is a frequent lecturer at CLE courses, chairs the Justice Initiatives Committee of the State Bar of Montana, and serves on the PPL Community Foundation board.

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