Clark Peters ’65, MSEd ’70 receives the 2012 Pacific University Outstanding Alumni Service Award for his years of service to public education in Oregon and his ongoing support of Pacific University’s speech and education programs.
Irv Zemrau ’62, O.D. ’63 receives the 2012 Pacific University Outstanding Alumni Achievement Award for his years as an optometrist, community volunteer and advocate for people diagnosed with schizophrenia and their families.
Lynn Meredith ’44 posthumously receives the 2012 Pacific University Outstanding Alumni Achievement Award for his service in World War II and his 32 years protecting presidents in the U.S. Secret Service. He died in 2009 at the age of 84.
P.J. Pitts, Pharm.D. ’09 receives the 2012 Pacific University Young Alumni Leadership Award for her work to provide triage and long-term health care in Haiti following the 2010 earthquake.
Lt. Col. Vincent Littrell retired from the U.S. Air Force on Feb. 1, 2013. He enlisted in the U.S. Army in August 1990 and was later commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant in the Air Force in May 1996. Littrell and his family recently bought a house in Fairfax, Va., and he has taken a position as an irregular warfare analyst for a firm that supports the U.S. Department of Defense.
Liz (Owen) Landon has accepted a vice principal position for a new charter elementary school in Medford, Ore.
Ame Beard MAT is the executive director of the Network Charter School in Eugene, Ore.
Emma (Dassauer) Gray has recently taken an executive director position at Marathon Education Partners, a small, nonprofit organization in Portland.
Kim Mathie is now the web content specialist at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas.
Garrett Calcaterra’s fantasy novel, Dreamwielder, was published by Diversion Books on March 5, 2013. The epic fantasy novel was chosen as a Barnes & Noble Nook First Look selection.
Julie Taylor married Tom Mestas on June 23, 2012, in her hometown of Hood River, Ore.