Class Notes, Fall 2013

Featuring Ryan Nakagawa '10, Megrez Mosher '08 and Kelvin Tang OD '04.

Kelvin Tang 2004

Kelvin Tang 2004

Kelvin Tang OD ’04 works as an assistant clinical professor at the University of California Berkley School of Optometry, where he recently was invited by a student to perform his first “hooding” at a graduation ceremony. Tang also works at his own practice in Walnut Creek, Calif.

Megrez Mosher 2008

Megrez Mosher 2008

Megrez Mosher ’08 moved to New York in 2011, planning to focus on writing and comedy. She now has a career as an aerialist, a freelance circus performer, and “acts whenever the opportunity presents itself.” 

Ryan Nakagawa 2010

Ryan Nakagawa 2010

Ryan Nakagawa ’10 was named to the annual Forty Under 40 list honoring accomplished young business leaders in Hawai‘i by the Pacific Business News. Nakagawa is a loan officer for Honolulu HomeLoans. 

General Comments

Marie Peck OD

Marie Peck OD recently opened her own practice, Downtown Vision Center, in Albany, Ore. 

Anissa Wiseman MAT

Anissa Wiseman MAT was named interim principal for the 2013-2014 school year at Bear Creek Elementary School in Bend, Ore. 

Amy (Hylton) Nelson

Amy (Hylton) Nelson is a board member of Financial Beginnings, a Portland nonprofit that provides financial education programs. Nelson is the co-CEO and chief operating officer at Point West Credit Union in Portland, where she oversees human resources, technology, marketing and member services.

Zoey Mendoza

Zoey Mendoza married Curt Zimmerman on June 22, 2013.

Amber Fitzsimmons MSPT '96

Amber Fitzsimmons MSPT

Amber Fitzsimmons MSPT recently accepted a position as assistant professor in the Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences and the Department of Anatomy at the University of California, San Francisco.

Tonya Macalino

Tonya Macalino celebrated the debut of her science fiction book, Stealing Lucifer’s Dreams, at a book release party at a Hillsboro, Ore., bookstore in December. The book is the second in her series, “Shades of Venice.” 

Wendy DeBrock

Wendy DeBrock recently opened an art gallery, DeBrock Galleria, in Geneseo, N.Y., representing the works of 30 artists from eight states.