Chad Toomey ’94 has accepted a firefighter position with the Forest Grove Fire Department. Toomey has worked at the Pacific University Outback since 1997 and also served as a volunteer firefighter. “It is such a privilege to be accepted into this fine staff of professionals,” he said. “At the same time, I will be saying farewell to a wonderfully supportive organization — Pacific University. These are exciting times!”
Paul Berman O.D. ’75 was honored at the White House on Oct. 2, 2012, for his work as founder and global clinical adviser of the Special Olympics Lions Clubs International Opening Eyes program, in which volunteers provide vision tests, as well as protective sports goggles and prescription eyeglasses as needed, to all Special Olympics participants. Dr. Berman developed the program in 1991, during his term as president of the AOA Sports Vision Section, and the Lions Clubs International Foundation assumed sponsorship in 2001. A widely recognized sports vision practitioner, Berman has a practice in Hackensack, N.J., and has received many professional recognitions for his work.
David Perez married Katie Noble on Aug. 10, 2013.
Laura Tillman married Brian Henley in June 2013.
Kamu Dunahoe and Janet Domingo welcomed son Ka’ihe Jax Domingo Dunahoe on July 16, 2013. He weighed 6 pounds, 5.2 ounces and measured 19.75 inches long.
Josie Vu married Jared Lewis on Sept. 21, 2013, in St. Helena, Calif.
Alison (Buccat) Kawazoe and Braden Kawazoe ’06 welcomed daughter Addison Fern Kawazoe on Sept. 16, 2013. She weighed 8 pounds, 2 ounces and measured 21 inches.
Kris McAllister PA works for the Lake County Medical Clinic in Lakeview, Ore.
Andretta Schellinger recently wrote a book, From Knights to Skulls: The Cultural Evolution of Nose Artwork, published by her historical research business, Schellinger Research.