Several mini profiles followed by class notes listings.
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 all Special Olympics participants with vision tests, as well as protective sports goggles and prescription eyeglasses as needed. 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. Dr. Berman is a widely recognized sports vision practitioner who has worked with the New Jersey Devils, New Jersey Nets, New York Giants, U.S. Olympic Hand Ball Team and U.S. Olympic Fencing Team, as well as golfers, high school and collegiate athletes and recreational athletes. His Hackensack, N.J., practice Focus Eye Health and Vision Care, has been featured on ESPN. He also is a past New Jersey Optometrist of the Year and AOA SVS Optometrist of the Year and was named the International Optometrist of the Year in 2005 by the World Council of Optometry. American Optometric Association
Rev. Trevor Hausske celebrated his 90th birthday on Jan. 3, 2013, with his daughter, Evie, and her family, from Lake Oswego, and his wife, Marjean Postlethwaite, and her family in Minnesota.
Roger D. Anderson was inducted May 13, 2013, into the California State University, Chico, Hall of Honor for faculty and staff. He served as director of admissions and financial aid at CSU Chico from 1968 to 1978. Anderson also worked for Pacific University’s Admissions Office for four years after he graduated in 1960.
Mary Lou Beall has spent the last five years in East Asia and North Africa teaching English and communications. Last year she was in Istanbul, Turkey, teaching English at an international school with Teach Beyond. Her next assignment is in Lima, Peru, teaching high school English at an English immersion school. She is retired from teaching at Mercer University in Macon, Ga.
Col. Jake Jacobowitz is now the lead speechwriter for the chief of the National Guard Bureau.
Ray Woods moved to the Department of Defense Dependent Schools Isles District office in Norfolk, England, in October 2011, as the instructional system specialist for English/language arts for grades four through 12. Woods previously taught at Lakenheath in Norfolk, England, for 26 years as a part of a 40-year career with the Department of Defense Schools.
David Pump and Stephanie (Soares) Pump ’67 welcomed their first Oregon grandchild, Amelia Grace Pump, born April 30, 2013, in Medford, Ore. She weighed a bit more than 9 pounds and measured 21 inches. Her parents are Mike and Crystal Pump.
Ann-Marie Rose is a fine art photographer and a partner in Husom & Rose Photographics. Her specialty is the restoration of damaged documents and photographs, and her company also does fine art wide-format printing for artists. She and her husband, David Husom, live in rural Wisconsin on the Mississippi River. She recently returned to school to learn silver smithing.