Class Notes

Let your classmates and friends know what's up with a submission to the class notes section of Pacific magazine. These items are published in the print issue of Pacific magazine and online to highlight the news and accomplishments of members of the Pacific family.



Aaron Cottam ’07 is the new band director at Holyoke (Colo.) Schools, teaching 5th through 12th grade, as well as directing the school’s pep band and jazz band.
Jennifer Wilhelm PT ’06 presented at the Pacific University College of Health Professions’ Faculty Seminar Series.
Justin Schweitzer OD ’06 was recently interviewed by and featured on KELOLAND News.
Mark Saito ’06 released his debut album, Live What You Love, through his own independent label, Mark Saito Music.
Jennifer McCallum MAT ’06 was chosen from a pool of 18 qualified applicants to be the Kalama School District’s new middle school principal.
Shelley (Rietmann) ’06, PT ’09 and Adam McCabe welcomed their second son, Alonzo Jack (AJ), on Apr. 9, 2018. Shelley is the director of Pioneer Medical Physical Therapy in Heppner, Ore.
Justin Arnold ’06 became the senior manager of communications at the Urban Land Institute in Washington D.C.
Amy J. Thomas OD ’05 is a board-certified optometrist, vision therapist, and owner of Arizona Vision Therapy Center. After Pacific, she joined the Army and worked with soldiers and airmen suffering from vision problems caused by brain injuries. Following her rotations, she moved to Tucson, where she established her practice.
Lydia Chapman ’05 and Jerry Shindelbower were married on Apr. 21, 2018.
Joely (Gutierrez) ’03, MAT ’05 and Allan Felipe married on Jan. 18, 2018.