Adam Azril 2009

Adam Azril and Sarah Grafton ’09 were married Oct. 29, 2011, in Bend, Ore.

Julie Jochum 2009

Julie Jochum O.D. is an independent doctor of optometry at Target Optical, serving patients in Nebraska and Iowa.The Lincoln Journal Star, Nebraska

Mark Truax 2009

Mark Truax is now the Western issues specialist for the National Association of Conservation Districts (NACD). He works with 17 western states and territories on conservation issues, including federal lands, forestry, grazing and endangered species. He is based in Washington, D.C.

Alison Wan 2009

Alison Wan married Javier Perez ’09, MEd ’12, MAT ’13 on Aug. 13, 2011, in Salem, Ore. Free Lance, Hollister, Calif.

Clay Foster 2010

Clay Foster MHA is now the patient services manager at Rebound Orthopedics and Neurosurgery in Vancouver, Wash. Business Journal, Vancouver, Wash.

Liane Nakamae 2010

Liane Nakamae won a scholarship from Alexander & Baldwin Inc., which awards four children of employees at Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Co. each year. She is attending Pacific University’s physical therapy school. The Maui News, Maui, Hawaii

Chandi Bickford 2011

Chandi Bickford PT has joined Walton Physical Therapy in ClubSport in West Linn, Ore. A high school and college athlete who now runs half- and full marathons, Bickford is especially interested in working with active individuals and athletes to prevent injury and help allow full recovery following an injury. She lives in Lake Oswego, where she volunteers with Young Life.

Aaron Crain 2011

Aaron J. Crain O.D. ’11 has joined his father, Brian J. Crain O.D. ’78, in the Auburn Eye and Contact Lens Clinic. Auburn Reporter, Kent, Wash.

Kevin Dennis 2011

Kevin Dennis is a physician assistant with a focus on cardiothoracic surgery at The Oregon Clinic’s Northwest Surgical division in Salem. The Statesman Journal, Salem, Ore.

Heather Gregory 2011

Heather Gregory is a physician assistant at an Edmonds, Wash., clinic that serves families in need. Snohomish County Business Journal, Everett, Wash.

Rebecca Hofmann 2011

Rebecca Hofmann is now an invoicing specialist for, an Internet site that offers customers the supplies needed to bind documents.

Krissy Luke 2011

Krissy Luke MHA has been awarded the Legacy Health System Fellowship, which provides a two-year, paid management position. The award is given to one person each year by Legacy.

Jennifer (Hernandez) Ngo 2011

Jennifer Hernandez was married to Khoa Ngo on Aug. 21, 2011, at Elk Cove Vineyards in Gaston, Ore. In attendance were maid of honor, Rebecca (Lopez) Moua ’11, Maria Violeta Blando ’14, Theresa Floyd (Berglund Center) and photographers Reese Moriyama ’10 and Justin McRobert (University Mail Services).

Kandy Rachwalski 2011

Kandy Rachwalski MFA is the leader of The Writers Group, which meets twice a month at the Grants Pass Library. The group is comprised of all types of writers and all are welcome to join. Daily Courier, Grants Pass, Ore.

Irina Stignei 2011

Irina Stignei O.D. has joined the practice of Scott Nehring O.D. in Woodburn. Independent Press, Woodburn, Ore.