Class Notes, Fall 2012

Clark Peters 1965

Clark Peters 1965

 
Clark Peters ’65, MSEd ’70 receives the 2012 Pacific University Outstanding Alumni Service Award for his years of service to public education in Oregon and his ongoing support of Pacific University’s speech and education programs.

Irv Zemrau 1962

Irv Zemrau 1962

Irv Zemrau ’62, O.D. ’63 receives the 2012 Pacific University Outstanding Alumni Achievement Award for his years as an optometrist, community volunteer and advocate for people diagnosed with schizophrenia and their families.

 

Lynn Meredith 1944

 
Lynn Meredith ’44 posthumously receives the 2012 Pacific University Outstanding Alumni Achievement Award for his service in World War II and his 32 years protecting presidents in the U.S. Secret Service. He died in 2009 at the age of 84.

P.J. Pitts 2009

P.J. Pitts 2009

 
P.J. Pitts, Pharm.D. ’09 receives the 2012 Pacific University Young Alumni Leadership Award for her work to provide triage and long-term health care in Haiti following the 2010 earthquake.

General Comments

Cris Schnider OD '82

Cris Schnider OD recently was cited in a Wall Street Journal article on eye protection for children. She is an optometrist in the professional affairs group at Vistakon Johnson & Johnson Vision Care Inc.

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David Dunham '85

David Dunham is CEO-production manager of ICV Digital Media in Pleasanton, Calif.

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Lisa (Walker) Klupenger '85

Lisa (Walker) Klupenger is the senior graphic designer for IDL in Portland.

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Lauren (Conrad) Hemenway '86

Lauren (Conrad) Hemenway earned a master’s degree in educational leadership in June 2014 from Washington State University. She is the student achievement specialist for Gear Up (Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs) at Walla Walla (Wash.) High School.

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Jennifer (Watkins) Hobbs '87

Jennifer (Watkins) Hobbs has been appointed to Florida’s State Emergency Response Commission by Florida Gov. Rick Scott. She is an environmental engineer with InoMedic Health Applications. Her term began in January 2014. Read more about Hobbs at pacificu.edu/hobbs.

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Jennifer (Smythe) Coyle '90, OD '93, MS '00

Jennifer (Smythe) Coyle ’90, OD ’93, MS ’00 has been re-elected president of the Association of Schools and Colleges of Optometry. She was the first woman elected president of the organization. She is dean of the Pacific University College of Optometry.

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Bjorn Paige '91, MAT '94

Bjorn Paige ’91, MAT ’94 is now principal of Diegueno Middle School in Encinitas, Calif. He previously served as an assistant principal at Terra Linda High School in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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