|In accordance with the
constitution of the Reed College alumni association and following
a call for nominations to all alumni in the May 2001 Reed magazine,
the nominating committee of the alumni association hereby gives notice
of the following nominations to the alumni board. All terms begin
July 1, 2002.
VICE PRESIDENT (one-year term
Amherst, Massachusetts. B.A. biology. Occupation: parent, stonemason,
technology consultant, trustee of the Common School in Amherst, Massachusetts.
Reed-related activities: admission and career services volunteer, current
vice president of the alumni board.
SECRETARY (one-year term)
Lafayette, California. B.A. economics; M.P.P. John F. Kennedy School of
Government, Harvard University, 1986. Occupation: city manager of Lafayette,
California, since 1996. Reed-related activities: volunteer for the admission
office since 1984, career services vol-unteer, and current secretary of
the alumni board.
ALUMNI TRUSTEE (four-year term)
Holly (Gudmundson) Leighton
Minneapolis, Minnesota. B.A. French literature. Occupation: technical
support specialist, University of Minnesota. Reed-related activities:
admission volunteer since 1978, alumni admission network regional coordinator
(198794), alumni boardmember for two years, current chair of the
alumni services committee.
MEMBERS (three-year term)
Seattle, Washington. B.A. mathematics; masters in mathematics,
University of Washington, 1982. Occupation: a succession of jobs in
software, including a long stint at Microsoft. Most recently taught
computer programming at the Digipen Institute. Reed-related activities:
longtime member of the Rainier chapter of the alumni association, serving
as chair from 1997 to 2000.
NOMINATING COMMITTEE (one-year term)
Portland, Oregon. Attended Reed, received B.A. in psychology from UCLA,
1951. Occupation: retired in 1996 from Labby & Labby, where she
was a mental health resource consultant. Reed-related activities: worked
on the 50th reunion committee in 2001 and served as an alumni board
member for six years in the late 1970s to early 1980s.
Washington, D.C. Attended Reed, then received a B.A. in journalism.
Occupation: self-employed as a freelance writer.
Portland, Oregon. B.A. literature; M.A. English, Yale University, 1957;
Ph.D. comparative literature, University of Washington, 1968; Certificate
in TESL, Portland State University, 1983. Occupation: retired from college
and university teaching of English. Currently works with the city of
Portland, Portland Public Schools, and the Portland Audubon Society
in land-use planning and the interface between nature and culture; freelance
writer. Contributor to Romanticism, Modernism, Postmodernism
(Bucknell, 1980), The Urban Naturalist (Portland Audubon Society,
198595), and Wild in the City (Oregon Historical Society,
2000). Reed-related activities: member and secretary of Reed alumni
board, 196869; co-chair of Reed reunions committee, 1991; member
of planningcommittee for the class of 51 50th reunion, 2001.
Portland, Oregon. B.A. political science. Occupation: attorney practicing
primarily bankruptcy and immigration. Reed-related activities: member
of Portland chapter alumni steering committee, 199697; reunions
volunteer; class reunion committee, 1995.
Portland, Oregon. B.A. biology; J.D., Willamette University College
of Law, 1994. Occupation: partner at Tonkon Torp LLP law firm. An Oregon
native, she is currently serving on the boards of direc-tors of Young
Audiences of Oregon and the Open Door Counseling Center.
Seattle, Washington. B.A. physics. Occupation: designer, engineer, programmer.
Reed-related activities: class reunions committee in 2000, Rainier chapter
steering committee since 2000, Rainier chapter representative to alumni
board since September 2001.
Scotch Plains, New Jersey. B.A. psychology; M.A. psychology, University
of Kansas, 1976; Ph.D. psychology, University of Kansas, 1978. Occupation:
senior program officer for research and evaluation at the Robert Wood
Johnson Foundation since 1999. She received a 1993 award from the American
Psychological Association for distinguished contributions to psychology
in the public interest for her work in HIV prevention and health promotion
at the workplace. She was awarded a W.K. Kellogg National Fellowship
and has received several other awards.
Deborah (Ross) Wheeler
Boulder Creek, California. B.A. biology; M.S. psychology PSU, 1973;
D.C. University of Pasadena, 1978. Occupation: (day job) medical receptionist,
(real job) fantasy and science fiction writer. Reed-related activities:
Reed Science Fiction Writers Association (an informal group of two to
four ,people, depending), southern California alumni chapter steering
committee 199799, alumni board chapter representative 199799,
and admission volunteer since the 1980s.
On February 15, in all offices for which there is
only one nominee the nominee shall be considered elected as of that
date, except that the alumni trustee nomination must be approved by
the board of trustees.
Additional nominations for each vacant position may be submitted by
petition from the membership. Said petitions must contain the name and
a brief biographical sketch of the nominee, the office to be filled,
and the signatures of 50 or more members of the association. Petitions
must be received in the alumni office on or before February 15.