An elected board of directors oversees all phases of ARCS Foundation Oregon. Officers of the Oregon board include president, president-elect in some years, VP treasurer and secretary.
Directors include VP Communications, VP Fund Development, VP Governance, VP Member Relations, VP Program, VP University Relations, and VP Scholar Relations. In addition, the president appoints one to four Members-at-Large to serve on the Board. The fiscal year is July 1–June 30, with the annual meeting in May.
Officers and Board of Directors - July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017
L to R front row: Deb Stock, Joan Foley, Suzanne McGrath; second row: Caron Ogg, Aletha Anderson, Moe Daschel, top row Lynnette Houghton, Anne Jarvis, Kate Joseph, Patty Brandt. Missing from photo: Elizabeth Bell, Dianne Rodway, Cheryl Hammond, Shawn Filippi, Margaret Greene
VP Fund Development
VP Member Relations
VP Scholar Relations
VP University Relations
Chair, Scholar Awards Luncheon
Oregon Chapter Past Presidents
Sharon Hewitt 2004-2006, Ellen Richardson 2006-2008, Leslie Workman 2008-2010, Caron Ogg 2010-2012, Jean Josephson 2012-2014, Aletha Anderson 2014-2015
Elizabeth Holzenthal Receives Prestigious NSF Graduate Fellowship
Congratulations to OSU College of Engineering, ARCS scholar Elizabeth Holzenthal, School of Civil and Construction Engineering, coastal and ocean engineering. Elizabeth was recently named a recipient of an NSF Graduate Fellowship, (GRFP). Elizabeth, a first year scholar, is working on a project aimed at contributing to the development of a new generation of natural hazard engineering. Her donors are Diane and Dick Alexander.
Kevin Watanabe-Smith Wins Statewide 3MT Competition
ARCS Scholar Kevin Watanabe-Smith, who studies cancer biology in Dr. Brian Druker's lab, took first place at the state's Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition. Kevin was sponsored by the Allan Price Memorial ARCS Award.
ARCS Scholar Danielle Robinson Awarded 2016 Mozilla Fellowship for Science
Danielle Robinson, Ph.D. candidate in the OHSU School of Medicine Neuroscience Graduate Program, is one of four fellows selected worldwide to receive the Mozilla Fellowship for Science.
Her donors are Ellen and Mark Richardson.