John P. Minahan


Director, public relations
Editor in chief/art director

Denise Visuano '99


Managing editor/writer

Lisa Catto '10


Graphic designer

Betty Orwick '05


Production assistants

Adrienne Hare

Alexa Armstrong


Contributing photographers

Denise Visuano

Betty Orwick

Brandon Woodward

Grad Images

Kelly James





WOU Alumni Association
Board of Directors

Ron Clark '83

Clark Hamor '77

Dwayne Hilty '99

Paul Kyllo '79

Ido (Milo) Lafky '01

Nick Mausen '67, '72

Patrick Moser '96

Lisa Scheirman '99, '00

Jon Scheirman '99

Ron Thiesen '75, '82

Mary (Abusharr) Trolan '73, '90

Roger Zumwalt '69






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