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2013 Graduates - Zena Doherty is working for Yamhill Co. Mental Health as well at working on an MSW through USC.....Hannah Ives is a personal agent at community Pathways in Portland......Jordan Tryan is employed by CYFS in Newberg.......Kathryn Saunders accepted a position in social services at Friendsview Retirement Community in Newberg.....Lanee Danforth attends law scool at Pepperdine....Jordan Carter works for Big Brothers/Sisters in Portland.......Alyssa Robert works for White Shield in Portland......Danielle Sims is in the MSW program at San Diego State.......

2012 Graduates - Alycia Smith is in the MSW program at University of Denver after a year living and working in Boston......Brett Emmons is employed by HARSCH Properties in their social services sector..........Cory Price is employed by Redwood Community Action Agency in Eureka,  CA.............Laura Sanders is working at White Shield in Portland..........Alicia Keithley and Marni Perschnick completed  the MSW program at Northwest Nazarene University.....Shawnte Stoecker will attend the MSW program at Azusa Pacific University......

2011 Graduates - Danielle Baker is working for Habitat for Humanity in Hillsboro.......Samantha Baker completed an MSW at Eastern Washington University.......Danielle Buchanan completed her MSW at Abilene Christian University..............Amber Froescher Moats is working for Young Life.....Allyson Land is working for Youth Net in Mt. Vernon, WA ......Ali Toedtemeier works for CYFS in Newberg......Ryan Moats is working for Young Life......Morgan Porter completed her MSW and works for Youth Villages in Portland.....Addie Wulf is working for Options Counseling.............Kelsi Kimura has entered the MSW program at Walla Walla.....Kaylene Phillips earned her MSW at Boise State.....Jolene Snow works for Love INC in Hillsboro.......Katie Hughes is pursuing her MSW at Boise State....

2010 Graduates - Allyson Clemmons works for Western Psychologist in Portland.....Toni Day works for All God's Children in Portland......Marissa Hanson completed an MSW program......Shereen Sherman earned an MSW at Case Western.......Janeth Guiterrez works for CPS in Tillamook.........Jasmine Holliday is completing an MSW at Baylor University.......Robin Coffman is working in hospice care in Texas.....Kaitlin Wood Thomas is pursuing an MSW at University of Hawaii......Megan Harding works for White Shield in Portland......Mark Thomas earned an MBA at George Fox

2009 Graduates - Lizz Schallert completed her MSW at Monmouth..........Jennifer Petersen works for Department of Human Services in Burns.......Jen Cushman Diehl completed her MSW at Chico State University.......Kharis Smith is in marketing for Signature Hospice ........Kari Wagner earned an MSW at University of Denver............Anna Knierim works at Ogden Middle School in Oregon City as a Behavioral Assistant......Jamison Loop is working in Germany for Black Forest Academy........Anna Morshead completed her MSW and is the Impact Scholars Coordinator at Boise State.....Stephanie Hanna Amato complete her MSW at PSU.....

2008 Graduates - .........Heather Bushy Hubbs  is working at Columbia Valley Behavioral Health in Wenatchee and completed her MSW.........Kelsey Thomas Demming completed her MSW and works for Clackamas County in Developmental Disabilities ............Tiana Graff is a mental health specialist at Rossiter Elementary School in Helena, Montana........Candace Thiessen is a therapeutic foser care skills trainer at Morrison Child and Family Services in Portland..........Jaime Costello is a manager for an elder care home in Portland.......Ashley Woodard is employed by Department of Human Services in Portland.......Leah Storer works for HARSCH Properties in Portland as a housing specialist.............Chelsea Louie earned her MSW and is employed with DHS in Eugene

2007 Graduates - Brenna Witherspoon works for youth services near Seattle.........Valerie Ring earned her MSW and works as a dialysis specialist........Jill Kojima completed the MSW program at USC.........Visal Sok is attending Western Seminary.........

 2006 GraduatesJessica Sweeney Wuest is a nurse at Emanuel Children's Hospital in Portland....Carley Willis lives in Washougal with husband Patrick and daughter Addelyn and is a graduate program .......Michelle Hall  is Therapeutic Teacher and social worker at a Family Relief Nursery in Roseburg.....April Barsalou  is mom to baby Caleb.......Laura Douglas is in an MSW program.......Mindy Anderson is a case worker at All God's Children......Elizabeth Harris is pursuing her MSW at PSU.......Lacey Wade is a residential program specialist at Parkside in McMinnville......Lindsay Wolford earned her MSW and works at The Haven in Cork, Ireland. 

2005 Graduates -  Megan Hinkle works in a therapeutic classroom in Oregon City.......Amanda Potter earned her MSW at Dominican and works for DHS in Washington State...............Laura Chorney Moore earned her MSW at Baylor University....Stephanie Reedal married Luke Wellbourn and they work at Black Forest Academy in Germany, an international Christian boarding school............Rachael Shelton graduated from the MSW program at Baylor University and is a therapeutic school counselor at the Phoenix School in Roseburg; she married Matthew Paris in Aug. '07......Grace Crabb  is working at NW Human Services Host Youth and Family Program in Salem.......

 2004 Graduates - Rachael Overall graduated from the MAT program at George Fox........Sharon Shaw  works at ARMS in Hillsboro.........Bree Robbins  is a case worker for the Oregon Department of Human Services Child Welfare Division in Eugene......Katie Grunder Gilbert works for DSS in Sacramento.........Heather Ferguson completed her MSW and works for Lifeworks in Portland........Naomi Connor is pursuing a MAT degree................ Heather Pryor earned her MSW at Roberts Wesleyan and married Ryan McPherson in 2004

2003 GraduatesCori Wulf Clausen works for Keizer Chamber of Commerce Work Force Development.......Courtney Heck Rodriguez is in ministry with her husband in Guatemala.......Katie Fox Freepons earned her MSW and is therapist at Catholic Family and Child Services in Richland........Sarai Engel Sweeney recieved her MSW from Smith College and works in Portland at Kinship House.......Kristen Damron completed her MSW in Colorado after serving in Ethiopia...........Angie Nichols Friesen lives in Pullman and is a case manager at Sojourner's Alliance, a homeless shelter. 

2002 Graduates - Kristin Byrd Strother, LCSW, works for Kaiser Mental Health,  is a Holistic Health Coach and instructor at GFU.....Jamie Kingery McKay  received her masters in criminal justice............Randy Radley  earned his MSW at Walla Walla College and is currently in a PhD program. He is a clinician for Nakenu Family Center in Nakenu, Alaska............Jana Swindler Wells  is a behavior specialist at a middle school in Clackamas and was married in December 2003.......

 2001 Graduates - ......Erin Contreras Grossman lives in Chicago and manages her husband's law practice and is pursuing a graduate degree at DePaul.....Nicole Ledgerwood Frazier is in the MSW program at University of Alabama...........Angela Cornelius Rickey, MSW  lives and works in Arizona.....Kari O'Kelley Billette earned her MSW at Colorado State University after spending time in Guatamala. She worked two years for Yamhill County and was married in July 2006..........Ray Webb earned an M.S.W. at Walla Walla College and is working as a lead case manager at the White City Veterans Domicilliary....... Kathryn Jones  completed the M.S.W. program at Portland State and is a medical social worker in Portland...............Angela Dierickx Petrajanos, LCSW, is an early psychosis intervention mental health consultant at EASA in Multnomah County.

2000 Graduates-  Erin Oates Johnson is a full time Assistant Professor in the GFU social work program............Shannon Kinzer Gander  works for Providence in Portland.......Kari Godel is a youth services coordinator for Women's Crisis Service in Salem. Kari taught English for a year in China after graduation.........Tiffani Molinari  is a Family Advocate for Head Start of Yamhill County and has spent time in Africa.........Lindsay Stratton Ruhnke  lives in Portland with husband John and two children. Lindsay also does billing for a private mental health practice......Amber Nice Huwe, LCSW is a Clinical Health Coordinator for Legacy Health System.

1999 Graduates - .Jeanie Kimberly earned an M.S.W. and works for Adult and Elder Mental Health in Walla Walla...........Jen Schiliperoot Johnson had baby Maria in 2004.......

1998 Graduates - Shannon Killeen Lilienthal is employed in Philadelphia in a hospital working with inner-city, low-income mothers. Shannon married Chris Lilienthal in June 2002...........Marisa Mandujano Salinas  received her law degree from Willamette University and works as a Civil Rights and Equity Officer for DHS in Salemn.......Kari Koller  is a chemical dependency counselor at Tualatin Valley Centers............Galena Bowie after working three years for Head Start, is now enrolled in the M.S.W. program at the University of Washington..........

 1997 Graduates - Christina Stenstadvold Johnson worked in the medical field and is now a full-time mom. Christina married Steven Johnson in 2001.........Stephanie Sanders is working in Denver, Colo. as a counselor for physically and emotionally abused children. She also teaches self-defense. She plans to pursue her MSW.........Scott Henry is a case manager for Cook Inlet Tribal Council in Anchorage

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