Alumni Relations & Volunteer Engagement

Meet the Alumni Board

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Executive Committee

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Dylan Rivera ’95

President

Major: Political Science
Current location: Portland, OR
Serves on: Reed Career Alliance
What was the first concert you attended? "U2, on the Joshua Tree tour."

Andrei Stephens ’08

Vice President

Major: Economics
Current location: Cincinnati, OH
Serves on: Committee for Young Alumni
What is your favorite movie? "Speed Racer (2008)"

Dave Baxter ’87

Past President

Major: Psychology
Current location: Baltimore, MD
Serves on: Diversity and Inclusion Committee
What was the last thing that made you laugh? "Many things make me laugh. I watch far too much YouTube with short bits from English Comedy shows. I like their biting sense of humor--sometimes even at their own expense!"

Katie Rempe ’05

Secretary

Major: Anthropology
Current Location: Portland, OR
Serves on: Reed Career Alliance
Favorite spot on Reed's campus when you were a student? "I actually truly loved the views from the second floor library desks, I miss having such a cozy, quiet place to work."

Alumni Trustees

Michael Axley ’89

Major: General Literature
Location: Portland, OR

Carla Beam ’76

Carla Beam ’76

Major: Psychology
Location: Anchorage, AK
Tell us about a moment of joy you've had over the past year. "Buying a 1988 VW Westfalia Van and finding out that I can still figure out how to use a clutch."

Lisa Saldana ’94

Major: Psychology
Location: Eugene, OR
What is one new thing you have recently learned about yourself? "I like chocolate...if it is really good chocolate."

Tina Sohaili-Korbonits ’07

Major: Philosophy
Location: Santa Monica, CA

At-Large Members

Grant Taylor Burgess ’13

Grant Taylor Burgess ’13

Major: Literature
Location: Portland, OR
Serves on: Diversity and Inclusion Committee
Favorite spot on campus while a student? "Eliot Hall Chapel or that little brick room in the old part of the library just off the main reading area."

Maya Campbell ’14

Maya Campbell ’15

Major: History
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Serves on: Diversity and Inclusion Committee
Favorite spot on Reed's campus when you were a student? "The living room of the MRC and the Canyon."
Jen Delfino ’05

Jen Delfino ’05

Major: Anthropology
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Serves on: Diversity and Inclusion Committee
What was your most recent streaming binge? "All of Mike Flanagan's series. Totally worth it."

Claire Dennerlein Manson ’02

Major: American Studies
Location: Portland, OR
Serves on: Reed Career Alliance
Who is your celebrity doppelgänger? "People used to say both Blossom and Sarah Jessica Parker, but honestly I think SJP has aged better. hahaha. I still think I can be a ringer for Mayam Bialik."

Ian Fisher ’07

Major: Philosophy
Location: Portland, OR
Serves on: Committee for Young Alumni
What is your favorite movie? "No Country for Old Men, followed closely by many other films of the Cohen oeuvre."

Carmen García Durazo ’11

Major: Spanish
Location: Portland, OR
Serves on: Diversity and Inclusion Committee
What is your favorite book? "The Ingenious Gentleman Don Quixote of La Mancha"

Ashlin Hatch ’17

Major: Literature/Theatre
Location: Arroyo Grande, CA
Serves on: Committee for Young Alumni
What was the first concert you attended? "Raven-Symoné at the Mid-State Fair, baby."

Valentina Lanlan Jin-Trowbridge ’11

Valentina Lanlan Jin-Trowbridge ’11

Major: Biology
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Serves on: Diversity and Inclusion Committee
Most recent streaming binge? "Romantic Comedy movies—1000% worth it!"

Eve Lyons ’95

Major: Psychology
Location: Milton, MA
Serves on: Diversity and Inclusion Committee
A moment of joy from the past year: Snorkeling in Xel Ha in Mexico

Caitlin Mckenna ’08

Major: History
Location: Boulder, Colorado
Serves on: Reed Career Alliance
What is your official Hogwarts house? Is it accurate? "I attended the school Hogwarts was based on (Fettes College in Edinburgh, UK), so I always say my official boarding house was the one I was actually sorted into, Arniston. It was the absolute, hands-down, puffin-lovin' best."

Bronwyn North-Reist ’07

Major: Literature/Theatre
Location: Canoga Park, CA
Serves on: Reed Career Alliance
Worst movie/TV show you've seen recently? What made it terrible/why should people stay far, far away? "Even the worst movie/TV show is someone's favorite, and I think that's a beautiful thing."

Vasiliy Safin ’07

Major: Psychology
Location: New York
Serves on: Committee for Young Alumni
A moment of joy from the past year: "Helping a person from my hometown (in Eastern Ukraine) reunite with his mother in the U.S. After a difficult journey and many hours spent with CBP at the airport, he was admitted into the country on my birthday."

Marjorie Skinner ’01

Major: English
Location: Portland, OR
Serves on: Committee for Young Alumni
Favorite spot on campus while a student? "Seemed like there was always something or someone interesting in the student center."

Presidential Appointees

A portrait photo of alum James Mader

James Mater ’68

Major: Physics
Location: Vancouver, WA
Serves on: Reed Career Alliance

A portrait photo of alum Gay Walker

Gay Walker ’69

Major: English Literature
Location: Wilsonville, OR
Serves on: Foster-Schulz Club
A favorite object? "Painting of a crab by my younger daughter—she's quite good."

Alumni Committee Chairs

Lilia Raquel Rosas ’94

Co-Chair of the Diversity and Inclusion Committee
Major: American Studies
Location: Austin, TX

Laramie Van Duzer Silber ’13

Serves on: Committee for Young Alumni (Chair)
Major: Anthropology
Location: Washington, NJ

Matt Giger ’89

Chair of the Reed Career Alliance
Major: Physics
Location: Portland, OR

Chapter Leadership Council Representatives

Gray Karpel ’08

Major: Classics
Location: Boston, MA

Jim Quinn ’83

Major: Chemistry
Location: Portland, OR

Student Liason

Jefferson Ratliff ’25

Vice President of Student Senate
Major: Political Science

Nominations Committee

Dave Baxter ’87: chair
Major: Psychology
Current location: Baltimore, MD

Becky Chaio ’85
Major: Religion
Location: Portland, OR

Josh Cox ’18
Major: English
Location: Portland, OR

Dylan Rivera ’95
Major: Political Science
Current location: Portland, OR

Christine Lewis ’07
Major: Anthropology
Location: Portland, OR