Upper school Employees

NamePositionBackground
Deri Bash 
503-416-9357
Associate Head of Upper School for Academics and Residential Life

Whittier College, BS
Columbia University, M.Ed.
Appointed 2000

Cecilia Shang Benting
503-416-9267

Mandarin Henan University, BA
Fudan University, LL.B
Temple University, LL.M
Appointed 2013
Carmen Boyle
503-416-9238
Spanish Jesuit Univ. of Deusto, BA
University of Jaén, MA
Universidad Internacional Iberoamericana, MA 
Appointed 2004
Peter Buonincontro
503-768-3171
House Head
Visual and Performing Arts
Castleton State, BA
Appointed 2012
Natasha Dudley Busick 
503-416-9224
Dorm Parent Westmont College, BA
Appointed 2006
Eduard Cecere
503-416-9354
Ed. Tech. Coordinator SUNY-Buffalo, BS
Jenny Cleveland 
503-416-9279
Chaplain Smith College, AB
Pacific Sch. of Religion, MDiv
Church Divinity School of the Pacific, Anglican Studies Appointed 2009
Rev. Corbet Clark 
503-416-9302
Religion Dept. Chair, History Harvard Univ., AB (MCL)
Yale University, MA
General Theol. Seminary, MDiv
Virginia Theol. Seminary, D.Min. 
Appointed 1988
Myra Clark 
503-768-3193
Director of AASK Program Seattle Univ, BA & MEd
Appointed 1998
Gary Crossman 
503-416-9312
Mathematics
Co-Head Class Advisor for 2015
Pomona College, BA
UC-Riverside, MA
Appointed 1977
Bevin Daglen 
503-416-9320
Chemistry Boise State University, BS
University of Oregon, PhD
Appointed 2009
Virna Darling Girls' Cross Country and Track Coach Lane Community College
Appointed 2004
Coleen Davis 
503-768-3175
SPARC Manager, PE, Tennis, Head Class Adviser for 2015 Western Oregon State, BS
Portland State Univ., MS
Appointed 1987
Gabriel Edge 
503-416-9318
Mathematics Linfield College, BA
Appointed 2004
Elaine Elliott 
503-416-9313
School Nurse Linfield College, BS
Appointed 1999
Jordan Elliott 
503-416-9313
Head of Upper School, Religion OES, 1997
Colorado College, BA
Columbia University, MA
Appointed 2001
Pat Freeman 
503-768-3122
Administrative Asst. University of Oregon, BA
Appointed 1989
Sara Chien Fromme 
503-416-9287
Mandarin Chinese Cultural Univ., BA
Univ. of British Columbia, ESL diploma
Oklahoma City Univ., MBA
Appointed 2009
Jacqui Gardner 
503-416-9319
Mathematics

University of Virginia, BS
Appointed 2010
Chad Gilton
503-416-9328
Physics and Computer Science Texas A&M, BS
UC-San Diego, MS
Portland State, M.Ed.
Appointed 2012
David Gomes 
503-416-9277
503-416-9769
Art
UC-San Diego, BA
Appointed 2002
Joel Gray 
503-416-9358
Athletic Trainer,
Track Coach, Life in Community
Portland State Univ., BS
Licensed Athletic Trainer
Appointed 1984
Bettina Gregg 
503-416-9315
Mathematics, Science Santa Clara University, BS
Appointed 2007
Mike Gwaltney 
503-416-9303
History Dept. Chair CSU-Fullerton, BA
Ashland University, MA
CSU-Northridge, MS 
Appointed 2011
Thomas Handel 
503-416-9359
Outdoor Program Specialist, All-School Experiential Education Coordinator, Dorm Parent Calif. Polytechnic Inst., BS
Appointed 2002
C.T. Henry
503-416-9311
History Duke University, BA
University of Delaware, MA
Appointed 2012
Diane Herschleb 
503-416-9341
English Univ. of Minnesota, BA
Boston University, MA
Appointed 1981
Brad Hoffman
503-416-9392 
Head of Household, Girls Dorm Gonzaga University, BA
SUNY Buffalo, MS
Middlebury College, MLitt
Appointed 2014
Ryan Holland 
503-416-9282
Science Department Chair, Head Boys' Cross Country Coach, Science Stanford University BS
Oregon Health & Science University, MS
Appointed 2008
John Holloran 
503-416-9304
History, Director of Studies University of Pennsylvania, BA
University of Virginia, MA, PhD
Appointed 2003
Jeff Hornick Instrumental Music Lewis & Clark, BME, MAT
Appointed 2014
Katie Horton 
503-416-9347
Library Assistant Portland State University, BA
Appointed 2013
Tanja Horvat 
503-416-9321
Science Lab Director, Anatomy OES, 1974
Univ. of Sarajevo, MD
Appointed 1994
Cameron Jack 
503-416-9361
Painting, Drawing, Stagecraft, Photography Parsons Sch. of Design, BFA
Appointed 2011
Sue Jensen 
503-416-9360
US Art, Yearbook Lewis & Clark College, BM
Appointed 1977
Alana Kaholokula 
503-416-9301
English Brown University, MAT
Whitman College, BA 
Appointed 2011
Peter Langley 
503-416-9324
Biology Univ. of Manchester, BSc
Univ. of Western Ontario, MA
Appointed 2000
Dana Mosher Lewis 
503-416-9333
Spanish UC-Santa Barbara, BA
Appointed 1989
Sandi Lillevik 
503-416-9316 
Mathematics Michigan State University, BS, MA
Appointed 2005
Helen Mallette 
503-416-9378
Residential Admissions College Info
Appointed 2015
Kelola McCrary 
503-416-9266
Language Dept. Chair, Spanish Boston University, BA
Portland State, MA
Appointed 2007
CIndy McEnroe 
503-416-9295
Director of Student Support Services Mt. Mercy College, BS
University of Iowa, MA
Appointed 1996
Maria McIvor 
503-416-9335
Spanish
DC Chair
Providence College, BA
Middlebury College, MA
Appointed 2007
Christina "Tna" Meyerhoff 
503-768-3166
Director of Winterim and Off Campus Programming Coe College, BA
Univ. of Minnesota, MA
Appointed 1991
Catherine Molloseau 
503-416-9330
Physics
Michigan Tech. Univ., BS
Carnegie Mellon Univ., MAT
Carnegie Mellon Univ., PhD
Appointed 2009
Chris Myers 
503-416-9352
Librarian, Head Class Adviser 2014 Stanford University, BA
Simmons College, MLS
Appointed 2003
Alison Nugent 
503-768-3169
College Counseling Administrative Assistant
Attendance/Voice
Gonzaga University, BA
Appointed 2013
Jaime O'Dell 
503-416-9331
French University of Florida, BA, MEd, MA
Appointed 2014
Robert Orr 
503-416-9325
Physics, Biology Duke University, BS
Lewis & Clark, MAT 
Appointed 2002
Alfredo Peche 
503-416-9285
Spanish Florida International University, BA
Granada University, Spain, MT
Appointed 2015
Katrina Perry 
503-416-9337
French, ELS UC-Santa Cruz, BA
Cornell University, PhD
Appointed 2004
Charles Randall 
503-515-9245
Head Fencing Coach Rutgers University, BA
Rick Rees 
503-416-9342
English Dept. Chair, Art Lit Amherst College, BA
Harvard University, MTS
Appointed 2003
VJ Sathyaraj 
503-416-9346
Religion, History Bangalore, India, BA (Hons.), MA
United Theological Coll., BD
Colorado State University, MA
Appointed 2007
Jill Schantz 
503-416-9391
Athletics Administrative Asst. Oregon State Univ., BS
Appointed 2000
Debby Schauffler 
503-416-9305
English Smith College, BA
UC-Berkeley, MA
Appointed 1990
Robin Schauffler 
503-416-9308
Service Learning & Discovery Coordinator Bryn Mawr College, BA
Appointed 2003
Lauren Shareshian 
503-416-9317
Gerlinger Chair of Mathematics New York University, BA
Duke University, MA
Appointed 2014
Colleen Shoemaker 
503-416-9348
Academic Specialist Rollins College, BA
Widener University, MEd Appointed 2010
Bev Shue 
503-416-9353
Library Assistant State Univ. of New York, BA
Appointed 1990
Julie Sikkink 
503-416-9306 
History, English Ripon College, BA
Univ. College London, BA
Duke University, MA
Appointed 2004
Michael Standley 
503-416-9340
Ceramics
College Info
Appointed 2015
Adam Steele 
503-416-9363
Music
Head Class Advisor for 2017
Pacific University, BA
Portland State University, MM
Appointed 1995
Dennis Sullivan 
503-416-9253 
Athletic Director, Head Lacrosse Coach Brown University, BA
Appointed 2003
Paula Sutton 
503-416-9350
Director of College Counseling Lewis & Clark, BA
Brown University, MEd
Appointed 2009
Margaret Synan-Russell 
503-416-9228
Art Department Chair State University of NY, AA
Pacific Northwest College of Art, BFA
Lesley University, MEd
Appointed 2006
Kara Tambellini 
503-416-9345
Dean of Students, English, Student Blog Adviser Albion College, BA
University of Michigan, MA
Appointed 2006
Scot Thompson Head Girls Soccer Coach University of California-LA BA
Appointed 2006
Kris Van Hatcher 
503-768-3128
Athletic Director OES, 1970
Springfield College, BS
Appointed 1974
Jean Verheggen 
503-768-3122
Administrative Assistant Lafayette College, BA
Univ. of Pennsylvania, MSE
Appointed 2006
Gisela Walitzki 
503-416-9394
Administrative Assistant for AASK and Student Support Services College Bonn
Appointed 2001
Deborah Walsh 
503-416-9307
History
Dean of Students
Saint Mary's College, BA
University of Oregon, JD
Appointed 2000
Art Ward 
503-416-9344
English
Aikido
Tufts University, BA
UC-Berkeley, PhD
Appointed 2002
Amanda Weber-Welch 
503-416-9356
Counselor University of Oregon, BA
Lewis & Clark College, MAT
Appointed 2014
Liz Weiler
503-416-9278
Math Department Chair, Algebra Carnegie-Mellon Univ., BS
University of Colorado, MS
Appointed 2012 
Robin Weitzer 
503-416-9339

ELS Coordinator University of Michigan, BA
School of International Training, MAT
Appointed 2006

Upper School Administration

  • Head of Upper School
    Jordan Elliott 
    503-768-3121

  • Administrative Assistants
    Pat Freeman 
    503-768-3122
  • Jean Verheggen 
    503-768-3122
  • Alison Nugent 
    College Counseling Administrative Assistant
    Attendance/Voice
    503-768-3169
  • Associate Head of Upper School for Academics and Residential Life
    Deri Bash 
    503-416-9357
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