News & Notes
Twenty-nine residents have been accepted into Leadership Corvallis, a program that equips citizens to take a role in shaping community policy.
The Leadership Corvallis Class of 2015 includes Amy Jauron, city of Corvallis/Benton County; Andy Tucknott, PayneWest Insurance; Ben Herman, CH2M Hill; Brad Webster, Citizens Bank; Brett Jeter, Oregon State University; Chris Sprick, Sprick Roofing Co.; Christine Hackenbruck, Corvallis Fall Festival; David Raymond, Samaritan Health Services; Diane Cygan, Witt Consulting; Emily McNulty, Samaritan Health Services; James Zessin, Corvallis Police Department; Janet Yousey, Grenell Consulting; Jason Dorsette, OSU; Karen Rosenberg, Keller Williams;
Kate Sanders, OSU Alumni Association; Kelly Beard, Benton Hospice Service; Lisa Dunn, Planning for Profits; Lyn Riverstone, OSU; Mary Pat Parker, Visit Corvallis; Matt Gough, First Presbyterian Church; Monee Johnston, Daiichi Sankyo; Nancy Beaudry, Waddell & Reed; Ryan Gardner, Visual People Design; Scott Chille, The Corvallis Clinic; Sherri Gates, Benton County Schools; Stephanie Douglas, Medical Information Management; Tamara Mitchell, OSU; Todd Yee, Stover Neyhart & Co.; and Ty Pos, Community Outreach, Inc.
Officers & Directors
The Corvallis Lions Club recently elected new officers for 2014-15.
New officers include president Marc Vomocil, vice president Mark Webber, secretary Kelly Tharp, treasurer Steve Pilkerton, past president Tom Adams and tail twister Earl Jorgensen. Directors are Tim Brewer, Jack Richey, Roger Weaver and Fred Hirsch.
The Kiwanis Club of Corvallis Sunrisers recently installed new officers and directors for the 2014-15 adminstrative year.
New officers installed were Julie Cox as president, Gerry Perrone as president-elect, Cheri Galvin as vice president, Steve Blevans as secretary, Milt Donelson as treasurer, and Rosco Huebner as past president. Directors installed were Harold Harris, Dick Green, Tom Laster, Len Butterfield, Ann Easterly and Rich Taylor.
Cox was recognized as the Sunrisers’ 2013-14 Kiwanian of the Year.
People on the Move
Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center in Corvallis recently welcomed three new physicians to its hospitalist team.
Nicholas Brown earned a bachelor’s degree in biology-physiology from Northern Michigan University, and a medical degree from Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed residency training at Good Sam.
Stuart Smith comes to Good Sam with more than 20 years of experience. He earned a bachelor’s degree from Indiana University at Bloomington and a medical degree from Indiana University School of Medicine at Indianapolis.
Stephanie Vasko earned a medical degree from Charles University, Third Faculty of Medicine in Prague, Czech Republic. She completed residency training at Henry Ford Hospital —Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan.
As hospitalists at Good Sam, Brown, Smith and Vasko will provide care for patients of the hospital.
Glenn Huerta-Enochian has joined The Corvallis Clinic Obstetrics/Gynecology Department. He can be reached at 541-754-1267.
Huerta-Enochian practices office gynecology, focusing on women’s health throughout the lifespan, and is particularly interested in endocrinology, and prevention and wellness. He no longer provides surgical or obstetrical services.
Huerta-Enochian was with Samaritan Gynecology and Surgical Associates in Corvallis from 2006 to 2014. He previously practiced in Portland and for Sutter Health in California, where he received awards for his teaching skills.
He completed his residency in 1987 at Oregon Health & Science University and earned his medical degree in 1983 from the University of California at Davis. He is certified with the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
Mat Kanan has been named director of development communications for athletics for the Oregon State University Foundation.
He worked for the past nine years at Western Michigan University and most recently served as director of athletic media relations. Before his tenure at Western Michigan, Kanan was associate director of athletic communications at the University of Pennsylvania and assistant sports information director at Capital University. He received his bachelor’s degree from Ohio University and his master’s degree from Western Michigan University.
Kate Caldwell has joined Old Mill Center for Children and Families in Corvallis as the new development manager.
She comes to Old Mill Center with 40 years of experience in hospitality, and event planning.
She recently finished two years as an AmeriCorps/VISTA volunteer and said she was hoping to find a local organization that focuses on children and families. Working with Old Mill Center gives her a chance to continue serving on a local level, and to help Old Mill Center change lives for a better future.
Old Mill Center for Children and Families is a provider of preschool, mental health, early intervention and parent support for children birth to 18 and their families.
Caldwell can be reached at 541-757-8068, Ext. 144, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
PEAK Internet, LLC, in Corvallis recently welcomed Sky Strauser to PEAK Pro.
Strauser brings with him nine years in the information technology industry. Strauser has worked for a variety of businesses, and brings a multifaceted set of skills to PEAK Internet’s Business IT Services Division.
Park Street Clinic in Lebanon has added Corbett Richards, DO. A family medicine physician, Richards has served patients at Samaritan Family Medicine Resident Clinic in Corvallis since 2011, while completing training within Samaritan Health Services’ Family Medicine Residency Program. Born and raised in Portland, Oregon, Richards earned a bachelor’s degree in biochemistry and cell biology from University of California, San Diego and a medical degree from Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine. Richards cares for patients of all ages. For more information, call Park Street Clinic at 541-451-7200.
Evashevski, Elliot, Cihak & Hediger, PC has announced that Ethan Hasenstein has joined the firm as an associate attorney. Hasenstein holds a B.A. in English from the University of Oregon’s Clark Honors College, an M.S. in Environmental Studies from the University of Montana, and a J.D. from Lewis & Clark School of Law. He focuses his practice on general business matters, real property, construction and environmental law. Following graduation from law school in 2005, Hasenstein served as a judicial clerk to the Hon. Mark Gibbons of the Nevada Supreme Court. Prior to joining the firm he worked for over seven years as an assistant attorney general in the Oregon Department of Justice, advising and representing the Oregon Department of Transportation in permitting and land use, finance, construction, and real property matters.
Hasenstein moved to Corvallis in 2007 with his wife, Liisa, a teacher in the Corvallis public schools. He serves as pesident of the Board of Directors of the Greenbelt Land Trust and is active in the local Bluebacks chapter of Trout Unlimited. Hasenstein will be working in the firm's Corvallis office and can be reached at 541-754-0303.
Heritage NW Real Estate has announced that Brandi Rose is now a licensed real estate agent specializing in farm and residential sales. Rose has been with Heritage NW for several years in the property management division. She brings extensive knowledge of properties throughout Linn County to her new position. Rose will work at the Heritage NW office at 1707 Main St., Lebanon, and can be reached at 541-451-1920.