Rich Bunker is a 31 year veteran of Lewis County public works as County Road Supervisor, working in all phases of road construction, maintenance and traffic control. He has been a Flagging Certification instructor for nearly 20 years and also instructs Traffic Control Supervisor certification for the Evergreen Safety Council.
A third generation native born South African, Raymond A. Burns has been lecturing on South Africa since 1978. He holds a B.A. from Helderberg College in South Africa and a M.A. from Andrews University in Michigan. An educator in Zimbabwe, Zambia, Botswana and South Africa, he has held a number of senior positions in educational administration in Zambia and Zimbabwe, as well as Dean of Men at Helderberg College.
Bob has worked as a professional photographer in commercial, photojournalistic, and portrait/event photography. Bob has a B.A. in Photojournalism from the University of Texas and a Masters in Teaching from Washington State University. His work appears in magazines, advertising materials, public relations campaigns and in retail establishements. Bob’s artistic photography has been selected to exhibit in juried competitions, and he has had several one person and group showings of his work.
Steve graduated from Clark College in 1967. He received his BS in Geology from Portland State University in 1970, and his MS in Geology in 1977, with studies towards his doctorate after this. His specialties are Volcanics, Geomorphology, Meteorology, Mineralogy, and Igneous Petrology. Steve worked in education for 34 years as a teacher, administrator, curriculum director, and assistant superintendent, and as an adjunct instructor at PSU. He has won many distinguished awards including the Presidential Nominee in Science Education, and the Fred Fox Distinguished Service Award. His passion is helping at risk students become successful.
Dan is an affiliate professor of political science at Clark College and LCC. He has taught in the US Navy Program for Afloat College Education (PACE), teaching freshman government classes to the sailors aboard a guided missile destroyer, on deployment in the Persian Gulf, about twenty miles from Iran and Iraq. Dan is an avid amateur photographer. He has enjoyed model rocketry since taking summer school rocketry classes in elementary school, in the 1970s. While working with NASA for several years, he started a rocketry club at NASA Ames Research Center. Dan also volunteers regularly in child science education events, hosted at and by Clark College.
EMILY CHAMPAGNE: received degrees from McGill University, Starr King School for the Ministry, the Graduate Theological Union, and the Claremont Graduate University School of Religion where she completed the Ph.D. coursework in Hebrew Bible (Old Testament). She served congregations in La Canada, CA, the Sierra Foothills, CA, and Reno, NV. While living in Reno, she I taught Old and New Testament classes as adjunct faculty at the Lake Tahoe Community College.
Liang grew up in China. As a middle school student, during the Cultural Revolution, he was recruited as a member of the Red Guard, just as all youth were at the time, with orders to report any subversive elements he observed. He has had a lifelong passion for history and archaeology. At the age of 19 he came to Portland State University, and went on to receive his B.A. in Business Administration, as well as an M.B.A. at City University. Currently an international market specialist for CC International Services and Lustre Financial Services, he is a member of the Northwest China Council, whose goal is to encourage business between the Pacific NW and China.
Marian & John Choquer
John and Marian Choquer have been lovers of wine and students of winemaking for several years. In 2008 they spent several months touring France meeting with expert winemakers in order to learn the intricacies of the traditional French methods and the art of producing a fine wine. In 2010, John and Marian planted Chateau Choquer Vineyards in Battle Ground, Washington, with the focus and intention of using biodynamic practices to produce fine wines in the Pinot Noir, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Chardonnay varietals.
With a BS in Chemistry from Pacific University, a passion for wine and years of research, John has designed and planted Chateau Choquer Vineyards - a biodynamic vineyard in Battle Ground, WA. John enjoys sharing Best Practices from research done in British Columbia, multiple regions of France, Oregon, Washington, and California regions. Bringing an understanding of Old World Wine Traditions and new technologies in vineyard design and management ,John seeks to help students understand how great wines are made and why methods are used,sharing his vision of modern day fine wine growing. In addition to his vineyard, John is currently working on 2 patent & marketing projects: a revolutionary wine aging barrel design, and a hydraulic tilling system for organic and biodynamic farming.
Ericha studied holistic health and nutrition and received her N.D. doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine from the National College of Natural Medicine in Portland. She has helped hundreds of people to achieve healthier lifestyles, and as a lifelong student of nutrition and health, it has been her dream to open a clinic focused on diet and lifestyle changes for healthy and sustainable weight loss. She believes in her patients ability to achieve their goals and is devoted to holding the vision and making the process fun. She is presently an instructor in Clark Colleges Allied Health/Health Occupations program.
Adam Coleman has been upgrading, networking, repairing and troubleshooting computers for the past 20 years. He has taught in the Computer Technology department at Clark College since September 2003. Adam has completed the Microcomputer Support Specialist (MCSS) degree, the Computer Networking (CNET) degree and the Data Networking (DNET) degree here at Clark, all with honors. Additionally he graduated fromEastern Washington University (EWU) with a Bachelor of Science Technologydegree Cum Laude. He also received an award for Outstanding Technology Graduate for Academic Excellence and Service to the Department. Adam has both the CompTIA Network+ and A+ certification. He is currently studying for theCISCO Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification.