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—Dr. Wilkins-O’Riley Zinn, Artist, Author, & Professor of Education, Southern Oregon University

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—Allison Weiss, Executive Director, Southern Oregon Historical Society

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—Peter Terren (“Dr. Electric”), Medical Specialist & Scientific Genius, TeslaDownunder

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—Tracy Templeton, Printmaking Artist & Associate Professor of Art, Southern Oregon University

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—Eric Alan, Author, White Cloud Press

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—Alissa Arp, Dean, College of Arts and Sciences, Southern Oregon University

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—Robert Arellano, Novelist, Documentarian, Digital Narrator, & Director of the Center for Emerging Media, Southern Oregon University

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—Steve Schein, Managing Partner, Sustainable Leadership Partners

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—Ellen Campbell, Representative, Ashland Bed & Breakfast Network; Innkeeper, Chanticleer Inn

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—Ellen Siem, Assistant Professor of Physics, Southern Oregon University

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—Gary Kliewer, Publisher, White Cloud Press

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—Douglas Smith, Author & Associate Professor of Psychology, Southern Oregon University

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—Wind Woods, Playwright, Performance Artist, Founder/Artistic Director of Hands Together Collective, & English Instructor, East Stroudsburg University

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—Nan Christensen, Managing Editor, Oregon Shakespeare Festival

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—Joel Perkins, Senior Instructor of Health, Physical Education, & Leadership, Southern Oregon University

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—Linda Richards, Doan Fellow, Chemical Heritage Foundation, & Instructor, Oregon State University

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—David McCandless, Director, Author, & Associate Professor of Theatre Arts, Southern Oregon University

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—Kyle Haden, Actor & Assistant Professor of Theatre Arts, Southern Oregon University

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—Narcisa Pricope, Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies, Southern Oregon University

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—Mark Tveskov, Archaeologist & Associate Professor of Anthropology, Southern Oregon University

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—Ed Battistella, Professor of English & Writing, Southern Oregon University


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