Higher Education Affiliate Institutions
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Oregon State University / Lead Institution

Representative: Kyle Niemeyer
Associate Professor, Mechanical/Industrial/Manufacturing Engineering
320 Rogers Hall | Corvallis OR 97331
phone: (541) 737-5614
email:[email protected]

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Eastern Oregon University

Representative: Colby Heideman
Assistant Professor, Chemistry
One University Blvd | Badgley Hall 303-J | La Grande OR 97850
phone: (541) 962-3321
email: [email protected]
web: https://www.eou.edu/chem/

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George Fox University

Representative: Robert Hamilton, Ph.D.
Professor, Physics
414 N. Meridian Street | Newberg OR 97132
phone: (503) 554-2782
email: [email protected]
web: http://www.georgefox.edu

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Lane Community College

Representative: Dennis Gilbert, Ph.D.
Instructor, Physics and Astronomy
4000 East 30th Ave | Eugene OR 97405
phone: (541) 463-5049
email: [email protected]
web: http://www.lanecc.edu

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Linn Benton Community College

Representative: Kristina Holton
Dean, Science, Engineering and Math
White Oak Hall 107A
6500 SW Pacific Blvd | Albany OR 97321
phone: (541) 917-4416
email: [email protected]
web: http://www.linnbenton.edu

Oregon Coast Community College

Representative: Matthew Fisher
Faculty, Biology
400 SE College Way | Newport OR 97366
phone: (541) 867-8617
email: [email protected]
web: http://www.oregoncoast.edu

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Oregon Institute of Technology

Representative: Eklas Hossain, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Electrical Engineering and Renewable Energy
3201 Campus Drive | Klamath Falls OR 97601-8801
phone: (541) 885-1516
email: [email protected]
web: www.oit.edu

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Pacific University

Representative: Kevin Carr, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Science Education
2043 College Way | Forest Grove OR 97116
phone: (503) 352-1443
email: [email protected]
web: http://www.pacificu.edu/

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Portland Community College - Cascade

Representative: Deborah Cochrane
Director, Portland Teachers Program
705 N. Killingsworth | Portland OR 97217
phone: (971) 722-5444 - fax: (503) 978-5315
email: [email protected]
web: http://www.pcc.edu/resources/portland-teachers/

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Portland Community College - Rock Creek

Representative: Andrew Hilt
Instructor, Geology and General Science
17705 N.W. Springville Rd |  Portland OR 97229
phone: (971) 722-7638
email: [email protected]
web: http://www.pcc.edu

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Portland Community College - Southeast

Representative: Julia Betts
Manager, STEM Center
2305 SE 82nd & Division | Portland OR 97216
phone: (971) 722-6417
email: [email protected]
web: http://www.pcc.edu

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Portland Community College - Sylvania

Representative: Toby Dittrich
Instructor, Physics
PO Box 19000 | Portland OR 97280-0990
phone: (503) 977-4417
email: [email protected]
web: http://www.pcc.edu

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Portland State University

Representative: Alex Ruzicka, Ph.D.
Professor, Geology
PO Box 751 | Portland OR 97207-0751
phone: (503) 725-3372 - fax: (503) 725-3025
email: [email protected]
web: http://www.pdx.edu/

Southern Oregon University

Representative: Peter Wu, Ph.D.
Professor, Physics
1250 Siskiyou Blvd | Ashland OR 97520
phone: (541) 552-6492
email: [email protected]
web: http://www.sou.edu/physics

Southwestern Oregon Community College

Representative: Aaron Coyner, Ph.D.
Instructor, Physics
1988 Newmark Avenue | Coos Bay OR 97420
phone: (541) 888-2525 Ext 7244
email: [email protected]
web: https://www.socc.edu/

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University of Oregon

Representative: Greg Bothun, Ph.D.
Professor, Physics
415 Willamette | Eugene OR 97403
phone: (541) 346-2569
email: [email protected]
web: http://physics.uoregon.edu/

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University of Portland

Representative: Christina Ivler, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering
5000 N Willamette Blvd | Portland OR 97203
phone: (503) 943-7140
email: [email protected]

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Western Oregon University

Representative: David Szpakowski, Ph.D.
Earth and Environmental Science | Assistant Professor, Earth Science
Western Oregon University | 345 North Monmouth Avenue | Monmouth OR 97361
phone: (503) 838-9394
email: [email protected]
web: https://wou.edu/ees/


Informal Education Affiliate Institutions
 Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum

Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum

Representative: Kathryn Sinor
Education Manager
500 Northeast Captain Michael King Smith Way | McMinnville OR 97128
phone: (503) 687-2442
email: [email protected]
web: https://www.evergreenmuseum.org/


Oregon Museum of Science and Industry

Representative: Jim Todd
Director of Space Science Education
1945 Southeast Water Avenue | Portland OR 97214-3354
phone: (503) 797-4551
email: [email protected]
web: http://www.omsi.edu

Sunriver Nature Center & Observatory

Representative: Bob Grossfeld
57245 River Road | Sunriver OR 97707
phone: (541) 593-4394
email: [email protected]
web: www.snco.org

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The Museum at Warm Springs

Representative: Elizabeth Woody
Executive Director
2189 Highway 26 | PO Box 909 (for mail) | Warm Springs OR 97761
phone: (541) 553-3331
email: [email protected]gs.org
web: http://www.museumatwarmsprings.org/