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The Ten Commitments of Humanism
Emily Newman

Presentation by Emily Newman about the commitments of  Humanism. Emily Newman is the Education Coordinator at the American Humanist Association’s Center for Education. She holds a B.S. in psychology as well as an M.A. in professional writing from Carnegie Mellon University.

Maryhill Museum of Art
Colleen Schafroth

Presentation by Colleen Schafroth about the Maryhill Museum of Art. The Museum, dating from the 1920s, was an idea that grew because of an unlikely assortment of friends. Join us to learn the story and to explore what the dream became today. Colleen Schafroth is Executive Director at the Museum. She has over 30 years’ experience in museums and the arts. Schafroth holds a B.A. in English and in Art as well as a Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies.

The State of Jefferson Story
Jeff Lalande

Jeff LaLande discusses the reasons for the 160-year-long history of proposed secession movements to separate Southern Oregon and to form a new state with Northern California. Dr. LaLande earned a Ph.D. in history from the University of Oregon. He retired from a career as archaeologist and historian with the U.S. Forest Service.

Empowering the Atheist and Humanist Community
Ron Millar

Presentation by Ron Millar. Atheists and humanists can – and must – be engaged in the political and electoral process. Mr. Millar explores the activities that are allowable and encourages our members to become even more active in this arena. Ron Millar is the Political and PAC Coordinator at the Center for Freethought Equality. He researches and interviews political candidates for possible endorsement by the Freethought Equality Fund PAC. He has a PhD from Virginia Tech.