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Tim Seydel graduated from EOU in 1989 and serves as Vice President for University Advancement which includes the EOU Alumni Association, the EOU Foundation, development and fundraising, institutional communications, marketing, government relations and public affairs. Tim returned to his alma mater in 1999 as Director of University Relations after working in higher education in Montana and Iowa, and in 2009 he was appointed EOU’s first Advancement VP. He has been appointed by two governors to serve as chair the Northeast Oregon Regional Solutions Advisory Committee and is active in community organizations including the Northeast Oregon Economic Development District Board, the Union County Economic Development Corporation, and is a current member and past president of the La Grande Noon Rotary Club. Tim was born and raised in La Grande, and enjoys spending time with his wife and three children and is an active runner, cyclist, mountain biker, skier and scuba diver.
Call: (541) 962-3740
Emily Adams joins EOU as the Executive Director of Philanthropy for University Advancement and the EOU Foundation. Prior to arriving at EOU, Emily spent two and a half years as a major gift officer for the College of Agricultural, Human and Natural Resource Sciences at Washington State University. From 2009 to 2018, she worked as a Development Officer at the University of Idaho, Department of Athletics. Specializing in annual giving, board development, campaign project management, stewardship and special events. Emily graduated from the University of Idaho with a degree in Organizational Sciences in 2019. She enjoys spending time with her two kids and being outdoors hiking, running, biking, kayaking and camping.
Call: (541) 962-3130
Tyler Dubsky joins EOU as major gifts officer after spending the last 10 years recruiting students as a member of the admissions team. He has vast experience and looks forward to his new role of engaging alumni and friends of the university. A member of the student ambassador program from 2001-03, Tyler earned his bachelor’s degree from EOU in anthropology/sociology. He is a key addition to the development team and will focus on raising support for scholarships and capital projects.
Call: (541) 805-5798
Jessie Bowman joined EOU as the alumni coordinator in 2012 and has since immersed herself getting to know the university community and alumni base. Drawing on her background in marketing, Jessie is working to promote the Alumni Association, increase engagement, establish better communication with alumni and plan bigger and better reunions. She recently became an EOU alumna herself in December 2014 by completing her Master’s in Business Administration.
Call: (541) 962-3004
E-mail Jessie at email@example.com
Gerradette (Gerri) Silveira joined EOU and the University Advancement team in 2005.She is the Fiscal Manager and Database Manager for the EOU Foundation. Gerrimanages the EOU Foundation finances and privately funded scholarships. Gerri wasborn and raised in Petaluma, California. She attended St. Vincent’s School and thengraduated from Sonoma State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in BusinessManagement and Accounting. She brings more than 15+ years of accounting experienceto the office.
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After decades of public service, Board Chair David Nelson will retire at the annual Board Retreat on August 10.
The EOU Foundation and the Financial Aid Office coordinated to provide much-needed support.
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