Meet Your Communications Team

Who are the people behind the scenes, getting the word out about Ford Scholar Alumni Association events and writing the articles in the publications? They are members of the FSAA Communications Committee.

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Q & A with Taylor Zehren

Taylor Zehren Ford Scholar, Class of 2012 University of Portland From Ford to Fulbright. Here’s an interview with Scholar Taylor Zehren who is completing her Fulbright program in Argentina. 

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Alumni Profile: Abigail Yeager

Name: Abigail (Backstrom) Yeager Program, year: Ford Scholar, class of 2003 Undergrad school: BA, Business, CSU Chico Grad school: MBA, CSU Chico After graduation, I started working in Redding at Owens Healthcare; for 3 years I worked as a Project Manager and Executive Assistant for the Vice President/Marketing Director. During that time I married my […]

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2017 Spring Board Meeting Recap

The Spring FSAA board meeting was held on April 9 at Stoel Rives, in Portland’s Park Avenue West building. Technical difficulties lead to a delayed start, but once underway it was a productive meeting. The sitting board members were joined by the newly elected board members, who got a chance to talk about their experience […]

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2017 Elections Update

The 2017 elections results are in.  This year elections included the FSAA President, Secretary and three At-large members.   Congratulations to the following new FSAA Board members: President:  Rozalyn Patrick, Ford Scholar Class of 2011 Secretary: Daina Tague, Ford Scholar Class of 2010 At-large members:  Hailey Meekins, Ford Scholar Class of 2011, Hedy Payghambari, Ford Scholar […]

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Celebrating Earth Day in the Name of FSAA

Planting trees. Picking up litter. Prepping a garden for spring planting. All of these are ways Ford Alumni celebrated Earth Day and helped out in their communities at the same time. “It is important for alumni to participate in service projects because it not only helps everyone stay connected as a family, but it carries […]

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Join Us In Sunriver in July

RSVP by July 3 for the July 29 Ford Alumni Summer Get Together.  Summer 2017 is almost here! And that means the Fourth Annual Ford Alumni Summer Get-Together is just around the corner! Ford Alumni gatherings are your opportunity to reconnect with The Ford Family Foundation, make new friends, network with other Alumni and Scholars, […]

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Alumni Profile: Katie Brown

Name: Katie Brown Program: Ford Opportunity Scholar, class of 2011 Undergraduate school: Oregon State University Hometown: Lake Zurich, IL Currently Reside: Corvallis, OR During school, I lived and worked for three months in Chilian, Chile. The intent of my work in Chile was to organize and analyze 17 years of hydrologic data. This was in […]

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