Evergreen Magazine Fall 2009
Greeners Bring Passion to Politics
On the cover: Washington Senator Kevin Ranker '97 (40th District) shows his commitment to the health of Puget Sound and Washington's coastal communities. With the economic and social challenges facing our states, our nation and the world, alumni in elected office face difficult and often unprecedented decisions. Evergreen's unique approach to collaborative problem-solving prepares these decision-makers to create solutions that work.
Photographer: Carlos Javier Sanchez '97, Evergreen Photo Services unless otherwise noted.
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Sen. Kevin Ranker ’97 works to keep coastal communities thriving.
From her native South Africa to the U.S. Congress, Elizabeth Furse ’74 fights injustice wherever she sees it.
Joan Dukes ’73 crosses boundaries to balance the economic and environmental needs of the Columbia River.
Celine Cloquet-Vogler MPA ’06 follows a family tradition of service to the Cowlitz Indian Tribe.
Ron Charles ’97 has led the Port Gamble S’Klallam tribe into a brighter future.
For coroner Tom Furgeson ’89, finding the truth makes all the difference.
Evergreen's Interns make their mark on Olympia.
Portland Ombudsman Michael Mills ’77 helps citizens and government work together.