Marlis Miller is passionate and committed to creating safe and supportive opportunities for conversation, discussion, and exploration. Marlis has spent her consulting career creating learning opportunities for leaders from Fortune 200 for-profit corporations to elected officials to student leaders to not-for-profit organizations. She is co-founder of the Student Development Seminar.
James "Scoop" Schupp has participated for the past twelve years with SDS. He is currently a Courtesy Faculty Member at Oregon State University and works with students through classes and other activities. In 'real' life he works for a major financial institution with offices in Corvallis. Scoop is devoted to a positive experience for students both in and out of the class room.
Eric Hansen, aka “Goose,” is the pup of the group. He encourages students to reflect on their accomplishments to help them gain insight and confidence in meeting their future. He brings a passion for learning as he guides students in understanding how they can make meaning of their world by exploring perspectives and relationships.
Tom Scheuermann received his B.S. and M.A. degrees from Ohio State University, and his J.D. from the The Catholic University of America School of Law in Washington, D.C. Tom is a member of the D.C. and U.S. Supreme Court bars. Tom enjoys running, family dinners on the front porch, trips to the coast and savoring a strong cup of coffee while reading and relaxing in a local coffee shop.
Twainhart Hill has over 30 years experience offering self- development consulting for individuals and in group settings, along with event administration, coordination and planning. She is also a poet, researcher, photographer, volunteer museum curator and a certified holistic health consultant from the Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health.
Don Johnson has been on the the faculty at Oregon State University for the past thirty-seven years working with students in a variety of experiences which focus on identity development and post college preparation. Don attempts to bring the world of imagination and creativity into the thoughts of students as they investigate the magic of life.