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Upcoming Event: GOLDs Wild Roots Mixer

Saturday, April 17 from 5:306:30 p.m.

The UP Graduates of the Last Decade Board invites Portland GOLDs to a one-of-a-kind virtual experience! The experts at Wild Roots Spirits will be teaching us how to make 3 delicious cocktails using their naturally infused spirits and a curated mixing kit. 

Get a fantastic deal at only $25 per ticket order, which includes one Mini Variety Pack of spirits from Wild Roots (8 mini bottles), all the mixers you'll need, and the virtual tasting experience with Wild Roots. Each ticket can accommodate up to 2 participants. Registration closes after Wednesday, April 7 or when sold-out.

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Meet the GOLD Board!

The GOLD Board exists to provide perspective, be champions for the University, and advocate for our fellow young alumni. Our work centers around meaningful connections with one another and UP, while also tapping into and supporting the unique skill sets of our talented alumni.

Leadership positions include the GOLD Board President and committee chairs of the GOLD Board's Research & Reflection Committee, Planning Committee, and Social Media & Outreach Committee.

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GOLD Board Members

Sarah Berger '15 
Sarah Zabinski ’15
GOLD Board Chair

Matt Coffey
Matt Coffey ’17

Austin Frank ’16, ’18

Irene Niedo 12
Irene Niedo ’12

Dan Palu ’17
Dan Palu ’17

Heidi Parrett ’20
Heidi Parrett ’20

Alyssa Schmidt '10
 Alyssa Schmidt ’10

Abby Sherman ’18
Abby Sherman ’18

Taylor Stewart
Taylor Stewart ’18

Charity Taylor ’13
Charity Taylor ’13

Arvin Ticzon '14
Arvin Ticzon ’14


Interested in joining the GOLD Board? Apply here!

View the GOLD Board Action Plan.

For more information related to the GOLD Board or events, please send us an email!