New Overseers

Linda King Brewer '66

Brewer

Residence: San Francisco, California
Education: Bachelor's degree, sociology, Whitman College; master's degree in social work, Catholic University; doctorate in education in counseling psychology, University of San Francisco
Career: Private practice psychotherapist; adjunct faculty at JFK University and California Institute of Integral Studies; emerita faculty, San Francisco State University
Family: Three cousins are Whitman alumni
Community involvement: Former Whitman College Alumni Board president and reunion fund co-chair; president, Board of Trustees, San Francisco Playwright's Foundation and avid supporter of local theater; performer, San Francisco Choral Society and member, new music committee; volunteer, San Francisco SPCA animal-assisted therapy program with six-year-old Corgi, Taz
Why I serve Whitman as a volunteer leader: "Education has been an important value in my life and that began at Whitman. My education there instilled the importance of and helped develop the capacity for lifelong learning."

Joy Edwards Brown '95

Brown

Residence: Bellingham, Washington
Education: Bachelor's degree, English, Whitman College
Career: Real estate broker, The Muljat Group
Family: Husband, Bryan Brown '95; children, Cade and Piper
Community involvement: School volunteer, participant in local fun runs, mentor-in-training for local start-up businesses, informal college counselor for neighborhood high-schoolers
Favorite experience at Whitman: "Working as a student intern in the President's Office, meeting my (future) husband, helping to organize the Whitman Club in Seattle"

Why you serve as a volunteer leader for Whitman: "I believe in the value of the education I received at Whitman. I learned to think, negotiate, compromise and sometimes acquiesce to the opinion of others. Most importantly, I became a lifelong learner."

Aaron Perrine '99

Perrine

Residence: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Education: Bachelor's degree, politics, Whitman College; law degree, University of Washington; master's degree in business administration, Wharton (expected 2012)
Career: Currently, student; U.S. Army; U.S. State Department
Family: Wife, Paige Pratter; son, Soren
Community involvement: Tutor, college-bound veterans; company commander, Pennsylvania National Guard
Favorite experience at Whitman: "Professor (Ed) Foster's 'Detective Fiction' course and camping in the Blues"
Why you serve as a volunteer leader for Whitman: "Whitman taught me to think critically and how to express myself. I am thrilled to have the opportunity to be more involved with such a great and important institution."

Courtney Graham Wyckoff '00

Wyckoff

Residence: Grandview, Washington
Education: Bachelor's degree, politics, Whitman College; law degree, Seattle University Law School
Career: President, Wyckoff Farms Inc.
Family: Wife, Katie; children, Grace and Charlotte
Why you serve as a volunteer leader for Whitman: "I strongly believe in the Whitman experience and desire future students to have the same sort of transformative experience I was privileged to have."