Denise Lamb ’84, Florence, will be inducted into the International Collegiate Licensing Association 2019 Hall of Fame. As UM’s founding licensing director, she helped develop Griz Gear and rapidly increased the University’s brand valuation, and she has received numerous awards for her creativity and innovation as one of ICLA’s founding board members. She now oversees all school partnerships for the agency IMG College Licensing, where she has worked since 2003, and is on the Board of Directors for the philanthropic organization Operation Hat Trick.

Monty Knittel M.B.A. ’87, Redmond, OR, retired after a 31-year career with Adventist Health, where he served in Portland, Oregon; Walla Walla, Washington; and Paradise, California; and as president of Adventist Health Feather River Hospital. Knittel and his wife, Patty, have retired to central Oregon to spend time with family, golf and travel. He also will consult with various health care organizations and continue on the board of trustees for Walla Walla University.

Peter Donovan ’87, M.P.A. ’92, Helena, is executive director of the Montana Board of Public Education, as well as a volunteer mentor for UM’s Master of Public Administration program.

Deborah Tabola ’88, Santa Maria, CA, will publish her memoir “Hummingbird in Underworld: Teaching in a Men’s Prison, A Memoir” this July with She Writes Press.

 Deborah Tabola