Poulshock, David (1970)

Poulshock, David (1970)
David Poulshock was born in Los Angeles, CA and grew up in Klamath Falls, OR, where his mother and father were both musicians and educators. Poulshock came to Lewis & Clark in the fall of 1966, graduating in the class of 1970 with a degree in history. Poulshock was a varsity swimmer and very involved in politics on campus, leading strikes and teach-ins concerning the Vietnam War. He was the ASLC President his senior year and created and served on the Community Council, advocated for students and professors to be on the Board of Trustees, organized a campus wide referendum, created a new senate constitution, and came to heads with the President of the College John Howard. While at Lewis & Clark, Poulshock had the opportunity to meet President Richard Nixon at a conference in Washington D.C. for college student body presidents. After attending the Vietnam Moratorium in Washington D.C. in 1971, he opened a co-op called the Eleventh Muse in downtown Portland and joined the band UPEPO, which he was in from 1971-1983. He currently lives in Portland, OR with his partner Gini Chin, and owns his own production company Red Door Films where he directs, writes, produces, and edits commercials, corporate films, web videos, and documentaries.
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