Ellie Bewley ’69 attended the University of Southern California and received an M.A. in Physical Education. She taught high school physical education and U.S. government for five years, and then was employed by Rio Hondo Community College in Whittier, California, for 35 years. She taught physical education courses in health and fitness, and coached the women’s tennis team. For the last 20 years at Rio Hondo, she served as the Dean of Physical Education and Health Science, and was the Director of Athletics for both the men’s and women’s programs. Ellie served on the California State Athletic Governing Board, The Commission on Athletics (for 20 years), and served as chair for three years and chaired the Gender Equity Committee, the Constitution Committee, and represented the sports of women’s basketball and volleyball. She also served on the executive committee of the State Athletic Director’s Association, and served as President of that organization. In addition, she served twice as President of the Foothill Athletic Conference as well as the Whittier YMCA Board of Directors, the Rio Hondo College Foundation Board, and as President of Delta Sigma chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma. Ellie has been a member of Whittier First Friends Church for 60 years, and currently serves as Clerk. She previously clerked the Personnel and Nominating committees, and served on the Finance and Trustees committees. While serving on the Earlham Board previously, she chaired the Education and Nominating committees. Ellie has given 24 years of service to the Earlham Board of Trustees.