Oregon Tech Student Veterans Program (SVP)

SVP Officers

Heidi1SVP Secretary

Heidi Hoy

Heidi2Heidi Hoy (19) was born in Quincy, California. Born into a long line of military personnel, she chose the college route. She is a Pre-Nursing major and minoring in Psychology as a full-time sophomore student.

As a military dependent, she remains active in the military community to support veterans who are trying to achieve their educational goals.



Josh1SVP Treasurer

Josh Nielsen

Josh2Josh Nielsen was born and raised in Medford, Oregon and graduated from North Medford High School in 1997. He served in the Marine Corps from 1997-2003 as an active duty Infantryman, and 2008-2011 in the Army as an active duty Infantryman. Josh served on three OIF deployments, one OEF deployment, and continues to serve as an Infantryman in the Oregon Army National Guard since 2011.

Josh is a transfer student from RCC and has been attending Oregon Tech full-time since Spring term 2016. He is a sophomore in the Civil Engineering program.



Amanda1SVP Vice Director

Amanda Levey

Amanda Levey (25) was born in Southern California and raised right here in Klamath Falls. She joined the Air Force in 2010 as an Air Traffic Controller and served her enlistment while stationed at Joint Base Lewis-McChord where she provided combat airlift and operations support services to the military personnel, both stateside and overseas.

Amanda2Amanda is a full-time student at Oregon Tech. She is pursuing a BS degree in Environmental Science with a minor in Sustainability, but one day, hopes to obtain a PhD in the field so she can better aid in the fight to protect the planet from enemies both foreign and domestic.



Amber

SVP Director

Amber Duguay

Amber Duguay (30) was born in San Pedro, California. She joined the Army as a Mortuary Affairs Specialist when she turned 18. Shortly after boot camp, Amber was sent to Louisiana for Hurricane Katrina & Rita search and recovery of the deceased. She also performed funerals with her fellow soldiers for the fallen.

Amber2Amber is a full-time wife, mother, and student. She is also the director of the SVP, after working as an event coordinator and lounge manager since 2014. She is currently in her senior year as a student in the Biology-Health Science major at Oregon Tech. She plans to apply to Loma Linda to become a Pathologist Assistant.