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Our Team

Meet the amazing staff of the Center for Community Engagement! Click on anyone's name or photo to learn more about them. 


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AyeNay Abye

Student Engagement Manager

Phone: 206.220.8571


My job description in a Tweet

"Helping students find community."

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Colina Bruce

Interim Director of Educational Partnerships

Phone: 206.220.8573


My job description in a Tweet

"The day to day stuff changes, but the mission is always the same: Empowering families to advocate for the success of their kiddos! :)"

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Erin Burrows

Communication, Outreach & Special Projects Coordinator

Phone: 206.220.8567


My job description in a Tweet

"CCE wordsmith, documentarian and storyteller."

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Jaycee Coleman

Bailey Gatzert Elementary School Success Coordinator

coming soon!

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Trinity Covington

AmeriCorps Member at Garfield High School

My job description in a Tweet

"I work to connect the SU community with communities at Garfield High School and Middle College in an effort to build and deepen relationships with students while also fostering academic success."

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Jack Diedrich

AmeriCorps Member at Bailey Gatzert Elementary School

Coming Soon!

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Kelsey Gallagher

AmeriCorps Member at Washington Middle School

coming soon!

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Helen Gerety

Washington Middle School Success Coordinator

Phone: 928.600.4708


My job description in a Tweet

"Honorary Washington Middle School Student."

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Nancy Huang

Student Engagement Graduate Assistant

Phone: 206.220.8572


My job description in a Tweet

"I advise the Serve Local Ambassadors in marketing, recruiting, and programming efforts at the CCE. I also do other things too."

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Julie Hurst

Director of Campus Engagement

Phone: 206.296.2327


My job description in a Tweet

"I work with an amazing team who lives out the CCE mission daily while building relationships that connect classroom, campus and community."

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Kent Koth

Executive Director

Phone: 206.296.2329


My job description in a Tweet

"I guide the development of our strategies and emerging partnerships. I share our story of connecting campus and community with anyone who will listen."

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Jaime Macadangdang

Budget & Grants Compliance Coordinator

Phone: 206.220.8568


My job description in a Tweet

"My job is to process, track, and analyze the money that comes in and out of the Center. The work ensures that we pay for goods and services, stay accountable to our funders, and exercise responsible and strategic financial decision-making."

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Lulu Miles

Senior Administrative Assistant

Phone: 206.296.2569


My job description in a tweet

"I partner with students, all levels of staff and community partners to achieve goals and remain innovative in creating a peaceful and friendly work environment for all."

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Sarah Miller

Shinnyo-en Post-Undergraduate Fellow

My job description in a Tweet

"Essentially, building a sustainable bridge between OneAmerica and Seattle University for years to come! Where current and future students can engage in a variety of meaningful ways."

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Selam Misgano

Senior Data & Evaluation Analyst

Phone: 206.220.8569


My job description in a Tweet

"I am the data whisperer."

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Bonnie Nelson

Placement Coordinator

Phone: 206.220.8246


My job description in a Tweet

"I connect students to service experiences and support faculty and community partnerships for service-learning courses."

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Elizabeth O'Brien

Service-Learning Manager

Phone: 206.398.4626


My job description in a Tweet

"I help faculty incorporate service-learning into their courses and connect them with community partners."

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Tammy Shadair

Director of Administration & Communication

Phone: 206.220.8554


My job description in a Tweet

"Care and feeding of staff, spending & saving $$, solve world’s mysteries with Excel, get stuff done."

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Aileah Slepski

Program Manager, Jumpstart

Phone: 206.296.2339


My job description in a Tweet

"Working towards the day that every child in America enters Kindergarten prepared to succeed!"

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Chelsey Smith

AmeriCorps - Family Engagement Program Assistant

Phone: 206.296.2326


My job description in a Tweet

"I help host events and programs with family engagement and try not to eat all the food. I want ALL the food!" 

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Rachael Steward

Deputy Director

Phone: 206.296.2325


My job description in a Tweet

"Connecting campus and community to reimagine the future."

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Gia G. Ledesma

Interim Family Engagement Manager

Phone: (206) 296-6411

Supporting families, learning from families, & engaging with our community.

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Mindy Flores

Interim Jumpstart Site Manager

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