Our Team

Our Team

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Sabrina Alex

Administrative Coordinator

Phone: 206.220.8567

Job in a Tweet

"I approach my work through a mindset of care and learning as the touch point for office-wide experiences, systems, and administrative needs."

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Nakiya Baker

Washington Middle School Site Manager

Phone: 206.296.2570

Job in a Tweet

"Connecting Seattle University mentors with middle school scholars to create a relationship of trust, compassion, and mutual respect to further educational equity."

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Emily Bergstrom

Director of Development

Phone: (206) 296-6132

Job in a Tweet

“Obtaining and accelerating philanthropic support for the Center for Community Engagement.  Sharing with wonderful supporters the stories and impact of a campus connected to the community.”

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Michelle Cruver

Senior Director of the Learning for Equity Network

Job in a tweet:

"My role is to cultivate community/campus networks for impact."

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Sarah Hernandez-Torres

Jumpstart Site Manager

Phone: 206.296.2572

Job in a Tweet

"Providing college students with the training, coaching, and support to implement jumpstart curriculum, build authentic relationships, and help all children build the key language and literacy skills they need to take on the world."

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LaKesha Kimbrough

Senior Director of the Seattle University Youth Initiative

Phone: 206.398.4626

Job in a Tweet

"Partnering on the journey of discovery and transformation, creating and holding space for growth in all its forms, having fun and learning along the way."

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Kent Koth

Executive Director

Phone: 206.296.2329

Job 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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Gia G. Ledesma

Family Engagement Manager

Phone: 206.296.6411

Job in a Tweet

"I work with families, community leaders, schools, and community organizations to support family engagement within the SUYI Pathway."

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Robin Lesh

Communications Manager

Phone: 206.220.8570

Job in a Tweet

“I lead our strategic communications and deepen conversations with our audiences. I strengthen and broaden the ways we make connections, and amplify the stories and successes of our greater community."

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Stephanie Lewis

Senior Director of Operations

Phone: 206.220.8568

Job in a Tweet

"I lead a team that develops, manages, and refines the financial and administrative processes and policies for the CCE office."

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Britta McClure

Graduate Coordinator for Community Engagement

Job in a Tweet

"I support our Community-Engaged Learning program as a student employee. Some of my work is administrative and some of it is communications-oriented, but all of it is done with enthusiasm for transformative learning experiences!"

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Hannah Mitchel-Gevirtz

Budget Manager

Phone: 206.220.8571

Job in a Tweet

"I manage the finances, contracts and grant compliance of the center."

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Dr. Cecilia Morales, PhD

Senior Director of Campus and Community Partnerships

Phone: 206.296.2327

Job in a Tweet

"Pursuing deep community impact through equitable campus-community partnerships that engage faculty and students in transformative learning."

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Aileah Slepski

Associate Director of Campus Engagement

Phone: 206.296.2339

Job in a Tweet

"Creating opportunities for students, campus, and community to engage and connect in meaningful ways."

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Makaelah Smith

Change Makers Program Manager

Phone: 206.220.8246

Job in a Tweet

"Supporting our team, students, and larger community as we all learn and transform together."

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Nicholas Stubbs

Community Partnerships Manager

Phone: 206.220.8573

Job in a Tweet 

"I support nonprofit organizations in developing and sustaining long-term, reciprocal relationships with Seattle U faculty members, and support students who engage in both academic and co-curricular service experiences with partner organizations."

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Lupita Torrez

Early Learning Manager

Phone: 206.296.2326

Job in Tweet

"Supporting our little neighbors and their families to flourish and thrive in life."