Meet the PWOB Team

Meet the Team


Empowering students to serve and lead sustainable service projects that help people in need.



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Dawn Madore

Dawn is the Lead Director for PWOB and is the Facilities Contract Administrator for Facilities Services at Seattle U. In 2013 she came to SU with 15 years of experience in the environmental consulting and construction industry. She has been the Team Leader for Project Belize since 2015

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Michael Mullen

Mike has been at SeattleU since 1986, first as a student then as Lead Plumber for the Mechanical Shop. Mike has played various Project Leader roles in trips to Nicaragua, Zambia and Belize.  He takes pride in always being able find a karaoke restaurant close to any service project

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Joyce Allen

Joyce is the University Registrar at Seattle University and has been involved in PWOB since 2010. Joyce helped fund her own college education by working summers building switches for utility substations. As a result, she feels a special kinship to the staff in Facilities and is pleased to be able to engage in local and international community supported immersion efforts that result in sustainable infrastructure improvements. She has traveled with the team to Zambia and Belize.

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Matt Herring

Matt is the HVAC tech in the Facilities mechanical shop at Seattle U.  He is a Project Leader for Team Belize.

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Wayne Holscher

Wayne is in the Locksmith department at Seattle U and has worked in the resident hall maintenance department at SeattleU for 20 years providing routine maintenance services like carpentry, locks/keys, and any repair services for students and staff who live and work in the resident halls.  He is the Project Leader for Team Nicaragua.

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Naomi Kasumi

Naomi Kasumi is an installation artist, designer, and Professor of Art and Art History (Digital Design) at Seattle University. Since 2011 she has traveled with the team to Zambia and Belize. Naomi is pleased to be part of PWOB to engage in the local and international community which has been an incredible opportunity to feed her soul.

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Mark Murray

Mark is the Facilities Manager for the Trades Shops at Seattle U.  He is a Project Leader for Team Zambia.