Meet Our Team

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Michelle Etchart

B.S. in Sociology from University of Oregon
M.Ed. in Higher Education from Oregon State University

Assistant Vice President of Student Development

Michelle Etchart serves as the Assistant Vice President of Student Development. Her primary responsibilities include leading the division’s focus on student success and retention, developing strong working relationships with campus partners and coordinating professional development for staff and graduate students who work in Student Development.  Michelle completed a Master of Education degree in Higher Education at Oregon State University.  Michelle joined Seattle University in 2002 as Director of Leadership & Community Service and over the past 15 years has developed a deep commitment to Jesuit education and the students of Seattle University

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Gretchenrae Campera

M.Ed.

Assistant Director, Student Success and Outreach

Phone: 206-296-2589

Building/Room: PAVL 150

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Gretchenrae Campera is a first-gen, queer, Filipina educator from Seattle, WA. She received her bachelor's degree from Seattle University in Psychology and her Master's degree in Interdisciplinary Studies from the University of Vermont. When not at work, Gretchenrae enjoys cardmaking, eating her way through the Pacific Northwest, and running.

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Ray Khothisen

Graduate Coordinator, The Commuter Link

Building/Room: PAVL 150

Pronouns: He/Him/His

Ray is a first-gen, Asian-American graduate student in Seattle University’s Student Development Administration program. He was born and raised in Storm Lake, Iowa and received his Bachelor’s degree in Interdepartmental Studies: Applied Human Services at the University of Iowa. Ray’s interests outside of work include self-help, minimalism, pop music, plant-based cooking, and portrait photography. He’s a witty, empathetic soul who hopes to add some ray of light to your life!

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Tsetsen Anuurad

Graduate Coordinator, Reidy & McGoldrick Collegia

Building/Room: PAVL 150

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Tsetsen Anuurad is a first-gen, Mongolian-American student from California, Davis. She is currently pursuing a degree in Student Development Administration. As an undergraduate student, she studied Economics and International Relations at University of California, Davis. She worked as an Assistant Language Teacher in Kochi prefecture, Japan from 2018-2020. In her free time, Tsetsen enjoys running (slowly), reading, cleaning while listening to podcasts (the specific combination) and good conversations with friends over coffee and pastries. Tsetsen loves playing soccer and futsal (although she is not particularly coordinated)! 

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Mary Tran

Graduate Coordinator, First-Generation College Student Initiatives

Building/Room: STCN 110

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Mary Q. Tran is currently a graduate student in the Student Development Administration program at Seattle University. She grew up California, and completed her bachelor’s degree  at a university in her hometown, San Jose State University. She received her bachelor’s of arts degree in Child and Adolescent Development with a double minor in Math and French for K-8 Teachers. She identifies as a first-gen and a Vietnamese-American. Outside of her work and academic life, she loves arts, crafts, and do-it-yourself projects!

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Alexandra Bishop

Graduate Coordinator, Student Veteran Initiatives

Building/Room: STCN 110

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Alexandra (Alex) spent the majority of her life in sunny and warm weather. Since moving to Seattle, she has truly come accustomed to the Pacific Northwest weather. Alex is currently a graduate student in the Student Development Administration (SDA) program and on a lifelong journey of continued learning, self-growth and reflection. She is a curious, passionate and military-connected student that is excited about meeting you, advocating for you, and learning alongside you!

When not working, Alex is catching up on her favorite shows, trying out a new coffee shop, picking up a bouquet of flowers from Pike Place Market, and/or adding yet another candle to her life!