Our Staff

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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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Samantha Penjaraenwatana

Graduate Coordinator, First-Generation College Student Initiatives

Building/Room: STCN 110

Samantha Penjaraenwatana is a First-Gen, Asian American born in California and raised in Bellevue, Washington. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Community Psychology from the University of Washington Bothell. Samantha is a first-year graduate student at Seattle University pursing her Master’s in Student Development Administration. As the Graduate Coordinator for First-Generation Initiatives, Samantha supports First-Gen students in their transition into college through educational programming and the First To Soar peer mentor program. Samantha’s interests includes playing as a tourist around WA state, crafting ideas from Pinterest, and spending time with her dog, family, and friends.

Peer Advisors

Alliyah Xaybanha
Alliyah Xaybanha

Outreach Center Advisor

Jessica Olarti
Jessica Olarti

Outreach Center Advisor

An Nguyen
An Nguyen

Veteran Peer Mentor

Brad Mayfield
Brad Mayfield

Veteran Peer Mentor