Meet Our Ambassadors
The Willamette Ambassadors lead campus tours and work in our office — you may meet some of them when you visit campus!
Anna Ayala '18
Biochemistry; Sacramento, CA
Fun fact: I lost my childhood pet turtle while taking it out for a walk.
Bryn Culbert '18
Civic Communication and Media; Redmond, WA
Fun fact: I was recently flown down to Disneyland to run a corporate event for Pixar.
Derek Kennedy '18
Politics and Philosophy; Florence, ORFun fact:
I've been to five states (WA, GA, MO, OH, and ND) for conferences through my Willamette leadership positions.
Elizabeth Borrego '18
Politics; Davis, CA
Fun fact: I've only eaten meat twice in my life.
Emma Ahern '18
Art History and Politics; Watsonville, CA
Fun fact: I got to see my thesis topic in person while walking around Rome with my Art History advisor.
Grace Gautereaux '20
Politics; Gardnerville, NV
Fun fact: I've met the Vice President of Liberia.
Gretal Menzies '19
Studio Art and Civic Communication and Media; Sydney, Australia
Fun fact: I was once kicked by a kangaroo.
Jewell Sparks '18
Biochemistry; Daly City, CAFun fact:
I was 19th in the nation for the 400 meter hurdles for the spring 2017 track season. I'm also 2nd all-time at Willamette.
Johnson Pham '20
International Studies and Biology; Honolulu, HIFun fact:
I love dancing!
Jonny Louangrath '19
Sociology and Politics; Mill Creek, WAFun fact:
I've fed baby elephants in Thailand!
Joseph Landoni '18
Politics; Sequim, WAFavorite hidden gem on campus:
The bench between Smith Auditorium and the Mill Stream
Karla Gutierrez-Hernandez '19
Sociology and Spanish; Salem, ORFavorite hidden gem on campus:
The red couch in the Student Center for Equity and Empowerment, where I like to take naps
Katie Bick '20
English; Beaverton, ORFun fact:
Over the summers I work at a camp, and the kids all call me "teacher Bearcat"!
Liam Main '18
Exercise Science; San Francisco, CAFun fact:
I volunteered at a medical clinic in Uganda last summer.
Lydia Savelli '20
Mathematics; San Jose, CAFavorite hidden gem on campus:
The anthropology hearth
Mady Harlan '18
Chemistry; Portland, ORFavorite hidden gem on campus:
The biology department greenhouse on the 4th floor of Olin
Maura Tomassetti '20
Psychology; Sacramento, CAFun fact:
I have family in Italy, but I still have never been out of the country.
Maxwell McKee '19
Mathematics; Bend, OR
Fun fact: I performed a duet of "Don't Go Breaking My Heart" in the Bistro where I sung strictly in falsetto.
Michael Chen '18
Mathematics; Palo Alto, CAFun fact:
My laugh can be dinstinctly heard from all parts of campus.
Nate Dausman '19
English and International Studies; Cheyenne, WYFun fact:
I used to participate in culinary competitions!
PJ Gibson '19
Physics; Carmel, INFun fact:
I fist-bumped a bee this past spring semester with my finger.
Quinn Nottage '18
Exercise Science; Portland, ORFun fact:
I absolutely hate flying but I love airports.
Rebecca Ellecamp '18
Civic Communication and Media; Petaluma, CAFun fact:
I founded the Willamette University Snapchat!
Riley Burton '20
Economics; Seattle, WA
Fun fact: I am a certified Tulalip Tribes lay advocate.
Sam Macdonald '20
Mathematics; Austin, TXFun fact:
I can whistle and hum at the same time.
Tim Lee '18
Politics; Eliot, ME
Fun fact: I once had scurvy while working on a boat so I was basically a pirate.
Yori Hook '19
Politics; Weaverville, CA
Fun Fact: My hometown does not have any stoplights.