Meet Our Ambassadors
The Willamette Ambassadors lead campus tours and staff our office — you may meet some of them when you visit campus!
Brian Ixtlahuac '20
Spanish, Politics, Policy, Law, and Ethics; Los Angeles, CAFavorite Bistro Treat: Chocolate Cookie
Caitlin Forbes '20
English, Psychology; Castro Valley, CAFun Fact:
I've watched The Office all the way through over 3 times.
Cameron Taggesell '21
Physics; Sonoma, CA
Fun fact: I have an irrational fear of chickens
Claire Mathews-Lingen '21
Politics; St. Paul, MNFun fact:
I had pet rats: Buzzle, Funny, Charcoal, and Sweetiepie.
Daniel Fang '21
Economics and Japanese; Rancho Santa Margarita, CA
Fun fact: I can play multiple instruments with varying degrees of skill.
Eden Wenokur '20
Civic Communication and Media, Spanish; Seattle, WAFavorite Bistro Treat: Nothing beats the chocolate chip cookies as big as your face.
Forrest Deters '20
Mathematics; Dallas, OR
Fun fact: I've recorded an album in the same studio as Macklemore, Nirvana, and the Spice Girls
Jack Hanscom '22
Civic Communication and Media; Kent, WAFun fact:
My mom went to Willamette!
James Kalama '21
Undeclared; Fairbanks, AK
Fun fact: I befriended a moose and would feed it pumpkins. Yes. In Alaska.
Karla Gutierrez-Hernandez '19
Latin American Studies and Spanish; Salem, OR
Favorite Bistro Treat: Dark Chocolate Chip Cookie
Katie Bick '20
English and Civic Communication & Media; Beaverton, OR
Fun fact: I once got a concussion while coloring
Madison Jones '22
Biology, Psychology; Fredericksburg, VAFun Fact:
I played Field Hockey for five years.
McKenna Musket '21
Civic Communication and Media; Brentwood, CAFun fact:
I'm currently an intern for the Portland Trail Blazers.
Phoebe Marcus-Porter '20
Physics; Fort Collins, CO
Favorite Bistro Treat: Buzz Bar
Riley Burton '20
Economics; Seattle, WA
Fun fact: I was kicked out of the Lourve in middle school
Risa Shutz '21
Exercise and Health Science; Redmond, WAFun Fact:
I love knitting and listening to podcasts.
Rose Linville '20
Environmental Science; Driggs, ID
Fun fact: I once had to get stitches for an injury caused by only a broom and rug
Rowan Barton '22
Undeclared; Los Angeles, CAFun Fact:
I once got tennis elbow from playing Guitar Hero.
Vanessa Sanders '22
Undeclared; Portland, OR
Fun fact: I once puked in the Vatican. My family now likes to joke that I was possessed