Meet the Staff 2016-2017

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    Gordon Toyama

    Director of Multicultural Affairs
    503-370-6265
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    Maribel Carrazco Padilla

    Department Assistant

    Year: Junior

    Hometown: Oakland, CA

    Major: Sociology

    Minor: American Ethnic Studies

    Job Description: As the Department Assistant I help out with logistics for OMA events, hiring and I send out email updates to the OMA community.

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    Melissa Legaria Cisneros

    Interim Department Assistant

    Year: Sophomore

    Hometown: Woodburn, OR

    Major: Undeclared

    Minor: Undeclared 

    Job Description: As the Interim DA, I help out with logistics for OMA events and send out email updates to the OMA community.

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    Lorenzo Oloño

    OMA Peer Advocate

    Year: Senior

    Hometown: Springfield, OR

    Major: International Studies

    Minor: N/A

    Job Description: As Peer Advocate, my goal is to foster a strong relationship with OMA clubs to build a closer community.

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    Diana Silva-Rodriguez

    Co-Coordinator, Mosaics Mentoring Program

    Year: Junior

    Hometown: Portland, OR

    Major: Psychology

    Minor: Sociology 

    Job Description: As a Mosaics Co-Coordinator I work with first-year students and their mentors to help smooth their transition into college by providing a safe and welcoming space.

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    Kristi Miyakawa

    Co-Coordinator, Mosaics Mentoring Program

    Year: Senior

    Hometown: Los Angeles, CA

    Major: Environmental Science 

    Minor: American Ethnic Studies

    Job Description: As a Mosaics Co-Coordinator, I work with students to ensure that they feel welcome and prepared for college life and beyond!

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    Lizzi Mendez

    Supervisor: The Student Center for Equity and Empowerment

    Year: Junior

    Hometown: Salem, OR

    Major: Math

    Minor: French and Francophone Studies

    Job Description: As the E&E supervisor this year, my job is to help people feel comfortable using the new space. I coordinate scheduling and welcome feedback from students on how we can improve the space.

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    Rebeca Lopez-Figueroa

    Co-Coordinator, First-Generation Book Drive

    Year: Junior

    Hometown: Salem, OR

    Major: Sociology

    Minor: Politics

    Job Description: As the first-generation book drive coordinator my job is to facilitate the book drive, everything from collection, cataloging and distributing of books. I also serve as the contact person when students or other faculty have questions or concerns.

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    Manuel Marcos Gutierrez

    Co-Coordinator, First-Generation Book Drive
    Year: Sophomore

    Hometown: Salem, OR

    Major: Undeclared

    Minor: Undeclared

    Job Description: I work with the First-Generation Book Drive in order to better support students as they transition into college life. I help with collecting and cataloging our books, as well as communicating with students directly.