Gordon ToyamaDirector of Multicultural Affairsgtoyama@willamette.edu503-370-6265
Maya EshelmanEquity and Empowerment (E&E) Supervisormneshelman@willamette.edu
Hometown: Milwaukie, WI
Major: Spanish and Global Cultural Studies
Minor: Latin American Studies
Job Description: Responsible for creating a safe space for students and will assist with creating a climate of inclusivity for individuals and groups who are guided by the principles of social justice and/or from historically underrepresented groups. The Supervisor will provide leadership, complete administrative tasks, and perform functions that facilitate successful day-to-day operations.
Oscar Figueroa PonceCo-Coordinator, Mosaics Mentoring Programerbryan@willamette.com
Hometown: Salem, OR
Job Description: As the co-coordinator for MOSAICS, I help facilitate mentorship for students of color here at Willamette. I aim to help build the sense of community within the program ensuring mentors and mentees have the support they need to successfully navigate their college experience.
Abod AliCo-Coordinator, Mosaics Mentoring Programanali@willamette.edu
Hometown: West Linn, OR
Minor: Studio Arts
Job Description: As the co-coordinator for MOSAICS, I help facilitate mentorship for students of color here at Willamette. I aim to be a pillar of support for both mentors and mentees, in an ever evolving relationship filled with growth in order to make the most out of what Willamette has to offer.
Juana Arias CuellarCo-Coordinator, First-Generation Book Drivejarias@willamette.edu
Hometown: Woodburn, OR
Major: Psychology and Sociology
Job Description: I'm currently one of the coordinators for the First-Generation Book Drive at Willamette. I'm in charge of reaching out to first-gen students in need of books/textbooks, we let them borrow the books and then return them for future students to use. We keep track of all this process in an online system to facilitate things for us and the students.
Meet the Staff 2020-21
Office of Multicultural Affairs
Renjen Center - York Hall
900 State StreetSalem Oregon 97301 U.S.A.