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Admission Counselors


Lisa Knodle-Bragiel
Director of Admission

Counselor for first-year students from Hawaii


Patrick Wilson
Senior Associate Director of Admission

Counselor for first-year students from Alaska, Colorado, Texas, U.S. Territories, Washington (Pierce, King, Kitsap, Snohomish and Whatcom counties), Americans Abroad and degree-seeking first-year and transfer international students


Tiffany Anderson
Assistant Director of Admission

Counselor for first-year students from Arizona, California (Northern, including Sacramento, San Francisco and North Bay, and Southern, including San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Ventura, and Los Angeles counties), New Mexico and Utah, Washington (Central/Eastern) and the states of the Midwest, South and East Coast


Matt Dressel
Assistant Director of Admission

Counselor for first-year students from Oregon (Willamette Valley and North Coast), domestic transfer students and returning students


Madison Rountree
Assistant Director of Admission

Counselor for first-year students from Idaho, Montana, Oregon (west Portland/suburbs), and Wyoming


Ryan Herriage
Admission Counselor

Counselor for first-year students from Nevada, Oregon (Coos, Curry, Jackson, Josephine counties), Washington (Clallam, Clark, Cowlitz, Grays Harbor, Jefferson, Lewis, Mason, Pacific, Skamania, Thurston, Wahkiakum counties)


Isaiah Nixon
Admission Counselor

Counselor for first-year students from Oregon (east Portland/suburbs and Douglas and Lane counties)


Peyton Smith
Admission Counselor

Counselor for first-year students from California (Northern - East and South San Francisco Bay Area, Orange and San Diego counties, Inland Empire and Central Valley), and Oregon (Central/Eastern)

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Operations Staff

Teresa Derochowski, Associate Director of Operations

Laura Jellison, Database Communications & Technology Specialist

Dara Martin, Receptionist and Visit Outreach Assistant

Elsa Ziedrich Schmidt, Application and Data Specialist