Counselors

We are here to help!

Our team of Admissions Counselors is here to answer your questions and provide assistance every step of the way. Need tips on putting together a strong application? Want to know what the Admissions Committee looks for when admitting students? Get to know your counselors—we're here to help!

Freddy Collins smiling. He wears a light blue polo shirt.

Freddy Collins

Senior Admissions Counselor — Multicultural Outreach Coordinator

I work with students from:

  • North King County
  • West Pierce County
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Jacob Joens-Poulton smiling in front of the steps of Old Main. He wears a navy sweater over a blue button up shirt.

Jacob Joens-Poulton

Seattle Regional Admissions Representative

I work with students from:

  • East King County
  • East Pierce County
  • South King County
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Julia Ide smiling in front of the steps of Old Main. She wears a white button up shirt.

Julia Ide

Spokane Regional Admissions Counselor

I work with students from:

  • Central Washington Counties
  • Eastern Washington Counties
  • Spokane County
  • Idaho
  • Montana
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Nate Gaines smiling with cherry trees in the background

Nate Gaines

Admissions Counselor

I work with students from:

  • Island County
  • San Juan County
  • Skagit County
  • Whatcom County
  • Midwest U.S.
  • Southeast U.S.
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Robert Stolzberg smiling in front of the steps of Old Main. He wears a navy suit with a pale blue button up shirt and blue striped tie.

Robert Stolzberg

Admissions Counselor

I work with students from:

  • Southwest Washington
  • Alaska
  • Oregon
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Tina Castillo smiling on the lawn of Old Main. She wears a cream sweater with a beaded neckline.

Tina Castillo

Admissions Counselor

I work with students from:

  • The Peninsula
  • Snohomish County
  • Arizona
  • Colorado
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Brent Bode smiling on the lawn of Old Main. He wears a black shawl-collared blazer with a marble patterned button up shirt.

Brent Bode

Assistant Director of Admissions

I work with students from:

  • California
  • Nevada
  • Independent Educational Consultants
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Diana Feinson smiling on the lawn of Old Main. She wears a white striped button up shirt.

Diana Feinson

Campus Visit Manager

I work with students from:

  • New Mexico
  • Wyoming
  • Northeast U.S.
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Grace Jones smiling in front of the steps of Old Main. She wears a navy blue dress.

Grace Jones

Associate Director of Admissions for Outreach and Access

I work with students from:

  • Hawaii
  • Utah
  • Home Schooled Students
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Casey Egger smiling in front of the steps of Old Main. He wears a navy suit, button up shirt with a navy grid pattern, and a dark blue tie. He has a Western alumni pin on his lapel.

Casey Egger

International Admissions & Outreach Manager

I work with students from:

  • International Students
  • U.S. Territories
  • U.S. Citizens Living Abroad
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Cezar Mesquita smiling on the lawn of Old Main. He wears a charcoal suit, white button up shirt, and pale gold and navy patterned tie.

Cezar Mesquita

Director of Admissions

I work with students from:

  • Everywhere!
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Jeanne Gaffney smiling in front of the steps of Old Main. She wears a plum top decorated with small beads.

Jeanne Gaffney

Associate Director of Admissions

I work with students from:

  • Everywhere!
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Jo Golden smiling in front of the steps of Old Main. She wears a dark blue and white floral blouse.

Jo Golden

Senior Assistant Director of Admissions and Campus Programs

I work with students from:

  • Everywhere!
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