Professional Staff
Abby Juhasz - Community Service Coordinator | Abby Seethoff - Technology & Marketing Fellow
Gayle Townsend - Assistant Director of Career Development | Kim Rolfe - Director of Business Engagement 
Marisol Becerra - Administrative Assistant | Noah Leavitt - Associate Dean for Student Engagement
Susan Prudente - Outreach Coordinator | Victoria Wolff - Internship Coordinator

Student Office Assistants
Marta Picoto | Abby Molloy | Faith Nyakundi | Grant Traynor

 Community Service Interns
Forrest Arnold - Events and Reflection | Cherokee Washington - WTTM 
Nikki Antenucci - WTTM | Kate Whittingham - Spring Break Service Trips
Katy Woodall - Mentor Program | Tim Morris - Classroom Connections 
Megan Rocha - Buddy Program | Ye He - Storytime Project 

Abby Juhasz*

Community Service Coordinator
Abby Juhasz
Abby joined the Student Engagement Center in 2012. She is passionate about service, education, and student life. She earned a B.A. in Education from Wittenberg University and an M.A. in Educational Psychology from the University of California Riverside. Abby enjoys connecting students with meaningful service experiences that allow them to address community needs, explore interests, learn outside of the classroom, and serve as active citizens.  *Abby is on leave for the 2016-2017 academic year.

Abby Seethoff '16Abby Seethoff

Technology & Marketing Fellow
Abby graduated from Whitman with a degree in English and Spanish. She enjoys communications because it occupies the nexus between precision of language and visual acuity. When she's not working, she writes letters, reads literature, and plays and coaches volleyball.

Forrest ArnoldForrest Arnold

Events & Reflection Community Service Intern
Forrest Arnold is a senior Rhetoric major from Snohomish, WA. In the Student Engagement Center, he helps organize campus-wide events such as Make a Difference Day, Spring Service Day, and Service Saturdays while also developing reflection events for each weekly service program. He strives to foster the spirit of service on campus and create a more cohesive community of volunteers at Whitman. Outside of his internship he is the Community Service House Resident Advisor and hopes to compete on the climbing team.

Gayle Townsend '80 (Parent '14)Gayle Townsend

Assistant Director of Career Development

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Gayle brings 25 years of career counseling, advising, personal counseling, and teaching to her work. She values lifelong learning and helps students tie their strengths, skills, values, and life experiences into a career path. She received her Master's Degree in Counseling from the University of Oregon and worked at Lane Community College in Eugene, OR as a counselor and instructor for more than a decade.

Kim RolfeKim Rolfe

Director of Business Engagement
Kim has 20 years of experience working in a diverse range of environments in the for-profit sector. Her goal is to build partnerships with the business community that ultimately connect Whitman students to career opportunities. She is excited by the opportunity to combine her practical experience in business and her passion for assisting future generations with entry into that world.

Marisol BecerraMarisol Becerra

Administrative Assistant
Marisol started working at Whitman in February 2012. She also owns a fruit stand business in Milton Freewater, OR. She loves working in the Student Engagement Center and helping connect students with the resources they need.

Noah LeavittNoah Leavitt

Associate Dean for Student Engagement
Noah's background in law, education, public policy, community organizing, and research contribute to his role at Whitman. He loves helping students find ways to tackle challenges in the world around them. In addition to his work in the SEC, he also serves as Whitman's pre-law advisor and is a Research Associate in the Sociology Department. Noah and his wife, Dr. Helen Kim, have a son, Ari, and a daughter, Talia. His book, JewAsian: Race, Religion and Identity for America's Newest Jews, which he co-authored with Dr. Kim, was published in July 2016 by the University of Nebraska Press.

Susan PrudenteSusan Prudente

Outreach Coordinator
Susan, a Walla Walla native, is dedicated to the quality of education for all children in our community. Her BA in Speech Communication from the University of Washington afforded her a Public Relations internship at Children's Hospital. There she raised funds for the Uncompensated Patient Care Fund and confirmed her desire to exist where her passion and the community's needs intersect. Susan oversees school-based initiatives that offer Whitman students practical, valuable experience working with students in our local schools.

Victoria WolffVictoria Wolff

Internship Coordinator
A native of Berlin, Germany, Victoria joined the Student Engagement Center in July 2014 with a background in literature, history, education and teaching. After receiving her B.A. of Arts in English and history from Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Victoria worked at Whitman as the German Language Assistant (2010-11). She then returned to Berlin to complete her M.Ed. also in English and history. She is passionate about teaching, learning, and advising students on their academic and professional paths. 

Cherokee WashingtonCherokee Washington

Whitman Teaches The Movement Community Service Intern
Hailing from Los Angeles, California, Cherokee is a member of the varsity volleyball team and plans to double major in Psychology, Race & Ethnic Studies, with a minor in Rhetoric Studies. In addition to her co-internship at the SEC with Nikki Antenucci, Cherokee is the ASWC Diversity and Inclusion Director as well as the Black Student Union President. Because of her passion for social justice awareness, Cherokee is thrilled to be part of the SEC family and make a difference in the Whitman community. Cherokee hopes to pursue a career in Sports Psychology. Her interests include beach volleyball, photography, and hiking.

Katy Woodall

Katy Woodall
Mentor Program Community Service Intern
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Katy, a junior from a small town in the foothills of the California Sierra Nevada mountains, volunteered for the Mentor Program two years ago and developed a strong, fulfilling relationship with her mentee.  She is excited to facilitate these types of bonds between Whitman students and elementary school kids this year.  Outside of community service projects, Katy enjoys hiking, cooking, and watercoloring. 

Nikki AntenucciNikki Antenucci

Whitman Teaches The Movement Community Service Intern
Nikki is a junior Psychology major with minors in Art and Sociology. Nikki loves working with children, practicing yoga, rock climbing, and hiking. Her love for teaching and community service led her to Whitman Teaches the Movement, for which she volunteered as a first-year. Nikki looks forward to working with Cherokee Washington to expand the program's scope. 

Tim Morris

Classroom Connections Community Service Intern
Tim Morris is a senior Environmental Studies and Economics combined major from Marin County, CA. In addition to his work as the service intern for Classroom Connections, Tim works in the Whitman Outdoor Program bike shop and is an avid cyclist. Education reform excites Tim, and he loves working in the classroom.

Kate WhittinghamKate Whittingham

Spring Break Service Trips Community Service Intern
Kate Whittingham, a junior Environmental Studies-Biology major from Tiburon, CA (right outside of San Francisco), has experience with both participating in and leading SCORE trips. In addition to her service engagements, Kate is a member of the varsity women's lacrosse team and is active in campus environmental groups.

Megan RochaMegan Rocha

Buddy Program Community Service Intern
Megan Rocha is a junior Chemistry major with a Biology minor from Kennewick, Washington. In addition to her work in the Student Engagement Center, she also does research in an organic chemistry lab on campus. Megan shares her passion for community service with everyone she works with.

Ye HeYe He

Storytime Project Community Service Intern
Ye is a senior Economics major who wants to attend business school to learn more about financial markets. Her volunteer experience in both preschools and the Old Fellows Home have piqued her interest in taking classes about children's early development or the care policy for old fellows so she can help her community with these issues.

Marta PicotoMarta Picoto

Executive Office Assistant
Marta Picoto is a junior on the Pre-med track intending to major in psychology with a possible theatre minor. Marta loves to play ultimate Frisbee and watch television. She also volunteers for in stART and is part of the Pre-Health Society.

Abby MolloyAbby Molloy

Executive Office Assistant
Abby, a Biology major on the pre-med track, is from Portland, OR. She enjoys helping students and appreciates the opportunity to learn more about career and professional development.

Faith NyakundiFaith Nyakundi

Student Employment Intern
Faith, a senior Politics major and Music minor, plans to go into foreign policy/international relations after graduation. Faith is working on streamlining student employment and increasing work-study fulfilment on campus. She is also the secretary of the Beyond Borders Club, a student representative to the Student Life Committee of the Governing Board, a writing tutor with COWS, and an employee at the gym. In the past she has been a member of the ASWC Nominations Committee, co-president of the Whitman African Students Association, and a Student Academic Advisor. She enjoys music and sports.

Grant Traynor

Executive Office Assistant
Grant, a sophomore from Hermiston, Oregon, is a simple soul. He loves pets, food, and relaxing on the weekends. Grant is excited to be a part of the Student Engagement Center because he can help students in the way that many have helped him.