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Amy Alvarado-Martinez ’21 is exploring the many different majors offered at LC. She has a passion for helping others, especially the Latinx community. She was born and raised in NE Portland. In her free time, she likes to hike and spend time with her family.







 Johnny Richardson ’19 is the current student life intern for the Dean of Students Office. He is studying psychology at the undergraduate campus. Johnny was born and raised in Oahu, Hawaii. Johnny enjoys time with friends and family, listening to music, and watching sports.






Dennis Kamakana ’20 is one of the graduate assistants in the office and graduated from the College of Arts & Sciences with a sociology/anthropology major. Currently part of the student affairs graduate program, he was born in Molokai, Hawaii and raised in Salt Lake City, Utah. Dennis enjoys listening to music and relaxing. 



Firozeh Darabi ’19 was born and raised in Iran, and she has a B.A in Intercultural Communication from Marylhurst University. She is a mother of two and loves hiking, camping, gardening and making videos for marketing projects.






Kelly Boyer ’20 is a Graduate assistant in the Dean of Students office. Currently part of the student affairs graduate program, She has a bachelor’s degree in conflict resolution from Portland State University. A Portland local, she enjoys Digital Art and surfing the web.






Liz Brandel ’21 is an undecided major on the pre-med track. She is involved in FSU and plays violin in the Lewis & Clark orchestra. She was born and raised in Denver, Colorado and enjoys hiking and skiing.






 Eliza Frakes ’19 is an English major with a poetry concentration. When she’s not working in the office, she is usually in rehearsal in the theatre or helping out in the writing center. Eliza is from Los Angeles and Maine, and enjoys running, writing, cooking, working with kids, and collaborating on all sorts of creative endeavors.