Peer Mentors

Meet our 2021-2022 Peer Mentors!

Izzy

Izzy - Lead Peer Mentor

  • Pronouns: she/her/hers
  • Year at WWU: Senior
  • Major(s)/Minor(s): Communication Sciences and Disorders major; Psychology and Linguistics minors
  • Favorite classes at Western: PSY 230 (Lifespan Developmental Psychology), HLED 151 (Society and Drugs)
  • Involvement on WWU Campus: Officer for Happy Club, Salsa and Bachata Dance Club, NSLS member
  • Hobbies/Interests: Drawing, playing guitar, snowboarding, going to concerts, reading while hammocking, and eating
Alfredo

Alfredo

  • Pronouns: he/him/his
  • Year at WWU: Senior
  • Major(s)/Minor(s): Urban Planning & Sustainable Development major; Environmental Policy and Environmental Justice minors
  • Favorite class at Western: ENVS 305 (Environmental History & Policy)
  • Involvement on WWU Campus: Co-admirative assistant for Latinx Student Union, member of the Huxley Student Task Force
  • Hobbies/Interests: Spending time in the outdoors, coffee shops and bookstores, staying at home relaxing, playing video games, and cooking new things
Anna

Anna

  • Pronouns: she/her/hers
  • Year at WWU: Junior
  • Major(s)/Minor(s):
  • Communication Sciences and Disorders major; Psychology and Honors Interdisciplinary Studies minors 
  • Favorite classes at Western: PSY 220 (Introduction to Behavioral Neuroscience) and SOC 268 (Gender and Society) 
  • Involvement on WWU Campus:
  • Tutoring Center Peer Advisor, Officer for the Student Honors Board (SHB), Honors Book Club, Honors Outreach to Past and Prospective Students (HOPPS)
  • Hobbies/Interests: Hiking, swimming, traveling to new places, reading outside, and drinking smoothies
Izzy

Izzy

  • Pronouns: they/them/their or she/her/hers
  • Year at WWU: Junior
  • Major(s)/Minor(s): Communication Studies major; English and Japanese minors
  • Favorite classes at Western: PHIL 102 (Introduction to Logic) and COMM 235 (Exposition and Argumentation)
  • Involvement on WWU Campus: Planned Parenthood Generation, dorm representative, recreational volleyball team
  • Hobbies/Interests: Yoga, reading, hammocking, making playlists, and searching for the best coffee shops!
Jade

Jade

  • Pronouns: she/her/hers
  • Year at WWU: Senior
  • Major(s)/Minor(s): Communication Studies major; East Asian Studies minor
  • Favorite class at Western: ENG 236 (Asian-American Literatures)
  • Involvement on WWU Campus: Peer Health Educator (THRIVE), AS Activities Committee, Counseling, Health and Wellness Committee, Student Admissions Representative
  • Hobbies/Interests: Exploring the outdoors, doing literally anything with my puppy, and checking out fun coffeeshops
Kailey

Kailey

  • Pronouns: she/her/hers
  • Year at WWU: Senior
  • Major(s)/Minor(s): Fairhaven Interdisciplinary Degree with a focus on Communications and English, Spanish (double major)
  • Favorite class at Western: COMM 220 (Communication Theory)
  • Involvement on WWU Campus: CCF, Salsa and Bachata Dance Club
  • Hobbies/Interests: I love to drink tea, read, go on walks, explore, and pet cats!
Katie

Katie

  • Pronouns: she/her/hers
  • Year at WWU: Senior
  • Major(s)/Minor(s): Theatre major; Arts Enterprise and Cultural Innovation minor
  • Favorite classes at Western: Anything Theatre or music related
  • Involvement on WWU Campus: Involved heavily in the Theatre community
  • Hobbies/Interests: Singing, painting, reading, listening to music, and watching shows and movies
Kaya

Kaya

  • Pronouns: she/her/hers
  • Year at WWU: Senior
  • Major(s)/Minor(s): Special Education and Elementary Education Dual Endorsement Program
  • Favorite class at Western: C2C (Compass to Campus)
  • Involvement on WWU Campus: Academic Student Advisor, Educator for Self-Care Club
  • Hobbies/Interests: Reading, hiking, playing tennis, and going plant shopping!
Rey

Rey

  • Pronouns: he/him/his or they/them/their
  • Year at WWU: Senior
  • Major(s)/Minor(s): Behavioral Neuroscience major; Honors Interdisciplinary Studies & Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies minors
  • Favorite classes at Western: PSY 250 & 351 (Intro to Abnormal Psychology & Abnormal Psychology and Interventions), PSY 323 (Psychopharmacology), and PSY 319 (Cognitive Neuroscience)
  • Involvement on WWU Campus: TAG Team and the Honors College
  • Hobbies/Interests: Reading, fiction & fantasy writing, and video games
Shae

Shae

  • Pronouns: she/her/hers
  • Year at WWU: Junior
  • Major(s)/Minor(s): Geology, B.S. major; Sociology minor
  • Favorite class at Western: SOC 268 (Gender and Society)
  • Involvement on WWU Campus: Happy Club officer, past AEES participant
  • Hobbies/Interests: Cooking & baking, swimming, photography, rock hunting, making jewelry, watching TV, and attempting to slackline
Sherilyne

Sherilyne

  • Pronouns: she/her/hers
  • Year at WWU: Senior
  • Major(s)/Minor(s): Sociology – Elementary Education major
  • Favorite classes at Western: SOC 269 and SOC 369 (Race and Ethnic Relations)
  • Involvement on WWU Campus: Events and Fundraising Coordinator for the Filipino American Student Association (FASA)
  • Hobbies/Interests: Dancing, volleyball, cooking, and a little bit of video games on the side