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Admission Counselors


Lisa Knodle-Bragiel

Director of Admission

Counselor for first-year and transfer students from Hawaii, U.S. territories, Americans abroad, degree-seeking first-year and transfer international students


Kristie Rickerd

Senior Associate Director of Admission-Marketing/Communications and Project Management

Counselor for Master of Science in sports science and analytics, graduate education endorsements and Online and Continuing Education.


Dayson Tiogangco

Associate Director of Admission

Counselor for first-year students from Oregon’s greater Willamette Valley, including the coast.


Danielle Kanclerz

Assistant Director for International Admission and Transcript Evaluation


Beth Woodward

Associate Director of Admission - Nursing

Counselor for undergraduate and graduate prelicensure nursing programs including the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN), Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (ABSN) and the Master’s Entry into Professional Nursing (MEPN)


Deanna Fairchild

Assistant Director of Admission

Counselor for online RN to BSN and Master of Science in Nursing (MSN).


Fran Hallstrom

Assistant Director of Admission

Counselor for Master of Science in business and for first-year and transfer students from Oregon (east Portland metro), Arizona, California (southern), Colorado, New Mexico, Nevada, Utah, New England/mid-Atlantic states, Washington (Seattle/Tacoma metro and northern), all southern states.


Peyton Smith

Assistant Director of Admission

Hablo Español

Counselor for first-year and transfer students from California (San Francisco bay area, central coast), Oregon (west Portland metro)


Zayn Khan

Admission Counselor

Counselor for transfer students to McMinnville campus and Online and Continuing Education.

503-883-2437

zkhan@linfield.edu

Michelbook House


Zoe Braun

Admission Counselor

Counselor for first-year and transfer students from Alaska, California (far north, Sacramento, Central Valley, Inland Empire), Idaho, midwest states, Montana, Oregon (Eugene/southern, central/eastern), Washington (western, except Seattle/Tacoma metro and Clark County, central/eastern), Wyoming


Maria Castaneda-Cervantes

Admission Counselor

Operations staff

Teresa Derochowski, associate director of operations

Laura Jellison, database communications and technology specialist

Dara Martin, assistant director of admission for campus visits