Lacey Bishop was an art history major with minors in CJLS and sociology. She is from Chimacum, Washington where she has the Olympic National Park right next door, often spending her time there rock climbing and hiking. She is going into grad school for environmental humanities with a focus in environmental justice in hopes to become a professor in the subject. Lacey was excited to work with CSS and our many projects, but also to collaborate with her internship, Foodways at Nana Cardoon, to incorporate local and sustainable foods into the food system at Pacific and the Boxer Food Share.
Charlotte is from Beaverton, Oregon and while attending Pacific majored in Applied Sustainability and minoring in Environmental Politics. In addition to joining the CSS team, she was the treasurer for her sorority, Theta Nu Alpha. She has been interested in working in sustainability since she was in middle school and was excited to bring that passion to CSS.
Hope Ellis is a senior from Yamhill, Oregon and majored in Applied Sustainability. Hope is very passionate about the environment, animals, and protecting our planet in both her personal and professional life. She has formed diverse perspectives through her work at the fruit processing plant, Fruithill, and volunteering at a local farm sanctuary. She hoped to spread her passion for sustainability with the community of Forest Grove through her CSS position. During Hope's free time, she enjoys spending time outdoors, hiking, painting, and cooking.
Ezra is from Honokaa, Hawaii and majored in Applied Sustainability. Ezra hopes that his work here at Pacific University translates to his larger goal of bettering local food systems and increasing overall food security within his community. Some of his past involvements include the Free Food Market and the Resident Hall Composting Program. He also worked for Santos Family Farm which is a certified organic operation that provides food through a CSA program as well as farmers markets. In his free time, he enjoys going to the gym and watching a good movie.
Caitlyn (“Cat”) Sato is from O'ahu, Hawai'i and is majoring in Psychology. Cat is not only passionate about mental health but has an increasing passion in the Earth’s health & she is very excited to be educated in the world of sustainability. During her free time, Cat enjoys fashion and reading.
Arhe is at Pacific University majoring in Psychology and Philosophy. His personal goals include bringing sustainability to his future career in Human Resources. Here at Pacific, Arhe is an RA and loves working with people. Outside of work, you can catch him with a cup of tea and hanging with friends.
Makazlynn is in her second year at Pacific, and is from Hillsboro, Oregon. She is majoring in Environmental Biology and minoring in Dance. She's a part of the Pacific Dance Ensemble, and is extremely happy to continue her love for dance in college. When she's not working all hours on homework, you'll see Makazlynn crocheting, knitting, playing and training with her dog, or watching YouTube. Being a part of the Center for a Sustainable Society was really exciting to her because she got to be with like-minded people who care for the environment and sustainable living.