Woodinville, Wash., is a Western political science major with minors in French and economics. She intends to graduate in June 2008 and attend graduate school. She is a voting member of the AS Activities Council.

Q: What are your plans after college?

A: I plan to go to graduate school on the East coast and earn a masters degree in international affairs. After that, I am going to work for the United Nations.

Q: Why did you decide to go to college?

A: Because education is vital to my future career, and it seemed natural after graduation high school.

Q: What is your favorite thing about the AS?

A: The people are all fantastic. Everyone is motivated, intelligent and caring, which makes ‘living in the VU’ lots of fun.

Q: Why should students be involved in the AS?

A: Because we work to make everyone’s college experience as enriched as possible through programs in many diverse areas.

Q: Why did you join the council?

A: I wanted to join the council because I think clubs are a really big part of the AS. I felt my knowledge about the process could be beneficial to clubs.

Q: What is the most important thing the council does?

A: The council helps fund club conferences and programs that benefit Western students.

Q: Describe a normal week for you at Western?

A: I am busy in class or work in the VU Administration from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. every day. In the evening I have committee and club meetings.

Q: How would your friends and family describe you?

A: As a ‘tornado,’ which is a direct quote from Queen Debbie Jackson. I am always on the go and meeting with different groups.

Q: Anything else to add about your past experiences?
I am the Vice-Chair of the Student Senate, President of Western Model United Nations, Secretary of Western Democrats and I sit on the LAC and WSL.