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Jason McDonald, Dean of Admissions
503.943.7751 /

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Linda Cannard, Senior Associate Director of Transfer Admissions
503.943.7949 /

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Martin Williams, Associate Director of Admissions
Northern California, Portland Area Catholic Schools
503.943.7761 /

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Tanya Wangsmo, Associate Director of Operations
503.943.7764 /

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Matt Deschner, Senior Assistant Director of Admissions
Hawaii, Guam and the South Pacific, Nevada
503.943.7855 /

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Daniel Lyons, Assistant Director of Admissions
Southern California, Seattle Area Catholic Schools
503.943.7767 /

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 Cassy Esparza, Assistant Director of Admissions
Portland Public Schools, Portland Metro East, Portland Metro West, Utah, Texas, New Mexico, Southern States, Diversity Recruitment and Community Partnerships
503.943.7768 /

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Julia Adams, Admissions Counselor
Alaska, Colorado, Idaho, Northern East Coast, Greater Vancouver Area
503.943.7763 /

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Yollixpa Rios, Admissions Counselor
Oregon (excluding Portland Public Schools, Portland Metro East and West), Midwest States, Montana 
503.943.7766 /

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Jose Joel Cazares, Admissions Counselor
Washington State (excluding Seattle Area Catholic Schools and the Greater Vancouver Area)
503.943.7326 /

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Noel Kildiszew, Admissions Counselor
Arizona, Southern California Inland Empire, Sacramento Area Public Schools, San Jose Public Schools, Santa Cruz Public Schools 
503.943.8568 /

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Mike Pelley, Director of International Admissions
International Admissions and Foreign Credential Evaluator
503.943.7367 /

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Gwen Sandford, Program Manager, International Admissions
International Admissions and Foreign Credential Evaluator
503.943.7367 / intl-adm@up.ed


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