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Meet our Team

Office of Alumni & Parent Relations


Gina Yazzolino ’96 

Director of Alumni & Parent Relations

Contact Gina about general engagement with the University of Portland Office of Alumni & Parent Relations.

Email Gina



Marija Hobbs ’98

Associate Director of Alumni Engagement 

Contact Marija about anything related to chapters, reunion weekend, and volunteer opportunities.

Fun Fact: Marija is an avid runner, knitter, and food aficionado. She is most passionate about Latin and Mediterranean cuisine, and she won a blue ribbon at the county fair for her blueberry pie.

Email Marija


 Bryn Rose

Bryn Rose

Associate Director of Parent Engagement

Contact Bryn about anything related to Family Weekends, Parent & Family Newsletters, parent proxy, and for support with concerns or questions about the student experience at UP.

Fun fact: Bryn was a news and weather radio announcer during her senior year of college.

Email Bryn


Shelly Davidson

Shelly Davidson

Communications Manager

Contact Shelly about creative projects, social media, and advertising.

Fun Fact: Shelly is originally from Massachusetts. 

Email Shelly


Nancy Nofziger

Nancy Nofziger

Administrative Assistant

Contact Nancy with questions about opportunities for students, Snack Packs, and updating your contact information.

Fun Fact: In the last 7 years, Nancy has traveled to Austria, Italy, Netherlands, France, Germany, Switzerland, England, Scotland, Wales, Israel,  Palestine and Ireland–having never been out of the country before that! 

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Bill Reed

Bill Reed ‘72

Outreach and Hospitality Specialist

Fun Fact: Bill once had lunch with Joe DiMaggio!