Perks, Guy, and Crowder Resident Assistants

(From left to right) Front row: Kaylee Fletcher, Emily Schlepp, Haley Sarian.
Middle row: Jane Cooksley, Susanna Walker, Holly Hollopeter, Emily Perron.
Back row: Kyle Hofstetter, Gio Barrios, Jonathan deMacedo.

Jane Cooksley – GPC Assistant to the Area Coordinator

Major: Nursing

Hometown: Puyallup, WA

Why be an AAC? I am passionate about fostering community, seeing teams grow and connect, and working alongside the one and only Hayley Hanford.

Favorite off-campus hangout spot: Kirkland waterfront

Most desirable superpower: To take one look at a person and know their story.

Book or movie that has shaped/influenced who I’ve become: The Screwtape Letters by C.S. Lewis

Jonathan (Jono) deMacedo – Perks 100

Major: Business Administration

Hometown: Plymouth, MA

Why be an RA? To guide and be guided by others on our journeys with Jesus! (And to love life!)

Favorite off-campus hangout spot: Pioneer Square, South Seattle

Most desirable superpower: Speak words and create objects.

Book or movie that has shaped/influenced who I’ve become: Abba’s Child by Brennan Manning

Giovanni (Gio) Barrios – Perks 200

Major: Contemporary Music Industry

Hometown: Seattle, WA

Why be an RA? I think that NU is shaped into what it is because of the leaders it has, and I want to continue influencing a welcoming, diverse community that puts Jesus in the center of it all. I wish to lead people to Jesus and through that, help them find their calling.

Favorite off-campus hangout spot: My mom’s house honestly.

Most desirable superpower: Swing with webs, climb walls, so yeah…spiderman!

Book or movie that has shaped/influenced who I’ve become: August Rush

Kyle Hofstetter – Perks 300

Major: Secondary Education and Mathematics

Hometown: Bellingham, WA

Why be an RA? For the opportunity to lead, learn, and grow in a Christ-centered community. To enable the leader in my peers, investing in intentional relationships.

Favorite off-campus hangout spot: Goodwill, Value Village, or any bookstore.

Most desirable superpower: Vocal replication.

Book or movie that has shaped/influenced who I’ve become: Rules for a Knight, Blue Like Jazz, Love Does, and many more.

Emily Perron – Guy 100

Major: Pastoral Ministry and Biblical Studies

Hometown: Portland, OR

Why be an RA? I want to help cultivate safe spaces for people to be fully accepted and loved through being deeply known.

Favorite off-campus hangout spot: Tapioca Express or Kirkland waterfront

Most desirable superpower: To know every person’s name after the FIRST time they tell me.

Book or movie that has shaped/influenced who I’ve become: Forrest Gump

Holly Hollopeter – Guy 200

Major: Communication

Hometown: Columbus, OH

Why be an RA: God has created me with a desire to make people feel seen, known, and loved -and called me into Residence Life as a way of doing so.

Favorite off-campus hangout spot: Anywhere I can meet new people.

Most desirable superpower: Time Travel.

Book or movie that has shaped/influenced who I’ve become: Strength to Love by MLK Jr.

Susanna Walker – Guy 300

Major: Nursing

Hometown: Bothell, WA

Why be an RA? The opportunity to create a place where everyone feels at home.

Favorite off-campus hangout spot: Seattle bookstores

Most desirable superpower: Flying

Book or movie that has shaped/influenced who I’ve become: Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis

Haley Sarian – Crowder 400

Major: Nurisng

Hometown: Littleton, CO

Why be an RA? I want to be a part of cultivating community at NU and to be a mentor and a friend to new and old students who are trying to find their place here.

Favorite off-campus hangout spot: Kirkland waterfront

Most desirable superpower: Teleportation

Book or movie that has shaped/influenced who I’ve become: A Voice in the Wind by Francine Rivers

Emily Schlepp – Crowder 500

Major: English

Hometown: Tacoma, WA

Why be an RA? I love the community here at Northwest and I hope to help others cultivate their relationships with God and others.

Favorite off-campus hangout spot: Kirkland waterfront

Most desirable superpower: Super Speed

Book or movie that has shaped/influenced who I’ve become: Les Misérables by Victor Hugo (the book!)

Kaylee Fletcher – Crowder 600

Major: Elementary Education

Hometown: Bonney Lake, WA

Why be an RA? I love people. I think community is incredibly important to the well-being of a person and I hope to help create a place of belonging for others.

Favorite off-campus hangout spot: The waterfront

Most desirable superpower: The power to refill things!

Book or movie that has shaped/influenced who I’ve become: Book series: Mark of the Lion by Francine Rivers