Perks, Guy, and Crowder Resident Assistants

(From left to right)

Front row: Natalee Stout, Kara Murray, Hayley Hanford (AC), & Livi Lindsey.

Middle row: Sophia Taylor, Emily Schlepp, Jono deMacedo (AAC), Josie Pierce, & Megan Stewart.

Back row: Zach Shelton, Kam Goetz, & Andre Tinnon.

Jono deMacedo – GPC Assistant to the Area Coordinator

Major: Business Administration

Hometown: Plymouth, MA

Why be an AAC? Because the process of becoming takes a safe space and a commitment for the long haul; both happen so well in Res Life.

Favorite off-campus hangout spot: Slate Coffee

Most desirable superpower: Time control

Book or movie that has shaped/influenced who I’ve become: You Are What You Love by James KA Smith

Natalee Stout – Perks 100

Major: Communications

Hometown: Boulder, MT

Why be an RA? I want to help others achieve a positive experience of living in the residence halls and to help their res hall experience be complimentary to their educational experience.

Favorite off-campus hangout spot: Downtown Kirkland

Most desirable superpower: To have a photographic memory

Book or movie that has shaped/influenced who I’ve become: Everybody Always by Bob Goff

Zachariah Shelton – Perks 200

Major: Business Administration

Hometown: Farmville, VA

Why be an RA? Because I love investing in people’s lives and having the opportunity to make a difference.

Favorite off-campus hangout spot: Anywhere I can hang out with friends. Tell me where you want to go and I’m down!

Most desirable superpower: To have Spidey-Sense

Book or movie that has shaped/influenced who I’ve become: The Hunger Games because it shows you can do anything you put your mind to. Plus I want to be bomb at bow and arrow like Katniss Everdeen.

Kameron Goetz – Perks 300

Major: Molecular and Cell Biology

Hometown: Coulee City, WA

Why be an RA? People are awesome, NU is awesome, and I want to be a part of merging the two.

Favorite off-campus hangout spot: Any park, trail, or outside spot.

Most desirable superpower: Super strength

Book or movie that has shaped/influenced who I’ve become: The Chronicles of Narnia by CS Lewis and the Bible

Andre Tinnon – Perks 300

Major: Music Ministry

Hometown: Spokane, WA

Why be an RA? I love the atmosphere and community of the residence halls. Being a part of coming along someone’s experience here is a dream.

Favorite off-campus hangout spot: Dick’s Burgers

Most desirable superpower: To control time

Book or movie that has shaped/influenced who I’ve become: The Cross and the Switchblade by David Wilkerson

Emily Schlepp – Guy 100

Major: English

Hometown: Tacoma, WA

Why be an RA? It’s an incredible opportunity to serve God and love on others.

Favorite off-campus hangout spot: Downpour Coffee and the water front

Most desirable superpower: Healing

Book or movie that has shaped/influenced who I’ve become: The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

Sophia Taylor – Guy 200

Major: Pastor Min and Communications

Hometown: Renton, WA

Why be an RA: I want to be an RA to walk alongside and love on people. I want to celebrate with people and cry with them, because I believe that walking life with others is one of our greatest gifts.

Favorite off-campus hangout spot: The water front and Zoka Coffee

Most desirable superpower: Time travel

Book or movie that has shaped/influenced who I’ve become: My most recent favorite read is Speaking of Jesus by Carl Medearis

Megan Stewart – Guy 300

Major: Secondary Education (Social Studies Endorsement)

Hometown: Centennial, CO

Why be an RA? I care about people, developing others, and making sure everyone feels safe and welcomed where they live.

Favorite off-campus hangout spot: Anywhere with dogs

Most desirable superpower: The ability to wake up and get out of bed at the first alarm.

Book or movie that has shaped/influenced who I’ve become: Let’s be real… Harry Potter.

Livi Lindsey – Crowder 400

Major: Exercise Science

Hometown: Redding, CA

Why be an RA? I want to pour into other people’s lives, to be the hands and feet of Jesus, and create a welcoming atmosphere for those around me.

Favorite off-campus hangout spot: Baskin Robbins

Most desirable superpower: Super speed

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

Kara Murray – Crowder 500

Major: Elementary Education

Hometown: Snoqualmie, WA

Why be an RA? To create a space where students feel seen and known.

Favorite off-campus hangout spot: Alki Beach

Most desirable superpower: To speak every language

Book or movie that has shaped/influenced who I’ve become: The Circle Maker by Mark Batterson

Joselyn (Josie) Pierce – Crowder 600

Major: Secondary Education (Endorsement in Math)

Hometown: Almira, WA

Why be an RA? The passion behind my interest in becoming an RA was the love of community. I wanted to join in the effort to build a loving and authentic community at Northwest University, especially through Res Life.

Favorite off-campus hangout spot: Bridal Trails

Most desirable superpower: Flying

Book or movie that has shaped/influenced who I’ve become: Movie: The Blind Side; Book: The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini