Phone (509) 963- 3213
Location: SURC 256
Marissa (She/Her) has been with CWU for 6 years as the Director of Wellness and Health Promotion. As the director, Marissa supports the Wellness team in developing, facilitating and leading many campus health initiatives. Marissa specializes in designing environmental level health promotion strategies. She is a proud partner of the Division of Health and Wellness at CWU. Her favorite places in Ellensburg are Grocery Outlet, Bargain Market or Paul Rogers Wildlife Park. In her free time, she likes to hike and spend time outside with my miniature Australian shepherd, Brick. She also try out new recipes and love watching nature documentaries.
Arryn (she/her) has lived in Ellensburg 8 years and has worked at CWU a total of 7 years. She has been with the Wellness Center for 2.5 years and takes pride in meeting students in a supportive and compassionate way that ensures the student will receive any and all resources they may need to be successful at CWU. Arryn loves taking her dogs to the Yakima River, trying out culinary techniques, and cooking for others.
Katie (Sher/Her) recently joined the Wellness Center team as the Health Promotion Coordinator for Violence Prevention and Response. She received her B.S. in Psychology and Women & Gender Studies from Central Michigan University in 2019 and her Master of Social Work degree from the University of Michigan in 2021. She has previous experience working in the field of violence prevention and response and is very passionate about this work. Katie takes pride in offering compassionate, trauma-informed services to survivors and working to create a healthy and safe campus environment.Her favorite spot in Ellensburg is the water tower. In her free time she enjoys listening to music, playing piano, reading, and hiking.
Elizabeth (She/Her) recently joined the Wellness Center as Health Promotion Coordinator, providing confidential consultation to students who are interested in exploring patterns of substance use and creating plans for change. Elizabeth also organizes the L.E.A.D. Recovery organization for students in substance use recovery and those who would like to support recovery efforts. Elizabeth has a Master of Arts degree in clinical mental health counseling with certificates in addictions counseling and systemic multicultural counseling. Elizabeth is new to CWU and to Ellensburg, and she enjoys exploring all that the community has to offer. In her free time, Elizabeth can be found walking her dogs, listening to paranormal podcasts, or watching college football.
Sabeth has been with the Wellness Center for just over a year. With her experience in health promotion and Yoga instruction, she is a perfect fit in the Wellness Center to develop and lead health programming efforts for all CWU students. Sabeth is the supervisor for our Peer Health Educators, and take pride in providing mentorship in a compassionate and non-judgemental way.