Our Peer Health Educator Leads are a unique group of students with varying college career paths, different backgrounds, and an interest in the health of EWU students. Each PHE Lead has a topic area that they have identified as their passion and have received additional training on.
Rylie was born in Lewiston, Idaho, but raised in Vancouver, WA. She is currently working towards a Bachelor's of Science in Exercise Science. Rylie has taken four years of American Sign Language, loves going to the gym, and was previously a PHE volunteer. She enjoys being a Peer Health Educator because she gets to share knowledge with other EWU students about relevant health topics, and she gets to expand her own knowledge on health topics.
Born in Tacoma, WA but raised in Gig Harbor, WA, Jackie is currently working towards two bachelors degrees: one in Biology focus in Pre-Med as well as one in Physical Anthropology. She loves to spend her time cooking, baking, volunteering and being with her family, friends, and dogs. Jackie’s favorite part about being a PHE is being a part of the Health Huts each week. She loves that the Health Huts allow her to teach other Eagles important information about health topics relatable to college students.
Brooke was born and raised in Santa Rosa, CA. She is currently working towards a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Public Health and plans on graduating in the spring of 2020. Brooke plays on the EWU women’s soccer team, loves exploring the outdoors, trying new recipes, and spending time with her puppy, Blue. Brooke enjoys being a Peer Health Educator because it allows her to meet new students on campus and it gives her the opportunity to educate peers on important health related topics.
Originally from Brazil, Victor has lived in Montevideo, Uruguay, and currently in Cheney, Washington. He consider the United States home at the moment. Pursuing a Bachelor’s of Science in Business Management - International Business, he will be graduate spring 2019. Victor was on the tennis team at Eastern for 3 years, and is now the assistant coach for the women’s tennis team. He loves playing the guitar and piano. He enjoys being a PHE because he feels he is making a difference in the community through the many events PHEs attend and participate in. He likes being a person that people can count on.
Raised in Cheney, WA and a graduate of Cheney High School, Ellie is pursuing a Bachelor's in Applied Developmental Psychology and will continue to graduate school after. She loves coffee and dogs, more specifically her dogs. Ellie enjoys being a PHE and the ability to reach the campus community to promote healthier and more positive living.
Sandra was born and raised in Wapato, WA, located in the Yakima Valley. She is currently working towards pursuing her Bachelor's in Science for Nursing degree with a double minor in Psychology and Spanish. In her free time, she loves dancing, being around her family and friends, and helping others out. Sandra’s favorite part of being a PHE is being able to educate her fellow peers on important health issues as well has helping create and maintain a positive approach to both leadership and wellness on campus.