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.
Born in Kirkland, WA, Carrie is working towards a degree in Public Health with a minor in Spanish. Carrie loves to laugh, enjoys watching movies or stand-up comedy with her family and friends. She enjoys being a PHE because she loves engaging with fellow EWU Eagles and sharing what she has learned about health and wellness.
Born in Walla Walla, WA, Elizabeth is working toward a Bachelors in Secondary Education, with an endorsement in English as a second language. She is very organized, lives with her puppy named Marcy, and is the PHE Club Secretary for next academic year. Elizabeth enjoys being a PHE because educating people is her passion, and she believes sharing knowledge with EWU students about health, alcohol, sexual health, marijuana, and other drugs is something that will help college students throughout not only their college life, but after college as well.
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 Educators, 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.
Trista was born and raised in Kennewick, WA. She is currently working towards a bachelors degree in Dental Hygiene. She loves being on the water, and spends most her time in summer floating on the Columbia River with her family and friends. Trista’s favorite part about being a PHE is being able to not only interact and educate her fellow peers, but to gain knowledge for herself as well. She believes that PHE’s can make a huge difference in the EWU family.
Mariah was born in Spokane, WA, but moved all over the states growing up. She moved here from Hawaii to pursue a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Mariah has a sweet Dalmatian named Lucky and loves to travel as much as she can. She enjoys being a Peer Health Educator, because she gets the chance to form relationships with her fellow students while getting the opportunity to share important information regarding personal wellbeing and safety.
Born in Tacoma, WA but was raised in Gig Harbor, WA, Jackie is currently working towards two bachelors degrees in Biology focus in Pre-Med as well as 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.