Meet the Staff

Orientation & Transition Programs staff

Our office is comprised of hard working staff and student employees. Read on for more information on our professional staff or click on the links in the list below to meet our student employees:


Meet the Professional Staff

Terry HillTerry Hill, M.P.A.

  • Title: Director of Orientation & Transition Programs
  • Email: terryh@uw.edu
  • Responsibilities:
    • Department oversight
    • Living Learning Communities
    • Work with the OTP Student Advisory Council
    • Program Assessment
    • Sponsorship

Carrie NewmanCarrie Newman, M.S.

  • Title: Assistant Director of Orientation Programs
  • Email: newmanc2@uw.edu
  • Responsibilities:
    • First Year and Transfer Advising & Orientation Programs
    • Husky+
    • Parent & Family Engagement Programs
    • Online Orientation Program (UWB101)
    • Welcome Week

Emily Leonard

  • Title: Transition Program Manager
  • Emailleonardn@uw.edu
  • Responsibilities:
    • Husky Leadership Camp
    • Extended Orientation Programs
    • New Student Network Programs
    • First Year Coaching Program

Jerry ChanJerry Chan

  • Title: Program Support Supervisor
  • Email: jc2012@uw.edu
  • Responsibilities:
    • Coordinate and manage the administrative support for the Advising & Orientation Program 
    • Supervise and manage Student Affairs Welcome Desk
    • Assist with record keeping, budget reconciliation, and financial reporting. 
    • Primary website contact for OTP, including our required on-line Orientation Program for all students. 
    • Order supplies and coordinate bids and purchasing contracts with vendors. 

  Mary Tran   

  Title: Peer Coach Program Assistant

  • Email: tranmary@uw.edu
  • Responsibilities:
    • Assists Program Manager with:
      • Peer Coach Management and
      • Development
      • Training and Facilitation
      • Meta Majors
      • Event Planning

Halee Trinidad

  • Title: OTP Lead
  • Year: Junior
  • Major: Education
  • Responsibilities
    • Senior Peer Coach Management
    • Orientation Programming Support
    • Office Social Media

Emily Brown   

  • Title: Peer Coach Lead
  • Year: Junior
  • Major: Health Studies w/ minor in Health Education and Promotion
  • Responsibilities
    • Peer Coach Management and Development
    • Event Planning
    • First-Year Social Media

Cindy Yang   

  • Title: Student Assistant Welcome Desk Lead
  • Year: Senior
  • Major: Business with a concentration in Marketing 
  • Responsibilities
    • ​Scheduling shift coverage of Welcome Desk 
    • Train and supervise Student Assistant team
    • Research and update training manual and desk resources
    • Office Social Media

Contact Us

  • E-mail: otp@uw.edu 
  • Phone425.352.5266
  • TEXT: 425.243.0584
  • Location: UW1-061
  • Hours:
    Monday – Friday:
    8:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • Address:
    18115 Campus Way NE
    Box 358555
    Bothell, WA 98011-8246

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