Our professional staff are available to answer questions, discuss wellness issues, or provide students with referral to campus and community resources.
Senior Director of Wellness and Recreation Programs
Tricia's path to her dream job as the Director of Health, Wellness, and Prevention Services at EWU began with stints in public health and K-12 education. Through these experiences, she designed health communication strategies, implemented evidence-based prevention and environmental programs, facilitated community processes and collaborations, provided professional development, and worked to radiate possibility and positivity. She will try most things once, which places her in fun experiences such as dance-offs and dunk tanks and highlights her sense of humor. She is a self-proclaimed coffee-aholic and dark chocolate connoisseur, who is passionate about physical activity and can be found outside with her family bike riding, skiing, hiking, golfing, or paddling. Tricia is a commissioner on the Cheney Park and Recreation Board and serves as a board member for the Greater Spokane Substance Abuse Council.
Health Education Coordinator
Laura has a Bachelor's of Science in Community Health Education and a Masters of Public Health from Eastern Washington University. After completing her bachelors degree she spent several years as a health educator in Spokane County for a non-profit. Within this position Laura gained valuable experience instructing community-based health education including tobacco cessation, parenting classes, CPR, first aid, employee wellness, health coaching, and outreach to low-income and underserved populations. She has competed and placed top five in four NPC fitness competitions, mother to two active boys, thinks peanut butter is the greatest thing ever, and loves Pinterest. Laura participates on the Prevent Suicide Spokane Coalition and Youth Marijuana, Tobacco and Vaping Coalition.
Health Education Coordinator
Lindsey started her career path to become a Health Education Coordinator at Health, Wellness, & Prevention Services at EWU back in her home state of Texas. She has worked in higher education for over ten years wearing a variety of hats, and decided that her personal passion for health & wellness needed to be shared with the college student community she loves. She has a strong interest in helping students develop healthy relationships & ending sexual assault on college campuses. Lindsey is fluent in sarcasm and loves making people laugh. She enjoys lifting weights, getting outdoors, and true to her Texan roots, can make any type of food into a taco.
Laurie started her career at Eastern in 2001. Laurie received her bachelor's degree from Eastern Washington University. Laurie enjoys working with students and other departments on campus. Most days you can find Laurie in her office answering questions on programs the department provides to campus, as well as speaking with students and parents about the student health clinic services offered through Multicare Rockwood. In her spare time, you can find Laurie in her craft room designing and making various paper crafts, spending time with her 3 grown children and spoiling her grandchildren. Laurie participates with the Collegiate Preparedness Workgroup.
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