Meet the Staff

Admissions Counseling Staff

Eric Pedersen
1989, B.A., Whitman College
2003, M.Ed., Azusa Pacific University
Director
(360) 867-6170

Eric has over 25 years of admission experience at colleges in Alaska and Washington. Eric will be your contact if you attend school in the Lacey, Olympia and Tumwater School Districts, or the state of Alaska.

Megan Daniels
2012, B.A., The Evergreen State College
2017, MPA, The Evergreen State College
Interim Associate Director
Transfer Student Recruitment
(360) 867-6495

Originally from Chicago, Megan visits community colleges in Washington. She is excited to work with Washington transfer students, and to answer your questions about the admission process.

Clarisse Leong
1994, B.A., The Evergreen State College
Associate Director
(360) 867-6496

Originally from Hawaii, Clarisse visits schools in Hawaii and Texas. You can also find her "on tour" at any of the Colleges That Change Lives events across the U.S..

Matthew Peipert
1998, B.A., Saint Louis University
2014, M.A., Lesley University
Associate Director
International Student Recruitment
(360) 867-6168

Matthew has lived in Japan, Kenya, South Africa, Spain, and the U.K. and has helped international students for many years. Please contact him if you are an international student who is interested in attending Evergreen.

Deedee Orr
2013, B.A., The Evergreen State College
Coordinator, High School Relations
(360) 867-6179

Deedee speaks with high school students in King County, Washington.

Megan Rosenberg
2013, B.A., Kalamazoo College
Coordinator, Campus Visit Program
(360) 867-6172

Get in touch with Megan about visiting campus. An individual campus visit can include an information session, campus tour, class visit, and overnight stay.

Grace Fisher
2012, B.A., University of Chicago
Admissions Counselor
(360) 867-6211

Grace visits schools in Idaho, Montana and six counties in Washington.

Haley Lacey
2016, B.A., The Evergreen State College
Admissions Counselor
(360) 867-6233

Haley travels throughout Oregon and Washington state.

2015, B.A., The Evergreen State College
Admissions Counselor
Evening & Weekend/Veteran Outreach
(360) 867-6691

Originally from Tallahassee, Florida, Ray is a retired Army veteran. "I am looking forward to speaking with adult students and veterans who want to continue their education."

Erin Rust
2011, B.A., The Evergreen State College
Admissions Counselor
(360) 867-6164

Erin visits high schools in nine western Washington counties. You can contact her about school visits, college fairs, interviews, and any questions you might have about Evergreen.

Don’t see your state or Washington county listed above? Send an email to Admissions or call (360) 867-6170 and your questions will be answered.