Find Your Counselor

Find and connect with your Admissions Counselor at Evergreen!

Find the regional Counselor for your state or specific Washington or California county below.

We have specialist Counselors for Returning Greeners, Veterans, International Students, and those applying to the Tacoma location or Native Pathways Program. Regional and specialist Counselors are all listed below.

Need help identifying your Counselor?

Email Admissions staff, submit an interest form, or call (360) 867-6170.

You may also connect directly with our Student Ambassadors to get to know current students and ask them anything about Evergreen.

Admissions Counseling Staff

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Jasmin Faulk-Dickerson
Jasmin Faulk-Dickerson
2020, B.A., The Evergreen State College
2022, MPA, The Evergreen State College
Admissions Counselor, Greener Foundations Instructor
Call or Text: (360) 763-0482

Jasmin (she/her) serves all incoming students in Thurston County. 

Jasmin is passionate about diversity and inclusion and motivated to support students starting their college journey.  As a multicultural person, Jasmin is well-versed in cultural understanding and communication.

Languages: English, Arabic, and Italian.

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Karen Dhaliwal
Karen Dhaliwal 
Admissions Counselor
Call or Text: (360) 276-6673

Karen serves students in Pierce and Kitsap counties. 

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Ashli Schick
Ashli Schick
2016, B.A., The Evergreen State College
Admissions Counselor for Transfer Students
Call or Text: (360) 763-0609

Ashli serves students in Lewis, Pacific, Mason, Grays Harbor, Jefferson, and Clallam counties. 

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Maddie Lang profile image, smiling admissions counselor.
Maddie Lang
2021, B.A., The Evergreen State College
Admissions Counselor
Text: (360) 813-6856

Maddie serves students residing in King, Snohomish, Skagit, San Juan, Islands and Whatcom counties. 

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Haley Lacey
Haley Lacey
2016, B.A., The Evergreen State College
Admissions Counselor, Student Ambassador Program Coordinator, Greener Foundations Instructor
Call or Text: (360) 763-0199

Haley serves high school and transfer students in Oregon, Idaho, as well as Clark, Wahkiakum, Cowlitz, Skamania, and Klickitat counties. 

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Michael Joseph
Michael Joseph
2017, B.A., The Evergreen State College
Admissions Counselor, Greener Foundations Instructor
Schedule a Phone or Zoom Appointment
Call or Text: (360) 763-0864

Michael serves high school and transfer students in California and the state of Nevada. 

As an undergrad, Michael worked in a number of student employee positions, including campus housing, team-building, and conflict mediation, as well as a number of sustainability committees. Michael is always happy to answer questions! If you're hoping for a unofficial transfer credit estimate, you can submit a request here.

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Wade Arave
Wade Arave
2009, B.S., Southern Utah University
2011, M.F.A., Full Sail University
Director of Admissions
Call or Text: (360) 323-6986

Wade is enthusiastic about the liberal arts and excited to help students take steps toward their academic and professional goals at Evergreen. Wade serves students from Montana, Wyoming, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, Colorado, Arizona, and New Mexico. 

As well as students living in: Yakima, Ferry, Stevens, Pend Oreille, Lincoln, Spokane, Adams, Whitman, Franklin, Benton, Walla Walla, Columbia, Garfield, Asotin, Okanogan, Chelan, Douglas, Kittitas, and Grant counties 

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Carl Forbes
Carl Forbes
1989, B.A., Le Moyne College
2005, M.S.Ed., Le Moyne College
Associate Director for Multicultural Admissions
Call or Text: (360) 763-0791

Carl is committed to promoting college access and student success, and prioritizes helping community partners and families make higher education a reality for students. 

Carl serves all International students in addition to students residing in Alaska, Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Georgia, Florida, Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi, Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Texas, Hawaii, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia, Washington D.C., West Virginia, Wisconsin, Puerto Rico, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, U.S. Virgin Islands, and, American Samoa 

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Kyle Pittman
Kyle Pittman (Nez Perce/Yakama Descendant)
2019, B.A., The Evergreen State College
Admissions Counselor
Call or Text: (564) 999-3343

Kyle serves all returning Evergreen and post-baccalaureate students. 

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Zeb Hoffman
Zeb Hoffman
2017, B.A., The Evergreen State College
Admissions Counselor
Call or Text: (360)763-0267

Zeb serves incoming student athletes. 

Zeb is also our Track and Field Head Coach.

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Toby Sawyer
Toby Sawyer
2013, B.A., The Evergreen State College
2016, M.P.A., The Evergreen State College
Call or Text: (360) 525-1717
Assistant Director of Native Pathways Program (NPP)

Toby serves students applying to the Native Pathways Program (NPP) and assists all Native and Indigenous students.

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James Jackson

James Jackson
2019, B.A., The Evergreen State College
2017 A.A.S., Personal Fitness Training
2017 A.A. General
Re-Entry Navigator Support, Admissions Counseling
Call (360) 867-5947
jacksoja@evergreen.edu

James provides college navigation and continued support to formerly incarcerated, justice-involved, and recovering students. As a formerly incarcerated college graduate, James knows the power education has to instill hope and belief in one’s ability to succeed.

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