Find Your Counselor

Find and connect with your Admissions Counselor at Evergreen!

Find the regional counselor for your state (or specific Washington/California county) below. Exceptions to a regional counselor include; Returning Greeners, Veterans, International Students, and those applying to the Tacoma or Native Pathways Program. Each of which has their own specialized Counselor, which are also listed below.

Need help identifying your Counselor? email the Admissions staff or call (360) 867-6170.

You can 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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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

Enthusiastic about the liberal arts, Wade is excited to help students take steps toward their academic and professional goals at Evergreen. Wade serves freshmen and transfer students from Utah, Colorado, Arizona, and New Mexico.

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George Castro
George Castro
2018, B.A., The Evergreen State College
Admissions Counselor
Call or Text: (360) 763-0096

George serves high school and transfer students in Nevada, and Southern California counties (those south of and including San Luis Obispo, Kern, and San Bernadino).  As well as eastern Washington students in Adams, Lincoln, Ferry, Stevens, Pend Oreille, Spokane, Whitman, Garfield, Columbia, Asotin, Walla Walla, Franklin, Benton.

Fluent Languages: English and Spanish.

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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 students' success. His priority is helping community partners and families make higher education a reality for students.

Carl serves all International students.  In addition to Washington students from Yakima, Kittitas, Grant, Douglas, Chelan, Okanogan counties. Plus Pierce County Freshmen. Carl serves students residing in the following states: NE, KS, MN, IA, MO, WI, IL, MI, IN, KY, OH, WV, VA, PA, NY, VT, NH, MA, RI, CT, ME, DE, MD, NJ, DC.

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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

Serves all incoming Freshmen of Thurston county, plus all high school and transfer students in the Washington counties Clallam, Jefferson, Grays Harbor, Kitsap, Mason, San Juan, and Island counties.

Jasmin (she/her) is passionate about diversity and inclusion and is motivated to support students starting their college journey.  As a multicultural person, Jasmin is especially versed in cultural understanding and communication.

Languages: English, Arabic, and Italian.

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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 Hawaii students and Washington students from Pacific and Lewis counties. As well as Thurston County Transfer students.

Zeb is also our Track and Field Head Coach.

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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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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 Northern California (all towns and counties north of Monterey, Kings, Tulare, and Inyo).

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. And is always happy to answer questions!

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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, and southern Washington state counties.

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Maddie Lang
2021, B.A., The Evergreen State College
Admissions Counselor
Text: (360) 323-9129

Maddie is the admissions counselor for King County high school students. As well as high school and transfer students from Snohomish, Skagit, and Whatcom counties.

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Ray Mobley
Ray Mobley
2015, B.A., The Evergreen State College
Admissions Counselor for Evening & Weekend Studies, Veteran Outreach
Evening & Weekend/Veteran Outreach
Call or Text: (360) 763-0616

Ray serves all Veteran students, and Washington's Pierce County transfer students. In addition to all students of Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Tennessee, Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Florida.

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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. Also serves high school and transfer students from Idaho, Montana, and Wyoming. While also assisting Native Pathways Program applicants.

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

Ashli serves transfer students in Washington King County.

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