Michael Pelley, director
"Michael Pelley serves as an advisor for international students as well as a resource person and administrator for all matters related to international students at the University. He earned his BS in history from the University of Oregon and his MS in communication from University of Portland. Michael has lived and worked in Japan, Taiwan, and on the island of Yap as well as traveled extensively around Asia and Oceania. "
Gwen Sandford, program manager
"Gwen Sandford serves as an admission counselor for international undergraduate applicants and as an advisor for current international students. Gwen also oversees ISS programming such as International Student Orientation, International Education Week, the Campus Connector program and acts as a staff advisor to the International Club. A native of Spokane, WA, Gwen completed her BA in international studies and Spanish at California Lutheran University and her MBA from University of Portland. She has studied abroad in Cádiz, Spain, and worked as an English teacher in Shen Zhen, China."
Trisha Elizarde-Miller, program assistant
"Trisha Elizarde-Miller advises international students by assisting them when they apply to the University, and helping them integrate in to the University community. She also serves as a co-advisor for the Filipino American Student Association at University of Portland. She was born in Manila, Philippines, and raised in Juneau, Alaska. She loves learning from different cultures and exercises cultural work through being a part of GABRIELA Portland."