Sara joined the GRC as the Assistant Director for LGBTQ Student Initiatives in June 2017. She provides trainings in a variety of areas including LGBTQ 101, Active Ally, advises PRISM ND, and assist with other programming hosted by the GRC. Prior to joining the GRC, Sara served as an Assistant Director for Residence Life at the University of Montana, a Resident Director for Loyola Marymount University, and a Residential Education Director at Washington State University.

Sara received her BA in Electronic Media from St. Catherine’s University in St. Paul, MN, her MA in Higher Education Administration from Washington State University in Pullman, WA, and is currently working on her Ed.D. in Educational Leadership at the University of Montana in Missoula, MT.

In her free time, Sara enjoys spending time with her family, spoiling her dogs Trigger, Auri, and Salvador, and doing projects around her house.

Favorite quotations

"Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced."- James Baldwin
"What lies behind you and what lies in front of you, pale in comparison to what lies inside of you."- Ralph Waldo Emerson
"Today each of you is the object of the other's reading, one reads in the other the unwritten story."- Italo Calvino
"This is water, this is water."- David Foster Wallace

Education

  • B.A. in Electronic Media from St. Catherine's University, St. Paul, MN
  • M.A. in Higher Education Administration from Washington State University, Pullman, WA