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McMinnville Admission Admission Staff

Admission Counselors

Lisa Knodle-Bragiel

Lisa Knodle-Bragiel, Director of Admission
Counselor for first-year students from Hawaii

Jay Smith Jay Smith, Associate Director of Admission
Counselor for first-year students from Washington (King County), degree-seeking first-year and transfer international students and American citizens living abroad
Patrick Wilson Patrick Wilson, Associate Director of Admission
Counselor for first-year students from Southern California (Imperial, Kern, Orange, Riverside, San Diego, San Bernardino, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Los Angeles and Ventura counties), Texas and the states of the Midwest and East Coast.
Matt Dressel Matt Dressel, Assistant Director of Admission
Counselor for first-year students from Arizona, New Mexico, Oregon (Willamette Valley and North Coast) and Utah, and all Returning Students
  Janet Sasaki, Assistant Director of Admission and Transfer Recruitment
Counselor for first-year students from California (Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco and Sonoma counties), Nevada and all domestic transfer students
  Keegan Gardner, Admission Counselor
Counselor for first-year students from Alaska, Colorado, Oregon (Central/Eastern), Washington (Southwest and Eastern) and Wyoming
  First-year students from California (El Dorado, Monterey, Nevada, Placer, Sacramento, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Solano, Sutter and Yolo counties and Northern Coast, Central Valley and Shasta/Cascades), Idaho, Montana, Oregon (except North Coast, Willamette Valley and Central/Eastern), and Washington (including Clallam, Grays Harbor, Island, Jefferson, Kitsap, Mason, Pierce, San Juan, Skagit, Snohomish, Thurston, Whatcom counties) please contact the Office of Admission at 800.640.2287 or


Operations Staff

Jill Searle, Technical Manager
Jan Adams, Receptionist and Visit Outreach Assistant
Shannon Brooks, Data Entry Manager
Laura Jellison, Technical Specialist
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McMinnville, Oregon  97128-6894
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