Meet the Multicultural Outreach & Recruitment Team!

The M.O.R. team of the Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity is dedicated to compassionate student service, community outreach, and quality student programs that will prepare students for the rigorous UW applications process.


Cristina Gaeta, Ph.D.







Zachary McKinlay

Admissions Counselor
African American Focus
B.A., Sociology



Helen Enguerra

Admissions Counselor
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander Focus
B.A., American Ethnic Studies



Muhammad Manhsour

Admissions Counselor
South East Asian Focus
B.A., Sociology





Jim La Roche

Admissions Counselor
Alaska Native/American Indian Focus
B.A., Anthropology, Minors in History and American Indian Studies




Noe Valdovinos, M.Ed

Transfer Admissions Counselor
B.A., Comparative Ethnic Studies
Master in Education




Jaime Soto, M.Ed

Admissions Counselor
Latino(a) Focus
B.A., Sociology, Masters of Education in Organizational Leadership