McKenzie has lived in Oregon her whole life and completed her Bachelors of Science in Children, Youth and Family Studies at Portland State University. She is passionate about working with, helping, and encouraging youth in any way possible. She spends most of her free time either adventuring outside in beautiful Oregon, singing, dancing or hanging out with her 3 year old black lab rescue pup, Cerberus.



Margarette studied political science at Pacific University and is passionate about people, learning, and traveling. She reads a lot (probably too much, cuz books are magic), enjoys playing music, being with friends, and being outside. She's determined to find some way to get paid to travel the world and write about it. In the meantime, she's a fan of the Portland area's rad mixture of city and country and enjoys exploring all it has to offer.

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Aaron is one of our volunteer presenters.  He has enjoyed working with youth in Oregon City for the past 11 years. He and his wife Amanda have 3 girls, Ava, Ariel, and Amara.  Aaron loves outdoor adventures, reading, playing guitar, restoring cars, skateboarding, snowboarding, and playing princess dress up.



Holly lives in the Buckman neighborhood, and is active with teens, college students, and young professionals. She enjoys going on dates with her husband Jon, teaching and performing music, meeting friends for coffee, and playing super heroes with her two boys, Braxton and Landon. 



Elizabeth lives and works in the beautiful Columbia Gorge. Her favorite pastimes include hiking, getting lost in bookstores, Netflix binging, and travel. She most enjoys one-on-one coffee dates with her best friends and making them laugh until they cry. She has a passion for helping teenagers and has been working with them in different capacities the last 4 years.