Fists in Solidarity

2021 - 2022
Student Leaders

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Molly Lowe | Chapter President 
molowe@pdx.edu

Preferred name, pronouns, degree, year at PSU: 

Molly (she/her), Degree: Business Administration: Human Resources Management, Senior 

✨Why did you join? 

-Because I wanted to meet other students who had a similar passion to me, and also because I wanted make connections in the business world. 

✨ What do you enjoy about the club? 

-The camaraderie between the entire group as a whole, I feel supported by my fellow members in so many different aspects! 

✨ What is your favorite hobby? 

-Paddle boarding on the beautiful lakes and rivers of Oregon.

Kaylee Brunette | Vice President of Marketing & Visibility
brunette@pdx.edu

Preferred name, pronouns, degree, year at PSU: She/Her, Degree: Business Administration Double Major Human Resources Management | Management & Leadership, Senior 

✨ Why did you join PSU's HRMA? 

- I’m an HR major and wanted to get to know fellow HR students and faculty. This is my second year and I love the internship stories from other members. 

✨ What do you enjoy about the club? 

- I’ve met many incredibly talented local human resource professionals in this organization. Recently I was invited to the PHRMA Strategic Management Conference, and I got in free as a student. Tons of networking events you can get into free or reduced costs with PSU HRMA student connections! 

✨ What is your favorite hobby? 

-multi-day backpacking trips and traveling!

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Noah Clark | Vice President of Programs
noclark@pdx.edu

Preferred name, pronouns, degree, year at PSU: Noah Clark (he/him), Degree: Business Administration Double Major Human Resources Management | Management & Leadership, senior 

✨ Why did you join PSU's HRMA? 

-It was a fantastic way to learn about HR in a real-world context and helped me discover what I wanted to do after graduating. 

✨ What do you enjoy about the club? 

-The organization allowed me to work with some amazingly driven great people and contribute to the Portland State community in a meaningful way. 

✨ What is your favorite hobby? 

-Studying, watching, and collecting films from various decades and countries. Analyzing films and learning about the history of cinema is a peaceful and entertaining way to end a productive day and discover more about myself and the world around me by studying the most significant filmmakers and films from around the world.

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Jacob Fitzgerald | Director of Information Systems
fitzger7@pdx.edu

Preferred name, pronouns, degree, year at PSU: He/Him, Degree: Business Administration Double Major Human Resources Management | Management & Leadership, Senior. 

✨ Why did you join PSU's HRMA? 

-PSU HRMA is a great way to meet like-minded students that are in their journeys to becoming business professionals. It’s my second year now with the team! 

✨ What is your favorite hobby? 

-Outside of school I enjoy hiking, bouldering, rock climbing, riding my bike, and reading. I also love going to the theaters whenever I have a free afternoon. 

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Janet Bedolla-Salinas | Chapter Treasurer
jan27@pdx.edu

Preferred name, pronouns, degree, year at PSU: She/Her, Major: HR Management, minor in Spanish, Senior year. 

✨ Why did you join PSU's HRMA? 

-I wanted to learn more about the HR field from guest speakers and build my skill set by contributing to the team. 

✨ What do you enjoy about the club? 

-I enjoy listening to other students' ideas and goals related to expanding HRMA. Everyone is friendly here too, so it's fun to be involved with this club! 

✨ What is your favorite hobby? 

-Going on walks and taking pictures, while admiring nature. 

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Eathen Smith | Secretary
eathen@pdx.edu 

Preferred name, pronouns, degree, year at PSU: He/Him/His, BS in Public Health: health services administration, Senior Year 

✨ Why did you join PSU's HRMA? 

-I joined PSU HRMA because I had an interest in how to help healthcare employees be more productive while still having a work-life balance and job satisfaction. 

✨ What do you enjoy about the club? 

-The positive environment around learning and growth is something I enjoy being around. I also enjoy meeting new friends who are just as excited about professional development. 

✨ What is your favorite hobby? 

-Traveling, bowling. 

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Rachelle Diaz-Boyas | Vice President of Fundraising
diaz24@pdx.edu 

Preferred name, pronouns, degree, year at PSU: She/Her, Degree: Business Administration: Human Resources and Management, Senior 

✨ Why did you join PSU's HRMA? 

- I joined so I could make connections and also learn more from my peers and use my resources 

✨ What do you enjoy about the club? 

- I enjoy listening to others' ideas and learning from others' experiences from internships, classes and making friendships. 

✨ What is your favorite hobby? 

- Favorite hobby is going to the gym 

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Kendra Brewer | Director of Member Acquisition
brewer22@pdx.edu 

Preferred name, pronouns, degree, year at PSU: She/Her, Degree: Business Administration: Human Resources and Management, Senior 

✨ Why did you join PSU's HRMA? 

-I decided to join PSU's HRMA to connect and network with others interested in HR, stay current about HR issues, continue learning about the field of HR prior to entering the job market, and share my knowledge about HR with others who may be on the fence about pursuing this field. 

✨ What do you enjoy about the club? 

- Weekly events and having the opportunity to learn in person from experienced HR professionals. 

✨ What is your favorite hobby? 

- In my spare time, I like to ride ATVs, go camping, make handmade soap, and watch my daughters play soccer.