Amanda is a Upper Peninsula native who attended Hancock High School and received a
Bachelor’s degree from Northern Michigan University in Graphic Communications. She
joined the Pre-College Outreach team in 2015 and is actively involved in the greater
community. This includes a role in the launch and success of the Keweenaw Young Professionals
and she is currently serving on the UP Health Systems-Portage Board of Trustees and
the City of Hancock Recreation Commission. She also enjoys volunteering with the Community
Action Agency and the Western U.P. Food Bank where she offers her marketing and grant
writing skills and assists with food distributions and collecting weekly donations.
BS, English and Art, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh
Rose worked for 17 years in the banking and investment industry. She joined the CPCO
staff in 2001. She has three grown children and enjoys all wilderness activities,
reading, travel, and perennial gardening.
BS, Mathematical Sciences & Social Sciences, Michigan Technological University
EdM, Education Leadership, Organization, & Policy, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Proud Huskies alumna ('12).
Liz's work at the Center for Pre-College Outreach has included coordinating Summer
Youth Programs, managing local outreach events, administering the GEAR UP grant, and traveling
with Mind Trekkers across the country.
Actively involved in both Michigan Tech and the greater community, including as a
board member of the Keweenaw Waterway Lighthouse Conservancy.
She is an avid reader, podcast listener, and board game enthusiast. Liz also enjoys
mountain biking, hiking, running, and keeping backyard chickens.
Master of Business Administration, Michigan Technological University
BS, Biomedical Engineering, Michigan Technological University
Jannah is a Michigan Tech graduate who was involved with Mind Trekkers throughout
her time as a student and is passionate about seeing the organization grow as the
Coordinator. In her free time, Jannah enjoys cooking and spending time with her family
BS, Medical Laboratory Science, Michigan Technological University
Lauren is a Michigan Tech graduate who discovered her passion in working with STEM
promotion during her summers with the Center for Pre-College Outreach's Summer Youth
Programs. In her free time she enjoys hiking, reading, and traveling.