List of 11 frequently asked questions.

  • My primary roles at Thacher

    I work in the admission office and direct our financial aid program.
  • Most memorable Thacher camping trip

    Being stuck in a blizzard in the Sierra, sitting around a campfire learning to knit and playing games with students.
  • I knew I wanted to work at Thacher when

    I realized it was a place that would push and challenge me in the same way it does students. I knew I needed some encouragement to break out of my own comfort zones and take some risks. This has been the perfect place to do that!
  • Favorite place at Thacher

    The Pergola—I love that it’s both a hub of activity and a spot to sit peacefully outdoors, depending on the time of day!
  • Favorite job perk

    Seeing friends and family as I travel around the country to meet potential Toads.
  • Favorite Thacher teaching moment

    Since I'm not in the classroom, my favorite advising moments are the times after an advisee dinner has finished up at my house when the girls linger and sprawl out in my living room. Inevitably, someone ends up in a yoga pose, someone's perusing my bookshelf, and someone's laughing so hard she can't speak. I never want them to leave!
  • Hardly anyone knows that I

    Was a White House intern assigned to the First Lady's office (I'll let you guess the administration!).
  • Favorite place on earth

    Mayflower Beach in Dennis, Massachusetts
  • The book, movie, work of art, or piece of music I cannot imagine life without

    One Hundred Years of Solitude by Garcia-Marquez.
  • What I wanted to be when I grew up (when I was 10)

    A writer.
  • What I want to be when I grow up (now)

    Happy.