Ariana Organiz Ruiz
Interim Executive Director
Ariana Organiz-Ruiz is a 2020 graduate from the University of Oregon. Ariana co-founded Raiz of Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon, which is a statewide program that seeks to build sustainable, grassroots organizing teams in mutual partnership with Latinx communities. With extensive organizing experience, Ariana hopes to continue making real progress in advocating for education and student rights in Oregon as OSA's interim executive director!
Phone: (503) 957-6038
Email: ariana [AT] orstudents.org
Oregon Students of Color Coalition Field Organizer
Evelyn Kocher grew up in Beaverton and graduated from Oregon State University in 2018 with a degree in cultural anthropology and international studies and is currently based in Beaverton. She is fluent in Spanish, Portuguese, and Indonesian and is proficient in French, Italian, Guarani, and Mandarin Chinese. Her political and communications experience ranges from having spearheaded an OSU electoral organizing club in 2016 to working with Rep. Diego Hernandez during the 2018 legislative session. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, playing games with friends, refereeing soccer, and adding to her list of over thirty countries visited.
Phone: (971) 645-0980
Email: evelyn [AT] orstudents.org
Lane Community College Campus Organizer
Jerrel grew up in Florence, Oregon and studied at both Lane Community College and the University of Oregon to earn himself a degree in environmental studies. During his studies, he served as an ASLCC senator, sat on OSA’s Board of Directors, and served as Unite The Vote’s Clipboarding Coordinator. Jerrel is a voracious consumer of LitRPG and enjoys spending his free time reading and playing games with friends.
Phone: (541) 206-8318
Email: jerrel [AT] orstudents.org