Student Co-Chairs

Art Therapy GSoCA Co-Chair Kayla Marie Estrada (she/her)

Co-Chair - Art Therapy ’24

Kayla Marie Estrada is a Filipinx-American who was born and raised in Hawaii. She is this year’s GSoCA Co-Chair representative for the Art Therapy program at Lewis & Clark’s Graduate School of Education and Counseling. As Kayla pursues her degree she hopes to cultivate accessible and necessary resources for local BIPOC, LGBTQIA+, and Disabled communities. Through GSoCA, she looks forward to meeting and connecting with BIPOC folks across the graduate school!

Sheyla Dorantes Sanchez Co-Chair

Sheyla Dorantes Sanchez (she/they/he)

Co-Chair - MAT Secondary Education ’23

Sheyla is a Latine/Chicanx-identifying student in the Secondary Education Program. Community being a true source of joy and healing for Sheyla, they are excited to be GSoCA co-chair to strengthen and build community across programs here at LC. Sheyla’s dream is to create a truly inclusive classroom, rooted in decolonization, equity, and respect. They hope to see new faces at future GSoCA events!

Zoë Reneé App

Zoë Reneé App (she/her)

Co-Chair - Professional Mental Health Counseling ’23

Zoë Reneé App is a Black, biracial student from Portland, Oregon representing as co-chair for the Professional Mental Health Counseling (PMHC) program at Lewis & Clark’s Graduate School of Education and Counseling. Zoe loves to work with kids and dreams to exist at the intersection between mental health and movement. She is passionate about representation in mental health care and social justice for all. 

GSoCA is currently looking for a representatives from each program (MCFT, SAA, and Education) at the graduate school to become Co-Chairs. This is to ensure that all members of the GSOCA community are better represented. Interested? Email us today!

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