Orientation Team

2015 Orientation Team:

Alexandrya Steller, Student Director
Kayla Brandel, Assistant Director
Nicole Norris, Marketing Coordinator
Shelly Roof
, Business Liaison
Jacob Kernohan, Downtown Celebration Coordinator
Josie Hudspeth, Advisor


Student Director

Alexandrya Steller

The Student Director's main goal is to lead and supervise the team so that they can accomplish their goals. They work behind the scenes and are knowledgeable in all positions and can always direct questions and information accordingly.

Alex is a sophomore in Oregon Tech’s Echocardiography program, and a medical sociology minor. Her goal as student director of NSO is to create a safe and welcoming environment here at Oregon Tech. She hopes that NSO will help new students, as well as returning students to build school pride and unity. When not in the classroom Alex enjoys being outdoors, going to concerts, and attending comic conventions. Her and the rest of the team are so excited to meet everyone this fall.


Assistant Director

Kayla Brandel

The Assistant Director's will be leading all communication efforts to NSO attendees.  She will be giving all the event announcements, keeping the event on schedule, and recruiting the amazing team of volunteers that make NSO possible.

Hi, I’m Kayla and I am the Assistant Director for the New Student Orientation Team! I am a sophomore at Oregon Tech currently studying Pre-Nursing with a minor in Psychology! I love Oregon Tech because of the campus, the professors, and the opportunities! Some of my favorite things to do in my free time are going to sporting events, hiking, spending time with my friends, and going home to see my family! I’m very outgoing and I always love meeting new people, so if you see me come say hi! Have a great year and I hope you love Tech just as much as I do!


Marketing Coordinator

Nicole Norris

The Marketing Coordinator leads the way to get information out about NSO, design all of the posters, graphics, schedules, and t-shirts and make the theme soar!

My name is Nicole Norris and I am a marketing management major. This year will be my fifth and final year at Oregon tech and my second year working for new student orientation. Previously the director, this year I am the marketing coordinator for orientation! This year is going to be very exciting and I can't wait to meet all the new students.


Business Liaison

Shelly Roof

This coordinator means business! She works directly with the community in order to receive donations and plan events that get the students involved. Events include the 3rd Annual Fred Meyer Shopping Spree and the Community/Job Fair at the Downtown event.

I am a junior in Renewable Energy Engineering and am the Business Liaison for the 2015 Orientation.  Apart from NSO, I am also the student director of the Women’s Resource Center, Vice President for the Society of Women Engineers, and a member of the Oregon Tech Honors Program. My hobbies include circuitry, crafting, french horn, sewing, vegan cooking, traveling, and near-death adventures.


Community Event Planner

Jacob Kernohan

A great addition to the team is the community event coordinator! This coordinator works hard on making all the events for the Downtown Celebration event of NSO happen. This event shows new students what downtown Klamath Falls has to offer, with a a scavenger hunt and tons of entertainment!

I'm a Junior majoring in Psychology and hoping to dual major in Bio-Health Sciences. I actively assist in many different outlets of Campus Life from the fraternity on campus, to KTEC, the college radio station. I will also be the incoming President of the Astronomy club for the coming year. I greatly enjoy getting to know new people and helping build long lasting relationships among my fellow students. I love long walks on the beach, white chocolate frappucinos, Disney movies, cuddling with my Pomeranian, soaking up the sun, and kissing in the rain.

For More Information

Orientation Team

OfficeCampus Life Office: CU 108

Please email us If you are interested in joining the Orientation Team or if you would like to be an Orientation