Sari Byerly is excited to join the TRIO programs at Idaho State University. She has worked for TRIO since 2002 starting her journey working with Upward Bound at the University of Utah. She completed her Bachelors of Science in Psychology and Masters of Social Psychology at the University of Utah and is in the final stages of her doctorate in Educational Leadership through the University of Idaho. She has been fortunate to find a home working for TRIO and looks forward to many years as part of the Idaho State TRIO team.
"I believe strongly in TRiO, the positive impact these programs have on peoples' lives is without question extraordinary. As the first person in my family to receive a college degree I remember the trials of a first-generation student. Great people help you along the way. I have been given amazing mentors, friends, and family to share my wonderful journey. My work with TRIO allows me the opportunity to show others similar precious moments. There is nothing better than loving your job each and every day."
Administrative Assistant I
Rose Jones brings over 21 years of office experience to the TRiO Program. She has an Administrative Assistant Certificate from Idaho State University. She likes to read, camp and play with her grandchildren. She is the mother of 6 children and the grandmother of 10 grandchildren. Rose an advocate for the Victim's Rights Organization and is working on her BA in Human Resources
Office Specialist II
Educational Talent Search
I graduated from Boise State University (Go Broncos!) in 2008 with a Bachelors degree in International Business. I have a wonderful wife and boy who is 3. I am a graduate of Aberdeen High School and currently live in Pocatello. I enjoy watching and attending sports and spending time with my family. I absolutely love helping my ETS students prepare for their future opportunities!
Memo's School Visits
Monday - Office
Tuesday - American Falls High School
Wednesday - Century High School
Thursday - Aberdeen High School
Friday - Office
My name is Jolene Welker and I have been with ETS since January 2012. I LOVE working with my students at Pocatello and Highland High Schools! I graduated from ISU in 2010 with a degree in Training and Development. I am currently working on my Masters of Training and Development. I am happily married and have four children. I am excited to help students realize the opportunities that education provides for them and to encourage them to reach their full potential.
Jolene's School Visits
I have been involved with TRiO for 17 years first at the University of Wyoming and now Idaho State University. During that time I have developed a deep appreciation for the mission and goal of TRiO. I love the work I do with students and hope to help many of you work towards your goals.
Cheryl's School Visits
Boneville and Idaho Falls High School
Monday - By Appointment
Tuesday - By Appointment - Counseling Office
Wednesday - Idaho Falls High School
Thursday - Bonneville High School - Counseling Office
Friday - By Appointment
I graduated from Idaho State University in 2006 with a Master's degree in Counseling. I have a beautiful wife and currently live in Burley, Idaho. In my spare time, I enjoy golfing when the weather is nice and I love to watch movies. I love working in the TRiO program and love helping students reach their college goals and dreams.
Dustin's School Visits
Hello my name is Luis Carrillo I am a TRiO alumni proof of the programís success. I graduated with a Bachelorís degree in business from Lewis-Clark State College Home of the Warriors. I want to pursue a Masterís degree in Education through Idaho State University. I currently live in Rupert, Idaho. I consider myself to be easy going and enjoy all sport activities. I have been fortunate to have great support from my family and friends. I believe education is the key and love being the Lock Smith for my ETS students.
Luis' School Visits
Hello my name is Brady Cook and I am a proud Idaho Native! I earned my Bachelor's Degree in Psychology in 2010 and my Master of Counseling with an emphasis in Student Affairs in 2012, both at Idaho State University. Preparing students for being successful in their education and future careers is a passion for me. It is exciting for me to work with the Twin Falls and Jerome students in finding their strengths and being a positive influence so they can further their educational and life goals.
Brady's School Visits
Student Support Services
Ram Eddings has worked in the TRiO program as an Advisor/Counselor for 14 years dating back to 1980. Ram believes that all students can be successful and believes TRiO is the program that truly does help students reach their educational, career, and life goals. Ram is also an avid rugby fan and coaches the ISU Men's and Women's Rugby club.
Diana Guerrero has worked for the TRiO program for 17 years. She is now an Advisor/Counselor for Student Support Services program on the Idaho State Univeristy Campus. Diana has her undergraduate degree in Early Childhood Education and her Master's in Human Resource Training and Development.
Olivia Wilson graduated from Idaho State University with her BA in Social Work and a minor in Womenís Studies. She has been involved with TRiO since her first year in college and has been the Advisor/Recruiter for the Upward Bound Program for two years. She loves working with the students and preparing the UB Seniors for their college years. She is married and has a little girl. She is currently working towards a graduate degree in Public Health.
Work Study Employees
Gerry has been apart of the TRiO Family for quite some time now. He began in the Upward Bound program, and now is working as a tutor, and in the office. He loves to help out students and looks forward to helping out many more.
Mireya joined TRiO as our work-study in 2009 and has been with us since then. She has participated in numerous TRiO events, tutored high school students, and now works closely with our Advisors. She became involved with TRiO during her senior year of high school. She is pursuing a Bachelorís of Science degree in Health Science.
Steven has been part of our TRiO SSS program since he began his career, here at ISU. He has recently joined our team as a Lab Technician, and has participated in TRiO events, such as the 2012 Leadership Summit for Idaho high school students. Steven is pursuing a Bachelorís of Arts in Theatre. "I will not conform myself to the stereotypes of this days world. I will not restrict my abilities to what seems possible. My mind is a powerful tool, and I can disproove theories and exceed expectations that are set to restrict me. My future is what I make it, and will always be." - Steven Moldenhauer