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Hatfield Futures Project: OKT Team

Meet the Hatfield Futures Project Team from Oregon's Kitchen Table! Stay tuned over the coming weeks to meet our incredible student teams from all over the state. 

Names: Wendy Willis, Sarah Giles, Jacque Fitzgerald, Meaghan Lingo, Roz Owen

What do you love about where you live?

Wendy: From SE Portland, I can walk to work and have seen sea lions in the Willamette!

Sarah: Woodstock neighborhood in Portland has a community feel, people look out for each other across generations.

Jacque: From SE Portland I can easily be in the woods or by water.

Meaghan: There are so many beautiful amazing parks in NE Portland that I can walk or ride to.

Roz: Lincoln City has a small town feel - neighbors help and look out for each other.

What are you most excited about for Hatfield Futures?

Wendy: I can’t wait to see and hear the ideas from these amazing young people. Lifelong relationships are being made here.

Sarah: Excited about how the students are really coming from all over the state – it exceeded our expectations.

Jacque: I can’t wait to bring students together from different places all over the state.

Meaghan: Meeting all of the students who are so future minded - it’s so inspiring and makes me think about all of the possibilities!

Roz: Seeing how students engage and what great policies emerge.

What is one surprising fact about you?

Wendy: I have a very clean and elegant jump shot. 

Sarah: I’m an Irish citizen.

Jacque: I write and produce music and released by debut album last year.

Meaghan: I’ve never had brain freeze.

Roz: I was offered a ballet scholarship at the University of Utah.