Contact Us

We are located in Student Center 112.


SEEDS Professional Staff

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  • Shishei Tsang
  • SEEDS Program Director
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  • Shishei (pronunciation: she-shay sang) is a boba connoisseur, artist, Gemini, and student affairs professional. She is an immigrant from Hong Kong, and she strives to continue to represent and preserve her unique Asian-Hong Konger-Chinese American heritage. She also speaks fluent Cantonese and Mandarin. Hong Kong, Los Angeles, Orange County, and Portland are all home for Shishei. As Program Director, Shishei oversees all areas of SEEDS. She aims to continue to mitigate inequality through her work with SEEDS student leaders and the Office for Institutional Diversity at Reed. Shishei has a bachelor’s degree in Liberal Studies (Thematic Plan: Restorative Justice in Higher Education) with a minor in Human Services from California State University, Fullerton and a master’s degree in Student Affairs Administration from Lewis & Clark College. Shishei is also actively involved in NASPA. She was a NUFP, GAP and has served on various NASPA leadership positions. As an extroverted introvert, you will find Shishei painting, creating DIY projects, playing with her cats (Boba & Ponzu), and reading manga while snacking on Hot Cheetos fries during her free time.

SEEDS Student Staff

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  • LiLi Siedare ’23
  • Community Engagement Events Co-Coordinator
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  • LiLi (lih-lee) is a senior History major interested in both queer and race theory. In their free time, they enjoy visiting Portland food trucks, binging baking shows, and drinking tea! They run Collective Voices, a series that brings in artists, organizations, and speakers from the Portland area to share their voice and experiences with Reedies. Examples of previous groups we have hosted are the Rosehip Medic Collective, Portland Street Response, Critical Resistance, and many more…  They have really enjoyed meeting and connecting with members of the Portland community outside of Reed. Please reach out to them or Arley for speakers, artists, and organizations you’d like to see come to Reed! Catch LiLi during their virtual office hours on zoom on Mondays 12-1:00 p.m.!


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  • Arley Sakai ’24
  • Community Engagement Events Co-Coordinator
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  • Arley is a junior Creative Writing major from Ojai, California. They enjoy reading, going to shows and movies, and dancing where there's good music. Arley hopes to foster connections between students and the greater Portland community, helping them find resources and opportunities to get involved in local social justice work and expand their own interests and goals beyond Reed. 
    Catch Arley during their office hours on Thursdays 12:00-1:00 p.m. on Zoom!


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  • Sophia Oakley ’25
  • Volunteer Program & Events Coordinator
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  • Sophia (she/her) is a sophomore ES-History major and Spanish minor from Claremont, California. She loves to be outside and is passionate about sustainability and environmental justice. In her free time she enjoys hiking, swimming in the river, playing with her roommate's dog, and just hanging out. She hopes to make off campus volunteer programs more accessible to Reedies (she is really excited about the opportunities at North East Food Bank), and would love to hear about new ideas for community engagement! Catch Sophia during her office hours on Mondays, 11:30-12:30 p.m. on Zoom!

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  • Admin and Marketing Co-Coordinator
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  • Nana (nan-nuh) is from Georgia, and she was a part of two youth social justice groups focused on the school-to-prison pipeline and the youth rights in the rural South and Appalachia. She worked as a social media intern making content in both Spanish (which is one of her majors!, the other is Psychology) and English. SEEDS puts accessibility and student support at the forefront of their program and that's what made her want to join the team and she is excited that she did! Catch Nana during her office hours on Tuesdays 1:30-2:30 p.m. in the Student Center!


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  • Community Engagement Internship Coordinator
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  • Nina is a junior Comparative Literature major from the Philippines, and is interested in the intersection between literature and economics. She spends her free time reading (anything and everything), drinking london fogs, and trying new restaurants. Nina wants to help Reedies develop avenues to exercise their passions toward service and support for the Portland community. She's always excited and open to talking about making the FWS and CE credit programs suit both your goals and the community's needs. Catch Nina during her office hours on Tuesdays 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. in the Student Center!


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  • Admin and Marketing Co-Coordinator
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  • Tú Anh - (pronunciation: Tú - "you" in Spanish; Ein (German)) is a freshman Studio Art major from Louisville; Kentucky. She is interested in experimenting and creating different kinds of art, especially photography, 2D, and 3D graphic design. By experimenting and utilizing art as a tool, she hopes to implant her thoughts and values where reflection, culture, and social issues are manifested. She is excited to work with SEEDS to create an accessible, comfortable, and beneficial environment for Reed students and Portland community.  Catch Tú Anh during her office hours on Tuesdays 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. in the Student Center.


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  • Reed Community Pantry Co-Coordinator
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  • Prasiddhi is a sophomore ES-Political Science major from Washington. She's interested in environmental justice/policy and developing youth volunteer programs, as volunteer work has been a huge part of her life. In her spare time she'll be creating and listening to music, writing, or reading a good book. She's excited to develop the Community Pantry to meet the needs of the Reed community and is always open to feedback on how to improve the place! <3 Catch during Prasiddhi her office hours on Mondays 2:45 p.m.-3:45 p.m. in the Student Center.


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  • Vilma Kodyte '24 
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  • Vilma (she/her) is a junior Biochemistry & Molecular Biology major from Phoenix, Arizona. In her free time, she enjoys rock climbing, brewing coffee, going on hikes, playing pool, and wildlife photography. She hopes to expand the number of volunteering opportunities for Reed students with a focus on supporting sustainable, long-term partnerships between students, SEEDS, and community partners in Portland. She loves working with students specifically to help navigate them towards helping with causes that are close to their hearts.