Meet the Staff: 2022 Orientation Leadership Team

Welcome to Cal Poly from our 2022 Orientation Leadership Team!

Orientation Leadership Team

The Orientation Leadership Team is the team of students who plan, coordinate, and implement all aspects of Cal Poly's New Student & Transition Programs summer and fall orientation programs, SLO Days and Week of Welcome (WOW). The Orientation Leadership Team strives to provide orientation programs that connect new students and supporters to one another, key resources, and the campus community in efforts to support in their transition to Cal Poly. 



Emanuel Miranda

Activities Chair
Third Year
Business Administration
Hometown: Bell Gardens, California


Favorite place in SLO County Architecture Graveyard
What do you recommend? Doing something you love every day
Myers-Briggs Type Indicator ESFJ
Top 5 Clifton Strengths Restorative | Individualization | Adaptability | Arranger | Responsibility

Esperanza Urieta

Cross Cultural Experience Chair
Third Year
Animal science
Hometown: Los Angeles, California


Favorite place in SLO County The San Luis Obispo Creek
What do you recommend? Kayaking with otters in Morro Bay
Myers-Briggs Type Indicator Switches between ENJF and INJF
Top 5 Clifton Strengths Restorative | Achiever | Significance | Harmony | Adaptability

Madison Gonzalez

Activities Chair
Fourth Year
Hometown: Temecula, California


Favorite place in SLO County Sunset Drive-In Swap Meet
What do you recommend? Buying a national parks pass
Myers-Briggs Type Indicator INFJ
Top 5 Clifton Strengths Connectedness | Strategic | Intellection | Ideation | Deliberative

McKenna Tracy

Administrative and Logistics Chair
Fourth Year
Business Administration
Hometown: Farmington, Utah


Favorite place in SLO County Ebb Tide Park
What do you recommend? Taking some time to watch the sunset
Myers-Briggs Type Indicator ENFJ
Top 5 Clifton Strengths Achiever | Responsibility | Learner | Competition | Consistency

Orientation Leadership Team Leads

The OLT Leads serve on a committee with the Chairs and support the execution of SLO Days and WOW. The Leads manage special projects and work in conjunction with the Chair to manage logistics, activities, and programing for the summer and fall.



Ashley Tokarzewksi

Administrative and Logistics Lead
Fifth Year
Liberal Arts & Engineering Studies and Theatre Arts
Hometown: Irvine, California


Favorite place in SLO County Taco Bell
What do you recommend? Baja Blast soda
Myers-Briggs Type Indicator INFJ
Top 5 Clifton Strengths Connectedness | Input | Intellection | Strategic | Includer

Kallie Kidder

Activities Lead
Fourth Year
Hometown: Olympia, Washington


Favorite place in SLO County Front Porch or Montaña de Oro
What do you recommend? Waking up early and making a good breakfast
Myers-Briggs Type Indicator ENFJ
Top 5 Clifton Strengths Positivity | Includer | WOO (Winning others over) | Activator | Connectedness

Raymond Ruiz

Cross Cultural Experience Lead
Third Year
Hometown: San Jose, California


Favorite place in SLO County Old West Cinnamon Rolls
What do you recommend? Whalebird Kombucha
Myers-Briggs Type Indicator ENFP
Top 5 Clifton Strengths Deliberative | Relator | Arranger | Significance | Maximizer

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