Our People – January 2017

Kirsten Easton

WHAT’S YOUR ROLE WITHIN UNIVERSITY ADVANCEMENT?
Advancement data specialist (within Constituent and Gift Information)

WHERE DO YOU CONSIDER YOUR HOMETOWN?
Rancho Cucamonga, Calif. (about an hour from Los Angeles)

WHERE DO YOU CALL HOME NOW?
Greeley

TELL US SOMETHING UNIQUE OR UNEXPECTED ABOUT YOU.
Before I came to CSU, I got a degree in playwriting.

WHERE DO YOU LIKE TO GIVE OF YOUR TIME, TALENTS, TREASURES?
The theater and education. I enjoy helping people learn how to do new things and realize their potential.

WHAT MOVIE/TV/NOVEL CHARACTER DO YOU MOST IDENTIFY WITH AND WHY?
I identify with many, but I have to say Leslie Knope (Parks and Recreation), because I am the eternal optimist, even in the face of adversity. 

Jami Baker

WHAT’S YOUR ROLE WITHIN UNIVERSITY ADVANCEMENT?
Department of Athletics assistant annual fund coordinator for external relations

WHERE DO YOU CONSIDER YOUR HOMETOWN?
I grew up in of Moorcroft, Wyo. Population 1,024.

WHERE DO YOU CALL HOME NOW?
Fort Collins, of course! How could you not just feel right at home in this community?

TELL US SOMETHING UNIQUE OR UNEXPECTED ABOUT YOU.
I love documentaries! The way most people binge-watch their favorite TV shows on a Sunday afternoon, I binge-watch random Netflix documentaries. If you ever need any recommendations, I’m your girl!

WHERE DO YOU LIKE TO GIVE OF YOUR TIME, TALENTS, TREASURES?
My time I like to give to my job, family, and the youth ministry at my church. All three of these are my treasures.

WHAT’S YOUR SUPERPOWER?
I can strike up a conversation with anyone!