Advocate

Daniel Dietz

Daniel comes to OSU from the Neighborhood Defender Service of Harlem, where he served as an attorney representing clients in family court. He has also served as a social work case manager with the Multnomah County HIV Clinic, advocating with people living with HIV/AIDS, and is fluent in Spanish, a language he refined while serving in the Peace Corps in Peru.

Daniel earned his JD from CUNY School of Law and his BA from Middlebury College. He grew up in Oregon and graduated from South Salem High School.

To schedule an appointment with Daniel, email asosu.advocacy@oregonstate.edu.

 

Interns

 Fermín Martínez

Fermín Martínez was born in Portland, Oregon, but raised in Beaverton, Oregon. He enjoys staying active whenever he can by jogging, playing tennis or badminton. He likes to sing as much as he can and is always up for an adventure. Fermín has a pet he has had for eight years that he cares about. Fermín hopes to earn his bachelor’s degree in Marketing and travel the world, specifically in South America and Spain. He regularly visits his family in México during the summer. Fermín was the Philanthropy Chair of the Delta Chi Fraternity at Oregon State University for two years, coordinating activities in preparation for upcoming events. He is currently the social chair.

 

 

 

 

Alishea Linderman

Alishea is currently a Junior who is pursuing an Education and General Human Development and Family Studies major, in the hopes of becoming an elementary school teacher. She was born and raised in Southern Oregon in the small town of Grants Pass. She enjoys reading, writing, singing, cooking and playing with her cat Tiger.  She wanted to work in the Advocacy center because she has a strong passion for helping others. 

 

 

 

 

 

Bianca Llamas

Bianca was born in San Bernardino, California, but raised in Salem, Oregon after third grade. She’s currently a sophomore at Oregon State majoring in Mechanical Engineering and minoring in Spanish. She wishes to continue her education after her undergraduate studies and go to law school to become and immigration lawyer. Bianca enjoys long runs, drinking tea, spending time with her family, and the piano. She’s also a vegetarian and adores animals.

 

 

 

 

 

Catherine Mina

Catherine is currently a second year honors student pursuing a political science major in the hopes of attending law school to become a lawyer.  She was born in the Philippines, but was raised on the Oregon Coast in the small town of Lincoln City. She likes to stay active by hiking, dancing, cheerleading and playing soccer. She enjoys singing as well as playing the guitar and piano. Catherine is a member of Alpha Omicron Pi and enjoys volunteering at the Corvallis Jackson Street Youth Center. Her favorite place in the world is the Hawaiian island of Moloka’i where she goes annually to visit her grandmother.

 

 

 

 

 

Jia Wu

Jia was born in Taishan, Guangdong, China, but grew up in Portland, Oregon.  She is currently a freshman majoring in Biology and minoring in mathematics, with a plan to go to medical school after her studies here at OSU.  Outside of school, she enjoys kpop, reading, cooking for family and friends, and volunteering with local organizations. Other than working as an intern at the Office of Advocacy, Jia is also in the STEM leaders program and is doing undergraduate research in the College of Veterinary Medicine. 

 

 

 

 

Mallory Temple

Mallory is a Senior double majoring in Economics and Public Health Policy & Management. She was born and raised in California, but fell in love with Oregon State University her senior year of high school. In her free time, she enjoys going to the gym, napping, and exploring Oregon. After college, Mallory wants to pursue a career in policy advocacy and eventually earn a graduate degree in Social Policy.

 

 

 

 

 

Ryan Khalife

Ryan is a Junior studying Political Science & Mathematical Economics, with a minor in History. He has worked at the Office of Advocacy since the beginning of his freshman year, and enjoys the work of assisting students and pushing for institutional changes that better the student experience. He enjoys travelling and hiking, as well as cheering on the Beavs at athletic events. Outside of the Office of Advocacy, Ryan is also involved in the ASOSU Senate, the Citizenship & Crisis Initiative, and with the HSRC. After college, he hopes to study law and pursue a career dealing with either environmental policies or foreign relations.