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Lead On Facilitators


Meet our Lead On Facilitators!  They will be at Lead On to meet you and work with you through the entire camp.




 Hey! I’m Allison Mann. I’m a senior psych major, minoring in ASL.  I have done LeadOn since my freshman year and loved every moment of it! My interests include hammocking, food, dogs and to make new, amazing memories! I’m so excited to get to know y’all, and start on my last Lead On adventure!

Allison Mann

Allison Mann

Hi! My name is Amanda Farrar I am a junior here at UNC, I am majoring in Elementary Education with an emphasis in Special Education and a minor in Gender Studies. I love to be adventurous, spending time with my friends and family, and trying new things! Some of my favorite things are cuddling up on a rainy day with my partner and watching a movie and on a sunny day I enjoy paddle boarding and being outside! This is my first year as a LeadOn facilitator and I am excited to welcome you and make your transition to college easy. I think you made an amazing choice coming to UNC, it’s a great to be a bear! I am looking forward to meet you and making new memories!

Amanda Farrar

Amanda Farrar

My name is Anthony Rodriguez and I’m majoring in Sociology and minoring in Political Science and Biology! Some facts about me are that I’ve lived in Alaska, have a poodle named Blue, studied French for about six years. I’m excited to help show you around campus and help you settle in to a new chapter in your life.

Anthony Rodriguez

Anthony Rodriquez

Hey there! My name is Ben Kontrelos I’m a sophomore here at UNC and I’m a Communication Major. Some quick facts about me are I’m from Denver, I have a red heeler named Roxy, a goldfish named Moby, and I’m involved in greek life on campus! Overall I’m super excited to show you around campus and help you find your place at UNC!

Ben Kontrelos

Ben Kontrelos

My name is Brittany Nagy, I am a Pre-health biology major. A few facts about me is that I have volunteered to go out of the country twice (Panama and Costa Rica) to build a basketball court in third world country areas. I also played on a club volleyball team and on my high school team for about 6 years. I was a facilitator in Lead On last year and I had a blast, I am so excited to be a facilitator again this year and have the opportunity to give others a chance to make new friends and become more comfortable with this new chapter of their life.​

Brittany Nagy

Brittany Nagy

My name is Caleb Saiz and I'm a Secondary History Education major. This is my second year with Lead On, but my first year as a Facilitator. I am a proud member of the Alpha Kappa Lambda ,and have heavy involvement in Greek Life. I am excited to meet all of you! I hope to make new friends with many of you and become a mentor figure, as well as help you make the transition into your new life at UNC. Sko' Bears!​

Caleb Saiz

Caleb Saiz

Hey! My name is Giovanni Esparza (Gio for short) and I am a History major for Secondary Education with a minor in Anthropology here at UNC. I will be a Junior this year which means I have a lot of wisdom to give! I am from small town Berthoud, Colorado, I love learning new things, and I am very passionate about helping others. My passion for helping others has given me the opportunities to work with programs around campus such as University 101 and the Center for Human Enrichment (CHE). I am also involved with Greek Life here on campus and that gives me many opportunities to be a leader. This would be my first year as a Lead On Facilitator and I am very excited to make your transition to college a little easier! I look forward to meeting you all!

Giovanni Esparza

Giovanni "Gio" Esparza

Hey everyone, my name is Iliyah Watkins and I am a Pre-Nursing major. A few fun facts about me are that I love Hockey, I have a corgi named Lola, and I love cooking and baking. I was a participant in Lead On last year and hope I can help you create life long friendships with myself and other participants as well as make this life changing transition easier! See you soon!

Iliyah Watkins

Iliyah Watkins

My name is Isaac Rivera-Valencia and I am a business marketing major. I am a UNC cheerleader as well as a member of our greek life community. I have been cheering for 7 years and I have competed at the high school and college level! I am also born and raised in Greeley so UNC is my home. I am excited to help make you find your home within UNC like I have!

Isaac Rivera-Valencia

Isaac Rivera-Valencia

My name is Jazmine Setelin and I am a sophomore majoring in math with an emphasis in secondary education. Some fun facts about me are that I am a complete book worm and I can talk books all day long, I have a dog named Oscar, and I love puns! I was a participant in Lead On last year and I could not be more excited to be a facilitator this year. I can't wait to introduce others to this amazing school and give them their first memorable college experience.

Jazmine Setelin

Jazmine Setelin

My name is Jeremy Schaefer and I am an Elementary Education Major with a Performing and Visual Arts Emphasis. A few facts about me is that I have been a part of Lead on for 4 years. I was a participant my freshman year and have been a facilitator every year since. I love being a facilitator because I get a ton of hands-on experience with the incoming students and I like the opportunity to make a difference for incoming freshmen. I am also an active participant of the intramural sports that are offered at UNC and have played indoor/outdoor soccer as well as flag football and softball. I am very excited to start this next year of Lead On and have a great time.

Jeremy Schaefer

Jeremy Schaefer

My name is Mackenzie Lincoln and I am an Elementary Education major! Some fun facts about me are I have a twin sister and I got to sing at Carnegie Hall in New York. I was a participant in Lead On last year and I’m so excited to meet all of you and help give you all the same amazing experience I had! 

 Mackenzie Lincoln

Mackenzie Lincoln

My name is Makalla Cordova and I am an Elementary Education major here at UNC. My favorite place on campus is the Recreation Center. I love going there for volleyball practice and I love to see students motivated and pushing themselves. A few fun facts about me is that I am on the club volleyball team, I am the Co-Event Leader for Relay For Life on Campus, and I am the President of the Bear Hug Club (a club for future teachers), so feel free to ask any questions you might have about how these programs works. I am most excited to meet my family and create friendships with you all. GO BEARS!!!

Makalla Cordova

Makalla Cordova

Hello! I'm Matthew Cavin and I'm a sophomore here at UNC and I've been on the Quidditch team and in my fraternity since freshman year! I like to go camping and watch movies! My favorite song artist is tech n9ne and my favorite food is pizza! 

Matthew Cavin

Matthew Cavin

My name is Mira Eisele, and I am absolutely thrilled to be a facilitator this year for Lead On! I was a participant in 2018 and had a great time. I am a Political Science major with a double minor in Gender Studies and Ethics, Social, and Political Philosophy entering my junior year here at UNC. I enjoy paddle boarding in the summer and downhill skiing in the winter.  I love everything and anything relating to hedgehogs and Pokemon.  I am so psyched to meet everyone and make some amazing memories together! I can’t wait to meet you all!

 Mira Eisele

Mira Eisele

My name is Noah Steinheimer and I am a photography major. A few facts about me include that I am the treasurer for Alpha Kappa Lambda fraternity here at UNC and I play Quidditch! I was a facilitator for Lead On last year and am excited to be doing it again. I am looking forward to meeting you all and I hope to make many new friends!

Noah Steinheimer

Noah Steinheimer

My name is Tiffanie Harvey, I am a fourth year American Sign Language - English Interpretation major with a double minor in ASL and English-Creative Writing. A few facts about me is that I have been involved in housing for three years, I was the National Residence Hall Honorary President this previous year, and I really enjoy weight-lifting. I was a Lead On Facilitator two years ago and I had a wonderful time. I still chat with my family from that year from time to time. I am very excited to be one of your Lead On Coordinators this upcoming 2019-2020 school year. I look forward to meeting you and seeing how you Lead On.

Tiffanie Harvey

Tiffanie Harvey