Meet Our Staff

Amy Swank
Amy Swank, Director

Amy was born and raised in Othello, WA. She loves to cook and host others, read, watch college football and attend the many sporting events of her two children. Her favorite book is, To Kill a Mockingbird, by Harper Lee. Her favorite travel destination is London, England.

Contact Amy: swank@gonzaga.edu   //   509.313.4154

To give anything less than your best is to sacrifice the gift.”  Steve Prefontaine


Cathy Santangelo
Cathy Santangelo, Program Assistant

Cathy was born and raised in Logan, UT. She loves to cook, dream about food, travel, read, play tennis and spend time with her family and friends. Her favorite book is, A Fine Balance, by Rohinton Mistry. Her favorite travel destination is Sevilla, Spain.

Contact Cathy:  santangelo@gonzaga.edu   //   509.313.2782

“Nella botte piccola, c'è il vino buono.”

Italian version of, “Good things come in small packages.”


Brooklyn Beeler
Brooklyn Beeler, Grad Assistant

Brooklyn was born in Livermore, CA and raised in Valencia, CA. She loves to cook for her family and friends, eat and explore new places. Her favorite book is Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. She would love to travel to Amsterdam sometime soon, but some of her favorite places are Brooklyn, NY and Banff, AB.

Contact Brooklyn:  beeler@gonzaga.edu   //   509.313.5399

“Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better.” Maya Angelou