Ms. Han grew up in San Diego, California as the oldest of 7 children (5 brothers and 1 sister). She moved to Lehi, Utah while in high school and graduated from Lehi High. After high school she attended Snow College and UVSC. At UVSC she was involved with ASUVSC, the Service Learning Center, and many other campus organizations. While in college Ms. Han discovered her love for the outdoors and spent several summers and winters working in the mountains (which paid her way through college). She graduated from UVSC in 2004 with a Bachelor’s degree in Behavioral Science and was quickly hired full time in a non-profit organization. She has spent the last several years working in the non-profit sector serving in the areas of fundraising, marketing, recruiting, training, curriculum creation, and classroom teaching. She completed a Master's degree in Organizational Leadership at Gonzaga University in August of 2014.
Ms. Han joined the CAL team in 2011 and is working on a doctorate in Interdisciplinary Leadership at Creighton University. She has been married to Jerod Han, from Las Vegas, since 2007 and currently resides in Spanish Fork, Utah.
Ashlee is passionate about student leadership and advocating for a diverse range of academic resources that can enable students to be successful. As an undergraduate student, she worked with many students and on-campus groups, helping them better navigate their college experience. Under the direction of the Center for the Advancement of Leadership, she acted as a team leader, aligning students leadership skills with their academic goals. Ashlee also spent her time as a Club Ambassador assisting student groups with service projects, fundraisers, and other club initiatives. She is committed to engaged-learning and participated in coordinating the service social and UVolunteer week for the Volunteer and Service Learning Center. As a senior, she acted as the Vice President of Philanthropy, setting the stage for the Student Alumni's Student2Student (S2S) campaign. Shortly after graduation in 2013, she began working full-time at a health facility in Provo, coordinating medical and dental student volunteers.
Her dedication to student success led her to discover the benefits of furthering her education. She is completed her Masters degree in Educational Leadership from Northern Arizona University where she assessed student achievement in relation to co-curricular involvement and engaged-learning. Her hope is to use her education and experience to better lead students on their pathway to academic success. In her spare time, Ashlee and her husband enjoy the outdoors, hiking, running, and biking. They currently live in Lindon, Utah.
Jewels is from Sandy, Utah. She studied at BYU before serving an LDS mission in Bolivia and Peru. She has worked in two law firms and as a Client Relations Manager for a financial advisor before coming to The Center for the Advancement of Leadership.
Her focus in CAL is to support the Director, the Advisory Board, and manage the details of the office. She loves interacting with the students and watching them grow into amazing leaders, poised to go out and change the world!
Jewels is an emcee for the Timpanogos Storytelling Festival, a mentor for the ChainBreaker Foundation and a candidate in the National Speakers Association. She enjoys playing Just Dance on the Wii with her kids, Zumba, running the Provo River Trail and singing anywhere and everywhere she gets the chance. She also loves going to movies and watching plays. She can still do a headstand and the splits.
Jill grew up in Tremonton, a small town in Northern Utah, and graduated from Bear River High School. Upon graduating high school, Jill went on to attend Utah Valley University and join the L.E.A.D. Program. She graduated with the Engaged Learning University Distinction in Leadership in 2012 and has been involved with The Center for the Advancement of Leadership either as a housing scholar, team leader, or employee since 2010.
Jill graduated in April of 2014 with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication with an emphasis in Public Relations from UVU. She enjoys camping, four-wheeling, fishing, reading, sewing, and especially spending time with her husband Tyler.