Jill Townley is the associate director of the International Student Life Team at Portland State University. She has worked with international students in the field of international education for over 20 years and began as an activities coordinator and immigration adviser for the Intensive English Language Program at PSU. In 2005 she began as a student life adviser and created a peer mentor program for the general international student populations at PSU. She enjoys working with a fabulous International Student Advising and Life Team to provide holistic support for international students before they arrive to Portland and throughout their academic careers at PSU. Jill also teaches a spiritual leadership class and enjoys hiking, singing, and connecting with people from around the world through sharing food and conversation.