Tiff Hayes (she/her) is a dynamic and collaborative leader known for supporting, developing, and advocating for international students. She has worked in higher education for 13 years, with the last 6 in international education at Portland Community College (PCC) in Oregon as the International Student Life Coordinator. Tiff understands the transformational power of equity and inclusion in education and draws on her experience as a queer woman and first-generation college graduate to connect, involve, and engage students holistically as they work towards their goals. In her current role, Tiff leads the International Student Life Team in coordinating orientation and transition programs, overseeing student-centered leadership and mentor programs, and providing leadership for activities and events. Tiff also serves on PCC'S Internationalization Steering Committee, Queer/Trans/Gender Diverse Steering Action Group, and the President's Preferred Future Council. Aside from her experience in international student services, she has worked in academic advising, housing and residence life, leadership development, and student life. Tiff holds an associate degree from Green River College, a bachelor's in communication and event planning from Western Washington University, and a master's in Student Development Administration from Seattle University. Outside of work, you can find her trying new recipes, planning get-togethers with her partner to build community with neighbors, and hanging out at the park with her dog, Roxie.