Meet the Leaders (ASB)

Trip Leaders

kiele Kiele Marston is a Junior majoring in Psychology and Art History with a Neuroscience minor. This will be her third year of participating in Habitat with Mary Washington and her first year leading! Fun facts: Kiele is extremely athletic and her favorite things to do are row, show jump with horses and hike- she loves being outdoors. She’s an adrenaline addict and has gone skydiving in addition to other fun stuff- bungee jumping is next on the list! Kiele plans on hiking the Appalachian and Pacific Crest trails solo and joining the Peace Corps after she graduates.
erynn Erynn Sendrick is a senior psychology major. She has been on five Alternative Service Break trips, and this will be her third time leading the May trip. She loves working with Habitat because you physically see the benefits of your work! Erynn loves that ASB is also an opportunity to go somewhere you may not have been with people you may not know. This will be one of the things she misses the most when she leaves Mary Wash!
jenna Jenna Davenport is a Senior Psychology major in the Adapted Special Education Program from Chesapeake, VA. Her dream job is to be a Pediatric Occupational Therapist and help children with Autism and other special needs. As well as being a leader for ASB, Jenna is the Vice-President of the Habitat for Humanity club, a Co-Director for BellACappella, and a member of Kappa Delta Pi, the Education Honor Society. She has been involved with Alternative Service Break since she was a freshman and has served in Palm Bay, FL, Fort Lauderdale, FL, and Casselberry, FL so far! Her favorite part of ASB is meeting new friends and working alongside the families that the home are built for.
haley Haley Turczynski is a sophomore from Newport News, Virginia. She am double majoring in Biology and Psychology. Along with being an ASB trip leader, Haley is involved with Students Helping Honduras, the Hillel/Jewish Student Association, Washington Guides, Swing Dance Club, Women’s Ultimate Frisbee, and the Honors Program. She is also an Orientation Leader/Peer Mentor as well as an avid bingo night attendee.
megan Megan Lengel is a Senior Psychology and Sociology major. Megan loves reading and traveling. She has a slightly strange obsession with seals. She has worked with COAR in the past alongside the Hazelwild Farm and Thurman Brisben Center programs. This is her fourth time on an Alternative Service Break trip and her second time leading!
erin Erin White is a senior majoring in Historic Preservation and minoring in Museum Studies. She is from Greenwich, CT, but has loved living in Fredericksburg and all the fun activities it offers. On campus, she is involved in the Ultimate Women’s Frisbee Club, Historic Preservation Club, Habitat for Humanity, and ASB. Last spring, she had the opportunity to go on her first ASB trip to Casselberry, FL and it was such a great experience. Since this experience was so fulfilling, she applied to be an ASB leader for the spring 2018 trip and cannot wait. In her free time, Erin loves being active, hanging out with friends, and watching Netflix.
jasmine Jasmine Pope is a sophomore from Dinwiddie County, Virginia. She’s majoring in Sociology with a double minor in Latin American Studies and Spanish. Jasmine is a member of Students Helping Honduras (SHH) and is the Fundraising Chair for the Habitat for Humanity club. Jasmine enjoys Alternative Service Break because she thinks it is important to give back to the community and she believes in Habitat’s mission statement: “Seeking to put God’s love into action, Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities and hope.”
kat Kat Peterson is a junior sociology major from Kansas City.  She has been on one ASB trip to Ft. Lauderdale and this is her first time leading.  She will be co-leading the May trip with Erynn Sendrick.  Kat is the Vice President of the UMW Performing Arts club, in the education program, a resident assistant in the UMW Apartments, and in the honors program at Mary Wash.  She loves ASB because it is an amazing opportunity to meet so many people from UMW as well as people who are building incredible communities around the nation!

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Gabe Lewis is a junior and a political science major from Salt Lake City, Utah. Aside from being involved with ASB, he is a member of the UMW Policy Debate Team and UMW Public Debate Team. He is also a student representative for the Political Science Department and a UMW Speaking Center consultant. He’s excited to participate in his first ASB trip next May and is looking forward to increasing student involvement in service!