Meet the Staff
Bianca Vazquez, Program Director –Bianca Vazquez has been at the Steinbruck Center since August of 2011 and serves as the Program Director. In 2011, Bianca graduated with an interdisciplinary major in Sociology and Political Science from Loyola University Maryland in Baltimore, MD. During her time at Loyola, Bianca was active in Spring Break Outreach, Loyola’s Alternative Break Program. She participated in trips to Baltimore, MD, Biloxi, MS, and Pine Ridge Reservation, SD where she was exposed to the power of alternative breaks and allowing marginalized communities to become her teachers. She co-chaired the Alternative Break program for two years and after graduation worked full time in Loyola’s Center for Community Service and Justice to coordinate ten trips for over one hundred students.
Bianca came to the Steinbruck Center as a Lutheran Volunteer Corps member and served for two years before transitioning to a permanent staff position. She is committed to facilitating transformative service and educational experiences for groups and reimagining what volunteering and community engagement can look like.
Sarah Johnson joins our staff as Experiential Learning Coordinator for the Steinbruck Center. Originally from Bath, Michigan, Sarah graduated from Central Michigan University in 2012 with a Bachelor of Science in English and History. After receiving her degree, Sarah spent a year as an AmeriCorps volunteer, and most recently completed a non-profit fellowship with Break Away in Atlanta, Georgia. Sarah enjoys baking, playing trivia, and watching The West Wing, preferably all at the same time.
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