The university hired Tai Harden-Moore as the associate director of advancement communications and grants last week. Tai will earn her MBA from Concordia University in Portland later this month, after earning her Juris Doctor degree from Florida A&M University College of Law in Orlando, Florida, in 2014. Tai also holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Eastern Washington University (2009). Prior to joining George Fox, Tai worked as a research consultant for Radix Consulting Group LLC, where she researched issues surrounding equitable and affordable housing, gentrification, displacement, policy, and economic and community development. Tai also gained experience while working as the executive coordinator at the Urban League of Portland, where she advocated on behalf of community members regarding a wide range of social issues and engaged community leaders, community members, donors and clients in order to advance the work of the organization. Tai lives in Newberg with her husband, Andre, and two children, Jaylan and Leia.
Plant Services welcomes Beth Hampton as a custodian. She has worked the last year and a half as an office manager at Key Home Furnishings in Lake Oswego. Before that, she was a lead-in room dining server at The Allison Inn & Spa in Newberg for four years. Kristin also worked at The Allison as an assistant housekeeping manager from 2009 to 2011. She attended Ecola Bible School in Cannon Beach, Oregon, and is a native of Newberg. Beth lives in town and attends Newberg Friends Church.
Britt Hoskins (Advancement) is leaving the university on Dec. 22. She and her husband Tyler are moving to the Corvallis area, where both will work at Oregon State University. Tyler was recruited for a position at OSU a couple months back, and Britt recently secured a marketing position at the university.