Team Positive Presence

Courtney Borstel (she/her) Senior 

Hometown: Melrose, MA

Something you enjoy about working for TPP? Being part of something that makes a positive impact on the community.

One fun fact about yourself: I'm a triplet!

 

Willow Johnson-Gabrielle (she/her) Senior 

Hometown: Rhode Island and North Adams, MA

Something you enjoy about working for TPP? I enjoy connecting with the community of UMass and providing random acts of kindness to brighten up peoples' days.

One fun fact about yourself: I played soccer for 12 years!

 

Chiruza Muhimuzi (he/him) Sophomore

Hometown: Boston, MA

Something you enjoy about working for TPP? Bringing joy into the community and the reaction of bringing a smile to a face

One fun fact about yourself: I add water in my coffee

 

Brendan Junior

Hometown: Milford, MA

Something you enjoy about working for TPP? Getting to work with both the campus and Amherst community

One fun fact about yourself: I got to meet Charlie Day this summer

 

 

Danial Cousins (he/him/his) Junior

Hometown: East Falmouth, MA

Something you enjoy about working for TPP?: I enjoy my fellow team members :)

One fun fact about yourself: I once jumped out of a fully functioning plane

 

 

Emily Gianfriddo

 

 

 

 

 

Julia Owen (she/her) Junior

Hometown: Meriden CT,

Something you enjoy about working for TPP? I really enjoy being able to be the reason someone has a better day, just like TPP did for me before I joined :)

One fun fact about yourself: I have 2 cats named Sherlock and Watson, but their full names are Robert MEOWney Jr. and Jude CLAW

 

Leslie Marsh (she/her) Team Leader, Senior

Hometown: Dover, MA

Something you enjoy about working for TPP?: I love spreading kindness just for the sake of making people happy!

One fun fact about yourself: Pigs are my favorite animal!

 

 

Karlie (she/her) Junior

Hometown: Tewksbury, MA

Something you enjoy about working for TPP? The energy of the team and creating a positive atmosphere on campus with friends :)

One fun fact about yourself: I loveee crystals and can identify almost anything you put in front of me

 

 

 

 

Syd (they/she) Junior 

Hometown: Essex, MA

Something you enjoy about working for TPP? Interacting with awesome people every shift

One fun fact about yourself: I have a radio show through WMUA :)

 

 

 

 

 

Lili Alvarado (she/her) Sophomore

Hometown: Lawrence, MA

Something you enjoy about working for TPP? Putting smiles on peoples' faces

One fun fact about yourself: I don't know how to ride a bike

 

Areeba (she/her) Junior

Hometown: United Kingdom

Something you enjoy about working for TPP? I love working with all my co-workers. They make shifts so enjoyable!

One fun fact about yourself: I have travelled to 16 countries

 

 

 

 

Erin Thomas (she/her) Team Leader, Senior 

Hometown: Somerville, MA 

Something you enjoy about working for TPP? I love getting to bring joy to peoples' days and socialize with all kinds of people

One fun fact about yourself: I am a mad-libs enthusiast

 

Avrey Tonero (she/her) Team Leader, Senior

Hometown: New Jersey

Something you enjoy about working for TPP? Spreading good vibes throughout the campus community!

One fun fact about yourself: I have a dog named Emmett!

 

Riley Zimmerman Junior

Hometown: West Hartford, CT

Something you enjoy about working for TPP? I love building connections with the team members and finding ways to make students smile!

One fun fact about yourself: I can solve a Rubik’s cube!

 

 

 

 

Josie Baragwanath