Mentors

Mentor Supervisors

 JessicaMcClureJessica McClure

Nutrition and Exercise Mentor Supervior

Jessica is a graduate student in nutrition. She is originally from Georgia. She is a teaching assistant in the Department of Nutrition and Food Science and this is her third semester as a FitU mentor. She enjoys cooking, planning adventures, and hanging out with good people. She hopes to be a community dietitian.


LaurelAmbspokerLaurel Rosshirt

Nutrition Mentor Supervisor

Laurel is earning her graduate degree in nutrition. She is from Irvine and enjoys tennis, yoga, walking through redwood groves, and playing piano. She is the secretary of the Graduate Student Nutrition Association and this is her third semester as a FitU mentor. She hopes to become a clinical dietitian.


MirandaMiranda Weir

Exercise Mentor Supervisor

Miranda Weir is a graduate student in Kinesiology. She is from San Luis Obispo, California. She has a cute dog named Ava who joins her on her runs. She also enjoys hiking and cooking. One day she hopes to work as an exercise psychology consultant.


Mentors

GiannaBorelliGianna Borelli

Nutrition Mentor

Gianna Borelli is finishing up her degree in nutrition and dietetics. She is from Foster City, California. She works as a dietary aide at Windchime of Chico. In her free time she enjoys cooking, DIY home projects, reading and rock climbing. She is training to become a clinical dietitian. 


AnnalieseAnnaliese Herren

Nutrition and Exercise Mentor

Annaliese Herren is in her second-to-last semester as a nutrition student. She’s from Castro Valley, CA. She’s worked extensively with children growing up and currently works as a nanny in Chico. She coaches for a program called Girls on the Run, which empowers girls to grow into strong women. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking Monkey Face and being active in nature. She also serves her Chico community as a member of Gamma Phi Beta.

KellyJensenKelly Jensen

Lead Exercise Mentor

Kelly Jensen is a graduate student in Kinesiology. She is from Livermore, California. In her free time she enjoys being outdoors and DIY projects to decorate her home. Her future career plans include working as an exercise psychology consultant.


GretaGreta Macey

Nutrition and Exercise Mentor

Greta Macey is a graduating senior nutrition student with a minor in exercise science. She’s originally from Arcata, CA. She teaches group exercise classes at the WREC and coaches half marathon training programs for Fleet Feet, Chico. Her hobbies include running, volunteering to serve the homeless through the Jesus Center and helping out at her church.

NickiNicki Stalker

Nutrition Mentor

Nicki Stalker is a graduating senior nutrition student who is from Orange, CA. One of her favorite activities in Chico is to walk in Bidwell Park. She works as a waitress at Cocodine Thai Cuisine. She enjoys cooking and hopes to incorporate these skills into her future career as a nutrition counselor and educator.

VeronicaVeronica VanCleave

Nutrition Mentor

Veronica VanCleave is a graduating senior nutrition student. She transferred to Chico State from Santa Rosa Community College where she grew up. She’s the director of the Autism Spectrum Food Activity Lab, which is a program offered through the Department of Kinesiology. In her spare time she enjoys hiking, cooking, and gardening.