Amanda Bales

(she, her, hers)

Mailroom Specialist, University Housing

503-838-8383 | balesa@wou.edu
ITC 111

Personal Website

Why I chose WOU

It's a family tradition (2nd generation graduate!)

At WOU since

05/15/2000

Hobbies

Bringing down the patriarchy through passive aggressive memes and sarcasm. Also graphic design (kinda) and apparently I really like fishing tackle.

Fun fact

I know where everyone gets their mail and which department they belong to.

Hometown

Independence

Favorite book/movie

Movies- Final Girls (2015) Dawn of the Dead (2004) Shaun of the Dead (2004) Scout's Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse (2015) Cockneys vs Zombies (2012) Books- "Ready Player One" by Ernest Cline Magic 2.0 series by Scott Meyer "Redshirts" by John Scalzi "The Long Walk" by Stephen King "The Ocean at the End of the Lane" - Neil Gaiman The Forest of Hands and Teeth Series by Carrie Ryan

Areas of responsibility

Stacking boxes, sorting mail, dream analysis, low key clairvoyant, literally reading between the lines, telling people where ITC rooms 001-009 are, inserting "The Office" quotes into as many spaces as possible (#twss), constantly preparing for the zombie apocalypse, explaining that "FedExing" something is not "overnighting" it, knowing where everyone who works at WOU is located (or at least where they get their mail).

Education

BS in Psychology, MS in Counseling Psychology... and I work in Mail Services. So... there ya go kids... follow your dreams.

Professional experience

"I have no idea what I'm doing, but I know I"m doing it really, really well." -Andy Dwyer P&R

Also, I'm really good at playing Sims.

Awards and honors

Stampies Awards 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018




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