Gretchen Timer, Saint Joseph’s University, Pennsylvania
Gretchen Timer, a junior at Saint Joseph’s University, is engaged locally, nationally, and globally in service and justice work. Gretchen has been a service site coordinator with Saint Joseph’s University Weekly Service program for the past two years. Gretchen serves as a liaison between Saint Joseph’s University volunteers and Philadelphia community partner organizations and facilitates ongoing social justice reflection opportunities for her volunteers. Gretchen has served in the Appalachian region and in Duran, Ecuador. She educates and inspires action in her peers about the social injustices facing people of these regions both before and after her service.