Northwest XR EDU Network Committee

Meet the Committee Members

Monica Marlo M-G (she/they) Picture

Monica Marlo M-G (she/they)

Chair | Innovation Technologist & Immedgineer

  • Office Location: Portland Community College


Monica Marlo Martinez Gallagher (aka Monica Marlo M-G) (she/they) is an Innovation Technologist and Immedgineer, or Immersive Education Engineer, with Portland Community College in Oregon. She earned a Master’s Degree of Education from Western Governors University in Learning & Technology focusing on ‘The Effect of Avatar Co-Presence in Multi User Virtual Environments On Learning Communities in Distance Education’ …more about Monica Marlo M-G (she/they)

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Bruce Wolcott (he/him)

Committee Member | XR Lab Faculty Lead

  • Office Location: Bellevue College


I’ve been a faculty member at Bellevue College since 1998, and have had the good fortune of teaching media theory topics that strongly interest me; History of Animation, Video game Theory, Writing for the Web, Visual Storytelling and Canvas 101. Before coming to Bellevue College I was a media production coordinator for the Pacific Science …more about Bruce Wolcott (he/him)

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Drew Stone (he/him)

Committee Member | XR Lab Coordinator

  • Office Location: Bellevue College


Drew Stone joins Bellevue College as its first XR Lab Coordinator with years of experience in VR event production in both physical and digital realms. With backgrounds in active collaborative gaming, filmmaking, visual & performance arts, instructional design, VR event production and consulting, Drew offers a wealth of experience to help channel the productive use …more about Drew Stone (he/him)

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Carolina Rose, M. Ed. (She/Ella)

Committee Member | Instructional Technology Specialist

  • Office Location: Portland Community College


Carolina has a Master’s in Education specializing in Learning and Technology. For 15 years, she’s worked in higher education managing online programs, overseeing curriculum development, and providing instructional technology support for faculty teaching in various modalities and programs. She’s passionate about VR and interested in exploring how XR can enhance teaching and learning methods. 

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Sage Freeman (he/him/his)

Committee Member | Media Specialist

  • Office Location: Chemeketa Community College


I’m an Instructional Media Specialist at Chemeketa Community College in Salem, Oregon. Based in the Center for Academic Innovation, I’m part of a faculty support team, focusing on instructional media. My expertise lies in content creation, technology integration, pedagogical best practices, and media-enabled classroom technology. Additionally, I specialize in XR immersive technology, exploring its educational potential.

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Ron Austin (he/him)

Committee Member | Digital Learning Manager

  • Office Location: Bellevue College


I work with the XR Lab and with Interactive eLearning facilitating online training workshops for faculty and online course development. Prior to joining Interactive eLearning I worked with the Health Science Education and Wellness Division (HSEWI) as an eLearning Specialist. I also taught as an adjunct instructor with Bellevue College from January, 2000 – June …more about Ron Austin (he/him)

Last Updated April 18, 2024