KAREN HILLYER is the director of XAi. Karen grew up in Oregon as a child, but directed XAi at Georgetown University in Washington DC for 13 years until she married Terry. In 2015 Karen & Terry were married and moved cross-country to serve students at the University of Oregon.
Home Town: The Dalles, OR Education: B.A. Elementary Education; M.A. Educational Counseling Hobbies: Taking photos, exploring nature, playing with her dog, drinking Chai, learning from international friends
TERRY HILLYER assists Karen with XAi. Terry is from Kansas and has been married to Karen for 3 years. During the week, Terry works at a wound care center as a hyperbaric technician. Terry is excited to meet new students from around the world!
Home Town: Olathe, Kansas Education: B.A. in Biblical Theology Hobbies: Guitar playing, hiking, sight-seeing, watching American football, amateur radio, playing with their dog, Tucker
We also have a team of student leaders and volunteers that provide guidance to XAi.