Running Start Staff

Meet the Staff

The Running Start staff are dedicated to supporting Running Start students' education at Green River College.

Students can seek advising for course placement, educational planning, transfer planning and other needs. We offer support through various formats and programs such as orientations, appointments, workshops, email and social media.

photo of Green River College Running Start staff

Debbie Lynes (Educational Planner; last names A-L)
In her experience working at Green River, Debbie genuinely values the opportunity to help students recognize their potential, overcome obstacles and see their visions of the future become reality. As a mother of two Running Start graduates, she appreciates the benefits the program offers and enjoys working with high school students.

Chase Magliocca (Educational Planner; last names M-Z)
Chase obtained his M.Ed. from the University of Washington in Educational Leadership and his BA in Psychology from Western Washington University. He enjoys meeting and working with students from all walks of life. As a first-generation college student himself, he is committed to increasing access to higher education for all students. He has traveled to several countries in South America and Asia and loves to talk about travel.

Dana McCauley (Program Coordinator)
Dana is the Program Coordinator for Running Start.

Lindsey Morris (Director of Running Start & College in the High School)
Lindsey has worked at Green River since 2007 in various positions. She started as a CLEO student, then continued working part-time while she completed her bachelors degree. From her experience in outreach, she developed a passion for student access and helping students succeed. She is also the mother of two adorable children who keep her busy!

Contact Us

If you have any questions about Running Start or would like to schedule an appointment to meet with an Educational Planner please do not hesitate to contact us!

Email Running Start

Phone: 253-833-9111, ext. 2674
Fax: 253-288-3324


The Running Start Office is located in the Student Affairs Building (SA 122) on the Main Campus.

12401 SE 320th Street
Auburn, WA 98092-3699

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Hours of Operation

Monday - Tuesday
8 a.m. - 6 p.m. 
Wednesday - Thursday
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 
Saturday, Sunday
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