Peer Ministry Team 2014-2015‌

For more information about joining the Peer Ministry team, contact Whitney Anderson.

Amy Johnson

Peer Minister

Hey! My name is Amy Johnson and I am serving as a Peer Minister this year:) I am a senior studying Psychology with a Catholic Studies minor. Here are some fun facts about me: My home is 10 miles from the Canadian border. I love people, anything to do with the outdoors, and have a passion for music. I also have a coffee addiction and love to go on coffee dates! I look forward to being apart of the UST community this year and I hope to meet you soon.

Timothy Stammeyer

Peer Minister

Dia Dhuit! My name is Tim Stammeyer and I am a sophomore at UST. I’m in love with the world and everything in it. I come from the wonderful small town of Newton, Iowa, where I was born two blocks away from the house I've lived in my whole life. I am majoring in Justice and Peace Studies with a Concentration in Conflict Transformation. I am passionate about social justice, the intersection of faith and human dignity, and creating inclusive and safe environments for personal expression. Additionally, I enjoy being on stage in musical theater productions, singing in choir, cooking authentic Italian, Irish, and German recipes, and writing poetry and short stories. I am looking forward to meeting all of you! Together we can grow in faith, hope, and love this year. I am living in Brady Hall #719. Come visit me and check out my cross from Vietnam. I will leave you with the words of a dear friend and mentor, Adam Maher, “I love food. I love Jesus. I love you.”

Rachael Mysnyk

Peer Minister

I am a sophomore studying Justice & Peace and International Studies with a minor in Spanish. I have passion for Jesus which has led to a passion for missions. I love playing all sorts of games and all sorts of dancing. I am happiest when I’m surrounded by people and when I get to talk about Jesus. I am in the UST choir and am a Tommie ambassador. I would love to work with international law in conjunction with missions when I graduate. Looking forward to an awesome year working with peer ministry. Peace and Blessings, Rachael Mysnyk

Alex Krajec

Peer Minister

Hey y’all!

Alex here, and I was born and raised in Georgia. I am studying Real Estate with a minor in Catholic Studies. I love foreign mission and sharing the love of Jesus with those around me. I am pretty sporty and love Ultimate Frisbee. I really enjoy being outside and spending time in nature. Some other passions of mine are film and music, as well as playing percussion for praise & worship. I’m thoroughly looking forward to the coming year and walking with so many people towards the Lord.

Ryian Johnson

Peer Minister

My name is Ryian. I am a junior studying Catholic Studies, Philosophy, and a hint of Chemistry. I grew up in Saint Paul and Minneapolis, and I love drinking coffee, painting, doing archery, camping, going on adventures, and swing dancing. I am really looking forward to all this year has in store, peace!

Sawyer Phillips

Peer Minister


My name is Sawyer Phillips and I am a second-year student at the University of St. Thomas. I am currently searching for a major to pursue and am working toward minoring in Spanish! I have a deep love for sports, especially football, basketball, baseball, and running. I also Love to sing and as follows, I am in the UST Chamber and Festival choir! Furthermore, I love the LORD and am excited to minister to my peers this 2014-15 academic year and have high hopes for the work that God will accomplish in our lives. I aspire to be a beacon of light and a role model in our UST community and I am looking forward to learning from the beautiful individuals I will encounter along the journey! I live in 405 Ireland hall and enjoy hanging out. Come stop by or see me during office hours if you’d ever like to chat or chill! In peace, Sawyer Phillips

C.C. Rode

Peer Minister

My name is C.C. Rode and I am a senior here. This is my fourth year living in campus and I’ll be in Dowling Hall! Raised in Plymouth, Minnesota with a loving family. After graduation this My hope is to be a TV News Producer. So, I am studying Communication, Journalism and Film. If you ever want to talk, stop by Dowling room 113 and knock or leave me a note. God captured my heart; there’s no turning back!

Adam Pilon

Peer Minister


My name is Adam Pilon and I am a sophomore here at St. Thomas. I am currently studying Business Communication and Catholic Studies. Before attending UST I lived in Blaine, Minnesota. Growing up, I had an overactive imagination and a love for adventure, and that continues to this very day. In addition, I have an avid love of sports, especially soccer, and listening to Led Zeppelin is one of my favorite past times. Also, I love Jesus.