Ariel Brookbank, Community Partnerships Officer
Email: arielb@eastsideacademy.org
 
Ariel was born in Federal Way, Washington but grew up in the Midwest. Prior to beginning college, she joined YWAM (Youth With A Mission) in Colorado Springs and spent 3 months in India on outreach. In college, she worked as an Resident Assistant as well as a mission’s trip leader to Taiwan. She completed her bachelor’s degree in Church Leadership at Southwestern Assemblies of God University in Texas. Post college, Ariel had the opportunity to visit India again through a business as mission’s internship with Live Dead. Since moving back to Washington, she worked for Northwest University in the College of Ministry. She has a heart for sharing the love of Christ with the broken and wants to use her life to serve others, leading her to work at Eastside Academy.
 
Ariel currently serves as the Young Adult Group Director at Churchome. She also co-leads a young women’s group at her home in Kirkland. Some of her favorite pastimes are drinking coffee with her friends, exploring, being outdoors, going on road trips, hiking, working out and eating chocolate.