Staff Directory

Main reception telephone: 360-753-7800
Financial aid toll-free number (student referral line): 888-535-0747
College Bound Scholarship program: 888-535-0707

OFFICE OF THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Acting Executive Director, Rachelle Sharpe

360-753-7872

Executive Assistant, Kristin Ritter

360-753-7810

Administrative Assistant, Crystal Hall

360-753-7852

Receptionist, Katie Sandridge

360-753-7800

Deputy Director, Don Bennett

360-753-7831

Senior Fiscal Policy Advisor, Marc Webster

360-753-7862

Assistant Director of Digital Information, Chadd Bennett

360-753-7855

Director of Policy and Government Relations, Madeleine Thompson

360-753-7635

COMMUNICATIONS

Communications Director, Aaron Wyatt

360-753-7636

Senior Communications & Projects Consultant, Katie Youngers Tallman

360-753-7859

Communications Program Manager, Emily Persky

360-753-7817

Communications Program Manager, Alison Eldridge

360-753-7835

ACADEMIC AFFAIRS & POLICY

Director of Academic Affairs & Policy, Randy Spaulding

360-753-7823

Associate Director, Daryl Monear

360-481-6324

Associate Director, Gail Wootan

360-753-7890

Associate Director, Mark Bergeson

360-753-7881

Associate Director, Noreen Light

360-753-7811

Associate Director, Stephanie Gardner

360-753-7625

Assistant Director of Operations, Ellen Matheny

360-753-7824

Policy Associate, Gray Sterling

360-753-7633

Associate Director for Consumer Protection, Vacant

360-753-7866

Program Administrator, Tivoli Sharp

360-753-7869

Associate Director for State Approving Agency, Laura Bach

360-753-7821

Program Associate, Gary Allin

360-753-7867

Program Associate, Deborah O’Neill

360-753-7868

RESEARCH

Director of Research, Lexi Shankster

360-753-7833

Associate Director of Research, Mark Lundgren

509-607-4521

Assistant Director of Research, Kara Larson

360-753-7820

STUDENT FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

Director of Student Financial Assistance, Becky Thompson

360-753-7840

Administrative Specialist, Colleen Scovill

360-753-7850

Assistant Director, J.Lee Schultz
Teacher Shortage Programs

360-753-7791

Program Associate, Marlena Rae Robbins
Financial Aid Budget & Finance

360-753-7861

Program Manager, Dawn Cypriano-McAferty
Passport to College

360-753-7846

Assistant Director, Carissa Glassburn
State Need Grant, College Bound Scholarship, Wash. Application for State Financial Aid

360-753-7841

Fiscal Analyst, Victor Fernandez
State Need Grant, College Bound Scholarship, theWashboard.org, Wash. Application for State Financial Aid

360-753-7623

Program Coordinator, Vacant

 

Associate Director for Training & Compliance, Steve Thorndill
Institutional Training & Compliance, Data & Research, Unit Record Report

360-753-7851

Program Associate, Ann Voyles
Unit Record, American Indian Endowed Scholarship, Wash. Award for Vocational Excellence, Wash. Scholars

360-753-7843

Program Administrator, Jeffrey Powell
State Work Study, Institutional Agreements to Participate

360-753-7621

Program Manager, Jaclyn Molloy
State Work Study

360-753-7848

Associate Director for Workforce Programs, Carla Idohl-Corwin
Workforce Programs, Child Care Grants, College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP)

360-753-7847

Program Associate, Ciara High
Health Professional Loan Repayment & Scholarship

360-753-7784

Program Manager, Chris Wilkins
Aerospace Loan, Health Professional Loan Repayment & Scholarship, John R. Justice Loan Repayment

360-753-7794

Program Manager, Nicole Witty 
Alternative Routes to Teaching, Workforce Programs

360-753-7793

Receivables Coordinator, Katie Guthrie
State Need Grant, College Bound Scholarship, Passport to College, Workforce Programs

360-753-7632

COLLEGE ACCESS & SUPPORT

Director of College Access & Support, Weiya Liang

360-753-7884

Administrative Assistant, Amy Buck

360-753-7865

Associate Director for College Access & Support, Sarah Weiss
12th Year Campaign, FAFSA Completion Initiative, College Bound Scholarship

360-753-7630

Program Associate, Christina Winstead
12th Year Campaign, FAFSA Completion Initiative

360-753-7856

Program Associate, Yokiko Hayashi-Saguil
College Bound communication and outreach

360-753-7829

Program Manager, Chris Richmond
College Bound portal, budget, and invoicing

360-753-7785

Program Specialist, Mallory Byrd
College Bound application processing

360-753-7792

Program Coordinator, Rashel Wise
College Bound student and family contact support

360-753-7786

Associate Director for College Access & Support, Marcie Sample
GEAR UP program oversight, lead liaison for school partnerships

360-753-7788

Program Associate, Beth Kelly
GEAR UP professional development, resource development, partner contract management

360-753-7826

Communications Specialist, Katherine Kersten
GEAR UP communications

360-753-7837

Program Manager, Lori Vani
GEAR UP fiscal management

360-753-7789

Program Specialist, Kelly Keeney
GEAR UP event logistics, WSAC portal assistance

360-753-7838

GUARANTEED EDUCATION TUITION PROGRAM (GET)

Director of GET, Betty Lochner

360-753-7871

Special Assistant to the GET Director, Katie Gross

360-753-7839

Associate Director of Marketing & Communications, Luke Minor

360-753-7628

Marketing & Communications Specialist, Dan Payne

360-753-7828

Community Relations Manager, Jackie Ferrado

360-753-7875

Associate Director for Fiscal Planning, Michael Bennion

360-753-7627

Associate Director for GET Operations, Betsy Hagen

360-753-7860

Financial Accountant, Jane Olsen

360-753-7873

Finance Manager, Matthew Freeby

360-753-7827

Lead Finance Coordinator, Heather Bertels

360-753-7849

Finance Coordinator, Jessica Brown

360-753-7876

Finance Coordinator, Debbie Jackson

360-753-7815

Finance Coordinator, MyLinh Nguyen

360-753-7878

Contact Center Manager, Diana Hurley

360-753-7813

Lead Contact Center Specialist, Christina Crawford

360-753-7629

Contact Center Specialist, Courtney Brown

360-753-7822

Contact Center Specialist, Kari Clark

360-753-7799

Contact Center Specialist, Kristen Jenkins

360-753-7842

Contact Center Specialist, Janthie Scott

360-753-7825

Contact Center Specialist, Cindy Torimino

360-753-7783

Records Manager, Melissa Huster

360-753-7896

Lead Records Coordinator, Kim Stephens

360-753-7844

Records Coordinator, Danica Mitchell

360-753-7893

Records Coordinator, Theresa Weeks

360-753-7836

ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES

Director of Financial and Business Services, Don Alexander

360-753-7816

Budget Manager, Judy Neumann

360-753-7887

Accounting Manager, Pam Haggard

360-753-7882

Assistant Accounting Manager, Thomas Beierle

360-753-7879

Budget & Fiscal Analyst, Jeffrey Shaw

360-753-7880

Fiscal Analyst 2, Cindy Merlino

360-753-7883

Payroll Specialist, Brandon Bean

360-753-7886

Fiscal Tech Supervisor, Patricia Moore

360-753-7885

Fiscal Tech, Samantha Rosmar

360-753-7624

Director of Human Resources, Karen Moton-Tate

360-753-7802

Human Resources Consultant, Alisha Rollins

360-753-7857

Chief Technology Officer, David Mitchell

360-753-7892

Database/System Administrator, Greg Martin

360-753-7800

Desktop Support Analyst, Christine Foro

360-753-7800

Distinguished Software Engineer, Dave Richard

360-753-7800

Senior Software Developer, Jacob Struble

360-753-7800

Software Developer & Security Specialist, Bryan Bakotich

360-753-7800

Software Developer, Joshua Haymond

360-753-7800

Software Developer, Phil Manijak

360-753-7800

Solutions Architect (GET), Shakib Kamal

360-753-7800

Senior Developer (GET), Rob Ranger

360-753-7800

Software Developer (GET), John Wright

360-753-7800

IT Business Analyst (GET), Kim Porter

360-753-7889

Software Quality Assurance Technician & Data Analyst, Mallorie Rich

360-753-7800