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Alumni Association Board Members

Meet our current CWU Alumni Association board members. Click here to nominate a new board member.

Alumni Association Executive Committee FY20

Karina Bacica-Busch, President

Andrew Mork, President-Elect

Dan Nicklaus, Past President

Ginna Fontaine, Secretary

Aaron Erickson, Treasurer

Alumni Association Board Members

Tim Booth '00
Washington State Sports Editor/Writer, The Associated Press

Tyler Cummings '13
Social Media Community Manager, Microsoft

Jana Decker '11
Configuration Managmement, Data Quality & Distribution, Boeing

Kiana Dixon '17
Associate, CliftonLarsonAllen, LLP

Dan Ford ‘13
City Engineer, City of Pasco, WA

Vincent Ruiz '11
Client Liaison Assistant, Weinstein & Riley PS

Jada Rupley '73
Superintendent, Clackamas Education Service District

Craig Sanderson '13
Logistics/Tariff Specialist, Applied Technical Services

Kiana Shaw '09
Duty Manager, Inflight Crew Scheduling, Alaska Airlines

Jake Stillwell '09
Attorney, Inslee Best Doezie & Ryder, PS

Tony Swartz ‘09
Attorney at Law

Former Board Members

Shane Backlund '95 & '00
Superintendent, Selah School District

Bill Bonaudi '64
Retired President, Big Bend Community College

David Coffman '12
President, Coffman Engineers

Samantha Cotton '10
Estimator, C-Com Services, Dallas, TX

Bre Elsey '07
Associate Director of Government Relations, Washington Farm Bureau

Ryan Golze '95
Director of Operations, Summerset Senior Living 

David LaRiviere '83
Vice President, Conover Insurance

Douglas Nickson ’67 & ‘72
Certified Retirement Financial Planner, Nickson Secure Retirement

Mike Bogatay ‘08
Business Services Specialist, CareerLink Administrator

Veronica Gomez-Vilchis ‘02
Diversity Officer, Center for Diversity & Social Justice, CWU

Mark Johnson '87
Vice President of Government Affairs, Washington Retail Association 

Bill Wallace ‘72
Retired Corporate Human Resources Manager, National Frozen Foods Corp.

Brian Wisler '98
Benefits Consultant, Sound Consulting Services


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