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Phone: (509) 963-2160
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alumni@cwu.edu

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University Advancement Operations Communications Donor Relations and Annual Giving Alumni and Constituent Relations Corporate & Foundation Relations

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University Advancement

Paul Elstone
Name:
Paul Elstone
Title:
Vice President, University Advancement | Executive Director, CWU Foundation
Phone:
509-963-1494
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Estelle Patten
Name:
Estelle Patten
Title:
Executive Assistant
Phone:
509-963-2848
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Shawn Lowney
Name:
Shawn Lowney
Title:
Assistant Vice President, Development
Phone:
206-600-4151
Email:
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Name:
Open Position
Title:
Associate Athletic Director, Development
Phone:
509-963-2160
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CWU Athletics
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Rebecca Thornton
Name:
Rebecca L. Thornton
Title:
Director, Development
Phone:
509-963-2147
Email:
Black Hall 127-8
College of Arts and Humanities (CAH)
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Travis Finney
Name:
Travis E. Finney
Title:
Director, Development
Phone:
206-600-4151
Email:
1201 2nd Ave, Suite 900 | Seattle, WA 98101
College of Business (CB)
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Name:
Open Position
Title:
Director, Development
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College of Education and Professional Studies (CEPS)
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James Branch
Name:
James Branch
Title:
Director, Development
Phone:
509-963-2725
Email:
Barge Hall 115
College of the Sciences (COTS)
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Name:
Open Position
Title:
Director, Foundation Relations
Phone:
509-963-2160
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Kenneth Shook
Name:
Kenneth Shook
Title:
Director, Development
Phone:
206-600-4151
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Madeline Koval
Name:
Madeline Koval (’22)
Title:
She/Hers
Title:
Leadership Annual Giving and Engagement Officer
Phone:
206-600-4151
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Sarah Freeman
Name:
Sarah Freeman
Title:
Director, Planned Giving
Phone:
206-600-4151
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Donor Relations

Name:
Open Position
Title:
Director, Donor Stewardship
Phone:
509-963-2160
Email:
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Name:
Linda Van Orsow (’84)
Title:
Office Assistant 3
Phone:
509-963-2160
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Name:
Open Position
Title:
Associate Director, Annual Giving
Phone:
509-963-2160
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Alumni and Constituent Relations

Casey Ross
Name:
Casey Ross (’02)
Title:
Director, Alumni and Constituent Relations
Phone:
509-963-2752
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Teo Bicchieri
Name:

Teo Bicchieri (’15)
Title:
Associate Director, Alumni Programs
Phone:
509-963-2106
Email:
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Name:
Open Position
Title:
Associate Director, On-Campus Engagement
Phone:
509-963-2160
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Name:
Shelley Bush
Title:
Program Coordinator
Phone:
509-963-2552
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Name:
Jessika Roe (’00)
Title:
Alumni Engagement Coordinator, College of Arts and Humanities
Phone:
509-963-1010
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Name:
Haley Rinehart (’21)
Title:
Alumni Engagement Coordinator, College of Business
Phone:
509-963-1038
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Xiaoyin (Yin) Zhong
Name:
Xiaoyin (Yin) Zhong (’20)
Title:
Alumni Engagement Coordinator, College of Education and Professional Studies
Phone:
509-963-1423
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Jocelyn Matheny
Name:
Jocelyn Matheny (’19)
Title:
Alumni Engagement Coordinator, College of the Sciences
Phone:
509-963-1752
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Communications

Name:
Annie Young
Title:
Director, Communications
Phone:
509-963-2847
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Nathaniel McMillion
Name:
Nathaniel McMillion (’22)
Title:
Communications Coordinator
Phone:
509-963-2148
Email:
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Name:
Kevin Hill (’12)
Title:
Lead Graphic Designer
Phone:
509-963-2145
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Robin Burck
Name:
Robin Burck (’17)
Title:
Content Developer
Phone:
509-963-2846
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Operations

Name:
Open Position
Title:
Senior Director, Operations
Phone:
509-963-2160
Email:
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Name:
Scott Fendley
Title:
Director, Data Analytics
Phone:
509-963-1254
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Name:
Open Position
Title:
Director, Database Management
Phone:
509-963-2160
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Tina Schumann
Name:
Tina Schumann
Title:
Associate Director, Research and Prospect Management
Phone:
206-600-4151
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Name:
Kristalyn Huss
Title:
Program Coordinator
Phone:
509-963-2358
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Name:
Open Position
Title:
Operations Assistant
Phone:
509-963-2160
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Name:
Juliana Lowe
Title:
Foundation Finance Manager
Phone:
509-963-2760
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Name:
Open Position
Title:
Fiscal Analyst I
Phone:
509-963-2160
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