UW News

June 3, 2004

UW Medicine Board includes two new members

Two new members have joined the UW Medicine Board.

Michael Garvey is chairman of Saltchuk Resources, Inc., a holding company with investments primarily in the maritime industry. He formerly practiced law with the firms of Preston Thorgrimson and Garvey, Schubert & Barer, where he was a founding member.

Among his past and current business associations are Ste. Michelle Vintners, the K-2 Ski Co., Columbia River Farms Corp., Cascade Management Corp. (nursing homes), lumber companies, Foss Maritime Co., Totem Ocean Trailer Express, Inc., Tollycraft Yachts, KCM (architects and engineers), and SeaBear Co. He fills the position held by Boh Dickey.

Dr. Michael Halleran, professor of classics and divisional dean of arts and humanities in the UW College of Arts and Sciences, has been named to the faculty position on the board, succeeding Dr. Jo Ann Taricani.

As divisional dean, Halleran oversees the academic arts and humanities departments, the Burke Museum, Henry Art Gallery, Meany Hall, and the Simpson Center for the Humanities. He has also been a member of the Imagining America National Advisory Board, the UW Rome Center Advisory Board, and the Bryn Mawr Classical Review. Halleran earned his undergraduate degree from Kenyon College and his master’s and Ph.D. from Harvard University. He joined the UW faculty in 1983.