J. Shan Mullin, former chair of the boards of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (FHCRC) and the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), is the newest member of the UW Medicine Board. He suceeds Larry Pinnt, who completed his term. Members are appointed for three-year terms.
Mullin is a partner in the Seattle office of the Perkins Coie law firm. He earned both a bachelor’s degree in business administration and a law degree from the UW.
He has been a leader for numerous community organizations, and is now a board member for the Alki Foundation, Alliance for Education, Greater Seattle Chamber of Commerce, Trade Development Alliance, Washington Council on International Trade, Washington State China Relations Council and the United Way of King County Endowment Program. He chairs the Norman Archibald Charitable Foundation board and continues as a member of the boards for FHCRC and SCCA.
Among other awards, he was named Citizen of the Year in 1995 by the Municipal League of King County. He received the Distinguished Alumni Award from the UW Law School in 2004 and the A.K. Guy Award for Volunteer Service from the YMCA, also in 2004.