Office of the President

How to invite the president to your event

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If you have any questions about the process, content or materials, please contact Office of the President Liaison Lauren McKnight at 206-685-9925.


Request Interim President Cauce’s attendance

Complete  and  submit  invite  form

Important notes:

  • Deadline for submission is 30 days in advance of the event. For requests under 30 days, please contact Lauren McKnight.
  • We are unable to consider incomplete requests.
  • Any change (i.e. start/end time, menu, venue, speakers, etc.) to your requested event requires approval. Contact Lauren McKnight immediately at 206-685-9925.

Upon review of your completed form, you will be notified of the status of your request.


After receiving approval of your request, you will be asked to supply the following materials:

Event invitation
Due 17 days prior to event date. Please send via email or campus mail (Box 351210) to Lauren McKnight.

Speaking points
Due 17 days prior to event date. Submit to Mary Schuneman.

Event briefing
Due 10 days prior to event date. Submit to Lauren McKnight.

Annotated guest list
Due 10 days prior to event date – draft acceptable. Submit to Lauren McKnight.

Recommended seating chart / table schematic (if applicable)
Due 10 days prior to event date – draft acceptable. Submit to Lauren McKnight.