About the UWAA


Presented to UWAA members and volunteers who have had a significant impact on the UWAA, the Distinguished Service Award (DSA) recognizes outstanding service or devotion to the Alumni Association, the University of Washington and the alumni community.

Since its inception in 1970, more than 50 individuals and groups have received the Distinguished Service Award.

2022. Michael Verchot, ’95, As co-founder and director of UW’s Consulting and Business Development Center, Verchot, ’95, has helped generate millions of dollars in revenue and create or retain thousands of jobs in the Puget Sound area. The center provides courses and support from student consulting teams for hundreds of businesses owned by people of color, women and other underserved communities.

Past DSA recipients

Selection criteria

How to nominate

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