About the UWAA

Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees is responsible for managing UWAA affairs and setting the tone and direction for the association. Numbering at least 15 members, the Board sets policy for the UWAA, serves as ambassadors to the alumni community and the public, and advocates for higher education. In keeping with our mission of broad-based engagement, UWAA trustees represent a wide range of viewpoints, backgrounds and experiences.

Current UWAA Trustees

For the term beginning August 1, 2021.

Officers

Amit Renade

Amit Ranade, ’98, ’03
President
2021–22

Ben Frans-Knight

Ben Franz-Knight, ’96
Past President
2021–22

Kris Lambright

Kris Lambright, ’86
President-elect
2021–22

Joe M. Davis II

Joe M. Davis II, ’16
Vice President
2021–22

Nate Fulton

Nate Fulton, ’99
Treasurer
2020–22

Portrait: Bettina Carey

Bettina Carey, ’84
Secretary
2021–23

Erin McCallum

Erin McCallum, ’89
Assistant Secretary and
Legislative Advocacy Committee Chair
2020–22

Paul Rucker

Paul Rucker, ’95, ’02
Executive Director
Ex Officio

At-large trustees

Portrait: Courtney Acoff

Courtney Acoff, ’10
At-Large Trustee
2021–24

Portrait: Emily Anderson

Emily Anderson, ’09
At-Large Trustee
2020–23

Michael Brown

Michael Brown, ’95
At-Large Trustee
2019–22

Skyler Brown

Skyler Brown, ’19
At-Large Trustee
2021–24

Portait: Pam Cleaver

Pam Cleaver, ’85
At-Large Trustee
2020–23

Portrait: Deborah Fournier

Deborah Fournier, ’95
At-Large Trustee
2021–24

Portrait: Mark Glenn

Mark Glenn, ’95, ’01
At-Large Trustee
2020–23

Portrait: Evelyn Hernandez

Evelyn Hernandez, ’16
At-Large Trustee
2020–23

Portrait: Tanya Kumar

Tanya Kumar, ’18
At-Large Trustee
2021–23

Portrait: Solynn McCurdy

Solynn McCurdy, ’01
At-Large Trustee
2021–24

Portrait: Mark Ostersmith

Mark Ostersmith, ’90
At-Large Trustee
2020–22

Portrait: Sabrina Taylor

Sabrina Taylor, ’13
At-Large Trustee
2021–24

Mike Tulee

Mike Tulee, ’93, ’15
At-Large Trustee
2019-22

Geographic trustees

Mina Hooshangi

Mina Hooshangi, ’12
Regional Trustee
2021-23

Roman Trujillo

Roman Trujillo, ’95
In-State Trustee
2019-21

Kyu C. Lee

Kyu C. Lee, ’00
International Trustee
2020–22

University representative trustees

David Hernandez

David Hernandez, ’03
UW Bothell Trustee
2021–22

Rai-Nauman Mumtaz

Rai Nauman Mumtaz, ’07, ’10
UW Tacoma Trustee
2021–22

Ex officio (non-voting) members

Mary Gresch
Senior Vice President
University Advancement
2021–22

Ed Taylor, ’93
Vice Provost and Dean
Undergraduate Academic Affairs
2021–22

Portrait: Brooks Simpson

Brooks Simpson
UW Foundation Board Representative
2021–22

Kim Durand

Kim Durand
ICA Representative
2021–2022

Louise Little, ’81, Partner Representative, University Book Store

Louise Little, ’81
Partner Representative
University Book Store
2021–22

David Blum, Faculty Representative

David Blum
Faculty Representative
2021–22

Mustapha Samateh, ASUW Seattle Representative

Mustapha Samateh
ASUW Seattle Representative
2021–22

James Archer, ASUW Bothell Representative

James Archer
ASUW Bothell Representative
2021–22

Brent Van Manen

Brent Van Manen
ASUW Tacoma Representative
2021–22


To contact a member of the Board of Trustees, please contact Virginia Lerer, UWAA Board Administrator, at vlerer@uw.edu or 206-685-9217.

Board of Trustees position description

Commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion

Nominations

The UWAA is not currently accepting nominations for Board of Trustee candidates. Please continue to check this space for updates.