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Meet the team

Leadership

Nicole Dierks

Nicole Dierks

Interim Associate Vice President for Brand Marketing Strategy

Telephone: 206-685-0284

Email: morryn@uw.edu

Jack Martin

Jack Martin

Interim Associate Vice President for Communications

Telephone: 206-616-2334

Email: jacktm@uw.edu

Brand Marketing Strategy

Melissa Englund

Melissa Englund

Director, Advancement Marketing & Communications Strategy

Telephone: 206-616-8645

Email: menglund@uw.edu

Jennifer Johnston

Jennifer Johnston

Director, Special Projects

Telephone: 206-616-3418

Email: jcjmail@uw.edu

Rebecca Anzalone

Rebecca Anzalone

Visitor Center Manager

Email: ranzalon@uw.edu

Lindsey Burns

Lindsey Burns

Assistant Director, Brand Marketing Strategy

Email: ltburns@uw.edu

Jo Chen

Jo Chen

Associate Director for Media Buying and Planning

Email: johsin@uw.edu

Courtney Coster

Courtney Coster

Director, Marketing Strategy

Telephone: 206-616-6851

Email: ccoster@uw.edu

Audra Daniels

Audra Daniels

Director, Strategic Partnerships

Telephone: 206-685-2971

Email: audrad@uw.edu

Miranda Dixon

Miranda Dixon

Strategic Partnerships

Telephone: 206-221-5008

Email: mjdixon@uw.edu

Samantha Harasen

Samantha Harasen

Associate Director of Trademarks & Licensing

Telephone: 206-543-0773

Email: srbaker@uw.edu

Jocelyn De Jong

Jocelyn De Jong

Senior Associate Director of Admissions

Telephone: 206-685-3655

Email: jddejong@uw.edu

Karin Mellskog

Karin Mellskog

Licensing Manager

Telephone: 206-616-3676

Email: mellskog@uw.edu

Lauren Olsen

Lauren Olsen

Assistant Director, Strategic Partners

Telephone: 206-616-8160

Email: lmo2@uw.edu

Staishy Siem

Staishy Siem

Director, Marketing & Communications, School of Law

Telephone: 206-685-7394

Email: sbsiem@uw.edu

Samantha Snively

Samantha Snively

Assistant Director, Advancement Communications

Email: snively@uw.edu

Creative

Murphy Gilson

Murphy Gilson

Executive Creative Director

Email: murphyuw@uw.edu

Kerry Colburn

Kerry Colburn

Director of Content

Telephone: 206-530-6559

Email: klc1@uw.edu

Annie Alldredge

Annie Alldredge

Director, Events

Telephone: 206-616-5523

Email: alldra@uw.edu

Alanya Cannon

Alanya Cannon

Director, Brand Management

Telephone: 206-616-5535

Email: alcan@uw.edu

David Bessenhoffer

David Bessenhoffer

Director of Video Content Production

Telephone: 206-225-4136

Email: dbess@uw.edu

Jordan Carlson

Jordan Carlson

Art Director

Email: jcarl@uw.edu

Adam Banquerigo

Adam Banquerigo

Graphic Designer

Email: adambanx@uw.edu

Nick Bolton

Nick Bolton

Digital Producer

Telephone: 206-685-7006

Email: bolton83@uw.edu

Josh Chan

Josh Chan

Event Production Manager

Email: jtchan@uw.edu

Mari Cleven

Mari Cleven

Video Producer

Email: mcleven@uw.edu

Emily DiAlbert

Emily DiAlbert

Content Editor

Email: edial@uw.edu

Pamela Dore

Pamela Dore

Studio Manager, University Photography

Telephone: 206-685-2487

Email: pdore@uw.edu

Peta Dyken

Peta Dyken

Associate Director, Events

Telephone: 206-685-6337

Email: petad@uw.edu

Kara Galvan

Kara Galvan

Events Specialist

Email: kgalvan@uw.edu

Jaime Garrand

Jaime Garrand

Assistant Director, Creative Operations

Telephone: 206-685-7951

Email: jaimeg2@uw.edu

Clarita Hinojosa

Clarita Hinojosa

Graphic Designer

Email: chinoj@uw.edu

Meredith Jacobson

Meredith Jacobson

Assistant Director of Content

Telephone: 206-616-9958

Email: editormj@uw.edu

Malavika Jagannathan

Malavika Jagannathan

Senior Copywriter

Telephone: 206-221-1713

Email: mj126@uw.edu

Tracy Lepper

Tracy Lepper

Assistant Director, Events

Telephone: 206-616-2665

Email: tlepper@uw.edu

Melissa Maxwell

Melissa Maxwell

Senior Designer

Telephone: 206-543-1557

Email: mlissa@uw.edu

Joshua Van Parys

Joshua Van Parys

Motion Graphics Designer

Email: jjvp@uw.edu

Julie Peter

Julie Peter

Events Production Manager

Email: juliep14@uw.edu

Mark Stone

Mark Stone

Visual Media Producer

Telephone: 206-685-6093

Email: stonemd@uw.edu

Jamie Swenson

Jamie Swenson

Assistant Director, Content

Telephone: 206-616-5569

Email: jswen@uw.edu

Dennis Wise

Dennis Wise

Visual Media Producer

Telephone: 206-543-2518

Email: drwise@uw.edu

Operations

Mariah Moody

Mariah Moody

Director of Finance and Operations

Telephone: 206-685-0224

Email: mamoody2@uw.edu

Dao Nguyen

Dao Nguyen

Fiscal Specialist

Email: daon@uw.edu

Strategic Communications

Elise Perachio

Elise Perachio

Director, Digital Engagement

Telephone: 206-616-8923

Email: eperdan@uw.edu

Genevieve Haas

Genevieve Haas

Director, Executive Communications

Telephone: 206-221-6883

Email: haasg@uw.edu

Lori Sudermann

Lori Sudermann

Director of Editorial Communications, UW Alumni Association and Managing Editor, UW Magazine and Viewpoint magazine

Telephone: 206-221-7087

Email: suderh@uw.edu

Thomas ("Thom") Winston Thorpe, PCM, CDMP, CCFP

Thomas ("Thom") Winston Thorpe, PCM, CDMP, CCFP

Director, Web Strategy

Telephone: 206-221-6997

Email: twthorpe@uw.edu

Lauren Caple

Lauren Caple

Associate Director, Web Development

Telephone: 206-543-8895

Email: lcaple@uw.edu

David Rey

David Rey

Associate Director, Strategic Communications

Email: drey94@uw.edu

Michael Steigmeyer

Michael Steigmeyer

Associate Director, Internal Communications

Telephone: 206-616-2513

Email: steigme1@uw.edu

Bre

Bre'Anna Bivens

Executive Communications Specialist

Email: bbiven@uw.edu

Dan Druliner

Dan Druliner

Web Developer

Telephone: 206-543-1765

Email: druliner@uw.edu

Jeff Hendrickson

Jeff Hendrickson

Web Content Manager

Telephone: 206-543-2736

Email: jh1@uw.edu

Jacob Kelly

Jacob Kelly

Assistant Director of Social Media Strategy

Telephone: 206-543-2642

Email: kellyjr@uw.edu

Alice Lee

Alice Lee

Social Media Coordinator and Community Manager

Telephone: 206-543-9197

Email: alicejh@uw.edu

Anastasia Mendoza

Anastasia Mendoza

Assistant Director of Communications and Project Manager

Telephone: 206-616-6912

Email: afvm22@uw.edu

Morgen Nilsson

Morgen Nilsson

Systems Engineer

Telephone: 206-221-6687

Email: morgen@uw.edu

Shelby Schumacher

Shelby Schumacher

User Experience Specialist

Telephone: 206-221-9017

Email: schu4790@uw.edu

Tiffany Sevareid

Tiffany Sevareid

Front End Developer

Telephone: 206-685-9002

Email: tlb3@uw.edu

Teri Shelton

Teri Shelton

Front End Developer

Telephone: 206-543-9301

Email: tjshelt@uw.edu

Will Shenton

Will Shenton

Strategic Communications Manager

Email: wshenton@uw.edu

Andrew Shinn

Andrew Shinn

Digital Marketing Automation Specialist

Email: shinn@uw.edu

Danielle Shubat

Danielle Shubat

Digital Marketing Automation Manager

Email: dshubat@uw.edu

Victoria T. Tyron

Victoria T. Tyron

Executive Assistant to the AVP for Communications and the AVP for Media Relations

Telephone: 206-221-4183

Email: tyronv@uw.edu

Angela M. Wirig

Angela M. Wirig

Internal Communications Specialist

Email: awirig@uw.edu

UW News

Victor Balta

Victor Balta

Senior Director of Media Relations

Telephone: 206-543-2580

Email: balta@uw.edu

Michelle Ma

Michelle Ma

Associate Director of UW News

Telephone: 206-543-2580

Email: mcma@uw.edu

Kim Eckart

Kim Eckart

Assistant Director, UW News

Telephone: 206-543-2580

Email: keckart@uw.edu

Rebecca Gourley

Rebecca Gourley

Digital Content Producer

Telephone: 206-543-2580

Email: rgourley@uw.edu

Hannah Hickey

Hannah Hickey

Assistant Director, UW News

Telephone: 206-543-2580

Email: hickeyh@uw.edu

Jackson Holtz

Jackson Holtz

Public Information Officer

Telephone: 206-543-2580

Email: jjholtz@uw.edu

Lauren Kirschman

Lauren Kirschman

Public Information Officer

Telephone: 206-616-5903

Email: lkirsc@uw.edu

Sarah McQuate

Sarah McQuate

Senior Public Information Officer

Email: smcquate@uw.edu

Misty Shock Rule

Misty Shock Rule

Public Information Specialist

Telephone: 206-685-2774

Email: mistysr@uw.edu

Kiyomi Taguchi

Kiyomi Taguchi

Video Producer

Telephone: 206-685-2716

Email: ktaguchi@uw.edu

James Urton

James Urton

Public Information Officer

Telephone: 206-543-2580

Email: jurton@uw.edu