Board of Regents

Libby G. MacPhee

Libby MacPhee

Libby G. MacPhee has served in governance roles of educational institutions since 1995. She graduated with an MSW from the University of Washington School of Social Work in 2018. She obtained her B.A. in Economics from Pomona College in 1986. Currently, she is the Managing Partner of Seattle Family Support, LLC.

Regent MacPhee recently completed service on the Board of Pomona College. During her 18-year tenure, she held several leadership roles, including co-chair of the College’s capital campaign. In addition, she was previously a Trustee on the Board of Santa Clara University. MacPhee served on the Board of Lakeside School for 15 years and as President for four years. She has enjoyed various roles at the University of Washington, including service on the Carlson Service Leadership Board, the Medical Affairs Development Council, the Tyee Board, and the Campaign for the Student Athlete.

Regent MacPhee has been very active in civic activities. Her community service includes serving on the board of Seattle Children’s Hospital, the Make-A-Wish Foundation, and the Seattle Foundation.

MacPhee co-founded a collaborative counseling practice, Seattle Family Support, where she and her colleagues provide strengths-based mental health services to adolescents, adults and families in the Seattle area. The provider team collaborates regularly to inspire client change and growth, and to facilitate a return to emotional wellness. The practice includes both individual and group settings. MacPhee leads Seattle Family Support’s The Daring Way program based on the work of Dr. Brené Brown and is a Certified Daring Way Facilitator.

Regent MacPhee grew up near the University and has been attending Husky sporting events for more than 50 years. She enjoys watching and playing sports, and relishes time with her husband and three young adult children.

  • Appointed by Governor Jay Inslee from January 11, 2019 to September 30, 2024
  • Confirmed by Senate on April 11, 2019