Leadership and Contributors

2020 Board of Directors and Officers

The University District Public Development Authority's (UDPDA) 2020 Board of Directors are (officers pending):

The University District Development Association's (UDDA) 2020 Board of Directors and officers are:

Other institutional representatives to the UDDA Board (proxies are voting representatives in institutional leader's absence):

  • Stephanie Fleisher, University of Washington (proxy)
  • Brian McClatchey, Spokane City Council (proxy)
  • Randy Michaelis, Whitworth University (proxy)
  • Chuck Murphy, Gonzaga University (proxy)
  • Stacia Rasmussen, Greater Spokane, Inc. (proxy)
  • Valerie Senatore, Community Colleges of Spokane (proxy)
  • Sara Sexton-Johnson, Eastern Washington University (proxy)
  • Eric Smith, WSU Health Sciences Spokane (proxy)
  • Paul Warfield, City of Spokane, Mayor's office (proxy)

 

2020 Board Committees and Work Groups

The following individuals serve on 2020 UDDA board committees and/or workgroups. The UD CEO serves on all:

Executive Committee: Bill Bouten (vice-chair), Ezra Eckhardt (Interim Chair), Chris Green (City of Spokane representative), Latisha Hill (past chair), Taudd Hume (legal counsel), Lindsey Myhre (treasurer), Dr. David O'Brien (secretary)

Development Committee: Chuck Murphy (Gonzaga) and Chris Green (City of Spokane) co-chairs, Dan Antonietti (Payne West Insurance), Bill Bouten (Bouten Construction), Catherine Brazil (UW), Shelly Colomb (US Bank), Troy Dehnel (Avista), Chancellor Daryll DeWald, Jon Schad, Ryan Goodell and Eric Smith (WSU Health Sciences Spokane), Teresa Dugger (GeoEngineers), Christie Hoffpauer (McKinstry), Doug Kapelke (Numerica), Randy Michaelis (Whitworth), Julie Van Wormer (Architects West), Mary Voves (EWU)

Governance Work Group: Dr. Beck Taylor, Ezra Eckhardt, Taudd Hume, and others TBD

Marketing and Engagement Work Group: Jamie Rand (Visit Spokane) and Stacia Rasmussen (GSI) co-chairs, Brandon Rapez-Betty (STA), Catherine Brazil (UW), Crystal Miller (Whitworth), David and Deanna Camp, Carolyn Casey (CCS), Marlene Feist (City of Spokane), Mary Joan Hahn (Gonzaga), Kelli Hawkins (SRHD), Liz Hooker (DSP), Alison Mallahan (Itron), Mariah McKay (community member), David Meany and Lance Kissler (EWU), Kim Papich and Kevin Dudley (WSU Health Sciences Spokane), Kate Hudson (Visit Spokane), George Hampton (MultiCare), Nicole Stewart (Providence)

Nominating Committee: Mayor Nadine Woodward, Council President Breean Beggs, and TBD 

Outreach Work Group: Mariah McKay (chair), Kate Bitz, Karl Otterstrom (STA), Jim Simon (Gonzaga), Rebecca Mack (Community Building/Saranac LLC), Alan Chatham (Laboratory and Fellow CoWorking), Dr. Francisco Velázquez

Sustainable Funding Work Group: Ezra Eckhardt, Chancellor Daryll DeWald, Mark Richard 

2019-2020 University District Contributors

The following organizations contributed to the University District in 2019:

  • Titanium Sponsors $40,000+
    • None
  • Platinum Sponsors $20,000+
    • Avista Corporation
    • City of Spokane
    • Gonzaga University
    • Providence Health Care
    • University of Washington
  • Diamond Sponsors $10,000+
    • Itron
    • MultiCare Health System
    • Washington State University Health Sciences Spokane
  • Gold Sponsors $7,500+
    • None
  • Silver Sponsors $5,000+
    • Bouten Construction
    • Eastern Washington University
    • Lydig Construction
    • Numerica Credit Union
    • STCU
    • Spokane Transit Authority (STA)
    • Whitworth University
  • Bronze Sponsors $3,000+
    • Downtown Spokane Partnership
    • McKinstry
  • Friends of The University District (less than $3,000)
    • Architects West
    • Community Colleges of Spokane
    • Executech
    • GeoEngineers, Inc.
    • HSSA
    • Payne West Insurance

University District Sponsor Pledge Form

 

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