Alumni Council Elects 2009-10 Leadership Team

Tuesday, May 26, 2009
CONTACT: Elizabeth Fischtziur - (425) 352-3636 -

BOTHELL, Wash. - The University of Washington Bothell Alumni Council held its fourth annual elections on May 5 and selected its leaders for the upcoming 2009-10 academic year.

Calvin Kavalski (Liberal Studies '97, MBA '03) will serve as Chair with Joe Santos (Liberal Studies '97) named as Chair-Elect.  Additional positions are listed below.

All posts begin July 1, 2009 and extend through June 30, 2010.

The UW Bothell Alumni Council represents the institution's nearly 8,000 graduates, and in partnership with the University of Washington Alumni Association (UWAA) provides an array of services, events, and opportunities to maintain a connection to the UW family.

The Chair of the UW Bothell Alumni Council also serves as a member of UWAA's Board of Trustees.

Alumni interested in participating on the Council or one of its committees, are encouraged to contact Kelly Snyder, or 425-352-3623 for more information.

Chair:  Calvin Kavalski (Liberal Studies '97, MBA '03)
Chair-Elect:  Joe Santos (Liberal Studies '97)
Secretary:  Michelle Gamboa (CSS '05)
Past Chair:  Jeremy Reichelt (Bus. '04)
Committee Chairs:
    Awards & Recognition:  Rob Amidon (Bus. '08)
    Membership & Marketing:  Jeffrey Siegel (MBA '08)
    Legacy & Spirit:  Emily Anderson (IAS '09)
    Annual Events & Programs:  Georgia Kalasountas (Liberal Studies '98)

Business Representative:  Chris Willie (Bus. '04)
IAS Representative:  Mary Howisey (IAS '02)
Business (MBA) Representatives:  Eric Helzer (MBA '06)
Education (MEd) Representative:  Jessie Shelley (IAS '04, MEd '09)
Policy Study (MAPS) Representative:  Sarah Amos Bond (Liberal Studies '97, MAPS '09)

At-Large Advisory Board:  Sandra Brewer (IAS '00), Ketan Shah (MBA '09), Timothy Ehling (BSN '05, MN '07), Kim O'Neill (MBA '06), Fred Sundin (IAS '97), Laura Singletary (Hoffmann) (IAS '03), Mary Visconte (Bus. '06), Colton Lindelof (IAS '09), and Arijana Wall (IAS '06).

For additional information about the UW Bothell Alumni Council or other alumni opportunities and services, visit

About UW Bothell: The University of Washington Bothell was founded in 1990 to serve King and Snohomish counties and north Puget Sound area students seeking bachelor's and master's degrees. UW Bothell offers degree programs in applied computing, business, nursing, education, computing and software systems, interdisciplinary arts and sciences, cultural studies, and policy studies.