Advancement & External Relations

Contact Us

Division of Advancement & External Relations

The divison of Advancement & External Relations (AER) is comprised of four units: the vice chancellor's office, advancement, alumni engagement & philanthropy, marketing & communications, and marketing & events (e.g. Commencement).

General contact

  • Phone: 425.352.3642
  • Physical address: 
    19128 112th Ave. NE.
    Bothell, WA 98011
  • Email:
  • Mailing address: Box 358528
    18115 Campus Way NE
    Bothell, WA 98011

Vice Chancellor's office

  • Sean Marsh, Interim Vice Chancellor for Advancement & External Relations (AER)
  • Quetzal Martinez, Administrative Assistant


  • Keshia Link, Director of Donor Services & Development Operations
  • Julie Klein, Associate Director for Advancement, School of Educational Studies and School of Nursing & Health Studies
  • John Naumann, Director of Corporate & Foundation Relations
  • Victoria Sprang, Associate Director for Advancement, School of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences

Alumni Engagement & Philanthropy

  • Brandon Washington, Manager of Philanthropy and Annual Giving

Marketing & Communications

  • Marie Blakey, Assistant Vice Chancellor for Marketing & Communications

News & Media Relations

Graphic Design

  • Paul Huereque, Creative Director
  • Kristian Gorman, Graphic/Web Designer

Web Communications & Social Media

  • Laura Mansfield, Director of Digital Communications
  • Letty Limbach, User Experience Designer

Marketing & Events (e.g. Commencement)

  • Lisa Walker, Director of Ceremonies, Events and Advancement Operations
  • Francine Jordan, Marketing and Events Program Coordinator
  • Jessica Newkirk, Assistant Director for Engagement Events