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Division of Advancement

UW Bothell’s Division of Advancement includes the vice chancellor’s officealumni and stakeholder engagement, ceremonies and events, marketing and communications, and philanthropy and donor relations.


Office of the Vice Chancellor

  • Rebecca Ehrlichman Blume​, Vice Chancellor for Advancement
  • Keala Aronowitz, Manager of Strategic Initiatives
  • Reilly Berkshire, Assistant to the Vice Chancellor for Advancement
  • Quetzal Martinez, Administrative Assistant
  • Ellen Sontra, Fundraising Events Manager
  • VC mailing address:
    Box 358520
    17927 113th Ave NE
    Bothell, WA 98011

Alumni & Stakeholder Engagement 

  • Sean Marsh, Associate Vice Chancellor for Alumni & Stakeholder Engagement
  • Jessica Newkirk, Associate Director of Alumni Engagement

Ceremonies & Special Events

  • Lisa Walker, Director of Ceremonies & Events
  • Susan Ewbank, Assistant Director of Ceremonies & Events
  • Hannah Wong, Assistant Director of Ceremonies & Events

Marketing & Communications

  • Marie Blakey, Associate Vice Chancellor for Marketing & Communications
  • Daniel Baird, Advancement Writer
  • Kenny Katz, Video Producer – Special Projects
  • Ashley (Magdall) Uchytil, Program Manager – Marcomm Operations

News & Media Relations

Graphic Design

  • Paul Huereque, Creative Director

Website Development


Philanthropy & Donor Relations

  • Associate Vice Chancellor for Development (open position – hiring soon)
  • BrieAnna Bales, Director of Development Operations
  • Julie Klein, Associate Director of Philanthropy
  • William P. Langevin, Assistant Director of Annual Giving
  • John Naumann, Director of Corporate & Foundation Relations
  • Brandon Washington, Associate Director of Philanthropy