Regents’ Distinguished Alumnus Award Committee


Accepts and screens the names of those nominated for the award and recommends prospective candidates to the president, who makes recommendations to the Board of Regents.

Composition and tenure

  • Four faculty, administrative and professional personnel, or staff, with 4-year terms. (F-A/P-S)
  • Executive director, Alumni Relations; president, Alumni Association; Executive Assistant to Board of Regents, Office of the President

The chair is nominated by the committee members for approval by the president.

Responsible to the president through the executive director of Alumni Relations.

Regents’ distinguished alumnus website

Committee membership

Barrington, George

Veterinary Medicine
Committee term end: 2024

Clark, Larry

Washington State Magazine
Committee term end: 2025


Office of the President
Executive Assistant to Board of Regents
Ex officio

Miltenberger, Jennifer

Development & Alumni Relations
WSU Vancouver
Committee term end: 2023

Spangler, Shelly

WSU Alumni Association president
Ex officio

Maki, Mariah

Alumni Relations
Ex officio

Zack, Rich

Committee term end: 2022