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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


Barrington, George
Veterinary Medicine
Committee term end: 2024

Clark, Larry
Washington State Magazine
Committee term end: 2025

Jacobsen, Desiree
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

Pavish, Tim
Alumni Relations
Ex officio

Zack, Rich
Committee term end: 2022