UW Leadership

The University of Washington Tacoma is a campus of the University of Washington and is governed by the UW Board of Regents and its officers.

UW Officers

UW Board of Regents

Regents hold their offices for a term of six years. At the end of their term, they continue to serve until they are either re-appointed or a successor is appointed. The Student Regent serves a one-year term from July 1 through June 30.

  • William S. Ayer
  • Joel Benoliel
  • Kristianne Blake
  • Joanne R. Harrell
  • Jeremy Jaech, Vice Chair
  • Constance W. Rice
  • Rogelio Riojas
  • Patrick M. Shanahan, Chair
  • Herb Simon
  • Austin Wright-Pettibone (student regent)