Office of the University Ombud Staff
Chuck Sloane serves as the University Ombud. Chuck received his master of science degree in clinical psychology from Pacific University and a bachelor of arts degree from the University of Washington. Chuck previously worked as a Deputy Ombudsman for King County and is a certified Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR). Chuck really enjoys applying his varied professional experiences to help students, staff, and faculty members, be successful in the midst of challenging work situations. On the weekends, Chuck can usually be found at a local park with his wife Karen, kids -- Makhai & June, and their cartoonishly cute sheepdog “Yeti.”
Emma Williams is the Associate Ombud. She has a master’s degree in dispute resolution from Pepperdine University. A certified mediator, Emma volunteers for the Pierce County Center for Dispute Resolution. Prior to working at UW, Emma worked for Tacoma area adult literacy and adult basic education programs. Emma handles both undergraduate and graduate student concerns, and enjoys collaborating with students to help them raise concerns and work through academic or professional challenges. Whenever she has time, and the ocean isn't too stormy, Emma heads to the beach to surf.
Jane is the Assistant to the Ombud and handles intake and scheduling for the Office. She came to the Ombud’s Office from the UW Division of the Attorney General’s Office and has a background in Social Work. She has been with the University since 1997. Jane loves to read and enjoys the fiber arts and West African drumming.