UW Tacoma Alumni Council

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We reach, connect and celebrate alumni and friends of the University of Washington Tacoma to build lifelong relationships, and to support the University's mission.


The vision of the UWTAC is to be the core of an active UW Tacoma alumni community providing opportunities for lasting engagement, collaboration and networking while supporting the mission, vision and goals of UW Tacoma.

Council Leadership

Position - Chair
Joseph Franco

Position - Vice Chair
Wes Bailey

Position - Secretary

Position - Service Committee Chair
Joshua Krebsbach

Position - Service Committee Vice Chair
Alejo Robles

Position - Social Committee Chair
Katrina Minton-Davis

Position - Social Committee Vice Chair

Position - Advocacy Chair
Chana Lawson

Position - Advocacy Vice Chair

Position - Communications Manager
Rebecca Rosario

Position - Campaign Liaison

UWAA – UW Tacoma Rep
Joe Davis II

Chair Emeritus
Jean-Paul Willynck

Chair Emeritus
Rai Numan Mumtaz


Eligibility for Council Membership

Every graduate and recipient of a degree or certificate from UW Tacoma is eligible for membership in the UWTAC. Currently enrolled students of UW Tacoma are eligible to participate in specific student assigned roles on the Council. Alumni, students, former students, faculty, staff, friends, donors and their families are encouraged to take part in UWTAC activities and events.

Members and officers of the Council shall be accepted and chosen without discrimination against any person on the basis of age, ability, race, creed, national origin, gender, sexual orientation or religion.

UW Tacoma Service Committee

The UW Tacoma Alumni Council Service Committee will promote ongoing partnerships for the purpose of applying a collective vision for the benefit of UW Tacoma alumni, faculty, staff, and students. The goal will be to be to show community impact by engaging any and all members of the greater UW Tacoma family. The methods used will be to provide opportunities for involvement to include service projects, mentoring relationships, resource sharing, and community outreach.

UW Tacoma Social Committee

The UW Tacoma Alumni Council Social Committee is dedicated to creating connections. Our goal is to build and foster meaningful relationships with UW Tacoma alumni through events that create memorable experiences, traditions, and strengthens our alumni community.

UW Tacoma Advocacy Committee

The UW Tacoma Alumni Council Advocacy Committee aims to encourage work between alumni, multiple levels of government, and public bodies regarding the development of the university in support of higher education.

Are you interested in joining our Council?

We are always looking for new members! Contact Chana Lawson, Alumni Relations Officer for more information.