Gov. Jay Inslee has named Vanessa Kritzer, a graduate student at the University of Washington, as the next student member of the UW Board of Regents. The year-long appointment is effective July 1.
Kritzer is a Seattle native who attended high school at The Northwest School and earned her B.A. from Vassar College in Latin American and Latino/a studies and political science. This fall, she will begin studies at the Foster School of Business to complete a dual MPA/MBA degree. She hopes to use her studies to become an innovative public servant in the state of Washington and run effective organizations for social justice. Read the full story.