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  • Andy McGovern is a Principal Program Manager at Microsoft. He received a BA in Computer Science and Spanish from DePauw University, and an MS in Computer Science from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana.

    Andy has been with...

  • President and General Manager

    Year started with KUOW: 2014

    Ms. Caryn G. Mathes serves as President of Puget Sound Public Radio and General Manager for KUOW 94.9.

    Her first major project upon her arrival in January 2014, was to lead development of a five-year ...

  • Colleen Echohawk is an enrolled member of the Kithehaki Band of the Pawnee Nation and a member of the Upper Ahtna Athabascan people of Mentasta Lake.

    Ms. Echohawk is the Executive Director of the Chief Seattle Club, a nonprofit dedicated...

  • Chair

    Haeryung Shin is a corporate and business transactional lawyer in private practice, representing technology and high growth companies and investors in all stages of the business cycle. She specializes in corporate finance and technology...

  • Hanson Hosein is the Director of the Communication Leadership master's program at the University of Washington and the President of HRH Media Group LLC.

    He's a pioneer of multimedia storytelling: as an Emmy and Overseas Press Club award...

  • Vice Chair

    Indranil Ghosh is an independent, Seattle-based marketing and brand strategy consultant.

    With over 20 years of experience in branding and advertising, Indranil has global marketing and communications experience that spans a wide spectrum...

  • Treasurer

    Jon Schorr is of counsel at the law firm Carney Badley Spellman. His practice emphasizes matters related to federal and state tax issues and the representation of privately held companies with a special interest in telecommunications.

  • Past Chair

    Judy Endejan is a shareholder in the Seattle law firm of Garvey Schubert Barer. She has been a communications/telecommunications/media attorney for more than 20 years, serving in both an in-house capacity (Associate General Counsel for GTE...

  • Mark Ashida is the CEO at Symform, a cloud storage and backup service.

    While the Managing Director at OVP Venture Partners, Ashida focused on investments in datacenter, IT infrastructure, SaaS, Networking, Security and Enterprise...

  • Maryfrances Lignana is a community activist and an avid gardener who works with local plant organizations for native plant restoration. She is Board Chair Emerita of Earth Ministry, whose mission is to inspire and mobilize the Christian...

  • Dr. Nicholas Patrick is the Human Integration Architect at Blue Origin, a local company that designs, builds, and operates reusable spacecraft.  He received a BA in Engineering from the University of Cambridge in England, and an MS and PhD in...

  • Norm Arkans has worked at the University of Washington since 1979 and overseen the University’s media relations program since 1985. He was named to his present post of Associate Vice President of Media Relations and Communications in 2004,...

  • Randy Hodgins is the University of Washington’s (UW) Vice President for External Affairs.  In this capacity, he oversees campus units responsible for influencing public policy and opinion and strengthening the university’s reputation and the...

  • Bob is a passionate believer in unbiased fact-based journalism. He is a longtime KUOW volunteer because he believes that a fair and effective community must be based on a common understanding of real news. He is a retired commercial lawyer and...

  • Shauna started her career with the Seattle Mariners baseball team before leading teams at Fox Sports Net, Warner Brothers, Comcast, Nordstrom, Google (via PwC), Decide.com and eBay.

    After selling Decide.com to eBay in late 2013, Shauna...

  • Secretary

    Steve Hill is a business and community leader with extensive human resources and organizational effectiveness experience in both the private and public sectors. He is on the faculty of the Presidio Graduate School, teaching Management and...

  • Susan Queary’s earliest memories are of nature, exploring the woods around her grandparents’ cabin. The memories were so formative that Susan earned a degree in geology and began her professional life helping people channel their concern for...

  • Anderson has worked in the public, private and philanthropic sectors. Throughout her 40 year career, she has also served on many non-profit and corporate boards. Her career and volunteer activities have all been focused on building inclusive...

  • Vivian is the Director of Marketing and Communications for the Seattle Theatre Group, with responsibility for managing all marketing and communications activities for Seattle’s historic Paramount, Moore and Neptune Theatres, where over 450...

  • Wier Harman is the Executive Director of Town Hall Seattle, a position he has held since 2005. In the early 1990s, he directed plays and was marketing manager at Seattle’s Annex Theatre.

    While at Actor’s Express Theatre in Atlanta, Wier...