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The FIUTS Board of Trustees are a major part of how FIUTS delivers its programs. Learn more here.



As a community based non-profit based on campus at the University of Washington, FIUTS enjoys a unique position in two distinct spheres of Seattle life. Two sets of board members - a community Board of Trustees representing UW and community interests, and a Student Board representing domestic and international student interests - provide important leadership and perspective to FIUTS programs.

FIUTS Board of Trustees 2014/2015


Michelle Primley-Benton, UW Housing & Food Services (President)

Bruce Ritzen, King County Council (Vice President)

Patrick Rodgers, Badgley Phelps   (Treasurer)

Ricardo Ibarra, Studio 5 Design  (Secretary)

Lan Bai Clemens, UW Alumni Relations

Kim Chan, Amazon

Kim Colaprete, Coldwell Banker Bain/ Team Diva Real Estate

Susi Collins, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Brad Huggins

Ken Jaffe, University Prep

Rob Lang, Mike Welch Construction

Wendy Olsen

Samantha Paxton, Trade Development Alliance

Amy Poley, Healthcare Realty

Elizabeth Rabusseau, Inspur

Thaddeus Teo, University of Washington

Ani Vijayakanthan

Jodi Roy Wilson, U.S. Department of State

Andrew Walbrun, Microsoft

Anand Yang, Jackson School of International Studies

To read bios of each of the FIUTS Board Members, click here.

New Board of Trustee members are recruited each spring and elected to a three-year term. For more information about joining the FIUTS Board of Trustees, contact Era Schrepfer.

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