Western Washington University Sweater Days presents...
Portraits of Western: A Sweater Gallery

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en•er•gy [enərjē] noun

1) The strength and vitality required for sustained physical or mental activity.

2) Power derived from the utilization of physical or chemical resources, especially to provide light and heat or to work machines.

sweat•er [swet-er] noun

Outer garment, usually knitted or crocheted, that is worn on the upper part of the body. Often made of wool, a renewable resource that protects against the cold even when damp.

Change Agent

1) Helps an organization or community transform itself for the better.

2) Has a vision of what could or should be and uses that as the governing sense of action. To a certain extent, a change agent is dissatisfied with what they see around them, in favor of a much better vision of the future.

3) Fueled by passion, and inspires passion in others. Change is hard work. It takes a lot of energy. Don't underestimate this.

4) Strong ability to self-motivate; finding it within themselves to get up every day and come to work and risk being misunderstood or under-appreciated, knowing that the real validation may be far in the future and may be claimed by someone else.

5) Must understand people. Together, we can bring very powerful change to our organizations and communities.