State Government Relations Team
Director of Government Relations
Becca is originally from the East Coast and is a proud “transplant” here in the Pacific Northwest. She studied politics and economics as an undergraduate at Oberlin College and obtained her MPA from the Evergreen State College. Prior to joining Western, Becca worked in a variety of capacities in the state legislature and more recently with the Washington Student Achievement Council. She is absolutely thrilled to be working on behalf of Western on legislative and state government issues.
Assistant Director of Government Relations
Joe grew up in Edmonds, WA, and is a proud graduate of Western Washington University. Following undergrad, he worked at a nonprofit preschool in the Seattle area and traveled to South America and Southeast Asia before completing a Master of Public Administration program at the UW Evans School of Public Affairs. Prior to joining Western's Government Relations team, he gained experience at the federal and local levels of government, most recently working with Sound Transit's Board of Directors.