Career Services Center Advisory Board

The WWU Career Services Center is appreciative for this group of professionals who serve as our WWU Career Services Center Employer Advisory Board. Their feedback and guidance is very helpful in our practice. The main purpose for this group is to further career and professional development opportunities for WWU students.  Our main goals are to:

  • Increase career preparedness and opportunities of Western students 
  • Monitor the job market, particularly in the state and region 
  • Gather feedback from employer-stakeholders on career services initiatives 
  • Provide information about WWU programs, departments and colleges
  • Identify further opportunities for collaboration, partnership, and mutually beneficial relationships

ADVISORY BOARD MEMBERS (listed in alphabetical order)

Bill Aslett
Bill Aslett
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City of Burlington
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WWU Alumni Association Board Member

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Angela Beatty
Senior Human Resources Analyst
City of Bellingham

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Michelle Cone
HR, Talent Development/Career Development Professional
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Kristi Dominguez

Ferndale School District
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Kassandra Hinerman
Talent Acquisition Manager
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Enterprise Holdings
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KayCee Johnson
Human Resources Partner
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 Christine Mannarelli

Christine Mannarelli
Human Resources Director


IDEX Health & Science

Shami Marangwanda
Shami Marangwanda
Company Talent Acquisition Manager

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Starbucks Coffee
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Brandon Mayfield

Brandon Mayfield
Business Partner Grant and Contract Management

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Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
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Stephanie Nevin

Stephanie Nevin
Campus Recruiter West Region
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Guy Occhiogrosso
Co-Chair, WWU CSC Advisory Board
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Bellingham Regional Chamber of Commerce
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Casey Ralston
Casey Ralston
Education Coordinator Fisheries


NOAA Fisheries Science Center

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LaDon Smith
District Manager Northwest Washington
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Janis Velasquez Farmer, PhD, she/her/hers
Director of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion
Bellingham Public Schools