Web Communication Technologies (WebTech)

WebTech provides web development services, web templates, and web training for the Western community.

  • Develop and support the institutional website
  • Develop, maintain, and update the Western Brand and Communication Guide
  • Create and support tools and web templates for college, departmental, and personal sites
  • Collaborate with faculty and departments to develop and support software for special academic needs
  • Provide design and usability support for campus-wide tools (e.g. myWestern, universal login, etc)
  • Recommend web standards for usable, accessible, modern websites
  • Provide website help for the Western community via the web.help@wwu.edu support line.
  • Provide training and classes for web staff on campus

Our web standards and help line are designed to make it easier for campus groups and individuals to create and maintain accessible, attractive, usable websites.


We are located in Old Main 360 and 365 on the Western Washington University campus.

Mailing Address

WebTech, MS 9028
Western Washington University
516 High Street
Bellingham, WA 98225


Our Staff

Alex Waltrip

Alex smiles in front of a drawing board, wearing an athleisure shirt
Website Developer

360 650 3604 | OM365

Carly Gerard

Carly wears a shirt with the text "Perceivable & Operable & Understandable & Robust". She has light skin, shoulder-length brown hair and big eyes.
Web Accessibility Engineer


(360) 650-3944 | Remote, OM 360

David Engebretson Jr.

David wears a 2020 celebration of excellence medal while standing in front of his apple tree.
Digital Technologies Accessibility Coordinator


(360) 650-7755 | OM 360/365

Jean Nissen

Jean Nissen at Clarks Point, standing in front of the water
Site Builder


(360) 650-2438 | Available on Teams during office hours

Max Bronsema

Max smiles and stands in the middle of two bookshelves


360-650-4868 | OM 360

Nigel Packer

Drupal Developer

360-650-4229 | OM 360

Stephanie Paulantis

Stephanie smiles, wearing heart-shaped glasses and rainbow eyeshadow
Front end developer/designer


360-650-4227 | OM 360

Terrill Thompson

UW Accessibility Expert

Wayne Bakker

Senior Software Engineer