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Leadership, Stewardship, and Vision

Chancellor H. Keith Moo-Young is the chief executive officer of Washington State University Tri-Cities. He has responsibility for, and authority over campus budgets, equipment, facilities, space assignments, and operations at the urban campus. In coordinated conjunction with the President, the Chancellor is responsible for maintaining and promoting the external image and relations of the campus to stakeholders, industry, the legislature, the surrounding community.

The Chancellor reports to the President of Washington State University, whose office serves as the systemwide headquarters of Washington State University, collaborating with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders to define the vision and set the direction for the institution.

The WSU President reports to the Board of Regents, which is the University’s governing body whose broad responsibilities are to supervise, coordinate, manage and regulate the WSU system, as provided by state statute.

Executive Council

The Chancellor’s Executive Council is comprised of the Vice Chancellors and Assistant Vice Chancellors from across campus. They work closely with him to advance the vision and mission of campus, support faculty, staff, and students, and make recommendations related to governance and inclusion.

Advisory Councils

Advisory Councils serve to inform the Chancellor and his administration of the needs of the community and to inform the community of the University’s needs and progress. Advisory Council members share the goal of making sure WSU Tri-Cities remains a vital, growing institution that meets the educational needs of our region and sparks continuing economic growth.

Advisory Council Tri-Cities (ACT)

The WSU Tri-Cities Advisory Council (ACT) is comprised of business, civic, and education leaders as well as alumni who have a strategic interest in WSU Tri-Cities. The members are appointed by the University President. The Advisory Council’s primary mission is to foster closer ties between WSU Tri-Cities, its alumni, plus the community, region, and state. The Advisory Council meets monthly, coordinated through the Office of the Chancellor.

Resident Faculty Organization (RFO)

The Resident Faculty Organization (RFO) is a campus governing body for all resident faculty members. The RFO Leadership works closely with the Chancellor and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs to advance the academic mission and advocate for faculty.

Diversity and Inclusion Council

The Diversity and Inclusion Council makes recommendations to the Chancellor and his leadership team to promote an inclusive environment where diversity is respected and valued.

Business Advisory Council

The Advisory Council to the Carson College of Business at WSU Tri-Cities, is comprised of business leaders who work directly with the faculty and students. The campus benefits from their knowledge expertise, and dedication.

Campus Directors

Campus directors are seniors leaders from across the campus that report to the Chancellor and Vice-Chancellors. Their function is to manage campus programs, engage faculty, staff and students and oversee the efficient operation of the campus.


Campus Directors
Aaron Brumbaugh
Aaron BrumbaughDirector of Campus Information TechnologyFloyd 116509-372-7284
Chamberlain, Becky
Becky ChamberlainOutreach, Summer Session, Continuing Education, DirectorCIC 201AC509-372-7174
Dennison, Jeff
Jeffrey DennisonDirector, Marketing and CommunicationEast 220509-372-7319
Allan Felsot
Allan FelsotInterim Academic Director of Arts & Sciences, Professor, Entomology & Environmental ToxicologyEast 128509-372-7365
garza marisela
Marisela GarzaAssistant Director of DevelopmentEast 239509-372-7207
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Harvey GoverLibrary, Assistant Campus LibrarianCIC 201AF509-372-7204
Hallsted Chuck
Chuck HallstedEarly Outreach/GEAR UP DirectorICB Suite B Ofc. 111509-372-7278
Robert Harrington
Robert HarringtonAcademic DirectorFloyd 207R509-372-7487
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Thomas Henick-KlingDirector, Wine ScienceWSC 248E509-372-7292
Joseph Iannelli
Joseph IannelliExecutive DirectorFloyd 134A509-372-7420
Danielle Kleist
Danielle KleistStudent Affairs AssistantFloyd 269H509-372-7104
Michael Mays
Michael MaysDirector, Hanford History ProjectICB 131509-372-7380
Mika McAskill
Mika McAskillDirector of AdmissionsFloyd 267A509-372-7017 / 509-372-7250
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Debra McCormickCampus HR DirectorEast 242509-372-7302
Judy Morrison
Judy MorrisonCollege of Education, Associate Professor Teaching & LearningFloyd 207U509-372-7176
Debbie Nogueras
Debbie Conner (Nogueras)Director of Campus Health and Wellness; Associate Professor, Distinguished Chair NursingFloyd 263B509-372-7196
Rita Rienhardt
Sherita ReinhardtDirector, Career DevelopmentFloyd 140509-372-7610
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Damien SinnottDirector, Business Affairs, Risk, Safety, & Campus ComplianceEast 262A509-372-7481
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Peter SmithSenior DirectorEast 229509-372-7261
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