The Dean's Office

Dean, College of Science and Engineering

Catherine Clark
(360) 650-6400

Catherine was honored to join Western Washington University in August 2014 as the new Dean of the College of Science and Engineering (CSE). She is passionate about working closely and collaboratively with senior administration, faculty, staff and students at WWU to increase and strengthen faculty-mentored student research, community connections, diversity, new and innovative STEM teaching methods and interdisciplinary programs in CSE.

Associate Dean; Professor

Brad Johnson
(360) 650-2434

Brad is excited to be a part of the College of Science and Engineering team. Duties including working with the Dean on College initiatives, curriculum, and advancement opportunities. Hobbies include camping, hiking, flying small airplanes, and hockey.

Dir of Development for the College of Sciences and Engineering

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Amber Asbjornsen
(360) 650-3616

Amber has twelve years of fundraising experience at Western Washington University, including her time as a student. Her experience includes major gift fundraising, leading annual giving campaigns, facilitating direct mail campaigns and call center management. Amber is currently a Major Gift fundraiser for Fairhaven College and the College of Sciences and Engineering and has experience in scholarship and parent fundraising as well. Amber graduated from Western Washington University in 2002 with a degree in English, Writing Concentration after having transferred from the University of Nevada, Reno in 2000.

Operations Manager

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Tonya Alexander
(360) 650-2330

Tonya has been a part of the Dean’s staff of the College of Science and Engineering for four years. Her role as Operations Manager is primarily to keep track of the budget, personnel, and various processes in the college and provide support to the Dean on initiatives and moving forward the goals of the College. She is a busy mom of two great kids and loves living in the Pacific Northwest.

Administrative Assistant 2

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Courianne Willard
(360) 650-6400

IT Specialist 3

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Jennifer Mott
(360) 650-2454

Jennifer is our Information Technology Specialist and may be the second friendly voice you hear when you call us! Among other things, Jennifer is our webmaster, graphics designer, and liaison for the Western Foundation office, which makes her key in our development and outreach efforts. Jennifer is a self-professed computer geek who loves the outdoors and is a proud mom of three teenagers!