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Administrative

Julie Kientz

Julie Kientz
Department Chair

428 Sieg Building 
hcdechr@uw.edu
 

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Summer Dela Cruz Parkes
Administrator

428 Sieg Building 
sldc@uw.edu
206.685.3465

In office: M/W/F, 7:30 am–3:30 pm
Remote: T/Th, 8 am–5 pm

  • Strategic Planning
  • Department operations and finance
  • Human Resources
  • Staff recruitment/hiring
  • Budgeting and projections (non-sponsored budgets)

Stacia Green

Stacia Green
Assistant to the Chair

428 Sieg Building
greens6@uw.edu
206.221.1666

In office: T/W, 7:30 am–3:30 pm
Remote: M/Th/F, 8 am–5 pm

  • Appointments with the Chair
  • Academic human resource requests
  • Instructor appointments
  • Adjunct and affiliate new and reappointments
  • Faculty and visiting student visa requests
  • Faculty and committee meeting scheduling

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Jane I. Skau
Office Manager and Building Coordinator

428 Sieg Building
janei@uw.edu
206.543.6527

In office: M/T/W/Th, 9 am – 6:15 pm
Remote: F, 9 am – 4:30 pm

  • Mailing/shipping/receiving
  • Office equipment (e.g. copier, water dispenser, office supplies)
  • Building access, keys, building safety
  • Equipment check-out (for STF equipment, please email Scott Rivers)
  • Conference rooms scheduling
  • Facilities requests (e.g. custodial, surplus, moving)
  • HCDE front desk student assistants
Academic Services and Advising

Advising appointments

Kathleen Rascon

Kathleen Rascon
Director of Academic Services

428 Sieg Building
khorenst@uw.edu
206.543.4257

In office: T/W/Th, 9 am – 4:30 pm
Remote: M/F, 7 am – 5 pm

  • HCDE student services events and programming
  • PhD academic advising
  • PhD, MS, UCD, and BS program and admissions committees
  • Handshake and MyGrad administrator
  • CoE and UW graduate school liaison and DEI staff representative

Alex Llapitan

Alex Llapitan
Academic Counselor, Senior

428 Sieg Building
alex310@uw.edu
206.221.6230

In office: M/T/W, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Remote: Th/F, 8 am – 5 pm

  • BS, MS, and UCD academic advisor
  • BS, MS, and UCD program and admissions committees
  • CoE and ABET staff liaison
  • Oversee peer advisor program

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Alanna Robins Daniels
Program Coordinator

428 Sieg Building
alannard@uw.edu
206.221.4866 

In office: T/W/Th, 9 am – 6 pm
Remote: M/F, 9 am – 6 pm

 

  • Time schedule planning and submissions
  • Ordering textbooks, track and dispersing course evaluations
  • HCDE admissions
  • Student services events

 

Industry Partnerships & Events

Melissa Ewing

Melissa Ewing
Program Manager, Outreach and Events

428 Sieg Building
mewing3@uw.edu
206.221.0997

In office: W, 9 am – 5 pm
Remote: M/T/Th/F, 9 am – 5 pm

  • Alumni, corporate, and industry relations and outreach
  • Outreach to industry and non-profits for Capstone sponsorship
  • Mentor programs
  • Department and alumni events
Communications

Leah Pistorius

Leah Pistorius
Communications Manager

428 Sieg Building
lepisto@uw.edu
206.543.7108 

In office: W, 9 am – 6 pm
Remote: M/T/Th/F, 9 am – 6 pm

  • HCDE website and social media
  • HCDE newsletter and Designing Up magazine
  • News about HCDE students, faculty, and researchers
  • Branded swag and printed materials
Computing

Scott Rivers

Scott Rivers
Computing Manager

210 Sieg Building
srivers@uw.edu
206.221.1718 

  • Purchasing department computer equipment and peripherals
  • Equipment inventory 
  • IT troubleshooting (e.g. classrooms, equipment check-out)
  • STF equipment checkout
Fiscal & Grants

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Susan Carpenter-Brandt
Grants Manager

211 Sieg Building
sbrandt2@uw.edu
206.543.5342

In office: M/T/W, 8 am – 5 pm
Remote: Th/F, 8 am – 5 pm

  • Pre/post award management
  • Effort reporting (GCCRs/FECs)
  • Grant/gift processing and tracking
  • Startup/RCR tracking
  • WorkDay costing allocations
  • Budget reconciliation
  • Budget/PCA code assignments
  • Purchasing (blanket POs only)

Allen Lee

Allen Lee
Fiscal Supervisor

212 Sieg Building
alee168@uw.edu
206.685.1558 |

In office: T/W/Th, 8:30 am–5 pm
Remote: M/F, 8:30 am–5 pm

  • Graduate and hourly student appointments (HR/Payroll)
  • Scholarship/fellowship/award disbursements (SDB)
  • ProCard/CTA (student travel) administration
    • For help with travel arrangements and itineraries, please contact one of the preferred UW Travel Agencies.
  • Purchasing (for blanket purchase orders (BPOs), contact Susan)
  • ARIBA/ProCard
  • Payments to individuals
  • Research subject payments (Tango/Amazon)
  • Non-PO invoices
  • Reimbursements (travel and non-travel), email hcdefiz@uw.edu
Advancement

Zoe Bartholomew

Zoë Bartholomew
Assistant Director, Advancement

301 W Loew Hall 
zfinnb@uw.edu
206.221.5072

  • Gifts/donations
  • Planned giving

Liz Young

Liz Young
Associate Director, Corporate & Foundation Relations

014D Loew Hall
youngl9@uw.edu
206.685.0167

  • Engineering industry and foundation partnerships, with a focus on Career Center, faculty, and research programs
Center for Collaborative Systems for Security, Safety and Regional Resilience (CoSSaR) Staff

The CoSSaR office operates Monday through Friday, between 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. PST (closed from noon - 1 p.m.) The CoSSaR office in Sieg Building is typically open from Tuesday through Thursday when the team is onsite. Individuals interested in connecting with the center on Monday and Friday are encouraged to do so electronically as team members work remotely those days. 

Hannah

Hannah Webster Heublein
Program Coordinator

423 Sieg Building
hwheuble@uw.edu

In office: T/W/Th, 7 am – 6 pm
Remote: M/F 7:30 am – 1:30 pm

Center for Collaborative Systems for Security, Safety, and Regional Resilience (CoSSaR)

Brie

Brie Yost
Program Operations Specialist

423 Sieg Building
byost41@uw.edu

In office: T/W/Th, 8 am – 5 pm
Remote: M/F 8 am – 5 pm

Center for Collaborative Systems for Security, Safety, and Regional Resilience (CoSSaR)