Jul 21, 2017
Shari L. Dworkin was named dean of the University of Washington Bothell School of Nursing & Health Studies. Dworkin comes from the University of California San Francisco where she was a professor and associate dean for academic affairs. She was a founding member of the UC Global Health Institute Center of Expertise on Women's Health and Empowerment. Dworkin replaces David Allen who retired in June.
Seattle resident David Junker received the Clyde Shields Distinguished Service Award from Northwest Kidney Centers for his contributions to the welfare of kidney patients. NKC said Junker has visited a dialysis clinic for treatment three times a week for almost 37 years and has helped advance scientific knowledge about kidney disease. Clyde Shields in 1960 became the first person in the world to begin dialysis that would sustain his life long-term.
Jul 20, 2017
Mary Dunaway, 88.5 KNKX's executive director of development, won the Development Professional of the Year Award from the Public Radio Association of Development Officers. The honor recognizes her leadership of KNKX's campaign to raise $7 million in less than five months to become an independent, community-licensed entity. Dunaway started at the station as a student worker in 2004 and took her current job in 2013.
BakerHostetler has added Inge Larish as a partner in the Intellectual Property practice and patent litigation team in Seattle. She was with Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman in San Diego, and has more than 20 years of patent litigation experience with tech companies.
The Bowman in Wallingford, famed for its rooftop chicken coop, is 95 percent leased, according to developer Legacy Partners. The five-story, 278-unit building at 3801 Stone Way N. opened last summer. Construction began in 2014. In a statement, Legacy's Kerry Nicholson said, “Our residents love the hip vibe we created ... as well as being in the white-hot Wallingford neighborhood.” Retail tenants include Bar Charlie, men's clothing boutique Eames and Art of the Table restaurant. The Bowman team included Rutledge Maul Architects and BNBuilders.
Governor Jay Inslee named Vancouver city councilmember Alishia Topper and Yakima housing professional Lowel Krueger to the Washington State Housing Finance Commission. Topper works as deputy tax-service manager for Clark County Treasurer's Office. Krueger is executive director of the Yakima and Kittitas County Housing Authorities. The four-year terms start immediately. WSHFC's Karen Miller said, “We are excited to have two such accomplished individuals join us. Their perspectives on our statewide housing challenges will be extremely valuable.”
The downtown Seattle office of Stewart Title Guaranty Co. has added to its team. Vicki Coats will serve as as a senior commercial escrow officer. In a statement, Stewart's Peter Johndrow said, “I'm very excited to welcome back Vicki to Stewart Title, and having her join our commercial services team.”
MainStreet Property Group said it has signed two new retail tenants for the 130-unit Junction apartments in Bothell, which is expected to open this fall. PinkaBella CupCakes and First Financial Northwest Bank will open new locations there. The city of Bothell estimates that about $350 million in private investment is being fostered by its sale of one million square feet of land to developers. The Junction will have 30,000 square feet of retail and commercial space. Other signed tenants include Poquitos Mexican Restaurant and Prime Steakhouse.