Joseph Meyer of Seattle has been appointed by Gov. Chris Gregoire to serve a one-year term as the student trustee at Western Washington University.
Meyer will represent all Washington citizens, but give perspective to the board based his experience as a WWU student.
“Joseph Meyer is an outstanding leader with a strong record of dedication and service to our campus and to his community,” WWU President Bruce Shepard said, in a press release. “We are delighted to welcome him to the board and are very pleased that we will have the opportunity for his insights as our new student trustee.”
Meyer, a senior, is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in economics and environmental studies with minors in business administration and energy policy.
“It is a great honor to serve as the student trustee,” Meyer said. “I look forward to working with and learning from Western’s distinguished trustees on how best to serve students and the state.”