PULLMAN, Wash. — The Washington State University Foundation has elected eight new members to its Board of Trustees of The Washington State University Foundation:

  • Jeff Anderson, a 1974 WSU graduate with a B.A. in Business Administration is a Senior Vice President with Salomon Smith Barney in Spokane.
  • Rick L. Doane, a 1971 graduate of the College of Pharmacy is from Yarrow Point. Doane has had a distinguished career in the pharmaceutical industry, selling his company in 1994. He is past president of the Washington State Pharmacists Association.
  • Koichiro Iwasaki is General Manager of the Iwasaki Sanyo Company Ltd. in Kagoshima, Japan. Iwasaki Sangyo, one of Japan’s leading companies, was founded in 1928 and manages large resort and real estate, transportation and gasoline station operations. He received his M.A. in Economics from WSU in 1983.
  • George Grant, a 1936 graduate with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering is the Chair and owner of George A. Grant Inc. in Pasco. George is a former Pasco city councilman and has served on the Tri-City Industrial Council, the United Way Board and is a former Regent of Gonzaga University.
  • Kendra L. Lofgren, a 1986 graduate of the WSU College of Pharmacy is Outcomes Research Manager with Global Health Outcomes/Pharmacia Corporation in Vancouver, Wash.
  • Gary J. Morford received his B.S. in 1981 in Agricultural Mechanization and is owner of Green Acres Farm in Toppenish. Morford is one of the largest hop growers in the state and is a past chair of the Washington Hop Commission.
  • Thomas L. Wilson, a former WSU student, is the President of Emerald Marketing and a commercial property investor and manager in Seattle. He has had a distinguished career as a manufacturing sales representative for the auto parts industry, and continues to be involved in the industry as an advocate for professional education.
  • Ronald A. Wysaske who graduated from WSU in 1974 with his B.A. in Business Administration and in 1989 with his MBA, is Executive Vice President at Riverview Community Bank in Vancouver.

“The WSU Foundation is pleased to have such an outstanding group of individuals committed to providing the leadership necessary to advance Washington State University’s highest priorities,” said Richard L. Frisch, WSU Foundation President. “Trustees give generously of their time and expertise, and truly serve as advocates for WSU in their communities.”

Trustees make up the leadership of the WSU Foundation and are eligible to serve two consecutive three-year terms. Trustees participate on Foundation committees, become involved directly or indirectly in fund-raising efforts, and act as advocates for WSU’s mission, programs, facilities and aspirations for the future.

About the WSU Foundation

The mission of the Washington State University Foundation is to advance the teaching, research and public service endeavors of Washington State University by generating private contributions to supplement the institution’s state and federal revenues for capital, operating and student assistance and by providing sound management and stewardship of the assets contributed for the benefit of the university. The Foundation is also people – an organization of trustees and members who care deeply about WSU and who seek its advancement by encouraging and securing private support for the university’s highest priorities.