Caitlyn Jekel (MPA '14) Governor Inslee's New Senior Policy Labor Advisor

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Greener Caitlin Jekel '09 and MPA '14 will be Governor Jay Inslee's new senior policy advisor for labor.

"I have regularly relied on my colleagues-faculty and students-from Evergreen's Master of Public Administration program," said Jekel. "With many engaged throughout state service, I expect to cross paths even more in this new role. Thank you Evergreen for a strong foundation and your continued support."

Jekel, who was the former director for the Washington State Labor Council, AFL-CIO will perform policy planning, analysis, development and implementation consistent with the governor's priorities, and work closely with union organizations, businesses, state agencies and legislators on various labor issues. She wil begin her new position in April, according to the Stand.