Our Team


Laura GettlemanLaura Gettleman

Administrative Assistant to the Vice President of Institutional Advancement

Laura provides direct support to the Vice President of Institutional Advancement in a combination of areas such as budget, records and office management, as well as administrative support for the entire IA division, including the BC Foundation.


Katherine HallKatherine Hall

Director of Marketing and Community Development

Katherine provides leadership and supervision for all marketing and communications outreach, and develop initiatives to engage the community in campus life.


Nicole BeattieNicole Beattie

Associate Director of Communications

Nicole is responsible for telling the BC story, working with media and developing communication strategies. She serves as the college’s spokesperson on college-wide concerns, and manages BC’s digital presence and social media platforms.


Sharon BergSharon Berg

Publications Manager, Community & College Relations

Sharon is the editor, writer and project manager for BC’s major publications, including the course catalog and quarterly schedules, BC Facts at a Glance booklet, Student Handbook, and other special assignments as needed.

Lisa MooreLisa Moore

Creative Manager

Lisa manages the art direction, design, production and management of our print and digital projects.


Chris AndersonChris Anderson

Digital Marketing & Communications Manager

Christopher is responsible for digital marketing strategies and communications at BC, with an emphasis on enrollment and using analytics to drive decision-making.

Sheri BradySheri Brady

Senior Graphic Designer

Sheri works directly with on-campus clients/groups to determine their marketing needs and provide on-brand print and digital design solutions that motivate their target audience.

Web Services

Russel WhitakerRussel Whitaker

Web Editor-in-Chief

Russel oversees the content on the BC website and assists departmental web managers with production and maintenance of their respective sites.

Jim_HoehnJim Hoehn

Web Editor

Jim uses his vast experience with online journalism to create, update, and shape content across the Bellevue College website.


Rebecca ChawgoRebecca Chawgo

Executive Director and Interim Director of Institutional Advancement

Rebecca manages the Bellevue College Foundation. She is responsible for overseeing development and fundraising activities as well as awarding scholarships, grants, and programmatic support.

Paul Feavel Paul Feavel

Director of Foundation Finance and Planned Giving

Paul provides fiscal oversight to ensure accurate financial records, strong internal controls, prudent investment strategies, compliance with IRS and Washington State requirements and with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles for not-for-profit organizations, and also works with our auditors. He supports donors in planned giving, with endowments and with other detail-driven donations.


Tavis BuchanTavis Buchan

Corporate Relations Manager

Tavis is responsible for increasing corporate and underwriting revenue in support of specific BC programs including academic, athletics, and student programs with a priority given to raising funds for 91.3 KBCS, a self-supported service of BC.

Lauren HardinLauren Hardin

Scholarship & Programs Manager

Lauren provides administrative management for BC Foundation scholarships and faculty/staff program activities. Additionally, she manages program awards including awarding internal grants and annual employee recognition.


Javier WomeldorffJavier Womeldorff

Director of Development

Javier provides strategic direction to the Foundation’s philanthropic initiatives and is responsible for leading and expanding the development program of the Bellevue College Foundation.

David SeberDavid Seber

Associate Director of Development

David manages the efforts of the annual giving campaign, as well as supports the Foundation’s participation in the growth of the BC Alumni Association.


Eva MurrellEva Murrell

Events Manager & Board Liaison

Eva is in charge of planning and executing the many Foundation events throughout the year, while also serving as a point of contact for the Foundation’s Board of Trustees.

Acacia MacDonald Acacia MacDonald

Office Assistant

Handles organizational and clerical support tasks for the division and its staff.