Junior Achievement in the Southeastern region of Washington State (SEWA) launched its first programs in 1987. Currently, approximately 7,020 students are served by JA SEWA, offering traditional in-school and virtual programs for grades K-12, and events such as the JA Titan Challenge. In addition, approximately 500 students in JA SEWA get the opportunity  to travel to Yakima to experience the JA Education Center.

Chief Advancement Officer: Barbie Seifert
Phone: 206.296.2616

Regional Director Central WA & Southeastern WA: Tamra Meyer
Phone: 253.236.3310

Southeastern Washington Programs
Regional Program ManagerConnie Montoya
Phone: 253-880-7008

“It’s really a gift to be able to give back to our next generation of young leaders.”

Wendy Higgins (SEWA volunteer)

JA Southeastern Washington Board of Directors

David Fetto – Chair
Mortgage Loan Officer
Peak Mortgage

Matt Henderson – Chair-Elect
Sales Executive – Select Benefits Group
PayneWest Insurance

Amy Basche — Past Chair
Chief Operations Officer
Mission Support Alliance

Jim Arneson
Community First Bank

Ryan Beard
Director, Career and Technical Education
Richland School District

Angie Brotherton
Community Relations Manager
Gesa Credit Union

Rachel Casey
Vice President
Bank of the West

Josh Chittenden
BNI, Inc. Representative
Petersen Hastings Investment Management

Trong Dang
Market Lead
Bank of America

Aaron Dewitt
Total Energy Management

Don Frigaard
VP of Mortgage Lending
HAPO Community Credit Union

Mira Gobel
Assistant Superintendent of Schools & Social Emotional Learning
Pasco School District

Charles Gray
VP Commercial Relationship Manager
Umpqua Bank Commercial Lending

Pat Mastaler
Finance Manager
Mission Support Alliance – Main Account

Nathan Morgan
Central Project Controls Manager
Washington River Protection Solutions, LLC

Ramprashad Prabhakaran
Materials Scientist

Leon Prather
Quality Ancillary Manager
Costco Wholesale – Kennewick

George Rangel
Media Relations
Bechtel National

Matthew Scott
Assistant Superintendent
Kennewick School District

Sylvie Todd
Project Manufacturing Manager

Loren Wildish
Branch Manager
US Bank