Junior Achievement in the Southeastern region of Washington State (SEWA) launched its first programs in 1987. Currently, over 11,000 students are served annually by JA SEWA, offering traditional in-school 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.

Phone: 253.236.3310
Regional Director: Tamra Meyer


“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
Envoy Mortgage

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

Amy Basche — Past Chair
Chief Operations Officer
Mission Support Alliance

Jim Arneson
President
Community First Bank

Khris Beyer
President & Owner
Real Centric Solutions, LLC

Erich Bolz
Assistant Superintendent
Pasco School District

Angie Brotherton
Community Relations Manager
Gesa Credit Union

Josh Chittenden
BNI, Inc. Representative
Petersen Hastings Investment Management

Trong Dang
Market Lead
Bank of America

Aaron Dewitt
President
Total Energy Management

Don Frigaard
VP of Mortgage Lending
HAPO Community Credit Union

Charles Gray
VP Commercial Relationship Manager
Umpqua Bank Commercial Lending

Angie Henderson
Business Banking Manager
US Bank

Keith Hergesheimer
Volunteer
Community Volunteer SEWA

Curtis Kalahar
Master Data Analyst
Lamb Weston

Pat Mastaler
Finance Manager
Mission Support Alliance – Main Account

Kris Mitchell
Contracts Manager
Framatome

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

Ramprashad Prabhakaran
Materials Scientist
PNNL

Leon Prather
Quality Ancillary Manager
Costco Wholesale – Kennewick

George Rangel
Media Relations
Bechtel National

Matthew Scott
Assistant Superintendent
Kennewick School District

Jerry “Jet”Jerome Titus
Account Manager
Packaging Corporation of America

Loren Wildish
Branch Manager
US Bank