Director for Strategic Engagement and Donor Relations
Link Roxanne has spent 15 years professionally in fundraising and donor relations, providing leadership for targeted and broad based initiatives designed to help VPs/Deans engage and cultivate principal relationships, maximize resources, and promote best practices that foster effective and meaningful donor interactions. As an integral member of several fundraising teams, she fostered relationships with donors, corporations, community and university stakeholders by advocating for diversity, access, and academic excellence. With a strong passion for equity in higher education, she understands the importance of outreach to and advocacy for minority and marginalized communities. She recognizes how important critical mass is to philanthropic endeavors and the momentum that public advocacy can gain from the influence of effective leadership. One of her most valuable assets is being able to articulate the positive impact of life-changing opportunities on those with the most barriers and least resources. Link Roxanne is a proud HUSKY with two degrees from the University of Washington, holding a Bachelorâ€™s degree in Sociology and a Master of Education in Educational Leadership & Policy Studies (EDLPS), intently focused on higher education and corporate social responsibility. She is a member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated and is the president of the SeaTac Chapter, Rho Lambda Zeta. Link Roxanne is married to CJ Dancer and mother to two children; son Cameron (14) and daughter Naomi (9). Through Linkdom she is looking forward building authentic and long-lasting friendships and fostering her dedication to service.