2015 Munro Seminar for Civic Education

The 2015 Munro Seminar for Civic Education was held on campus October 27-28 and featured three panels.  The recorded sessions can be viewed here or by clicking on the links below.

Tuesday, Oct. 27, from 1:30-3:15 p.m.: Race and Criminal Justice

Moderated by Francisco Rios, dean of Western’s Woodring College of Education.

Panel: Larry Gossett, King County Council; John Urquhart, King County Sheriff; Clifford Cook, Bellingham Chief of Police; Rep. Roger Goodman (D-Kirkland), and Vernon Johnson, director of the Munro Institute.

Wednesday, Oct. 28, from 9:15-10:30 a.m.: Sustainability and Economic Development

Moderated by Craig Dunn, dean of Western’s College of Business and Economics.

Panel: Rep. Vincent Buys (R-Lynden), Rep. Joe Fitzgibbon (D-Burien), Phil Thompson, professor of Economics at Western; and Hilary Franz, Executive Director of Futurewise.

Wednesday, Oct. 28, from 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m.: Earthquake and Emergency Preparedness and Response in Washington State

Moderated by Steve Hollenhorst, dean of Western’s Huxley College of the Environment.

Panel: Rebekah Paci-Green, director of Huxley’s Resilience Institute; David Sattler, professor of Psychology at Western; John Ufford, Washington State Emergency Management Division Preparedness Unit Manager; and Lynda Zambrano, Executive Director of the Northwest Tribal Emergency Management Council.