Jessie Tanksley

she/her/hers, Program Coordinator


Jessie Tanksley returned to Western and joined the Political Science Department in September 2022.  Prior to working in Political Science, she was the CRM Specialist at Skagit Valley College, and the Program Coordinator in the Student Employment Center here at WWU.  When not at work, Jessie is usually working on her current degree program. After completing her bachelor’s degree in IT – Business Systems Analysis in 2013, she began her master’s degree program, and graduated with a Master of Science in Higher Education Administration in 2020. Jessie is currently pursuing her Doctor of Education degree Specializing in Educational Technology. In her spare time (haha) she like to spend time with her family, camping, reading, and relaxing with her 13 chickens and 4 ducks (Pictures always available upon request!)