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Dec. 4, 2023

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Clark County Business Briefing

The Columbian

People in Business

Calen D.B. Ouellette was named chief executive officer and chief advancement officer for Clark College Foundation by its board of directors. Ouellette will begin his duties on June 1.

Ouellette, of Los Angeles, has nearly 17 years of notable fundraising experience, with 13 of those in senior management roles. He is currently the chief advancement officer at the Los Angeles LGBT Center, in which he directs more than 50 employees and the operational aspects of development, marketing and communication and volunteer resources. The center’s annual fundraising goal increased from $10 million to $17 million in the two years he led the advancement operation.

Before joining the center, he worked in various capacities for the University of Southern California starting in 2005, the most recent as a chief administrative officer. Other roles were chief development officer and senior executive director for external relations and student life, among others.

He earned a master’s of business administration from the University of Southern California’s Marshall School of Business and a bachelor’s with honors in public relations and communication from Washington State University’s Edward R. Murrow College of Communication.

During the month of March, Gov. Jay Inslee appointed Dr. Andrea Sanchez of Vancouver to the Veterinary Board of Governors.

Boards and commissions are designed to give Washingtonians a voice in their government and allow residents to influence decisions that shape the quality of life for all Washingtonians.

Sanchez is chief of staff at Vancouver-based Banfield Pet Hospital and is a graduate of Oregon State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine.

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