Junior Achievement of Washington has announced that Tamra Meyer has been named as the new Regional Director for Junior Achievement in the Southeastern Washington Region (SEWA). Meyer formerly served in the role of Statewide Programs Director for Junior Achievement of Washington. As Regional Director of Junior Achievement’s SEWA office, Meyer will manage the region’s development efforts and program implementation designed to bring work readiness, entrepreneurship, and financial literacy programs, currently reaching 11,465 students in Benton, Franklin and Walla Walla counties.
“We are so excited about Tamra’s appointment. She brings a wealth of knowledge, experience, and enthusiasm to Junior Achievement,” stated Amy Basche, Chief Operations Officer, Mission Support Alliance and Chair of the Junior Achievement of Washington SEWA Regional Board of Directors.
Ms. Meyer begins her new tenure in the organization with goals to increase student access to Junior Achievement programs in addition to growing the community’s involvement in the organization’s fall event, SEWA’s Hearts are Wild Gala.
“I am proud and honored to lead Junior Achievement in Southeastern Washington,” commented Meyer. “This region has been a great champion of JA and I will work hard to ensure students continue to experience JA’s high-quality programs so they can gain the skills that will prepare them for a successful future.”
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