Exciting News from The Washington Bus

A Personal Message from the Board of Directors

 

Dear Bus Family and Friends,

The Board of Directors is excited to announce Amy Wasser as the Interim Executive Director of The Washington Bus. Amy joins the Bus as a seasoned nonprofit leader and a skilled organizational strategist. She most recently served as the Interim Executive Director at University Beyond Bars. We are confident that Amy’s energy and collaborative approach will be great assets to the Bus.

Over the course of the year, Amy will lead our board, staff, and stakeholders through a strategic planning process and the search for our next Executive Director. We’re so grateful to the Bus community for your steadfast support and look forward to announcing opportunities to meet Amy and the team. Please join us in welcoming Amy to the Bus and read a message from Amy below.

In gratitude,

Seferiana Day, Michael Hill, and Aaron Robertson
Executive Committee, Board of Directors

 

A Letter from the Interim Executive Director

 

To all,

I am honored to have been named the Interim Executive Director of The Washington Bus, an organization that has a direct impact on the issues important to young people  today and for the future. I have been a nonprofit professional for over 20 years and have spent the majority of my career assisting organizations with success/strategic planning, operations, and human resource development. I look forward to doing the same for the Bus and to meeting you at one of our events or programs soon. If you would like to meet with me one-on-one, please feel free to reach out to me via email at amy@washingtonbus.org.

If you haven’t yet, please click here to read about our work last year in our 2018 Impact Report.

Amy Wasser
Interim Executive Director

Interested in contributing to our work this year? Just click here.

2019 Washington Bus Fellowship Application

The Bus Fellowship is an intensive, intentional, and transformative experience for young people who are ready to inspire change alongside their communities. Over the course of ten weeks, Fellows learn from progressive experts from across the state, run the most innovative civic programs in Washington State, and collaborate with community organizations and issue campaigns for hands-on organizing experience. Find a complete list of Fellow job responsibilities on the 2019 Fellowship Job Description.

For information regarding the Fellowship or questions about the application process please contact our Leadership Development Coordinator, Will Muhammad. Will can be reached at will@washingtonbus.org, or (206) 325-1889.

The priority deadline for applications is April 1, 2019 at 11:59 pm PST. Applications will be accepted until April 19, 2019 at 11:59 pm PST. We encourage applicants to apply as early as possible as the application process becomes increasingly competitive with each deadline.

See our Frequently Asked Questions for more information.