April Johnson

Senior Director of Development
Washington State University
Preferred Pronouns: she/her/hers


April currently serves as the Assistant Dean for Advancement and Communications for the
UW School of Social Work. April has been with the University of Washington – in
progressive fundraising roles – since 2005, working in UW Medicine and the College of
Engineering before joining the School of Social Work in 2015. Before moving to Seattle, April
worked in Portland, Oregon, with the William Temple House for four years in their
development office.


April has a Masters in public affairs and administration from the UW Evans School of Public
Policy and Governance and completed her bachelor’s studies in communications and
theology at Eastern University in Wayne, Pennsylvania.