Clark College hires Stefani Coverson as Vice President of Human Resources and Compliance

August 7, 2018
For Immediate Release

For additional information (news media inquiries only):
Hannah Erickson, Clark College Communications & Marketing
Telephone: 360-992-2954
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Coverson joins Clark from Seattle University

 VANCOUVER, Wash. – Clark College has hired Stefani R. Coverson, SPHR, SHRM-SCP as its Vice President of Human Resources and Compliance. She will begin at the college on August 16, 2018.

Coverson is currently the Human Resources Director for Seattle University. She has more than 17 years of demonstrated excellence in strategic planning and risk-analysis; collective bargaining agreement negotiation and administration; employee relations; policy development and implementation; training curriculum-development and facilitation; and change management.

Coverson has significant experience with bargaining agreements from her time at Seattle University and her time as the Labor and Employee Relations Manager for Seattle Public Schools. She is also skilled at leading change and implementing new policies and at ensuring that human resources policy and procedures align with an organization’s strategic plan. She holds both bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Washington State University, as well as the Senior Professional Human Resources (SPHR) certification and the Society for Human Resource Management: Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) certification.

“Stefani is going to be a great addition to the college and a great addition to the community.” Clark College President Bob Knight said. “She has demonstrated strong leadership wherever she has been, and we are looking forward to her arrival at Clark College.”

About Clark College

Located in Vancouver’s Central Park and serving more than 12,000 students per quarter, Clark College is Southwest Washington’s oldest public institution of higher education. The college currently offers classes at two satellite locations: one on the Washington State University Vancouver campus and one in the Columbia Tech Center in East Vancouver. Additionally, its Economic & Community Development program is housed in the Columbia Bank building in downtown Vancouver.