Inslee Names Christine Bezanson Director of Results Washington

C. Bezanson

From the Office of Governor Jay Inslee:

Gov. Jay Inslee has named Christine Bezanson director of Results Washington, Inslee’s initiative to make state government more effective. 

Launched in 2013, Results Washington tracks outcome measures and key drivers that reflect the governor’s statewide priorities, such as: world-class education; prosperous economy sustainable energy and clean environment; health and safe communities; and efficient, effective and accountable government.

“Christy has extensive experience in state government and understands how data and tracking outcomes can help improve policy,” Inslee said. “She brings a client-focused approach to her work and I know she will build on the great work that Results Washington has done over the past seven years. I thank Pat Lashway for stepping into the interim role and for helping to manage through this transition. I look forward to welcoming Christy to my cabinet.”

Bezanson is currently associate director at the Washington State Institute for Public Policy, where she provides leadership for a staff of researchers conducting work in support of WSIPP’s non-partisan research portfolio. Prior to that she worked for the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services, where she held a variety of positions including: senior director for the Enterprise Projects Office; senior director, operations chief, business process improvement coordinator, and also legislative, performance and business management coordinator of the Operations Support and Services Division.

She began her career as a consultant for Booz Allen Hamilton working on contracts for the U.S. Army, General Services Administration and the U.S. Department of Energy.

She holds a master’s degree in public administration from the Evergreen State College and a bachelor’s degree from Humboldt State Universityin Arcata, Calif.

Bezanson’s position is effective May 1. 

 

 

A Human Workplace Olympia Offers Event to Support Colleagues Impacted by Immigration

Our partners with the Latino Leadership Network, Washington Immigrant Network, along with Results Washington are sponsoring a free workshop Sept. 27 on supporting colleagues who have been impacted by immigration issues. 

LLNThe The current climate in the U.S. regarding immigration impacts many people in numerous ways. The people who are impacted are likely to be suffering silently with fear and worry.

Results Washington is partnering with the Washington Immigrant Network (WIN) and the Latino Leadership Network (LLN), for a very important, sensitive, and timely conversation to understand the impacts of immigration on our colleagues and to learn how to support them.

The gathering will be Friday, September 27, 2019 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Helen Sommer Building, Room G015 A, B, C. Register today to reserve your seat.

This gathering is co-hosted by LLN and WIN leaders Marlene White and Christine Stalie as well as María Sigüenza, Executive Director of the state Commission on Hispanic Affairs.

Attendees will hear the voices of those who face different impacts from current immigration actions. Through sensitive sharing, we will hear and learn about the true experiences our colleagues are facing right now and what we can do to support them.

A Human Workplace fosters the practice of compassion, inclusion, and love in the workplace. This is an opportunity to put these in to practice by opening our hearts and minds to our colleagues, to convey belonging, care, respect, and support of their humanity and dignity.