Pat Dougherty

Executive Director, University of Washington Retirement Association; Host, UW Encore Initiative

Pat Dougherty is Director of University of Washington Retiree Relations and Executive Director of the University of Washington Retirement Association (2000-present). UWRA’s programsserve the interests of 2400 university retiree members. The UW Encore Initiative, launched in 2013 and hosted by the UWRA, connects talents of UW retirees with campus and community opportunities. Pat’s professional interests focus on new attitudes about later-life fulfillment and community engagement. She holds a master’s in theological studies and a certificate in gerontology.