Executive Staff

Dr. Amy Morrison

LWTech President Dr. Amy Goings

Dr. Amy Morrison is Lake Washington Institute of Technology's ninth president. She joined LWTech in July of 2013.

As a first generation college graduate and passionate advocate for workforce education, Dr. Morrison has committed her career to advocating for college students and community and technical colleges. 

Prior to coming to LWTech, Dr. Morrison served for nearly ten years in vice presidential roles including advancement as well as campus operations at Clover Park Technical College in Lakewood, Washington. There she was instrumental in advocating for students on the state and federal level as well as ensuring that students had state-of-the art facilities in which to complete their education, including the construction of a 55,000-square-foot Allied Health Building. Morrison also served as adjunct faculty.

Dr. Morrison began her community and technical college career at Bates Technical College where she was responsible for legislative advocacy as well as leading the Bates Technical College Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting students with scholarships and emergency resources.

Prior to her community and technical college career, Morrison served as the Deputy Director in the Office of Congressman Norm Dicks with responsibility for higher education and workforce outreach.

She received her doctorate in Higher Education Administration at the University of Nebraska Lincoln in December 2013 as part of the National Community College Leadership Cohort. Her dissertation focused on the importance of student completion (earning a credential such as a degree or certificate) for students pursuing a workforce or technical degree. She received her Masters of Public Administration at The Evergreen State College and her undergraduate degree at Mills College.

Dr. Morrison serves on the Boards of OneRedmond and Washington Technology Industry Association, and is a Commissioner for the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU). She lives in Kirkland with her son William.

About Executive Cabinet

Executive Cabinet is comprised of senior leadership that represents each area of the college, including Administrative Services, Communications and Marketing, the LWTech Foundation, Research and Grants, Instruction, Human Resources, and Student Services. Members of the Executive Cabinet work directly with the college president, providing strategic direction and input.