Press Release


June 28, 2016

Dr. David Blake, Vice Chancellor and Chief Human Resources Officer at Seattle Colleges, to Serve as Chair of CUPA-HR Board of Directors

Dr. David Blake, vice chancellor and chief HR officer at Seattle Colleges, has been tapped to serve as chair of the board of directors of the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources (CUPA-HR) for the 2016-17 fiscal year. He will begin his term on July 1.

Blake, a long-time CUPA-HR member, has served in several leadership roles at the chapter, region and national levels of the association, including a two-year term as chair of the Southern California Chapter and a term as chair of the Western Region board of directors, as well as a member of the national board. He’s also served on the association’s learning and professional development, public policy, and budget and finance committees. In addition, Blake has presented at countless CUPA-HR regional and national conferences and participated in CUPA-HR’s Creating Inclusive Communities multimedia project.

Blake has more than 30 years of HR experience in the healthcare industry, government and higher education.

Read more about Blake.

CUPA-HR is higher ed HR. We serve higher education by providing the knowledge, resources, advocacy and connections to achieve organizational and workforce excellence. Headquartered in Knoxville, Tennessee, and serving more than 20,000 HR professionals and other campus leaders at more than 1,900 member organizations around the country and abroad, the association offers learning and professional development programs, higher education salary and benefits data, extensive online resources and just-in-time regulatory and legislative information.

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