New Assistant Director of Alumni Relations Hired

Jennifer NorthamIn June 2013, Jennifer Dilworth Northam ’91 joined Whitman College as assistant director of alumni relations. The position was formerly held by Nancy Mitchell, who was recently named director of alumni relations.

Northam has spent the last six years working for the Downtown Walla Walla Foundation as events and public relations manager. She coordinated large community events, such as Feast Walla Walla, the Downtown Summer Concert Series, Wheelin’ Walla Walla Weekend car show and the Macy’s Parade of Lights.

She is an active member of the Whitman community already – her husband, Jeff Northam ’88, is the men’s head tennis coach, and Jennifer supports the Athletic Department by welcoming members of the tennis team into their home for social events. The couple also regularly hosts events for alumni tennis players. Jennifer is also a gifted vocalist, who performs with a local jazz combo.

Please welcome her to the Whitman family!