Penny joined the Army Reserves at the tender age of 17, before graduating high school. While attending Eastern Washington University, she decided to go active duty. Penny spent nearly 25 years in the United States Army, retiring in 2010. Highlights from her career include Criminal Investigations Command-Europe, United States Disciplinary Barracks, deployment to Iraq and 10 years at Fort Hood. As a veteran, she serves as a Volunteer Service Officer, American Legion District Officer, and is a member of the Whitman County Veteran’s Advisory Board. Penny will graduate in 2020 with a BS in Organizational Science and Communications. Penny joined the WSU staff in August 2019.
Chris is a Senior pursuing a dual-degree in Criminal Justice and Psychology and a veteran of the United States Marine Corps. Chris currently serves as President of the ASWSU Student Veterans Committee. He joined the WSU Veterans Support Team in Summer 2019.