Gabriel Mast.
Volunteer Board of Directors

Gabriel Mast

Serving Since 2019
Term Expires 2022
Employment Executive Dean for Instruction, Skagit Valley College
  • Ph.D. University of Washington
  • M.S. University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • M.A.T. Brown University
  • B.A. Dickinson College

Gabriel Mast is the newest member of WECU’s Board of Directors. He was appointed in August 2019 after serving as an Associate Board Member for the previous year. Dr. Mast currently serves as Executive Dean for Instruction at Skagit Valley College. He has taught at Bellingham Technical College, Whatcom Community College, Sehome High School, the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Mount Vernon High School, and the Universidad del Quindío in Colombia. His dissertation analyzing the role of community colleges in promoting student success won the Washington Education Research Association’s Outstanding Dissertation of the Year Award. Dr. Mast’s research focuses on institutional contributions to student success, and the role of higher education in social mobility and equity. He lives in Bellingham with his wife, Hana, and their two sons.