The GU Seattle Chapter is your connection to all things Gonzaga in Seattle! Our events offer you the opportunity to meet fellow alumni, reconnect with friends and make new ones, and expand your professional and social networks. From Zag game watches and sports gatherings to faith formation and service opportunities, our programming includes something for everyone. Whether you’re new to the area, a longtime resident, or just passing through, we’d love to see you at our next event. It is free to join the Seattle Chapter, so get connected to Zag Nation and join today!

Join the Seattle Chapter

Chapters are for all Gonzaga alumni, current and former parents, and friends of Gonzaga. There are no fees or dues — it's free!


Seattle Regional Scholarship

Provide scholarship support for students from the Seattle, WA area.
CRITERIA: First priority given to students from the Seattle area with financial need. Second priority is for students with financial need from western Washington.

Seattle Leadership Message to 2020 Graduates

Chapter Leadership

Julia Esser '10

Julia Esser graduated from Gonzaga in 2010 with a degree in Public Relations. She is also a graduate of the Hogan Entrepreneurial Leadership Program. Originally from Idaho, Julia was a member of the New York City alumni chapter for six years before joining the leadership team in Seattle. Currently, Julia works as an Assistant Director for Residential Life at the University of Washington. An avid runner, craft beer enthusiast, and barre instructor, you can usually find her pairing some kind of activity with a pint or two at a local brewery.

Board Roster

Collin Hershey '12
Vice President

Jack Quigg '10
Athletics Chair

Jenny Huston '07
Game Watch Chair

Julia Esser '10
Service Chair

David Uhl '05
Faith Formation Chair

Dave Saar '05
Networking Chair

Sharon Greer '16
Young Alumni Chair

Steve Robinson '78
At Large