Friday, September 2, 2022

We welcome Katia Jossa-Jouble as a budget fiscal analyst lead at the School of Social Work. She is assuming a position previously held by Barb Woods. 

Katia comes to the School from the UW College of Engineering where she served as a fiscal specialist for two years. She relocated to the Pacific Northwest by way of France and Benin, West Africa. Katia holds a BBA from the University of Monastir in Tunisia and an MBA from the University of Toulouse in France. She loves cooking, reading, and walking in her free time.

Katia joins Gail Colfax and Bryan Elion in focusing on unit and faculty expenses and activities for everything from post-award grant activities to start ups. With our operations fully staffed, there will be some administrative changes, which we have communicated to unit directors and others who work with our fiscal specialists. If you have questions, please contact Vicki Anderson-Ellis, Assistant Dean for Finance & Administration, at

In the meantime, be sure to give a warm welcome to Katia. Her office is located on the 2nd floor of the main social work building, room 220C, her email is and her phone number is 206-643-5451.

Thank you all for your patience while we continue to forge ahead on new hires for the School of Social Work!