Carmen Gayton joined ARCS in 1995. Over her 25 years as an active member, she served on various committees which included Development, Membership and the Luncheon. She has Co-chaired the Auction three times and was VP of University Relations. Carmen recently served as Director of Long-Range Planning working tirelessly to include a wide range of voices and stakeholders to produce a well-thought-out-plan to help our chapter thrive for years to come. Carmen’s leadership was also instrumental in driving our chapter’s efforts to put forward a statement of support for Black Lives Matters, social justice issues and prompted important conversations and action at a national level.
ARCS Light Recipients
Kirk A. Schulz, PhD, President of Washington State University
"With the support of ARCS Foundation, we have been able to provide assistance to some of our most talented doctoral students, allowing them to focus on the important challenges before them."
Ana Mari Cauce, PhD, President of University of Washington
"ARCS Foundation is a vital partner of the University of Washington as we seek to recruit the very best graduate students n the sciences and engineering."
Lee Huntsman, PhD, UW President Emeritus, Professor Emeritus
"The evidence is clear; ARCS Foundation and its mission, energy, and principles have led to a record of outstanding stewardship. ARCS Scholar Award donations are used very wisely and with high impact."