University Advancement Intranet


Our Mission

ATS is dedicated to empowering University Advancement staff in the use of technology through:

  • A computer training program principally focused on the use of the alumni/donor database, Advance
  • Access to, and technical support for the Advance system
  • Locally networked data and application systems serving Central Development, UW Alumni Association, Advancement Services and the greater University Advancement community
  • Partnership with UWIT’s Nebula service to provide personal computing solutions for central University Advancement day to day work
  • Transactional and bulk alumni/donor data processing in support of individual requests, projects and broad-based engagement tracking

By providing these services, our goal is to promote the technical independence and expertise of our colleagues so that they may best support the University of Washington and its mission.

Let us know how we’re doing!
Leave general feedback about our support (log in with your UW NetID).
Leave feedback about a specific work order (log in with your UW NetID).
You may also direct concerns to Chris McEwen.

8:00 – 5:00 Weekdays

What we offer
Advance Training
Advance User Support
Advance Biographic Updates
Computer Support to Central Advance Staff
Convio Training and Support
Cvent Training and Support

Contact Us:
Phone: (206) 221-3947
See the bottom of this page to send a brief text page.
Fax: (206) 685-8911
Campus Box 359504

UW Tower – Washington Commons (S Building), 1st floor
4333 Brooklyn Ave. NE
Seattle, WA  98195-9504

Who we are:

Chris McEwen, Director

Advancement Training & Support Team

Kris Haskins, Technology Service Lead
Brent Ciesliga, Advancement Support Specialist
Lisa Vargas, Training Manager
Amber Valenzuela, Application Deployment Coordinator

Data Management – Data Services

Lesley Reece, Technical Analyst
Lisa Marker, Data Control Technician Lead
Luis Ballesteros, Data Control Technician 3

Data Management – Data Quality

Justin Williams, Manager, Data Quality
Nathan Hangca, Data Programming Specialist
Michael Dieterle, Data Quality Specialist

Computer Emergency?

FOR EMERGENCY USE ONLY. General support questions should please be sent to If you are unable to work because of a computer or Advance problem, you can reach us via text message using this form:

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Texts are monitored Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM