Veteran education professional Evangelina Galvan Shreeve has been
named the new director of STEM Education and Outreach at the Department
of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
, effective Jan. 1. She will replace Jeff Estes, who retires Dec. 31 after serving 28 years at PNNL.
In her new role, Shreeve will lead the development and implementation
of PNNL science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM)
initiatives and programs, which are designed to help prepare the current
and next generation of researchers, educators and technology
"I look forward to building on PNNL's already successful STEM
education programs in partnership with local, regional and national
organizations," Shreeve said. "Together with groups such as the Mid-Columbia STEM Education Collaboratory, we will help expand, strengthen and diversify the U. S. STEM workforce."
Shreeve joined PNNL in 2009 and currently manages the Laboratory's
staff training program. She has also managed PNNL's internship program
for high school through graduate students and PNNL's diversity and
inclusion office. She currently serves on the board of the ACT
Foundation, which helps low-income young adults achieve education and
She previously led community partnerships for the University of
Washington and diversity and administration at Columbia Basin College.
She holds a bachelor's degree in psychology and a master's degree in
public administration, both from the University of Washington. She grew
up in Prosser, Washington.