Kevin Raymond speaks at WWU commencement June 12

Kevin Raymond's speech at WWU Spring Commencement Three - June 12, 2010

Kevin Raymond, a former member of the Board of Trustees at Western Washington University, speaks at the third WWU commencement ceremony on June 12, 2010, in Carver Gymnasium.

Raymond, director of external affairs for two green technology companies, is a graduate of WWU's Huxley College of the Environment.

He served on WWU's Board of Trustees from 1999 to 2009 and has served in leadership positions in environmentally-oriented nonprofit organizations and business start-ups. Currently, he is director of external relations for Pacific Coast Canola LLC, which is gathering financing to build a factory in Eastern Washington to produce canola oil for use in both foods and renewable fuels. He serves the same role for McKinstry Reklaim LLC, whose Boardman, Ore., plant uses an earth-friendly process to recycle rubber tires.

Monday, June 21, 2010 - 11:28am