Frank Blethen

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"Frank Blethen is board chair of the Seattle Times Company, the Walla Walla Union-Bulletin and the Yakima Herald-Republic. He is the publisher and CEO of the Seattle Times newspaper and president of Blethen Corporation. Frank Blethen joined the Seattle Times in 1968, after graduation from Arizona State University, where he received a B.S. in business. Blethen is involved in a number of civic and industry efforts focused on higher education and health and human services. He served as chair of the 1996 United Way of King County Campaign and is a member of the 1997 campaign cabinet. He chaired the major gifts division of Campaign Washington State University. He chairs the Kitchen Cabinet advisory panel for the president of Washington State University. He is also on the Business Advisory Group for the president of the University of Washington."[1]


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  1. Maynard Institute Board, organizational web page, accessed April 10, 2014.