Contact Us


Animal Welfare Program Assistant Director
Alan Ekstrand
(509) 335-7951

Animal Welfare Program Staff
Kerri Kuykendall
Program Specialist 3/Post-Approval Reviewer
(509) 335-8043

Carmen Haines
Program Specialist 2
(509) 335-5353

Valeria Conforti
Program Specialist 2
(509) 335-1763

Director of the Office of Research Assurances
Michael Kluzik
(509) 335-9553

*For urgent issues, please contact either Alan Ekstrand and/or Michael Kluzik.

Non-Animal Emergencies

Please call 911

Animal Emergencies

Please call the Office of the Campus Vet:

Pullman: 509-330-1871

Spokane: 509-592-6884

Other Campuses: (509) 330-1871

Compliance Hotline

If you suspect that a research program is not treating animals in compliance with ethical, humane standards, immediately call or email the compliance hotline: