Tuesday, September 10 2019, 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM [PST]

233 Burnett Avenue South, Renton, WA, 98057, United States


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Event Information

Tuesday, September 10 2019, 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM [PST]

About the Event


Join us for the 2nd Annual Pacific Northwest Public Sector Diversity Career Fair.


  • Meet with regional Public-Sector employers
  • Participate in career related mini-sessions 
  • Bring your resume for a review by experts
  • Free admission for job seekers
  • Free two-hour parking
  • Conveniently located next to the Renton Transit Center
  • The Renton Farmers Market is right outside the venue from 3:00 to 7:00.  Visit the fresh produce and flower vendors as well as the Food trucks!


Come meet representatives of the following organizations:

  • City of Auburn
  • City of Bellevue
  • City of Issaquah
  • City of Renton
  • City of Seattle
  • City of Tukwila
  • Port of Seattle
  • Community Transit
  • Census Bureau
  • Valley Communications Center
  • WA State Division of Child Support
  • WA State Attorney General's Office
  • WA State Dept. of Financial Institutions
  • WA State Dept. of Labor and Industries
  • Pierce County
  • Pierce County Library
  • Transportation Securities Dept.
  • King County Fire District 20
  • Employment Securities Dept.
  • National Testing Network
  • More agencies are signing up daily, check back later for an updated list.

Cancellation policy

Cancellation is available for a refund up to 30 days prior to the event.

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About the Organizer

Event Speakers

David Wright
Department of Human Resources, City of Seattle

Dave has over fifteen years of experience in the fields of education, workforce, and economic development, with roles ranging from vocational counseling to public sector management. His prior work with the Seattle Jobs Initiative, California Workforce Association, and the U.S. Department of Labor has given him a breadth of experience creating and expanding successful upward mobility programs. He currently supports workforce development strategies and programs for the City of Seattle. Dave holds a Master of Public Administration (M.P.A.) from San Francisco State University and is passionate about supporting development opportunities for others.

Michaela Doelman
Assistant Director, Washington State Department of Enterprise Services

Michaela Doelman is the Assistant Director at the Washington State Department of Enterprise Services overseeing the division responsible for training, EAP and recruitment related services supporting approximately 65,000 Washington State Employees. Michaela has worked in State Government since 2007 holding various roles from Recruiter to HR Director. Prior to that, she worked in hotel management in Akumal, Mexico. She has a bachelor’s in Spanish and Philosophy from the University of Portland, a Master’s in Public Administration from The Evergreen State College, and is a Certified Diversity Executive through the Institute for Diversity Certification. Michaela and her partner Chris have four kids and live on a dairy farm in Olympia, WA. In her spare time, she enjoys running marathons, climbing and traveling to new locations to experience the local cuisine.

Deena Pierott
Founder iUrbanTeen, Mosaic Metier

Deena Pierott is a Social Entrepreneur and the Founder of the award winning and nationally recognized STEM+Arts program for youth of color called iUrban Teen which has chapters in five states, and most recently co-founded and launched Black Women in STEM 2.0. Before launching her businesses, she had a stellar career in both private and public sector organizations such as Exxon, Mattel Toys, City of Portland and City of Seattle. Besides being a community advocate, Ms. Pierott is also a diversity strategist and an international public speaker. She has served on several boards and commissions including a Gubernatorial appointment to the Commission on African American Affairs in the State of Washington. And honored by President Barack Obama as a White House Champion of Change for Technology Inclusion. She holds the following awards and honors: • Essence Magazine Top 50 Black Female Founders 2018 • Essence Magazine Top Black Women in STEM 2017 • Washington State African American Achievement Award 2017 • Clark College Iris Award 2017 • Alpha Kappa Alpha Global Impact Award 2016 • Whitney M. Young Award 2015 • White House Champion of Change for Technology Inclusion 2013 • Ebony Magazine Power 100 List 2013 • Rockefeller Innovation Award Nominee 2013 • Business Journal Orchid Award 2013 • The Delta's Woman of Excellence 2011 Featured in the following publications: Government Technology, Essence Magazine, Working Mother Magazine, Black Enterprise, Ebony Magazine, Deliver magazine, Portland Business Journal, Geekwire, Colors of Influence, Neurology Now, the Chicago Tribune and on NPR.

James Hunter
Seattle Housing Authority

Roleta Batiste
Business Services & Workforce Planning

Roleta Batiste has been an HR professional for over 20 years. As a Business Services and Workforce Planning professional for Pacific Associates in partnership with WorkSource Seattle King County, she currently provides consultative service for businesses and agencies, related to economic and workforce development resources, labor market information, industries trends, qualified candidates, workforce training programs, outplacement services for businesses and employees following a pending mass layoff (WARN Act) or closure. She currently serves as a Volunteer Commissioner on the Maple Valley Economic Development Commission. She has also served as the Diversity and Inclusion Director for the Washington State Human Resources Council, an appointed position with the goal of working with her team to monitor, evaluate, and support local chapters of the Society for Human Resource Management on a continuing basis concerning diversity issues and diversity programs. She is a graduate of the University of Washington with a BA in Global Studies. Roleta has earned designations as a Professional in Human Resources (PHR) and Certified Professional by the Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM-CP).

Resume Review

Bring multiple copies of your resume for a review by WorkSource staff.