PJ Watters Hawley

Director of Gift Planning

PJ joined the Innovia Foundation staff in October 2005. With decades of experience as a development officer and nonprofit leader, PJ assists donors and their professional advisors in designing legacies that will be impactful and long remembered.

PJ’s education includes a Master of Health Science/Health Education from Whitworth University and a Bachelor in Fine Art from the University of California at Santa Barbara. Her volunteer leadership includes chairing local boards for the Red Cross, Heart Association and Youth Commission, as well as serving as a national examiner for the Malcolm Baldrige Quality Award. PJ was recognized in 2015 by Catalyst magazine as one of 12 Women Business Leaders in the category of “Movers & Shakers.”

In 2018, PJ completed writing and publishing a trilogy of historic romance novels based on 62 actual letters written by a love-struck 16-year-old Harvard scholar in the 1850s.

Her Gallup Clifton Strengths: Connectedness, Strategic, Achiever, Communication, Activator

P: 509-343-5751   E: pjwatters@innovia.org