J.D., Southern Methodist University, Dedman School of Law
B.A. in French, Southern Methodist University
As executive director, Lesley Washington is a member of the Dean's leadership team and provides day-to-day support for the Dean's operational activities and strategic initiatives. She oversees the finance, facilities, communications, and technology teams. She joined the College of Architecture in January 2018.
Prior to joining the CoA, Washington served as an attorney and assistant managing director in Texas Tech University's Procurement Services for six years, where she managed financial and administrative teams, implemented a departmental training program, and negotiated and drafted revenue agreements, higher education memoranda, and leases.