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BELLEVUE, Wash. – City University of Seattle appointed David Schooler to its board of governors. In his new role, Schooler will assist the 15-member board to approve and monitor the university’s mission and oversee the establishment of broad institutional policies. Schooler joins the finance and development committees.

Schooler brings his expert leadership experience in real estate management and development along with three decades of volunteer service to the board. He serves as the president of Sterling Realty Organization – a Bellevue-based private company specializing in real estate development and management.
Schooler is a member of the City of Bellevue’s Meydenbauer Bay Park and Land Use Steering Committee for the planned Meydenbauer Bay waterfront park and sits on the boards for the Bellevue Downtown Association and Rotary First Harvest. He is also a member of the Eastside Business Roundtable, Bellevue Rotary, and Museum of History and Industry Advisory Committee, among others. Previously, he held the role of president for the Bellevue Schools Foundation Board of Trustees, Chairman of the Bellevue Downtown Association and President of the Board of Trustees of the Bellevue Art Museum.

Schooler holds a bachelor’s degree in geography and a master’s degree in urban and regional planning from the University of Wisconsin. He earned his juris doctorate from the University of Denver.