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Executive Office

360.489.3641 / 360.352.2043 fax


Bill Keim, Ed.D.
Executive Director
360.489.3651
Prior to accepting the position of executive director with WASA, Bill served 11 years as superintendent of Educational Service District 113 in Olympia, serving 40 school districts and 70,000 students. Prior to his position at Educational Service District 113, he was superintendent in the Mercer Island and Cascade School Districts; and his career has included positions as curriculum director, principal, teacher, and several international experiences working to support children.


Marilee Jensen
Executive Assistant
360.489.3641


Shari Parsons
Executive Assistant
360.489.3641


Alyssa Pietz
Office Assistant/Receptionist
360.943.5717


Professional Learning (Conferences) & Membership Services
360.489.3640 / 360.352.6873 fax


Helene Paroff
Assistant Executive Director
360.489.3650

Helene’s career in education spans more than 35 years. In July 2014, she assumed this role after serving at NorthEast Washington Educational Service District 101 (NEWESD 101) for over 18 years–as a Coordinator, Director and Assistant Superintendent. Prior to moving to Washington State, Helene worked for Erie I Board of Cooperative Educational Services, in the Buffalo, New York area; her positions focusing primarily in staff and curriculum development and special education. Helene began her career as a special education teacher and department chairperson in the Baltimore County Schools and in a district outside of Buffalo. Helene has been affiliated with WASA since moving to the state. She has also been actively involved with Washington State ASCD; serving as president from 2003–2005.


Jamie Chylinski

Professional Learning Coordinator
360.489.3644


Lisa Gehman
Professional Learning/Membership Assistant
360.489.3640


Tricia McCosh
Communications/Production Support
360.489.3645

Government Relations
360.489.3642 / 360.352.2043 fax


Dan Steele
Assistant Executive Director
360.489.3652
Dan has many years of varied legislative experience, including service as the executive director of the Washington Student Lobby, a statewide organization that advocates on behalf of Washington's public university students, and as a legislative assistant with the Washington State Senate. Prior to joining WASA, he served the state's locally elected school board members for over 13 years with the Washington State School Directors' Association.


Sheila Chard
Administrative Assistant
360.489.3642

Administrative Operations
360.489.3653 / 360.352.2043 fax


Andy Wolf
Assistant Executive Director
360.489.3646
Andy brings more than 30 years of teaching and education leadership experience to his role with WASA. He spent the first 19 years of his career working in various roles with the Wahkiakum School District. For the last 13 years, he served as a principal, assistant superintendent, and superintendent in Yelm. 

Accounting
360.489.3643 / 360.352.2043 fax


Eve Johnson
Accountant
360.489.3643

General Information

Phone: 360.943.5717 or 800.859.9272  Fax: 360.352.2043