2018–19 WASA Board of Directors

WASA's governance structure includes a president, president-elect, past president, secretary, treasurer, and a board of directors.

Executive Officers

President: Randy Russell, Freeman

President-elect: Krestin Bahr, Eatonville

Past President: Steve Webb, Vancouver

Secretary: Vicki Bates, Auburn

Treasurer: Corine Pennington, Puyallup

Regional Representatives

Region 101: Kelly Shea, East Valley, Spokane

Region 105: Henry Strom, Grandview

Region 108: Jim Frey, Lynden

Region 109: TBA

Region 110: Anthony Smith, Riverview

Region 111: Jeff Chamberlin, University Place

Region 112: Mike Stromme, Vancouver

Region 113: John Bash, Tumwater

Region 114: David McVicker, Central Kitsap

Region 123: Wade Smith, Walla Walla

Region 171: Matt Charlton, Manson


BPAC: Corine Pennington, Puyallup (Chair)    

IPAC:  Jennifer Bethman, Bethel (Chair) | Jennifer Kindle (Chair-elect) | Vicki Bates, Auburn (Past Chair)

Principals: Devin McLane, Mukilteo (Chair)

Special Education: Jennifer Traufler, Renton (Chair)

Superintendents: Shane Backlund, Selah, (Chair) | Deb Clemens, North Thurston (Chair-elect) | Carl Bruner, Mount Vernon (Past Chair) 


AASA: Randy Russell, Freeman | Michelle Price, ESD 171| Anthony Smith, Riverview | Krestin Bahr, Eatonville

ESDs: Michelle Price, ESD 171

Higher Education: Marge Chow, City University

OSPI: Michaela Miller

Retirees: Rick Anthony

SBE: Ricardo Sanchez

WIAA: Kevin McKay, Sunnyside 

Next Board Meeting

Monday, April 15, 2019
In conjunction with the WASA Leaders Workshop
Four Points by Sheraton Seattle Airport South
22406 Pacific Hwy S
Des Moines, WA 98198
3–5 p.m.
Dinner will be provided after the meeting. 

Tuesday, April 16, 2019
WASA Leaders Workshop
Four Points by Sheraton Seattle Airport South
9 a.m.–3:30 p.m.
There is no registration fee to attend.
This event is for the WASA Board, Region Presidents, Region Presidents-elect 2018–19; Region Presidents-elect 2019–20, and Committee Chairs.
Please confirm attendance to by Monday, April 8, 2019.
The deadline to request hotel reservations  using the WASA Leaders Workshop group block is March 16, 2019. The room rate is $149 per night.