2019–20 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: Krestin Bahr, Eatonville

President-elect: Brian Talbott, Nine Mile Falls

Past President: Randy Russell, Freeman

Secretary: Jennifer Bethman, Bethel

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: Chrys Sweeting, Arlington

Region 110: Vicki Bates, Auburn

Region 111: Laurie Dent, Sumner-Bonney Lake

Region 112: Nathan McCann, Ridgefield

Region 113: John Bash, Tenino

Region 114: Aaron Leavell, Bremerton

Region 123: Wade Smith, Walla Walla

Region 171: Matt Charlton, Manson


BPAC: Corine Pennington, Puyallup (Chair)    

IPAC:  Jennifer Kendall, Selah (Chair) | Linda McKay, NCESD 171 (Chair-elect) | Jennifer Bethman, Bethel (Past Chair)

Principals: Devin McLane, Mukilteo (Chair)

Special Education: Lori Gylling, Naches Valley (Chair)

Superintendents: Deb Clemens, North Thurston (Chair) | Jeff Snell, Camas (Chair-elect) | Shane Backlund, Selah (Past Chair) 


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

ESDs: Michelle Price, NCESD 171

Higher Education: Marge Chow, City University

OSPI: Michaela Miller

PESB: Alexandra Manuel

Retirees: Rick Anthony

SBE: Susana Reyes

WIAA: Kevin McKay, Sunnyside 

Next Board Meeting

Monday, April 20, 2020
3–5 p.m.
Four Points by Sheraton Seattle Airport South, 

A dinner will be provided after the meeting. Please make hotel reservations by March 20. Click for link to hotel block. Held in conjunction with the WASA Leaders Workshop.

WASA Leaders Workshop
Tuesday, April 21, 2020
9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Four Points by Sheraton Seattle Airport South

The WASA Leaders Workshop is for:
  •   WASA Executive Board members
  •   Region Presidents 2019–20
  •   Region Presidents-elect 2019–20
  •   Region Presidents-elect 2020–21
  •   Standing Committee Chairs 2019–20
  •   Standing Committee Chairs 2020–21