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.
By Zoom Invitation

WASA Leaders Workshop
Tuesday, April 21, 2020
Due to COVID-19 concerns, the format of this meeting has changed. WASA Leaders will be sent further information on plans for a Zoom meeting. Please make sure to contact Four Points by Sheraton Seattle Airport South to cancel lodging reservations.