Governance

2021–22 WASA Board of Directors

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

WASA Board of Directors | Fall Board Meeting, September 2021


Executive Officers

President: Aaron Leavell, Bremerton

President-elect: Michelle Whitney, Pasco

Past President: Brian Talbott, East Valley (Spokane)

Secretary: Jennifer Bethman, Bethel

Treasurer: Linda McKay, NCESD 171

Regional Representatives

Region 101: Jake Dingman, Oakesdale

Region 105: Henry Strom, Grandview

Region 108: Larry Francois, NWESD 189

Region 109: Chrys Sweeting, Arlington

Region 110: Shaun Carey, Enumclaw

Region 111: Laurie Dent, Sumner-Bonney Lake

Region 112: Nathan McCann, Ridgefield

Region 113: Patrick Murphy, Olympia

Region 114: Dana Rosenbach, North Mason

Region 123: Wade Smith, Walla Walla

Region 171: Tracey Beckendorf-Edou, Cascade

Components

BPAC: Sarah Thornton, Pasco (Chair) | Melissa Beard, Steilacoom (Chair-elect)  

IPAC: Jennifer Bethman, Bethel (Chair) | Jenny Rodriquez, Yakima (Chair-elect) | Linda McKay, NCESD 171 (Past Chair)

Principals: Matt Yarkosky, Bethel (Chair)

Special Education: John Sander, Bethel (Chair)

Superintendents:  Jeff Snell, Camas (Chair) | James Everett, Meridian (Chair-elect) | Deb Clemens, North Thurston (Past Chair) 

Liaisons

AASA: Kevin McKay, Sunnyside | Michelle Price, NCESD 171| Nathan McCann, Ridgefield | Krestin Bahr, Peninsula

ESDs: Michelle Price, NCESD 171

Higher Education: Marge Chow, City University

OSPI: Michaela Miller

PESB: Alexandra Manuel

Retirees: Rick Anthony

SBE: Susana Reyes, Shoreline

WIAA: Doug Burge, Zillah

Next Board Meeting

Saturday, June 25, 2022
Held in conjunction with the WASA/AWSP Summer Conference
Grand Hotel, Spokane
Board Meeting | 10 a.m.–2 p.m. 
Board meeting packets will be sent by June 17, 2022.