Leadership

MISSION
To ensure education, professional growth, resilience, and sustainability of the PA profession through representation of PAs in WA state. To cultivate a diverse and unified presence across all aspects of healthcare through advocacy,policy, and leadership.

VISION
Our vision is to fully realize PAs as integral members and leaders of Washington’s healthcare team and empower PAs to practice without barriers and at their highest level of education and training.

OFFICERS

 
 

Gabe Zecha, PA-C
President

 
Eileen Ravella, PA-C
Immediate Past-President

 
Sue Cole, PA-C
President Elect

 


Laura Wendzich, PA-C
Secretary

 
Michelle Cardenas, PA-C
Treasurer


Chelsea Hager, JD
Lobbyist

DIRECTORS

Region 1 Director Tamara Brining, PA-C, MMSc
Region 2 Director Randall Kelly, PA-C
Region 3 Director Marcy Shapley, PA-C
Region 4 Director Sara Passey, PA-C
Region 5 Director Devlyn Neveux, PA-C
Region 6 Director Tei Habenicht, PA-C

AAPA DELEGATES

AAPA Chief Delegate Monica Morrison, PA-C
AAPA 2 year Delegate Justin Thibeault, PA-C
AAPA 1 year Delegate Leanne Brink, MBA-HC, PA-C
AAPA 1 year Delegate Anju Jain, MS, ATC, PA-C
AAPA 1 year Delegate John Tomchick, PA-C
AAPA 1 year Delegate  Randall Dickson, PA-C
AAPA 1 year Delegate Alternate  Gabe Zecha, PA-C

 

WAPA COMMITTEES & PA LIAISONS

Committee on Diversity open position
CME Committee

Lyn Storm, PA-C (Co-chair)
Allison Warmington, PA-C (Co-chair)
Leanne Brink, MBA-HC, PA-C
Sylvan Lowens, PA-C
Monica Morrison, PA-C
Cameron Winter, PA-C
Leah Yoke, PA-C

Development and Fundraising TBD (Chair)
Elections Committee Dale Sanderson, PA-C
Finance Committee Michelle Cardenas, PA-C
Legislative & Health Policy Council

Linda Dale, D.H.Ed, PA-C (Chair)
Randall Dickson, MSPA, PA-C
Lyle Larson, PA-C
Lynn Majors, PA-C
Monica Morrison, PA-C
Jenna Newcomb, PA-C
Eileen Ravella, PA-C
Betty Stewart, PA-C
Lyn Storm, PA-C
Gabe Zecha, PA-C

Liaison to the Osteopathic Board TBD
Lobbyist  Chelsea Hager, JD
Medical Quality Assurance Commission Theresa Schimmels, PA-C
Jim Anderson, PA-C
Membership Committee

Bonnie Joy, PA-C (Chair)
Michael Corsilles, ND, PA-C 
Anju Jain, MS, ATC, PA-C
Randall Kelly, PA-C
Heather McKnight, B.S, PA-S
Danielle Satow, PA-C

Marketing and Public Relations Leah Yoke, PA-C (Chair)
Student Affairs Committee (Co-Chairs) Matthew Grisso and Sarah Serapinas, PA-C
Veterans Committee Joanne Mulder, PA-C (Chair)
WAPA Student Representatives

Heritage: Heather McKnight, PA-S
Seattle: 
Spokane:
Tacoma: 
WSMA Liaison (BOT, HOD, IAS) Linda Dale, D.H.Ed., PA-C