To cultivate a diverse and collaborative presence across all aspects of healthcare through advocacy, policy, and leadership. To exemplify professional growth, fortitude, and resilience in order to cultivate PA career development in WA state.

The Vision of the Washington Academy of PAs is to empower PAs to practice, without barriers, at their highest level of education and experience while fully realizing PAs as integral members and leaders of Washington’s healthcare team.

OFFICERS | July 1, 2021 - June 30, 2022


Sue Cole, PA-C

Gabrielle Zecha, PA-C
Immediate Past-President

Eileen Ravella, PA-C
President Elect


Bonnie Joy, PA-C

Michelle Cardenas, PA-C 
Michelle Cardenas, PA-C

Chelsea Hager, JD


Region 1 Director Kelsey Pruitt, PA-C
Region 2 Director TBD
Region 3 Director Marcy Shapley, PA-C
Region 4 Director Sara Passey, PA-C
Region 5 Director Devlyn Neveux, PA-C


AAPA Chief Delegate Justin Thibeault, PA-C
AAPA 2 year Delegate Linda Dale, PA-C
AAPA 1 year Delegate Stephanie Granvall, PA-C
AAPA 1 year Delegate Terry Kinney, PA-C
AAPA 1 year Delegate Danielle Satow, PA-C
AAPA 1 year Delegate Alternate Sue Cole, PA-C



DEBI (Diversity, Equity, Belonging & Inclusion) Gaby Romero, PA-C
CME Committee

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

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

Linda Dale, D.H.Ed, PA-C (Chair)
Christi Dahlgren, PA-C
Jennifer Morris, PA-C
Monica Morrison, PA-C
Jenna Newcomb, PA-C
Eileen Ravella, PA-C
Justin Sassone, PA-C
Paul Surrette, PA-C
Gabe Zecha, PA-C
Chelsea Hager, JD

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 
Danielle Satow, PA-C
Brianna Gutierrez, PA-C

Marketing and Public Relations Leah Yoke, PA-C (Chair)
Early Career Committee (Co-Chairs) Matthew Grisso and Sarah Serpinas, PA-C
Veterans Committee David Carnes, PA-C (Chair)
WAPA Student Representatives

Seattle: Kaitlyn Mohan
Spokane: Bri Boren
Tacoma: Lauren Kaltz
WSMA Liaison (BOT, HOD, IAS) Linda Dale, D.H.Ed., PA-C