Leadership

MISSION
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.


VISION
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
President

Gabrielle Zecha, PA-C
Immediate Past-President

 
Eileen Ravella, PA-C
President Elect

 


Bonnie Joy, PA-C
Secretary

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


Chelsea Hager, JD
Lobbyist

DIRECTORS

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
Region 6 Director TBD

AAPA DELEGATES

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
   

 

WAPA COMMITTEES & PA LIAISONS

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)
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: 
Tacoma: 
WSMA Liaison (BOT, HOD, IAS) Linda Dale, D.H.Ed., PA-C