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, 2022 - June 30, 2023

 

Eileen Ravella, PA-C
President

Sue Cole, PA-C
Immediate Past-President

Linda Dale, 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
   

AAPA DELEGATES

AAPA Chief Delegate Linda Dale, PA-C
AAPA 2 year Delegate Justin Thibeault, PA-C
AAPA 1 year Delegate Joshua Lumsden, PA-C
AAPA 1 year Delegate Jay O'Neill, PA-C
AAPA 1 year Delegate Gabe Zecha, PA-C
AAPA 1 year Delegate Alternate Eileen Ravella, 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)
Troy Bender, PA-C
Laura Katers, PA-C
Eileen Ravella, PA-C
Monica Morrison, 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 Arlene Dourough, PA-C
Jim Anderson, PA-C
Membership Committee

Bonnie Joy, PA-C (Chair)

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

TBD in September Student Elections
Seattle: 
Spokane: 
Tacoma: 
WSMA Liaison (BOT, HOD, IAS) Linda Dale, D.H.Ed., PA-C