Leadership of the Washington Academy of Physician Assistants

WAPA’s 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.

WAPA’s 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, 2024 – June 30, 2024

Joshua Lumsden

Joshua Lumsden
President Elect

Linda Dale, PA-C
Past President

Bridget Albright

Bridget Albright
President-Elect

Michelle Cardenas, PA-C
Treasurer

Maclin Johnson

Maclin Johnson
Secretary

AAPA DELEGATES
AAPA Chief Delegate 2024 Troy Bender
AAPA Chief Delegate 2025 Justin Thibeault
AAPA Delegates for 2024 Cooper Couch
AAPA Delegates for 2024 Monica Morrison
AAPA Delegates for 2024 Eileen Ravella
AAPA Delegates for 2024 Leah Yoke
MEDEX NW Student-Reps
Seattle Nick Stanton
Spokane Aidan Cline
Tacoma Nat Park
COMMITTEE CHAIRS
CME Troy Bender
DEI (DEBI) Gaby Romero
Elections-Nominating Chair Linda Dale
Legislative Paul Surette
Marketing/Membership Joshua Lumsden
Veteran David Carnes
WSMA Liaision Paul Surette
Newsletter Editor Anna Schoolroy/Rhonda Warren
Executive Director Mike Oechsner
Liaison to the WSMA Better Prescribing Better Treatment Grant Leah Yoke