LEADERSHIP DIRECTORY- REGION 8

The Northwest Region consists of the following states and provinces - British Columbia (CANADA), Alberta (CANADA), Yukon (CANADA)Alaska, Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and Montana

Region Chair & Steering Committee

Name Institution Position
Bri Harvie Mount Royal University Region Chair (2022-2024)
Shea Ellingham University of Washington Past Region Chair (2020-2022)
Lesley Gerein University of Calgary Awards Coordinator (2022-2024)
Gabby Garcia Portland Community College Communications Coordinator (2021-2023)
Veronica Mendez-Liaina Spokane Falls Community College Inclusion & Engagement Coordinator (2021-2023)
Vacant   Two-Year College Liaison (2022-2024)
Liaisons

Name Institution Position
Deven Lisac University of Alaska Bristol Bay Campus Alaska Liaison (2021-2023)
Aimee Richards University of Alaska Alaska Liaison (2022-2024)
Deanna Gonnelly Lethbridge College Alberta Liaison (2021-2023)
Mike MacLean Athabasca University Alberta Liaison (2022-2024)
Aysha Haq Kwantlen Polytechnic University British Columbia Liaison (2021-2023)
Megan Wurster Vancouver Island University British Columbia Liaison (2022-2024)
Elizabeth Bullers University of Idaho Idaho Liaison (2021-2023)
Josee Ward College of Western Idaho Idaho Liaison (2022-2024)
Sara Heller Montana State University Montana Liaison (2021-2023)
Mandi McCarthy-Rogers Montana State University Montana Liaison (2022-2024)
Katie Richardson University of Portland Oregon Liaison (2021-2023)
Thomas Shelly Oregon State University Oregon Liaison (2022-2024)
Katie Weibel Washington State University Washington Liaison (2020-2022)
Patrick Fernandez Bellevue College Washington Liaison (2021-2023)
Janna Van Kessel  Yukon University Yukon Liaison (2021-2023)

2022 Region 8 Conference Committee


Name Institution Position
Bri Harie Mount Royal University Conference Co-Chair
Shea Ellingham Mount Royal University Conference Co-Chair 
Lacy Christison Washington State University Proposals and Programs Coordinator, Evaluations and Best of Region Coordinator
Olivia Hellman Medicine Hat College Committee Chair, Keynote Speakers
Wisam Berry University of Washington Committee Chair, Registration and Volunteers
Thomas Shelly Oregon State University Committee Chair, Program and Branding
Jordan Ngo University of British Columbia Committee Chair, Hospitality and Service Project
Lesley Gerein University of Calgary Committee Chair, Awards
Gabby Garcia Portland Community College Committee Chair, Communications
Janna Van Kessel Yukon University Logistics and Communications
Janine Mayers University of Victoria Past Conference Co-Chair, Logistics and Continuity
Patrick Fernandez Bellevue College Past Conference Co-Chair, Logistics and Continuity