Leadership Directory

The Region has many opportunities for membership involvement, including area representation and volunteer positions. Please contact any member of the Steering Committee for information regarding NACADA.

Region Chair & Steering Committee

  • Bri Harvie
    Bri Harvie Region Chair 2022-2025
  • Lesley Gerein
    Lesley Gerein Awards & Scholarship Coordinator 2022-2024 and 2024-2026 University of Calgary
  • Jordan Ngo Communications Coordinator 2023-2025 University of British Columbia
  • Janine Mayers Inclusion and Engagement Coordinator 2023-2025 University of Victoria
  • Taylor Mather Two-Year College Coordinator 2024-2026 Big Bend Community College


  • Vacant Alaska
  • Mike MacLean Alberta 2022-2025 Athabasca University
  • Amy Gamble
    Amy Gamble Alberta 2023-2026 Lethbridge College
  • Megan Wurster British Columbia 2022-2025
  • Aysha Haq
    Aysha Haq British Columbia 2023-2026 Kwantlen Polytechnic University
  • Josee Ward
    Josee Ward Idaho 2022-2025 College of Western Idaho
  • Denali Minnick Idaho 2023-2026 College of Western Idaho
  • Mandi McCarthy-Rogers Montana 2022-2025 Montana State University
  • Sara Heller Montana 2023-2026 Montana State University
  • Thomas Shelly
    Thomas Shelly Oregon 2022-2025 Oregon State University
  • Michelle Maller Oregon 2023-2026 Oregon State University
  • Rebecca Brooks Washington 2023-2025 Pierce College-Puyallup
  • Patrick Fernandez Washington 2023-2026
  • Janna van Kessel Yukon 2023-2026

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