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2021 – 2022 APAC Committees

APAC consists of seven (7) committees dedicated to carrying out the work and mission of the APAC Council for the 2021- 2022 year. Committee Assignments are listed below:

Budget Committee Roster

The Budget Committee: Manages the APAC budget and expense funding requests. Treasurer Kasi Balmforth 

Committee Member Name APAC Role Department Location APAC Term
Kasi Balmforth Chair WSU Foundation Pullman 2021 - 2024
Karen Fischer Alternate Member Office of the Dean of Students Pullman 2021 - 2022
Brady Aldrich Voting Member Murrow College of Communication Wenatchee Extension 2019 - 2022
Tony Burt Voting Member VCEA Graduate Programs Pullman 2021 - 2024
Jacqueline Southwick Voting Member Information Technology Services Pullman 2018 - 2024

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee

Identifies available and opportunities and new resources for employees across the WSU system. The APAC DEI Committee advises other APAC committees on policies and procedures and provides guidance on the strategic plan to ensure DEI goals are met. Current Chair: Daniel Saud  

Committee Member Name APAC Role Department Location APAC Term
Daniel Saud Chair International Programs System-wide 2021 - 2022
Robert Dudley Voting Member Facilities Pullman 2021 - 2024
Jenny Glass Voting Member Plant Diagnostics Puyallup Extension 2018 - 2024

Elections & Bylaw Committee

Updates and reviews bylaws guiding the APAC members, advises on policy, and manages the election process. Current Chair: Vacant 

Committee Member Name APAC Role Department Location APAC Term
Vacant Chair ------
Tom Sanford Voting Member Athletics Pullman 2019 - 2022
Paul Wilmoth Voting Member VCEA Pullman 2020 - 2023
Kasi Balmforth Voting Member Foundation Pullman2021 -2024
Karla Ealy-Marroquin Voting Member Health Sciences Spokane 2018 - 2024
Stephanie Rink Voting Member CCB Pullman 2018 - 2024

Events Committee

The Events Committee is responsible for organizing events for APs throughout the year including, but not limited to, Staff Appreciation Week, and the AP Contribution Award. Current Chair: Angie Senter  

Committee Member Name APAC Role Department Location APAC Term
Angela Senter Chair CCB Pullman 2020 - 2023
Kathryn Jackson Alternate Member VCEA Pullman 2021 - 2022
Brandon Fris Voting Member CAS Pullman 2019 - 2022
Spencer Desmarais Voting Member Student Affairs Pullman 2021 - 2024
Tony Burt Voting Member VCEA Graduate ProgramsPullman 2021 - 2024
Robert Dudley Voting Member Facilities Pullman 2021 - 2024
Sue Gilchrist Voting Member Information Technology Services Pullman 2021 - 2024

Marketing & Communications Committee

The Marketing Committee is responsible for putting together the APAC newsletter (AP Connections), updating the website, sending out surveys, and communicating upcoming events with APs. Current Interim Chair: Anna McLeod   

Committee Member Name Committee Role Department Location APAC Term
Anna McLeod Interim Chair Student Affairs Everett 2019 - 2022
Brady Aldrich Voting Member Murrow College of Communication Wenatchee Extension 2019 - 2022
Margaret Singbeil Voting Member Real Estate & Business Operations Seattle 2019 - 2022

Professional Development Committee

Plans speakers for the monthly APAC meetings, overseeing APAC’s Professional Mini-Grant Program, and identifying continuing education activities for APs. Current Chair: Joanne Greene  

Committee Member Name Committee Role Department Location APAC Term
Joanne Greene Chair University Recreation Pullman 2019 - 2022
Kathryn Jackson Alternate Member VCEAPullman 2021 - 2022
Brandon Fris Voting Member CAS Pullman 2019 - 2022
Karla Ealy-Marroquin Voting Member Health Sciences Spokane 2018 - 2024
Sue Gilchrist Voting Member Information Technology Services Pullman 2018 - 2024
Jenny Glass Voting Member CAHNRS Puyallup Extension 2018 - 2024

Strategic Planning Committee

Coordinates with all committees and the leadership to author the APAC strategic plan. Current Chair: Heather Cova  

Committee Member Name Committee Role Department Location APAC Term
Heather Cova Chair Office of the Chancellor Tri-Cities 2021 - 2024
Anna McLeod Voting Member Student Affairs Everett 2019 - 2022
Margaret Singbeil Voting Member Real Estate and Business Operations Seattle 2019 - 2022
Kasi Balmforth Voting Member Foundation Pullman 2021 - 2024