Board of Directors 2021 - 2022

Nikki Wagar


Angela Hilliard

1st Vice President

Kaitlin Delphy

2nd Vice President

Heather VanDeGrift

Past President

Jeremy Philips

Seargent At Arms

Melissa Orr


Lisa Haakenstad


George Abed

Board Member

Walker Berg

Board Member

Jon Edmonds

Board Member

Alexandra Matt

Board Member

Brian Robertson

Board Member

Melissa Whipple

Board Member

Committee Assignments

The PNWDIAI employs various committees dedicated to promoting education, research, communication, and the standardization of activities and goals of the organization. If you are interested in serving on a committee please use the contact portion of the website to let us know.

Regional Vice Presidents

Individual Assignments

IAI Regional Representative

Scholarship Committee

Scholarship Committee

Science and Practice Committee

We are currently recruiting for five Board of Directors positions opening in 2022 JOIN US

2nd Vice President, Sergeant-at-Arms, and 3 Board Members. If you have interest in running for any of these positions, please submit a photograph, short bio, and position of interest. Your information will be published in our newsletter at a later date to notify our membership of your interest and conduct an E-vote prior to the 2022 conference!


The President presides at all meetings of the Association and acts as the Chairperson of the Board of Directors. This position shall serve as Vice-President the previous year and will serve as Past-President the following year.


The Vice-President will fulfill the President's role of presiding officer in their absence and act as the liaison for the Association website. This position should serve as Second Vice-President the previous year and will serve as President the following year.

Second Vice-President

The Second Vice-President will fulfill the President's role of presiding officer in the absence of the President and Vice-President. This position will automatically advance to Vice-President the following year and is a 4 year commitment.


The Secretary will fulfill the President's role of presiding officer in the absence of the President, Vice-President, and Second Vice-President. This position is the primary record keeper for the Association and is a 2 year term.


The Treasurer handles all monies and issue membership cards and is a 4 year term.


The Sergeant-at-Arms commands the outer door of the Conference and assists the President in preserving order. This position is a 2 year term.

Board Member

Board Members have voting authority as a member of the Board of Directors and will support the board in selecting and planning the annual conference. These positions are 2 year terms.

If you would like to read a more detailed description of each position, check out our constitution and by-laws on the Membership page!