Board Members

The Western Association of Graduate Schools membership consists of universities in the states of Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawai'i, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, Utah, and Washington. Also included are the Canadian Provinces of Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, and Saskatchewan, as well as Mexico and the Pacific Rim.

Executive Committee
2022-2023

President

Rossitza B. Wooster, PhD
Dean of the Graduate School

Portland State University

(503) 725-5258
WAGSOfficer@gmail.com

Term ends: March 2023

Past- President

Inge Wefes, PhD
Senior Associate Dean, Graduate School

University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus

(303) 315-2719
WAGSOfficer@gmail.com

Term ends: March 2023

President-Elect

Meribeth Watwood
Dean of the Graduate College

Northern Arizona University

(908) 523-9322
WAGSOfficer@gmail.com

Term ends: March 2024

Secretary

Debra L. Jackson, PhD
Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs, Dean of Academic programs

California State University Bakersfield

(661) 654-3420
WAGSOfficer@gmail.com

Term ends: March 2024

Treasurer

Nick Fleury
Director of Financial Support

Oregon State University

(541) 73702256
WAGSOfficer@gmail.com

Term ends: March 2023

Member-at-Large

Scott Lowe
Acting Dean/Professor, Graduate College

Boise State University

(208) 426-5439
WAGSOfficer@gmail.com

Term ends: March 2023

Member-at-Large

Craig Ogilvie
Associate Vice President of Research & Dean of the Graduate School

Montana State University

WAGSOfficer@gmail.com

Term ends: March 2023

Member-at-Large

Mary Stromberger, PhD
Vice Provost for Graduate Affairs, Dean

Colorado State University

(970) 491-6817
WAGSOfficer@gmail.com

Term ends: March 2024

Member-at-Large

Jesse Aleman, PhD
Acting Dean of Graduate Studies

University of New Mexico

(505) 277-0950
WAGSOfficer@gmail.com

Term ends: March 2024

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