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
2019-2020

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

Past- President

Tammi Vacha-Haase, PhD
Dean of the Graduate College

Boise State University

(208) 426-1039
WAGSOfficer@gmail.com

Term ends: March 2022

President-Elect

Rossitza B. Wooster, PhD
Dean of the Graduate School

Portland State University

(503) 725-5258
WAGSOfficer@gmail.com

Term ends: March 2024

Secretary

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

GCalifornia State University Bakersfield

(661) 654-3420
WAGSOfficer@gmail.com

Term ends: March 2024

Treasurer

Maribeth Watwood
Dean of the Graduate College

Northern Arizona University

(928) 523-9322
WAGSOfficer@gmail.com

Term ends: March 2022

Member-at-Large

Shannon Campbell, PhD
Associate Vice President, Graduate Studies

Metropolitan State University Denver

(303) 605-5285
WAGSOfficer@gmail.com

Term ends: March 2022

Member-at-Large

Kelli Klebe, PhD
Dean of the Graduate School

University of Colorado at Colorado Springs

(719) 255-3779
WAGSOfficer@gmail.com

Term ends: March 2022

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 Alleman, PhD
Associate Dean of Graduate Studies

University of New Mexico

(505) 277-0950
WAGSOfficer@gmail.com

Term ends: March 2024

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