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

Maribeth Watwood
Vice Provost and Dean of Graduate Studies

Northern Arizona University

(908) 523-9322
WAGSOfficer@gmail.com

  • President Term: March 2023-2024
  • Past President Term: March 2024-2025

Past- President

Rossitza B. Wooster, PhD
Dean of the Graduate School

Portland State University

(503) 725-5258
WAGSOfficer@gmail.com

  • Term: March 2023-2024

President-Elect

Jeri-Anne Lyons
AVP for Research, Dean of the Graduate School

University of Northern Colorado

WAGSOfficer@gmail.com

Term: March 2023-2024

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: March 2021-2024

Treasurer

Nick Fleury
Director of Financial Support

Oregon State University

(541) 73702256
WAGSOfficer@gmail.com

Term: March 2022-2025

Member-at-Large

Scott Lowe
Dean/Professor, Graduate College

Boise State University

(208) 426-5439
WAGSOfficer@gmail.com

Term: March 2022-2024

Member-at-Large

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

Montana State University

WAGSOfficer@gmail.com

Term: March 2022-2024

Member-at-Large

Alyssa Crittenden

University of Nevada

(702) 895-0225
WAGSOfficer@gmail.com

Term: March 2023-2024

Member-at-Large

Haley Ye

Stanislaus State University

(209) 664-6768
WAGSOfficer@gmail.com

Term: March 2023-2024

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