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Board of Directors

Nicki Wilson, President

Amrita Bhar, Vice-President 

Dr. David St. Arnault, Treasurer 

Claire Petersen, Board Custodian 


Heather Gower, Provisional representative 

Chelsea Hobbs, Student representative


Tamara Lane

Dr. Sally MacLean 

Lisa McIsaac  

Sandra Gallace

Meeting Dates 

20 September 2019            November 2019               February 2020                 May 2020

PAA Staff

Judi Malone, Ph.D.Chief Executive Officer


Joanna LeungFinance Officer


Brittany StevensonGovernance Director


Rose CooperMembership Officer


Cindy KennedyAdministrative Officer


Kim BernardCommunication Officer


Committees & Task Forces 

Awards Adjudicating Committee

Dr. Judi Malone (chair), Dr. Emma Climie Dr. Kerry Mothersill Dr. Lynda Phillips Dr. Erik Wikman Dr. Jessica Van Vliet

Board Liaison – Dr. Sally MacLean

Public Education & Wellness Committee

Dr. Erin Buhr (chair), Dr. Janet Miller Dr. Colleen Lucas, Don Beeken, Dr. Patrick Keelan

Board Liaison – Sandra Gallace

School Psychology Committee 

Dr. Mitchell Colp (chair), Michele Pentyliuk, Kailyn Jones Dr. Erica Makarenko, Ryan Matchullis, Robert McGarva Dr. Nina Wyrostok

Board Liaison – Claire Petersen

Social Justice Committee 

Landon Hildebrand (chair), Joanna Card,  Clayton Falk, Krista Forand, Donna Piercy

Board Liaison – Lisa McIsaac

Technology in Practice Task Force

Dr. Michael Stolte (chair), Dr. Trevor Josephson, Andrew Luceno

Board Liaison – Amrita Bhar

PAA – CAP Joint Task Force: Alberta’s Truth& Reconciliation Response

Dr. Judi Malone, Dr. Richard Spelliscy, Wilma Spearchief, Loretta McConnell, Meagan Farquharson, Janice Minoose, Dr Karlee Fellner, Dr. Deena Martin


Representatives & Editors

APA Rural Health Coordinator Representative for Alberta – Robert McGarva

Psymposium & Book Review Editor – Dr. Michelle Vandegriend

Disaster Response Network Coordinator – Dr. Judy Moench

PAA Student Board Representative – Chelsea Hobbs

PAA Provisional Board Representative – Heather Gower

Public Education Coordinator Representative to APA – Dr. Janet Miller

SPTA Psychology in the Workplace Network (PWN) Representative to APA – Don Beeken