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Board of Directors

Nicki Wilson, President

Claire Petersen, Vice-President

Tamara Stuart, Treasurer


Heather Gower,
Board Custodian

Dr. Sandra Dixon, 
Early Career representative

Vanessa Siso,
Student Representative

April Salciano,
Provisional Representative

Dr. Jacqui Linder


Dr. Sally MacLean 

Tamara Austin

Meeting Dates 

      February 2021        May 2021          September 2021         November 2021

PAA Staff

Judi Malone, Ph.D.Chief Executive Officer


Joanna LeungFinance Officer


Cindy KennedyAdministrative Officer


Kim BernardCommunication Officer


Simon MakMembership Officer


Ada NieminenGovernance Officer


Jetta Paradis

Office Assistant


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. Patrick Keelan, Derek Pierce, Kyle Poon, Dr. Wence Leung, Doris Bong, Marii-Heleen Motsmees, Sarah Hopkins Board Liaison – Tamara Stuart

School Psychology Committee 

Dr. Mitchell Colp (chair), Michele Pentyliuk, Dr. Erica Makarenko, Ryan Matchullis, Dr. Karin Coles, John Laing, Sarah Nugent Board Liaison – Dr. Sandra Dixon

Social Justice Committee 

 Joanna Card (chair), Clayton Falk, Krista Forand, Andrew Nicholson, Camille Mori, Dr. Taylor McInnis Board Liaison – Tamara Austin

Technology in Practice Committee 

Dr. Michael Stolte (chair), Dr. Trevor Josephson, Zabrina Kwan, Andrew Luceno, Eileen Noel. Board Liaison – Dr. Jacqui Linder

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

Mentorship Task Force Katie Bradley, Patricia Cruz, Dr. Helena Dayal, Heather Gower, Jessica Heil, Chelsea Hobbs, Nathalie Mercier, Dr. Terilyn Pott, Julia Russell, Torio Violo, Vanessa Siso, April Salciano, Board Liaison – Tamara Stuart

PAA Racism in Alberta Psychology Taskforce Mateo Huezo (co-chair), Caryn Tong (co-chair), Asma Al-Sakaf, Franki Harrogate, Katrina Hewton, Cameron Pepperdine, & Sophie Yohani, Board Liaison – Chelsea Hobbs

PAA CEO Evaluation Taskforce Claire Pedersen, Jacqui Linder, Bonnie Rude-Weisman, & Karin Coles

Representatives & Editors

APA Rural Health Coordinator Representative for Alberta – Robert McGarva

APA Council of Representative – Dr. Lana Hawkins

APA Division 31 Representative – Nicki Wilson

CESPPA representative for Alberta – Dr. Judi Malone

PAA Student Board Representative – Vanessa Siso

PAA Provisional Board Representative – April Salciano

Psymposium & Book Review Editor – Dr. Michelle Vandegriend

Disaster Response Network Coordinator – Dr. Judy Moench

National Committee on Psychologist Wellness of ACPRO & CPAP – Tatiana Lund