About Pacific Northwest Chapter

Pacific Northwest Chapter

The geographic area of this Chapter consists of the Pacific Northwest of the United State of America and contiguous areas. Specifically the States of Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, and the Canadian Provinces of Alberta and British Columbia.


Linda Dement
Benaroya Research Institute

President Elect
Leonor Principe
Providence Health & Services

Leena Perera
University of Washington, Bothell

Pacific Northwest Chapter Past Presidents

  • 2020-2021: Mark Hnath
  • 2019-2020: Josy Combs
  • 2018-2019: David Hawkes
  • 2017-2018: Cindy Shirley
  • 2016-2017: Lynda Olin
  • 2015-2016: Angela Silva
  • 2007-2008: Gail Ellingson
  • 2005-2006: Bridgett Nickerson-Robles
  • 2003-2005: Nancy Shrope
  • 2002-2003: Wayne McFetridge
  • 1995-1997: Gary Farris