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APPA 2019-2020 Board of Directors

APPAs Board of Directors is the planning and decision-making body for activities, programs, and finances of the association. The Board is composed of six senior and six junior representatives from each of APPAs six North American regions, up to two non-voting members from outside the facilities management field, and an elected Executive Committee.

The Board of Directors meets twice a year to discuss budgets, regional reports, new association initiatives, and other matters.

Executive Committee Members

Ruthann Manlet
Associate Director, Facilities Management
University of Minnesota – Twin Cities

Jim Jackson
Assistant Vice Chancellor, Facilities Operations
University of Nebraska – Lincoln

Immediate Past President
Don Guckert
Associate Vice President, Facilities Management
University of Iowa     

Vice President for Member and Community Engagement
Tony Guerrero
Associate Vice Chancellor, Facilities Services and Campus Operations
University of Washington – Bothell

Vice President for Information and Communications
David Handwork
Assistant Vice Chancellor of Facilities Management 
Arkansas State University

Vice President for Professional Affairs
Dan Bollman
Vice President for Strategic Infrastructure Planning and Facilities
Michigan State University  

Vice President for Professional Development
Beth Clark
Budget Analyst III
Penn State University

Chair, Senior Representative to the Executive Committee
Ian Hadden
Director of Energy Management
University of Arkansas – Little Rock  

Vice Chair, Senior Representative to the Executive Committee
Luis Rocha
Associate Director, Facilities Management
University of Arizona

Regional Board Members

CAPPA: Central Region
Senior Representative
Angela Meyer, Southeast Missouri State University

Junior Representative
Barry Mielke, South Dakota State University    
ERAPPA: Eastern Region
Senior Representative
Arthur Walsh, Dalhousie University

Junior Representative
Jessica Abbott, University of Hartford
MAPPA: Midwest Region
Senior Representative
Jim Bogan, University of Wisconsin Madison 

Junior Representative
Steven Gilsdorf, Western Michigan University
PCAPPA: Pacific Coast Region
Senior Representative
Winnie Kwofie, California State University – East Bay

Junior Representative
Eric Johnson, University of Southern California
RMA: Rocky Mountain Region
Senior Representative
Luis Rocha, University of Arizona 

Junior Representative
Wayne Clark, Brigham Young University Idaho   
SRAPPA: Southeastern Region
Senior Representative
Dan Wooten, Discipleship Ministries

Junior Representative
David Smith, University North Carolina – Charlotte
Ex-Officio Board Member
Lander Medlin, APPA Executive Vice President