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
President Jim Jackson Assistant Vice Chancellor, Facilities Operations University of Nebraska – Lincoln
President-Elect Dave Irvin Associate Vice Chancellor Facilities Services University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Immediate Past President Ruthann Manlet Associate Director, Facilities Management University of Minnesota – Twin Cities
Vice President for Member and Community Engagement Margaret Tennessen Deputy Associate Vice Chancellor University of Wisconsin-Madison
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 Luis Rocha Associate Director, Facilities Management University of Arizona
Regional Board Members
CAPPA: Central Region
Senior Representative Barry Mielke, South Dakota State University
ERAPPA: Eastern Region
Senior Representative Jessica Abbott, University of Hartford