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SWSPCP Committees

2022/2023 Executive Board

Robert McInnes, PWS President
Gillian Davies, PWS Immediate Past President
Ellen Hartig, SPWS President Elect
Robbyn Myers, SPWS Secretary General
Yvonne Vallette, SPWS Treasurer

Standing Committees

Certification Standards Committee

John Lowenthal, SPWS, Chair, 2021-2023
Patrick M. Frost, Emeritus, 2021-2023
R. Harold Jones, Emeritus, 2019-2022
Kurt Philipp, SPWS, 2021-2023
Robert Shannon, SPWS, 2021-2023

Certification Review Panel

Robert Shannon, SPWS, Panel Chair, 2021-2024
Gregg Antemann, SPWS, 2019-2022
Stephen W. Chu, PWS, 2019-2022
Leandra Cleveland, PWS, 2021-2024
David Davis, SPWS, 2021-2024
Donna Jacob, PWS 2021-2023
James Haney, PWS, 2021-2023
Jason Steele, PWS, 2021-2023

Certification Appeals Board

John Lowenthal, SPWS, Chair 2021-2023
Rhodes Robinson, PWS 2021-2023

Certification Renewal Committee

Patrick M. Frost, SPWS Emeritus, Chair 2021-2024
Paul Anderson, PWS, 2021-2023
Vikki Jackson, PWS, 2021-2023
Robert J. Jontos, Emeritus, 2021-2023
William Kirchner, SPWS, 2021-2023
David G. Purkerson, PWS, 2021-2024
Amy W. Rollins, SPWS, 2021-2024
Don J. Silverberg, SPWS, 2021-2024

Professional Short Course Review Panel

R. Harold Jones, Emeritus, Chair, 2019 - 2022
Scott W. Jecker, SPWS, 2019 - 2022
Janet Morlan, Emeritus, 2019 - 2021
Charles Newling, SPWS, 2021 - 2023
Steven Walls, SPWS, 2021 - 2023

Outreach Committee

Sara Kreisel, PWS, Chair 2021-2023
Hung Pham, WPIT 2022-2024
Kyle Runion, WPIT 2022-2024
Yvonne Vallette, SPWS 2021-2023

Ethics Committee

Matthew Schweisberg, SPWS, Chair, 2021 - 2024
Pat Frost, SPWS Emeritus, 2021 - 2023
John Lowenthal, SPWS, 2021 - 2023
Janet Nunley, PWS, 2021 - 2024
Kimberli Ponzio, SPWS, 2021 - 2022
Amy Rollins, SPWS, 2021 - 2024
Rob Shannon, SPWS, 2021 - 2023

Nomination Committee

Kimberli Ponzio, SPWS, Chair 2021-2022
Robbyn Myers, SPWS, 2021-2024
Leandra Cleveland, PWS, 2021-2023
Matt Simpson, June 2021 – June 2024
John Lowenthal, SPWS 2020-2023

Awards Committee

Robbyn Myers, SPWS, Chair, 2018-2021
Stephen Chu, PWS, 2018-2021
Paul Julian, PWS, 2018-2021
Pam Tennison-Rindt, PWS, 2018-2021

Globalization Committee

Matthew Simpson, PWS, Chair
Shuqing An, PWS
Gillian Davies, PWS
R. Harold Jones, Emeritus
Sara Kreisel, PWS
John Lowenthal, SPWS
Robbyn Myers, SPWS
Kurt Philipp, SPWS
Kimberli Ponzio, SPWS

Bylaws and Standing Rules Committee

Kimberli Ponzio, SPWS, Chair 2021-2022
Gillian Davies, PWS, 2021-2023
Robert McInnes, PWS, 2021-2024

DEI Committee

Kimberli Ponzio, SPWS, Co-Chair, 2021-2023
Sara Kreisel, PWS, 2021-2023
Joanne Ling, PWS, 2021-2023
Swapan Paul, PWS, Co-Chair, 2021-2023
Jim Perry, SPWS, 2022-2024
Alani Taylor, PWS, 2021-2023
Anna Weaver, WPIT, 2022-2024

Finance Committee

Yvonne Vallette, SPWS, Chair, 2021-2023
Two other members TBD

SWS SWSPCP Representative

Christine VanZomeren, WPIT

CESB Representative

Kurt R. Philipp, SPWS, 2018-2021

Public Member

Marla Stelk, 2020-2025

 

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