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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


Peter Strazdas
Associate Vice President, Facilities Management
Western Michigan University
1903 West Michigan Avenue
Rm 246 Physical Plant
Kalamazoo, MI 49008

Phone: 269-387-8584


Chuck Scott
Executive Director, Facilities Management
Illinois State University
Campus Box 9000
Normal, Illinois 61790

Phone: 309-438-2085

Immediate Past President

Randolph Hare
Director of Maintenance and Operations
Washington and Lee University
204 W. Washington Street
Lexington, VA 24450

Phone: 540-458-8496


Jerry Carlson
Director of Maintenance Services
Butler University
4600 Sunset Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46208

Phone: 317-940-6375

Vice President for Information and Research

Norm Young
Associate Vice President of Facilities Management
University of Hartford
200 Bloomfield Avenue
W. Hartford, CT 06117-1599

Phone: 860-768-7819

Vice President for Professional Affairs

Paul Wuebold
Executive Director, Facilities & Grounds
University of Alabama
719 University Blvd.
P.O. Box 870294
Tuscaloosa, AL 35406

Phone: 205-348-4046

Vice President for Professional Development

Ruthann Manlet
Facilities Manager
University of Minnesota/Twin Cities
319 15th Avenue, SE
Suite 300
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Phone: 612-624-822

Senior Representative to the Executive Committee

Michelle Frederick
Training & Organizational Development Manager
American University
4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
2nd Floor Osborn Building
Washington, DC 20016

Phone: 202-885-2689

Vice Chair, Senior Representative to the Executive Committee

Kristie Kowall
Assistant Director, Facilities Management
Illinois State University
Facilities Management
Campust Box 9000
Normal, IL 61790-9000

Phone: 309-438-7480


At-Large Board Members

William C. Johnson

Client Development Manager
Terracon Consultants, Inc.
77 Sundial Ave.
Manchester, NH 03103

Phone: 603-206-1187

Lindsay Wagner

Student, Colorado State

Phone: 928-600-3030

Regional Board Members

CAPPA: Central Region

Senior Representative
Shelton Riley
Texas Christian University

Junior Representative
David Handwork
Arkansas State University

ERAPPA: Eastern Region

Senior Representative
Dale Deblois
Colby College

Junior Representative
Beth Clark
Pennsylvania State University

MAPPA: Midwest Region

Senior Representative
Kristie Kowall
Illinois State University

Junior Representative
Lowell Bromander
Hamline University

PCAPPA: Pacific Coast Region

Senior Representative
David Woodson
University of British Columbia

Junior Representative
Chuck Davis
Seattle Central Community College

RMA: Rocky Mountain Region

Senior Representative
Brian Johnson
University of Idaho

Junior Representative
Emmet Boyle
University of Regina

SRAPPA: Southeastern Region

Senior Representative
Wayne Goodwin
Jackson State University

Junior Representative
Jay Williams
Virginia Military Institute

Ex-Officio Board Member

E. Lander Medlin
APPA Executive Vice President

APPA Board Member


February 2016
Alexandria, VA

-- Board Orientation
-- Board and Executive
    Mid-Year Meeting

July 2015
Chicago, IL

-- Board Meeting
-- Regional Officer's Meeting

APPA Bylaws
APPA Stategic Plan
Board Policies, Motions and Actions
Sustainability Statement

How to Run for Elected Office

President's Book