PAA Board, Staff and Committees

PAA Board of Directors 2018-2019


Ms. Bonnie Rude-Weisman, President

Dr. Kelly Schwartz, Vice-President
Dr. Sally MacLean, Treasurer
Ms. Claire Petersen, Parliamentarian

Ms. Amrita Bhar

Dr. David St. Arnault

Ms. Lisa McIsaac

Ms. Nicki Wilson

Ms. Sandra Gallace

Ms. Chelsea Hobbs (Student Board Member Representative)


(Click here for upcoming board meeting dates)


PAA Staff


Judi Malone, Ph.D.

Chief Executive Officer

Direct Line: (780) 645-8214

Click here to email Judi


Brittany Stevenson

Governance Director

Phone (587) 404-6325

Click here to email Brittany


Joanna Leung

Finance Officer

Phone (780) 424-0294

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Rose Cooper

Membership Officer

Phone (587) 404-6331

Click here to email Rose


Cindy Kennedy

Administrative Officer

Phone: (780) 424-0294

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Kim Bernard

Communication Officer

Phone: (780) 424-0294

Click here to email Kim


Committees & Task Forces




Awards Adjudicating Committee

Dr. Judi Malone - Chair

Dr. Emma Climie

Dr. Kerry Mothersill

Dr. Lynda Phillips

Dr. Erik Wikman

Dr. Jessica Van Vliet


Executive Director Evaluation Committee

Ms. Bonnie Rude-Weisman - President


Public Education & Wellness Committee

Ms. Erin Buhr

Dr. Janet Miller

Dr. Colleen Lucas

Mr. Don Beeken


School Psychology Committee 

Ms. Michele Pentyliuk - Co-Chair

Dr. Mitchell Colp - Co-Chair

Dr. Yuanyuan Jiang

Ms. Kailyn Jones

Dr. Erica Makarenko

Dr. Ryan Matchullis

Mr. Robert McGarva

Dr. Nina Wyrostok


PAA Social Justice Committee 

Mr. Landon Hildebrand, Chair
Ms. Joanna Card
Mr. Clayton Falk

Ms. Krista Forand
Ms. Donna Piercy

Task Forces


Technology in Practice Task Force

This is a new 1 year term task force. If you are interested in joining this task force, or would like more information, contact Brittany at

Board Recruitment Task Force

Ms. Lisa McIsaac

Ms. Amrita Bhar

Dr. Sally Maclean


Representatives and Editors


APA Rural Health Coordinator Representative for Alberta

Mr. Robert McGarva


Book Review Editor

Dr. Michelle Vandegriend


Disaster Response Network Coordinator

Dr. Judy Moench


PAA Student Board Representative

Ms. Chelsea Hobbs


Psymposium Editor

Dr. Michelle Vandegriend


Public Education Coordinator Representative to APA

Dr. Janet Miller


SPTA Psychology in the Workplace Network (PWN) Representative to APA

Mr. Don Beeken