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Board of Directors

IPMA is governed by a 12-person Board of Directors. The Board holds a monthly meeting on the second Thursday of the month and holds an annual planning meeting; see Board Meeting Summaries. The current chair and members of the Board are listed below.

Name / Office Agency Phone
Ann Bruner, Secretary Treasurer
(Term expires Dec. 2020)
Dept. of Licensing 360-664-6601

(Term expires Dec. 2018)



Bryce Carlen, Chair
(Term expires Dec. 2020)
Office of the Insurance Commissioner 360-725-7000

Tony Alfonso
(Term expires Dec. 2018)

The Evergreen State College


Vonnie Diseth, Vice Chair
(Term expires Dec. 2019)
Administrative Office of the Courts 360-705-5236
Chris Lamb
(Term expires Dec. 2019)
Office of Financial Management 360-902-7314
Tom Wallace
(Term expires Dec. 2018)
Washington State Patrol 360-596-4118
Connie Michener
(Term expires Dec. 2019)
Washington Technology Solutions 360-902-3468

Matthew Modarelli
(Term expires Dec. 2020)

Washington State Department of transportation


Wendy Huff
(Term expires Dec. 2019)
Department of Revenue
Carol Gravatt
(Term expires Dec. 2018)
Department of Natural Resources 360-902-1243
Heidi Geathers
(Term expires Dec. 2020)
Department of Revenue 360-534-1615

Board Committees

The members of the Board committees are presented below.

Board Member Nominations

Communications and Outreach

Executive Seminar


LeaderPath for IT Managers

Professional Development

Board Staff

Chief Financial Officer: Barry Diseth

Chief Operating Officer: Jim Hammond (Communications, Forum, Executive Seminar, LeaderPath)

Event Coordinator:  Dan Kruger (Professional Development)