Pacific Coast APPA is the Western Region of the parent organization APPA, Leadership in Educational Facilities. PCAPPA serves the states of Alaska, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, and the Canadian provinces of British Columbia and Yukon Territory. In addition, PCAPPA also serves American Samoa, Guam, and Baja California! Read our BYLAWS

What we do

1.   Develop and maintain quality, professional standards in the administration, care, operation, planning and  development of the facilities and utilities infrastructures used by educational institutions.
2.   Promote professional ideals and standards that serve the objectives of the education sector and its institutions.
3.   Aid and supplement the work of APPA in the Pacific Coast Region and its chapters.
4.   Schedule, plan and conduct an Education Conference and Annual Meeting and other such professional development programming that supports and promotes the above stated purposes.

Board of Directors

PCAPPA thanks our board members for their contributions! Who will be on our next board of directors — maybe you?
Learn about each board position here: Board Roles

Dr. Ayo Akinola, DBA, MBA, LSSBB
Truckee Meadows Community College
Exec. Dir., Facilities Ops. & Aux. Svcs.
Kimberly Case-Nichols, CEFP, MBA
Past President/Secretary
Nevada Health & Bioscience Corporation
General Manager
Kate Kamerrer, MBA, CEFP
Washington State University
Associate Vice President, Facilities Services
Christopher McConnell
Chair, Membership & Community Engagement
University of Alaska, Anchorage
Dir., Facilities, Planning, & Construction
Eric Johnson, CEFP
Regional Director
University of Southern California
Exec. Director, Facilities Ops. & Maint.
Dan Sullivan
Chair, Small & Community Colleges Committee
University of Washington, Bothell
Facilities Project Manager, Facilities Services and Campus Operations
Tony Ichsan, ARM, CEFP, LEED AP
Chair, Strategic Partnerships
Whitman College
Associate Vice President, Facilities Services
Mia Love
Chair, Professional Development
Stanford University
District Dir., Land, Bldgs. and Real Estate
Paul Marquardt
Chair, Communications Strategy
Bethel School District
Executive Director of Operations
Mike Devolin
Chair, Awards & Recognition
Simon Fraser University
Associate Director
Joe O’Donnell
Business Partner Liaison
Strategic Account Leader Pacific NW
Raymond Orr
Pacific Lutheran University
AVP Facilities Management


PCAPPA welcomes your participation in our regional chapters.

The NorthWest Chapter (NWAPPA) formed on December 12, 2012. Please visit their site at www.nwappa.org.
The San Francisco Bay Area Chapter (BAYAPPA) was formed on February 13, 2015. Please visit their site at bayappa.org.