The Performance Excellence NW Community

“There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.”
– Colin Powell

The Performance Excellence NW Community includes a dedicated team of volunteers led by the Board of Directors. We are extremely grateful to the business professionals who serve as our Board of Directors, on the Panel of Judges, Examiners, Mentors, and Volunteers.

Board of Directors

Directors Name Title Job Title Position
Bruce Requa Vice President Senior Program Manager, Microsoft National Baldrige Examiner (Alumni) and Judge
Diane L. Springer Board Member Assessment Program Eaton Corporation Retired National Baldrige Examiner (Alumni) and Judge, PENW Examiner Training Instructor
Jeff Cook Secretary Director of Information Systems, Oregon Medical Group PENW Examiner
Joni Dixon, MT (ASCP) MBA President Director of Quality, PeaceHealth National Baldrige Examiner
Linda S. Barnes, MHA, RAC Board Member Consultant PENW Baldrige Examiner
Paul Fisher Treasurer Course Instructor, College of Business, Western Governors University PENW Examiner
Theron Post Executive Director Performance Excellence Northwest National Master Baldrige Examiner, PENW Examiner
Directors Name Title Job Title Position

Board of Directors

Directors Name Title Job Title Position
https://performanceexcellencenw.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Bruce-Requa.jpg Bruce Requa Vice President Senior Program Manager, Microsoft National Baldrige Examiner (Alumni) and Judge
https://performanceexcellencenw.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Diane-L-Springer-1.jpg Diane L. Springer Board Member Assessment Program Eaton Corporation Retired National Baldrige Examiner (Alumni) and Judge, PENW Examiner Training Instructor
https://performanceexcellencenw.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/JeffCook.jpg Jeff Cook Secretary Director of Information Systems, Oregon Medical Group PENW Examiner
https://performanceexcellencenw.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Joni-Och-1.jpg Joni Dixon, MT (ASCP) MBA President Director of Quality, PeaceHealth National Baldrige Examiner
https://performanceexcellencenw.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Linda-Barnes.jpg Linda S. Barnes, MHA, RAC Board Member Consultant PENW Baldrige Examiner
Paul Fisher Treasurer Course Instructor, College of Business, Western Governors University PENW Examiner
https://performanceexcellencenw.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Theron-Post1.jpg Theron Post Executive Director Performance Excellence Northwest National Master Baldrige Examiner, PENW Examiner
Directors Name Title Job Title Position

Panel of Judges

Judges Name Title Position
Bryan Zak Judge
Diane Springer Chair Senior Judge
Georgann Taylor Judge
Kevin Kreitman Secretary Judge
Margaret Dorchester Senior Judge
Pat Lapekas Scorebook Editor Senior Judge
Brice Montgomery Vice Chair Senior Judge
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Judges Names Position Title
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Senior Judge Chair
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Judge Secretary
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Senior Judge Scorebook Editor
Senior Judge Vice Chair
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Mentors

Mentors

2019-20 Board of Examiners

First Name Last Name Organization
Alecia Gorringe St Luke's Health System
Allison Sesnon St Luke's Health System
Amy Claybaugh St Luke's Health System
Andy Skinner Reliable Enterprises
Audra Wirta St Luke's Health System
Barbara Lopez City of Puyallup
Billy Hamilton-Vail St Luke's Health System
Brandee Skelton St Luke's Health System
Branden Johnson Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital
Brendan Warwick St Luke's Health System
Brett Hobde St Luke's Health System
Brice Montgomery Washington State Department of Social and Health Services
Bruce Requa Revel Consulting
Bruce Saunders Mason County General Hospital
Bryan Zak Alaska Small Business Development Center
Bryon Borders St Luke's Health System
Carrie Powers St Luke's Health System
Charles Long Oregon State Hospital
Christine