Serving fundraising professionals in Alaska, British Columbia, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington and Wyoming


About Us

Welcome to the Association of Professional Researchers for Advancement (APRA), Northwest Chapter

We are a group of fundraising professionals dedicated to meeting the data and information needs of the nonprofit community. Advancement researchers collect, evaluate, analyze, organize, package and disseminate publicly available information in a way that maximizes its usefulness and enables accurate and educated decision-making.

2016 APRA-NW Board Members
Board members serve a two-year term. We welcome your comments, suggestions, and ideas.
(click on a name for their email)


Kris Hunt (2016-2018)

Director of Research

Oregon State University—Corvallis, OR


Vice President and Treasurer

Michie Spradling (2015-2017)

Prospect Analyst

University of Oregon—Eugene, OR



Laura Johnson (2015-2017)

Prospect Analyst

University of Oregon—Eugene, OR


Membership Chair

Anna-Liisa Little (2016-2018)

Prospect Researcher

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center—Seattle, WA

Mentorship Chair

Krista Berg (2016-2018)

Prospect Management Strategist

University of Washington—Seattle, WA


Programming Chair

Jason Roesler (2015-2017)

Director of Prospect Research and Management

Washington State University—Pullman, WA



Alexa Makhani (2016-2018)

Prospect Research Analyst

Washington State University—Pullman, WA

Regional Representatives
Regional representatives work with the board to coordinate APRA-NW events and encourage local participation and membership in areas outside the Seattle and Portland hubs of our chapter. If you are interested in becoming a regional representative, contact the APRA-NW Board President.

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