About the Western States Association of Tax Administrators

Our Officers

Mike Kadas

President (Montana)

Glenn Hegar

Vice President (Texas)

Nia Ray

Secretary/Treasurer (Oregon)

About WSATA 2017

The WSATA Planning Committee is proud to host the 2017 Western States Association of Tax Administrators (WSATA) conference in beautiful Missoula, Montana. This year our conference theme is “Big Ideas in the Big Sky.”

We hope you find the breakout sessions valuable and informative.

We would also like to thank the many sponsors who have generously donated to make this conference a reality.

On behalf of the entire WSATA conference planning committee, thanks for participating in this year’s event, we hope you enjoy your stay in beautiful Missoula!

—The 2017 WSATA Planning Committee

The 2017 WSATA Planning Committee

  • Kristan Barbour
  • Rob Mayer
  • Mike Kadas
  • Gene Walborn
  • Lynn Cheek
  • Chelsea Ray
  • Michelle Reynolds
  • Matt Brotherton

 

Conference History

Recent Conferences

2016 — Scottsdale, AZ
 

2015 — Denver, CO
 

2015 — Boise, ID
 

2013 — Salt Lake City, UT
Hosted by Utah and Hawaii

Complete list of WSATA Conferences and Presidents

Conference Year WSATA President State
1 1952 Dixwell Pierce California
2 1953 Ernest C. Huntley Washington
3 1954 Patrick Healey, Jr. Utah
4 1955 Samuel B. Steward Oregon
5 1956 William E. Stanford Arizona
6 1957 William E. Stanford Arizona
7 1958 Robbins H. Cahil Nevada
8 1959 E.S. Walker New Mexico
9 1960 Peter Gatz Alaska
10 1961 E.D. Baird Idaho
11 1962 A.A. Hall Colorado
12 1963 Earl W. Fase Hawaii
13 1964 John Lynch California
14 1965 Fred Hoelke Oregon
15 1966 George Kinnear Washington
16 1967 Paul Holt Utah
17 1968 Waldo Dewitt Arizona
18 1969 Jake Noel Nevada
19 1970 John Lynch California
20 1971 Ewing Little Idaho
21 1972 Ralph Kondo Hawaii
22 1973 Harold Drake Colorado
23 1974 Robert S. Calvert Texas
24 1975 Bill Grof Montana
25 1976 Fred T. Boetsch Alaska
26 1977 Clyde b. Rose Washington
27 1978 John J. Sheehan Nevada
28 1979 Rudolph Anselmi Wyoming
29 1980 David L. Duncan Utah
30 1981 Fred Muniz New Mexico
31 1982 Robyn Godwin Oregon
32 1983 Robert D. Bullock Texas
33 1984 Carol M. Dick Idaho
34 1985 Herbert M. Dias Hawaii
35 1986 J. Elliott Hibbs Arizona
36 1987 Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr. California
37 1988 Frank Beckwith Colorado
38 1989 Steve E. Kettel Alaska
39 1990 Gary O’Neil Washington
40 1991 Ken Morrison Montana
41 1992 John Perry Comeaux Nevada
42 1993 Steven Keene New Mexico
43 1994 Earl Kabeiseman Wyoming
44 1995 John Sharp Texas
45 1996 Roger O. Tew Utah
46 1997 Ray Kamikawa Hawaii
47 1998 Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr. California
48 1999 Mark W. Killian Arizona
49 2000 Coleen Grant Idaho
50 2001 Elizabeth Harchenko Oregon
51 2002 John Vecchiarelli Colorado
52 2003 Billy Hamilton Texas
53 2004 William Rice Washington
54 2005 Rod Marrelli Utah
55 2006 Dino Dicianno Nevada
56 2007 Jan Goodwin New Mexico
57 2008 Dan Bucks Montana
58 2009 Kurt Kawafuchi Hawaii*
58 2012 Cynthia Bridges California
59 2013 Frederick Pablo
Bruce Johson
Hawaii
(Conference held in Salt Lake City)
60 2014 Rich Jackson Idaho
61 2015 John Vecchiarelli Colorado
62 2016 Vice President Mike Kadas Coordinated by: Montana, Texas
(Conference held in Arizona)
63 2017 Mike Kadas Montana
64 2018 TBD Texas
65 2019 TBD Oregon
*The 2009 conference was scheduled to be held in Hawaii but was postponed until 2010 and eventually cancelled. There was no WSATA conference in 2011.

 

 

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