2017-2018 Board of Directors

Each member on our Board of Directors is elected for a 3-year term on a rotating basis.

  • Diana Godwin

    Executive Director

    Diana is an attorney in private practice and has represented private practice physical therapists for the past 25 years. She has been PPSIG's executive director since 2008. She is a member of both the Oregon and Washington Bar and has her office in Portland, Oregon.

    Phone: 503-224-0019
    Email: dianagodwin@engravlawoffice.com

  • Joe Banach

    Chair

    Joe started Redmond Ridge Physical Therapy 11 years ago in a partnership with IRG. He has expanded to 3 locations and specializes in a Gary Gray approach to functional rehabilitation. When he is not at work, he is usually spending time with his wife, April and their 4 children.

    Phone: 425-836-1034
    Email: Joe.Banach@irgpt.com

  • Amy Sanderson

    Treasurer

    Amy has been a physical therapist since 1993 after graduating from Eastern Washington University with a Bachelor of Science degree. Prior to this, she had received a Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Education from Montana State University in 1990 and moved to the Spokane area soon after to attend EWU's Physical Therapy program. She has worked in Cheney, Washington since 1994 and opened the Apex Physical Therapy’s Cheney office in 1998.

    Phone: 509-559-5038
    Email: amyc@apexpt.com

  • Brian Cronin, MPT

    Conference Chair

    Brian earned his BA from the University of Washington and a Master of Science in Physical Therapy from Eastern Washington University. Brian specializes in orthopedic and sports rehabilitation, and sports training. Brian started U-District Physical Therapy and Sports Performance in Spokane in 2004. Brian has been an adjunct professor teaching in EWU's Physical Therapy Department since 2007. He was elected board member for the Private Practice SIG in 2016 he also proudly serves on the U-District Foundation Board. Brian is Certified as an Emergency Medical Responder and in Applied Functional Science by the Gray Institute.

    Phone: 509-327-1578
    Email: brian@udistrictpt.com

  • Drew Pennington

    Secretary

    Drew earned his BS in Kinesiology from the University of Colorado and his Master of Physical Therapy from the University of St. Augustine. He has had a long passion for Private Practice since his first job in 1991 as an exercise specialist. Drew is Board Certified in Orthopedics and Sports and teaches at the University of Puget Sound’s DPT program. Drew is a partner in Outpatient Physical Therapy and has been practicing in Washington since 2003.

    Phone: 253-445-2733
    Email: dpennington@outpatientpt.com

  • Jeremy Cornwell

    Vice Chair / Webmaster

    Jeremy entered into a partnership with IRG in 2014 which has successfully expanded to 3 clinics. Jeremy is involved in many community activities and local advisory boards as well one of the founding members of the Advisory Board for the Washington State University Kinesiology program. He has found that success in business is a balance between clinical excellence, leadership within our profession and community involvement. When not treating patients Jeremy is home on Whidbey Island, with his wife Brooke and their two children.

    Phone: 425-349-9692
    Email: Jeremy.cornwell@irgpt.com