Our Mission

The Washington Automotive Press Association (WAPA) promotes education and professional awareness in the field of motor vehicles regarding their manufacturing and regulation. It seeks to enhance and encourage the professionalism of journalists and specialists in automotive and related fields.

Our Team

Jake Thiewes
Jake ThiewesPresident
Out Motorsports
Patrick Min
Patrick MinVice President
William West Hopper
William West HopperTreasurer
WWH Communications
Jake MaynardSecretary
Gas Guzzler Reviews
Rhonda Bambrick
Rhonda BambrickBoard Member
Ford Motor Company
Kevin Joostema
Kevin JoostemaPresident Emeritus