The POI Advisory Board has been created to provide, when requested by the director, non-binding opinions on matters of importance relating to Point of Information and the parliamentary debate community. The POI Advisory board has also been singularly tasked with selecting teams from the at-large pool for participation in the Parliamentary Debate Tournament of Champions.
The POI Advisory Board is comprised of the following:
Armand Domalewski (Board Chair) competed in NPDA parli for Santa Clara University and San Diego State University. Mr. Domalewski coached Mountain View High School, Evergreen Valley High School, and Dougherty Valley High School.
Jake Glendenning is an NPDA parli debater for the University of California, Berkeley and finished the 2013-2014 season ranked #12 nationally. Mr. Glendenning coaches at Campolindo High School.
David Saulet is the academic director for the POI Debate Institute and assistant debate coach at Concordia University and Oxford Academy. Mr. Saulet competed in NPDA parli for Concordia and finished the 2013 debate season ranked #2 nationally.
Ivy Ziedrich is a former NPDA debater at Santa Rosa Junior College and University of Nevada, Reno and an instructor at the POI Debate Institute. Ms. Ziedrich debated for Windsor High School and finished the 2012-2013 season ranked #33. Ms. Ziedrich coached parli at Sonoma Academy in 2013-2014 and in one year brought the program into national prominence and established it as the best in the northern Bay Area.