WSHA Staff by Department

Alphabetical Staff Listing

WSHA Executive Leadership

Scott Bond

Scott Bond
president & chief executive officer
(206) 216-2501

  • Formulates and advocates association positions on major hospital and related public issues
  • Represents WSHA to businesses, legislative groups, and other associations
  • Leads in health care and association policy making
  • Manages WSHA and its affiliated organizations
Taya Briley

Taya Briley
general legal counsel
(206) 216-2554

  • Provides general legal counsel to WSHA on matters internal and external
  • Oversees all contracting for WSHA
  • Oversees Washington Health Services
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Tom Evert
chief financial officer and
president, Washington Hospital Services, Inc.
(206) 216-2500

 Katie Holmes


Katie Holmes

senior vice president for operations and membership
(206) 216-2506

  • Oversees member services, member events and retreats
  • Manages shared services and internal operations departments (IS, Human Resources, Finance, and Facilities)
  • Plans for the future of WSHA
  • Leads performance improvement and staff development

 Claudia Sanders

Claudia Sanders
senior vice president, policy development
(206) 216-2508

  • Provides overall guidance on WSHA policy issues
  • Works on specific policy issues related to hospital payment and access
  • Staffs the Public Policy Committee and Public Policy Advisory Group
  • Works with WSHA's Decision Support Program to provide accurate and timely date/information for policy/advocacy staff

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Cassie Sauer
senior vice president, advocacy and government affairs
(206) 216-2538

  • Manages and implements WSHA's policy and advocacy program for state/federal government affairs
  • Organizes and manages the Policy/Advocacy Team
  • Manages the Washington Hospital Political Action Committee and WSHA's participation in the American Hospital Association Political Action Committee
 Carol Wagner

Carol Wagner
senior vice president for patient safety
(206) 577-1831

  • Oversees WSHA's Patient Safety Program
  • Staffs the Patient Safety Committee
  • Manages Decision Support for the association 
  • Develops new patient safety initiatives
  • Creates partnerships with local, state, regional, and national patient safety and quality organizations

Executive Staff Assistants

Linda Simmons

Linda Simmons
executive assistant, governance
(206) 216-2510

Lauri Mace

Lauri Mace
executive assistant to president and CEO
(206) 577-1852

WSHA Departments

Policy/Advocacy

 Deb Barton

Deb Barton
executive assistant, policy advocacy and operations
(206) 577-1822

Andrew Busz

Andrew Busz
policy director, finance
(206) 216-2533

 Ian Corbridge

Ian Corbridge
policy director, clinical issues
(206) 216-2514

Cliff Duggan

Cliff Duggan
executive assistant, policy development
(206) 216-2517

Lori Martinez

Lori Martinez
PAC and legislative manager
(206) 577-1838

Claudia Sanders

Claudia Sanders
senior vice president, policy development
(206) 216-2508

Cassie Sauer

Cassie Sauer
senior vice president, advocacy and government affairs
(206) 216-2538

 Zosia Stanley

Zosia Stanley
policy director, access
(206) 216-2511

Chelene Whiteaker

Chelene Whiteaker
policy director, member advocacy
(206) 216-2545

Patient Safety

 Lucia Austin-Gil

Lucia Austin-Gil
director of quality and performance improvement, patient safety
(206) 216-2515

 Megan Boucher

Megan Boucher
manager operations & special projects, patient safety
(206) 577-1839

 

Pam Ehrbar
program manager, honoring choices, patient safety
(206) 577-1803


Liz Evans

Elizabeth Evans
peer review coordinator, Healthcare Quality Services
(206) 216-2550

Shanna Handel

Shanna Handel
director, integrated care, patient safety
(206) 577-1825

 Meg Kilcup

Meg Kilcup
director of quality and performance – medication safety practices, patient safety
(253) 740-1383


 Steve Levy

Steve Levy
director of quality and performance improvement, patient safety
(206) 577-1841

 Linda Michel

Linda Michel
director of quality and performance improvement – critical access, patient safety
(206) 216-2531

Amber Theel

Amber Theel
executive director, patient safety
(206) 577-1820

Carol Wagner

Carol Wagner
senior vice president, patient safety
(206) 577-1831

 Dave Wilson

Dave Wilson
director, safe imaging practices, patient safety
(206) 577-1805

Mara Zabari

Mara Zabari
director, integrated care, patient safety
(206) 216-2529

Decision Support Program

 Director Decision Support

Jonathan Bennett
executive director, decision support
(206) 577-1851

Dane Karnick

Dane Karnick
executive assistant, decision support
(206) 577-1847

 Seva Kumar

Seva Kumar
manager, data analytics, decision support
(206) 216-2862

 Geoff Snyder

Geoff Snyder
senior data analyst II, decision support
(206) 577-1802

Brandon Wong

Brandon Wong
senior data analyst III, decision support
(206) 216-2524

Membership

Danielle Kean

Danielle Kean
executive assistant, membership
regional council/database management
(206) 577-1826

Deborah Swets

Deborah Swets
vice president, membership
(206) 216-2865

Public Affairs/Communications

Mary Kay Clunies-Ross

Mary Kay Clunies Ross
vice president, communications & public affairs
(206) 216-2894

  Tim Pfarr
communications specialist
(206) 577-1828

Operations & Event Management

Toni Fox-Corwin

Toni Fox-Corwin
director, operations & event management
(206) 216-2518

 Dylan Harwood

Dylan Harwood
desktop support specialist
(206) 216-2532

Maria Harwood

Maria Harwood
executive assistant, operations & membership
(206) 577-1890

Cynthia Hay

Cynthia Hay
event manager
(206) 216-2526

Richard Haynal

Richard Haynal
network manager / security officer
(206) 577-1819

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senior vice president for operations and membership
(206) 216-2506
Darcy Petersen

Darcy Petersen
staff assistant
(206) 216-2503

Wendy Ray

Wendy Ray
facilities & project manager, WSHA
operations manager, NWONE
(206) 216-2516

Accounting

Sherri Freeman

Sherri Freeman
accounting associate
(206) 216-2549

Minna Henry

Minna Henry
lead accountant
(206) 577-1818

Sharon Hu

Sharon Hu
accountant
(206) 577-1855

Andrea Pugh

Andrea Pugh
director of finance
(206) 216-2527

Special Projects

Peggi Shapiro

Peggi Shapiro
director, disaster readiness
(206) 216-2864

 

 

Rural System Development

 Jacqueline Barton True

Jacqueline Barton True, MSW, MPH
Director, Rural Health Programs
(206) 216-2541

 Rich Boucher

Rich Boucher
Special Projects Manager
(206) 281-7211

Affiliate Staff

Association of Washington Public Hospital Districts

Ben Lindekugel

Ben Lindekugel
executive director, Association of Washington Public Hospital Districts
(206) 216-2528

Beionka Moore

Beionka Moore
manager of member services, Association of Washington Public Hospital Districts
(206) 216-2530

Washington Hospital Services

Beth Zborowski

Beth Zborowski
executive director, Washington Hospital Services, Inc.
(206) 577-1807