Washington – Alaska Leadership

OFFICERS

Jesse Maier
President
OptumCare NW

Greg Mennegar
VP Programs
SIS NW

Marni Leonard
Secretary/ Treasurer
Multicare

Ann Peterson
President-Elect

Evergreen Health

Michael Smith
Past President

MHSmith and Associates

Sara Mendoza
VP Innovation & Member Engagement

Vaco

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Shannon Fernandez
Fred Hutch Cancer Center
Seattle, WA

KaLynn Gates
Petal
Vancouver, WA

Sarah Lucas
UW Medicine
Seattle, WA

Cameron Marks
Chapman Financial Services
Coeur d’Alene, ID

Kami Matzek
DZA CPAs
Spokane, WA

Cale Middleton
Multicare
Spokane, WA

Kimberly Polanco
East Adams Rural Hospital
Ritzville, WA

Jennifer Reed
Ferry County Health
Republic, WA

Holly Stanley
Mid Valley Hospital
Omak, WA

Joshua Wood
Confluence Health
Wenatchee, WA

Committee Chairs

Committee RoleName
Annual Awards ChairMichael H. Smith (MH Smith and Associates)
Audio/Visual ChairDirk Bunker (Armada)
Certification ChairJason Marshall (Providence)
Communications ChairKami Matzek (DZA CPAs)
Communications:  Article CuratorMichael H. Smith (MH Smith and Associates)
Communications:  Newsletter EditorCale Middleton (Multicare)
Communications:  Newsletter EditorJennifer Reed (Ferry County Health)
Communications:  Social Media Co-ChairSarah Paul (WIPFLi)
Communications:  Social Media Co-ChairAshley Jackson (Robert Half)
Communications:  Welcome and WebsiteShayna Desjardin (DZA CPAs)
Conference Chair, AnchorageRebecca Rudd (Providence)
Conference Chair, AnchorageChristian Gilbreath (Providence)
Conference Chair, SeattleSarah Lucas (UW Medicine)
Conference Chair, SeattleSarah Paul (WIPFLi)
Conference Chair, SpokaneAnn Peterson (Evergreen Healthcare)
Education Committee A:  Compliance, Policy & FinanceCale Middleton (Multicare)
Education Committee B:  Revenue Cycle / PFSSarah Lucas (UW Medicine)
Education Committee C:  Keynote Speakers & Current EventsFred Binczewski II (Uprise Consulting)
Education Committee D:  Clinics & Medical PracticesAnn Peterson (Evergreen Healthcare)
Education Committee E:  Critical Access Hospitals & Rural Health         Holly Stanley (Mid Valley Hospital)
Education Committee F:  AlaskaChristian Gilbreath (Providence)
Founder’s Points ChairBecky Littke (Skagit Regional Health)
Innovation & Membership Engagement Special ProjectsCameron Marks (Chapman Financial Services)
Membership Services ChairKimberly Polanco (East Adams Rural Hospital)
Membership Services Co-ChairKaLynn Gates (Petal)
Social & Networking Events ChairNichole Wachtman (Evergreen Financial Services)
Sponsorship ChairJosh Wood (Confluence Health)
Western Region Symposium Education CommitteeBecky Littke (Skagit Regional Health)
Western Region Symposium Education CommitteeRik Lewis (AccessOne)
Western Region Symposium Liaison Jesse Maier (OptumCare NW)
Western Region Symposium Liaison Ann Peterson (Evergreen Healthcare)