OUR COMMITTEES

Learn more about our governance structure and the activities of our various committees

“If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.” ~ African proverb

Governing Board

HealthierHere is governed by a 26-member Governing Board from which includes community members, consumers and tribal representatives, and draws from a range of sectors including behavioral health, consumers and community-based organizations, hospitals and health centers, local government, managed care organizations, social service providers, tribes and philanthropy. The Governing Board stewards HealthierHere’s overall mission, strategic plan, and progress, with support from various committees and work groups.

All Sectors
Tribes
Providers & Payors
Government
CBOs and Social Determinants
Community/Consumer
Stephen Kutz

Executive Director HHS, Cowlitz Indian Tribe

Tribal Seat

Stephen Kutz is the Executive Director of the Cowlitz Indian Tribe Health and Human Services Department. He is a founding board member of the Southwest Washington Regional Health Alliance, and alternate delegate to the National Congress of American Indians, the Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians and the Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Service.

Esther Lucero, (Co-Chair)

CEO, Seattle Indian Health Board

Urban Indian Health Center Seat

Esther Lucero is the Chief Executive Officer of the Seattle Indian Health Board, delivering health care services to the American Indian and Alaska Native community. She serves on the Governor’s Health Innovation Leadership Network and on the American Indian Health Commission’s Executive Committee. She has also served as a member of the Interim Leadership Council.

Teresita Batayola

President & CEO, International Community Health Services

Federally Qualified Health Center Seat

Teresita is the Chief Executive Officer of International Community Health Services. She is also on the board of the Community Health Network and Community Health Plan, and the former board chair of the Washington Association of Community and Migrant Health Centers. She served on the Interim Leadership Council.

Elizabeth “Tizzy” Bennett

Director, Seattle Children’s Hospital

Hospital/Health System Seat

Elizabeth is the Director of Guest Services and Community Benefit at Seattle Children’s Hospital. She has worked on numerous local initiatives, including with Public Health Seattle & King County and the Healthy King County Coalition on the Community Transformation Grant, on VAX Northwest and as a member of the Interim Leadership Council.

Molly Carney

Executive Director, Evergreen Treatment Services

Behavioral Health/Substance Use Seat

Molly is the Executive Director of Evergreen Treatment Services. Prior to that, she was a Research Scientist with the University of Washington Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute. Molly has been active on numerous community projects, including the King County Heroin and Opiate Addiction Task Force and as a member of the Interim Leadership Council.

Elise Chayet

Director of External & Community Partnerships, Harborview Medical Center

Hospital/Health System Seat

Elise serves as Associate Administrator at Harborview Medical Center (HMC) and has held numerous leadership positions at HMC and, prior to that, at Public Health Seattle & King County. She served on Seattle’s Family and Education Levy Oversight Committee, worked on King County’s Health and Human Services Transformation Plan and also was a member of the Interim Leadership Council.

Kristin Conn

Family Physician, Kaiser Permanente

Primary Care Seat

Dr. Kristin L. Conn is a practicing Family Practitioner of Kaiser Permanente of Washington. Prior to joining Kaiser, she served as a clinician and Associate Medical Director at the St. John’s Well Child and Family Center, a Federally Qualified Health Center serving patients in Central and South Los Angeles and Compton.

Patty Hayes

Director, Public Health Seattle & King County

Local Public Health Seat

Patty Hayes serves as the Director of Public Health, Seattle & King County, playing a key role in numerous initiatives including King County’s Best Starts for Kids, Communities of Opportunity, Familiar Faces, Physical & Behavioral Health Integration, the Heroin and Opiate Task Force, among others. She was a member of the Interim Leadership Council.

David Johnson

CEO, Navos Mental Health Solutions

Behavioral Health Seat

David Johnson is the Chief Executive Officer of Navos and currently serves on numerous boards and local task forces including the Washington Council for Behavioral Health, Best Starts for Kids Advisory Board, Community Alternatives to Boarding Task Force, and the Physical and Behavioral Health Integration Design Committee. He was also a member of the Interim Leadership Council.

Laurel Lee

VP, Member & Community Engagement, Molina Healthcare of Washington

Managed Care Organization Seat

Laurel Lee currently serves as Vice President of Member and Community Engagement at Molina Healthcare of Washington. She has worked for Molina since 1998 in numerous capacities and has been actively involved in the work of various Accountable Communities of Health statewide.

Daniel Malone

Executive Director, Downtown Emergency Service Center

Behavioral Health Seat

Daniel is the Executive Director of Downtown Emergency Service Center. He serves as board member of All Home and is involved in numerous community efforts including the Mental Health Providers Association, the Housing Development Consortium, the Heroin and Opiate Addiction Task Force, the Familiar Faces Steering Committee and the Physical and Behavioral Health Design Committee.

Sherry Williams

Community Engagement Director, Swedish Medical Center

Hospital/Health System Seat

Sherry is the Community Engagement Director at Swedish Medical Center. She serves our community in numerous capacities including as board or task force member of Girls on the Run of Puget Sound, the Northwest African American Museum, the Providence Mirianwood Foundation, Project Access Northwest, and the American Heart Association’s Multicultural Initiative Task Force, among others.

Jeff Sakuma

Health Integration Strategist, City of Seattle, Human Services Department

City of Seattle Seat

Jeff Sakuma is the Health Integration Strategist for the City of Seattle in the Department of Human Services. Prior work experience includes at Youthcare, Northwest AIDS Foundation, and Group Health Cooperative, and on the boards of People of Color Against AIDS Network, Bailey-Boushay House and Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest and Hawaiian Islands. Jeff was a member of the Interim Leadership Council.

Erin Sitterley

Councilmember, City of SeaTac, Sound Cities Association

Suburban Area Seat

Erin Sitterley is an elected council member from the City of SeaTac, an employee of Providence Home Services of King County, and a lifelong resident of south King County. She brings significant experience in front-line service delivery as a home and community health specialist and was also a member of the Interim Leadership Council.

Adrienne Quinn

Director, King County Department of Community & Human Services

King County Government Seat

Adrienne Quinn is the Director of King County’s Department of Community and Human Services. In this role, she plays a key role in various community efforts including the All-Home Coordinating Board, Communities of Opportunity, Familiar Faces, the Community Alternatives to Boarding Taskforce, Best Starts for Kids, the MIDD Oversight Committee, and Aging and Disability Services.

Steve Daschle

Executive Director, Southwest Youth & Family Services

Nonprofit Social Service Seat

Steve Daschle is the Executive Director of Southwest Youth and Family Services, an organization providing mental health, youth violence prevention, education, family support and youth development services. He has served as co-chair of the Seattle Human Services Coalition, on the strategy team of the King County Alliance for Human Service, and as member of the Interim Leadership Council.

Ceil Erickson

Director of Community Programs, Seattle Foundation

Philanthropy Seat

Ceil Erickson is the Director of Community Programs at The Seattle Foundation. Prior to this, she worked at Planned Parenthood of Western Washington and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. She currently serves on the board of School’s Out Washington and is co-chair of the Statewide Capacity Collaborative to support local nonprofits.

Cathy Knight

Division Director, Aging and Disability Services

Long-term Care Services/Supports Seat

Cathy Knight is the Director of the Division of Aging and Disability Services (ADS) in the City of Seattle Human Services Department. Through the City’s partnership with the King County Department of Community and Human Services and Public Health—Seattle & King County, ADS is also the designated Area Agency on Aging (AAA) for Seattle-King County. In that role, ADS plans, coordinates, and advocates for a comprehensive service delivery system for older adults, family caregivers and people with disabilities in King County. Cathy previously served as the State Director for the Washington Association of Area Agencies on Aging (W4A).

Betsy Lieberman, (Co-Chair)

Consultant (Affordable and Public Housing Group)

Housing Seat

Betsy Lieberman is a leadership consultant with former leadership experience in non-profit community clinic and housing and social service sectors. Prior to this, she was the founding Executive Director of Building Changes and former long-term care program developer for Seattle-King County’s AIDS Health Services program. Betsy served as a member on the Interim Leadership Council.

Jihan Rashid

Program Staff, Somali Health Board

Nonprofit Social Service Seat

Jihan Rashid serves as a representative of the Somali Health Board, which focuses on reducing health disparities that disproportionately affect Somali/East African communities within King County. She works on numerous community projects including with the UW/Health Alliance International and the City of Seattle on the Fresh Bucks program, among others.

Giselle Zapata-García

Co-Chair, Latinos Promoting Good Health

At-large Seat

Giselle Zapata-Garcia currently serves as Co-Chair of Latinos Promoting Good Health, a collaborative partnership that strives to improve the health of communities in Washington State. She has dedicated over 20 years to working with the community to assist them in navigating the health care system, connecting them to resources and advocacy.

Roi-Martin Brown

Community Member, Washington Community Action Network

Community/Consumer Seat

Roi-Martin currently works with Washington Community Action Network on health and healthcare issues related to increasing strategic community participation between citizens. He serves as a Family Support Worker in Seattle Public Schools and has been an active participant of the King County ACH’s Community/Consumer Voice Committee.

Shelley Cooper-Ashford

Executive Director, Center for MultiCultural Health

Community-based Equity Network/Consumer Seat

Shelley Cooper-Ashford is the Executive Director of the Center for MultiCultural Health and a member of the Health King County Coalition. She has been involved in many community initiatives including Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health, National Black Leadership in Cancer, Seattle Partners for Community Health, among others. She was a member of the Interim Leadership Council.

Sybill Hyppolite

Healthcare Policy Specialist, SEIU Healthcare 1199NW

Community/Consumer Seat

Bio coming soon

Stephen Kutz

Executive Director HHS, Cowlitz Indian Tribe

Tribal Seat

Stephen Kutz is the Executive Director of the Cowlitz Indian Tribe Health and Human Services Department. He is a founding board member of the Southwest Washington Regional Health Alliance, and alternate delegate to the National Congress of American Indians, the Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians and the Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Service.

Esther Lucero, (Co-Chair)

CEO, Seattle Indian Health Board

Urban Indian Health Center Seat

Esther Lucero is the Chief Executive Officer of the Seattle Indian Health Board, delivering health care services to the American Indian and Alaska Native community. She serves on the Governor’s Health Innovation Leadership Network and on the American Indian Health Commission’s Executive Committee. She has also served as a member of the Interim Leadership Council.

Teresita Batayola

President & CEO, International Community Health Services

Federally Qualified Health Center Seat

Teresita is the Chief Executive Officer of International Community Health Services. She is also on the board of the Community Health Network and Community Health Plan, and the former board chair of the Washington Association of Community and Migrant Health Centers. She served on the Interim Leadership Council.

Elizabeth “Tizzy” Bennett

Director, Seattle Children’s Hospital

Hospital/Health System Seat

Elizabeth is the Director of Guest Services and Community Benefit at Seattle Children’s Hospital. She has worked on numerous local initiatives, including with Public Health Seattle & King County and the Healthy King County Coalition on the Community Transformation Grant, on VAX Northwest and as a member of the Interim Leadership Council.

Molly Carney

Executive Director, Evergreen Treatment Services

Behavioral Health/Substance Use Seat

Molly is the Executive Director of Evergreen Treatment Services. Prior to that, she was a Research Scientist with the University of Washington Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute. Molly has been active on numerous community projects, including the King County Heroin and Opiate Addiction Task Force and as a member of the Interim Leadership Council.

Elise Chayet

Director of External & Community Partnerships, Harborview Medical Center

Hospital/Health System Seat

Elise serves as Associate Administrator at Harborview Medical Center (HMC) and has held numerous leadership positions at HMC and, prior to that, at Public Health Seattle & King County. She served on Seattle’s Family and Education Levy Oversight Committee, worked on King County’s Health and Human Services Transformation Plan and also was a member of the Interim Leadership Council.

Kristin Conn

Family Physician, Kaiser Permanente

Primary Care Seat

Dr. Kristin L. Conn is a practicing Family Practitioner of Kaiser Permanente of Washington. Prior to joining Kaiser, she served as a clinician and Associate Medical Director at the St. John’s Well Child and Family Center, a Federally Qualified Health Center serving patients in Central and South Los Angeles and Compton.

Patty Hayes

Director, Public Health Seattle & King County

Local Public Health Seat

Patty Hayes serves as the Director of Public Health, Seattle & King County, playing a key role in numerous initiatives including King County’s Best Starts for Kids, Communities of Opportunity, Familiar Faces, Physical & Behavioral Health Integration, the Heroin and Opiate Task Force, among others. She was a member of the Interim Leadership Council.

David Johnson

CEO, Navos Mental Health Solutions

Behavioral Health Seat

David Johnson is the Chief Executive Officer of Navos and currently serves on numerous boards and local task forces including the Washington Council for Behavioral Health, Best Starts for Kids Advisory Board, Community Alternatives to Boarding Task Force, and the Physical and Behavioral Health Integration Design Committee. He was also a member of the Interim Leadership Council.

Laurel Lee

VP, Member & Community Engagement, Molina Healthcare of Washington

Managed Care Organization Seat

Laurel Lee currently serves as Vice President of Member and Community Engagement at Molina Healthcare of Washington. She has worked for Molina since 1998 in numerous capacities and has been actively involved in the work of various Accountable Communities of Health statewide.

Daniel Malone

Executive Director, Downtown Emergency Service Center

Behavioral Health Seat

Daniel is the Executive Director of Downtown Emergency Service Center. He serves as board member of All Home and is involved in numerous community efforts including the Mental Health Providers Association, the Housing Development Consortium, the Heroin and Opiate Addiction Task Force, the Familiar Faces Steering Committee and the Physical and Behavioral Health Design Committee.

Sherry Williams

Community Engagement Director, Swedish Medical Center

Hospital/Health System Seat

Sherry is the Community Engagement Director at Swedish Medical Center. She serves our community in numerous capacities including as board or task force member of Girls on the Run of Puget Sound, the Northwest African American Museum, the Providence Mirianwood Foundation, Project Access Northwest, and the American Heart Association’s Multicultural Initiative Task Force, among others.

Jeff Sakuma

Health Integration Strategist, City of Seattle, Human Services Department

City of Seattle Seat

Jeff Sakuma is the Health Integration Strategist for the City of Seattle in the Department of Human Services. Prior work experience includes at Youthcare, Northwest AIDS Foundation, and Group Health Cooperative, and on the boards of People of Color Against AIDS Network, Bailey-Boushay House and Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest and Hawaiian Islands. Jeff was a member of the Interim Leadership Council.

Erin Sitterley

Councilmember, City of SeaTac, Sound Cities Association

Suburban Area Seat

Erin Sitterley is an elected council member from the City of SeaTac, an employee of Providence Home Services of King County, and a lifelong resident of south King County. She brings significant experience in front-line service delivery as a home and community health specialist and was also a member of the Interim Leadership Council.

Adrienne Quinn

Director, King County Department of Community & Human Services

King County Government Seat

Adrienne Quinn is the Director of King County’s Department of Community and Human Services. In this role, she plays a key role in various community efforts including the All-Home Coordinating Board, Communities of Opportunity, Familiar Faces, the Community Alternatives to Boarding Taskforce, Best Starts for Kids, the MIDD Oversight Committee, and Aging and Disability Services.

Steve Daschle

Executive Director, Southwest Youth & Family Services

Nonprofit Social Service Seat

Steve Daschle is the Executive Director of Southwest Youth and Family Services, an organization providing mental health, youth violence prevention, education, family support and youth development services. He has served as co-chair of the Seattle Human Services Coalition, on the strategy team of the King County Alliance for Human Service, and as member of the Interim Leadership Council.

Ceil Erickson

Director of Community Programs, Seattle Foundation

Philanthropy Seat

Ceil Erickson is the Director of Community Programs at The Seattle Foundation. Prior to this, she worked at Planned Parenthood of Western Washington and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. She currently serves on the board of School’s Out Washington and is co-chair of the Statewide Capacity Collaborative to support local nonprofits.

Cathy Knight

Division Director, Aging and Disability Services

Long-term Care Services/Supports Seat

Cathy Knight is the Director of the Division of Aging and Disability Services (ADS) in the City of Seattle Human Services Department. Through the City’s partnership with the King County Department of Community and Human Services and Public Health—Seattle & King County, ADS is also the designated Area Agency on Aging (AAA) for Seattle-King County. In that role, ADS plans, coordinates, and advocates for a comprehensive service delivery system for older adults, family caregivers and people with disabilities in King County. Cathy previously served as the State Director for the Washington Association of Area Agencies on Aging (W4A).

Betsy Lieberman, (Co-Chair)

Consultant (Affordable and Public Housing Group)

Housing Seat

Betsy Lieberman is a leadership consultant with former leadership experience in non-profit community clinic and housing and social service sectors. Prior to this, she was the founding Executive Director of Building Changes and former long-term care program developer for Seattle-King County’s AIDS Health Services program. Betsy served as a member on the Interim Leadership Council.

Jihan Rashid

Program Staff, Somali Health Board

Nonprofit Social Service Seat

Jihan Rashid serves as a representative of the Somali Health Board, which focuses on reducing health disparities that disproportionately affect Somali/East African communities within King County. She works on numerous community projects including with the UW/Health Alliance International and the City of Seattle on the Fresh Bucks program, among others.

Giselle Zapata-García

Co-Chair, Latinos Promoting Good Health

At-large Seat

Giselle Zapata-Garcia currently serves as Co-Chair of Latinos Promoting Good Health, a collaborative partnership that strives to improve the health of communities in Washington State. She has dedicated over 20 years to working with the community to assist them in navigating the health care system, connecting them to resources and advocacy.

Roi-Martin Brown

Community Member, Washington Community Action Network

Community/Consumer Seat

Roi-Martin currently works with Washington Community Action Network on health and healthcare issues related to increasing strategic community participation between citizens. He serves as a Family Support Worker in Seattle Public Schools and has been an active participant of the King County ACH’s Community/Consumer Voice Committee.

Shelley Cooper-Ashford

Executive Director, Center for MultiCultural Health

Community-based Equity Network/Consumer Seat

Shelley Cooper-Ashford is the Executive Director of the Center for MultiCultural Health and a member of the Health King County Coalition. She has been involved in many community initiatives including Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health, National Black Leadership in Cancer, Seattle Partners for Community Health, among others. She was a member of the Interim Leadership Council.

Sybill Hyppolite

Healthcare Policy Specialist, SEIU Healthcare 1199NW

Community/Consumer Seat

Bio coming soon

Meeting Materials

HealthierHere values transparency. Our Governing Board meetings are open to the public and we make every effort to share meeting materials in advance. Stay up to date on the latest meeting materials here.

Committees

HealthierHere relies on active participation from our partners and our work is guided by a thoughtful committee structure. Review our committees and learn about ways you can get involved.

Finance Committee

About
Charter
Roster

The Finance Committee oversees our budget, contracts, and funds flow and ensures that we are fulfilling our fiduciary responsibilities.

The Finance Committee supports HealthierHere in fulfilling its fiduciary responsibilities, including budgeting, financial modelling, monitoring, financial reporting, contracting, ensuring appropriate internal controls are in place and, in conjunction with the Seattle Foundation, supporting the audit of HealthierHere’s financial statements.

The Finance Committee is responsible for fiscal oversight related to the internal operations of HealthierHere such as the administrative budget; the external flow of Delivery System Reform Incentive Payments (DSRIP) from the fiscal intermediary to community partners; and ad-hoc financial analysis in support to the Governing Board and its committees, as needed.

Meeting Frequency

The Finance Committee is a standing committee that meets monthly.

Decision Making Process

The Finance Committee aims for consensus but relies on a simple majority vote for final decision-making.

Reporting

The Finance Committee will provide regular updates to the Governing Board.

Elise Chayet

Harborview Medical Center

Steve Daschle, (Co-Chair)

Southwest Youth & Family Services

Ceil Erickson

Seattle Foundation

Patty Hayes, (Co-Chair)

Public Health Seattle & King County

Laurel Lee

Molina Healthcare of Washington

Susan McLaughlin

HealthierHere

Jeff Sakuma

City of Seattle

Hermes Shahbazian

International Community Health Services

Karen Spoelman

King County Department of Community and Human Services

Michael Vanderlinde

UW Medicine

coming soon
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Executive Committee

About
Charter
Roster

The Executive Committee assists our Governing Board, provides support and guidance to our Executive Director, and provides oversight to our committees.

Meeting Frequency

The Executive Committee is a standing committee that meets at least monthly.

 
Decision Making Process

The Executive Committee aims for consensus but relies on a simple majority vote for final decision-making.

 
Reporting

The Executive Committee will provide an Executive Committee report at each HealthierHere Governing Board meeting. Committee agendas and meeting materials will be distributed to members at least 3 business days in advance, and will, whenever possible/appropriate, be available to the public online. Decisions will be documented in meeting summaries.

Tizzy Bennett

Seattle Children’s Hospital

Shelley Cooper-Ashford

Center for MultiCultural Health

Steve Daschle

Southwest Youth & Family Services

Ceil Erickson

Seattle Foundation

Patty Hayes

Public Health Seattle & King County

Betsy Lieberman, (Co-Chair)

Affordable and Public Housing Group

Esther Lucero, (Co-Chair)

Seattle Indian Health Board

Laurel Lee

Molina Healthcare of Washington

Susan McLaughlin

HealthierHere

coming soon
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Performance Measurement and Data Committee

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Charter
Roster

The Performance Measurement and Data Committee (PMD) supports HealthierHere’s data and evaluation needs. They provide recommendations, help address the need for data sharing in our region, and promote alignment of our work with related local initiatives.

The purpose of the Performance Measurement and Data Committee (PMD) is to provide recommendations to the HealthierHere Governing Board and support the data and evaluation needs of cross-sector health improvement initiatives.

With its model, there is a clear intent to regionalize certain aspects of assessment, evaluation, and purchasing of health care contracts. To support this regional role, HealthierHere assures coordination with the state’s investments in Analytics, Interoperability, and Measurement (AIM) made through Healthier Washington, as well as the work of other Accountable Communities of Health (ACHs). We aim to avoid duplication and ensure access to shared data assets so that HealthierHere and its local initiatives can assess needs, prioritize strategies, and evaluate progress in a timely and accurate manner.

Meeting Frequency

The PMD is a standing committee that meets monthly.

Decision Making Process

The PMD Committee aims to reach decisions by full consensus.

Matt Doxey

The Urban Indian Health Institute

Jeff Gepner

SCORE Jail

Francois Larrivee

Hopelink

Laurel Lee

Molina Healthcare of Washington

Sunshine Monastrial

International Community Health Services

Maureena Moran

Seattle Children’s Hospital

Mattie Osborn, (Co-Chair)

Amerigroup

Marguerite Ro, (Co-Chair)

Public Health Seattle & King County

Howard Springer

Navos Consortium

Sally Sundar

YMCA of Greater Seattle

Matt Weltner

Navos Mental Health Solutions

Russ Woolley

Highline Hospital

coming soon
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Transformation Committee

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Charter
Roster

The Transformation Committee provides guidance and subject matter expertise to ensure our progress towards system transformation goals.

The purpose of the Transformation Committee (TC) is to ensure that HealthierHere can accomplish its transformation goals related to the Medicaid Transformation Project (MTP). The work in 2018 focuses on project implementation planning to maximize incentive funds and ensuring strategic alignment with the long-term transformation goals of communities in King County.
 
Meeting Frequency

The Transformation Committee will meet every two weeks starting in February 2018 and until project implementation plan submission. Following project implementation submission, the Committee will meet on an as needed basis thereafter, at minimum quarterly.

 
Decision Making Process

The Committee aims for consensus and uses a simple majority vote for key decisions.

 
Reporting

The Transformation Committee provides regular updates to the HealthierHere Governing Board.

Lois Bernstein

Multicare Health System

Siobhan Brown

Community Health Plan of Washington

Elise Chayet

Harborview Medical Center

Shelley Cooper-Ashford

Center for MultiCultural Health

Doug Crandall

Community Psychiatric Clinic

Michael Erikson

NeighborCare Health

Brad Finegood

King County Department of Community and Human Services

Lisa Humes-Schulz

Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest & the Hawaiian Islands

Jeff Hummel

Qualis Health

Sybill Hyppolite

SEIU 1199NW

Eli Kern

Public Health - Seattle & King County

Laurel Lee

Molina Healthcare of Washington

Susan McLaughlin

HealthierHere

Marguerite Ro

Public Health - Seattle & King County

Caitlin Safford

Amerigroup

Amina Suchoski

United Healthcare

Sherry Williams

Swedish Hospital

Andrea Yip

Aging & Disability Services, City of Seattle

coming soon
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Community and Consumer Voice Committee

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Charter
Roster
Resources

The Community and Consumer Voice Committee fosters authentic community engagement to ensure that equity and community perspectives impact and inform all stages of HealthierHere’s work.

The purpose of the Community and Consumer Voice (CCV) Committee is to proactively engage community-based organizations and the beneficiaries of services, and ensure that their voice guides and influences the decision-making of HealthierHere. The CCV helps the HealthierHere co-design its priorities and projects with the communities they are intended to serve.

Meeting Frequency

The CCV Committee meets monthly.

Decision Making Process

The Committee aims for consensus and uses a simple majority vote for key decisions.

Reporting

The CCV Committee provides regular updates to HealthierHere’s Governing Board.

Elizabeth Bennett

Seattle Children’s Hospital

Roi-Martin Brown

Washington Consumer Action Network

Shelley Cooper-Ashford

Center for MultiCultural Health

Elisa Del Rosario

Asian Counseling and Referral Service

Lisa Floyd

King County DCHS - BHRD

Sybill Hyppolite

SEIU 1199NW

Shamso Issak

Living Well Kent

Guo Liao

Asian Counseling and Referral Service

Hani Mohamed

Community Health Plan of Washington

Hallie Pritchett

Lake Washington Technical College

Jihan Rashid

Somali Health Board

Giselle Zapata-Garcia

Molina Health Care

HealthierHere has adapted a health equity impact assessment tool developed by the Healthy King County Coalition to assess community impacts and mitigation strategies of our work. Check out our equity tool here and instructions on how to use it here.

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Finance Committee

About
Charter
Roster

The Finance Committee oversees our budget, contracts, and funds flow and ensures that we are fulfilling our fiduciary responsibilities.

The Finance Committee supports HealthierHere in fulfilling its fiduciary responsibilities, including budgeting, financial modelling, monitoring, financial reporting, contracting, ensuring appropriate internal controls are in place and, in conjunction with the Seattle Foundation, supporting the audit of HealthierHere’s financial statements.

The Finance Committee is responsible for fiscal oversight related to the internal operations of HealthierHere such as the administrative budget; the external flow of Delivery System Reform Incentive Payments (DSRIP) from the fiscal intermediary to community partners; and ad-hoc financial analysis in support to the Governing Board and its committees, as needed.

Meeting Frequency

The Finance Committee is a standing committee that meets monthly.

Decision Making Process

The Finance Committee aims for consensus but relies on a simple majority vote for final decision-making.

Reporting

The Finance Committee will provide regular updates to the Governing Board.

Elise Chayet

Harborview Medical Center

Steve Daschle, (Co-Chair)

Southwest Youth & Family Services

Ceil Erickson

Seattle Foundation

Patty Hayes, (Co-Chair)

Public Health Seattle & King County

Laurel Lee

Molina Healthcare of Washington

Susan McLaughlin

HealthierHere

Jeff Sakuma

City of Seattle

Hermes Shahbazian

International Community Health Services

Karen Spoelman

King County Department of Community and Human Services

Michael Vanderlinde

UW Medicine

coming soon
Stay up to date on our latest news and resources.

Executive Committee

About
Charter
Roster

The Executive Committee assists our Governing Board, provides support and guidance to our Executive Director, and provides oversight to our committees.

Meeting Frequency

The Executive Committee is a standing committee that meets at least monthly.

 
Decision Making Process

The Executive Committee aims for consensus but relies on a simple majority vote for final decision-making.

 
Reporting

The Executive Committee will provide an Executive Committee report at each HealthierHere Governing Board meeting. Committee agendas and meeting materials will be distributed to members at least 3 business days in advance, and will, whenever possible/appropriate, be available to the public online. Decisions will be documented in meeting summaries.

Tizzy Bennett

Seattle Children’s Hospital

Shelley Cooper-Ashford

Center for MultiCultural Health

Steve Daschle

Southwest Youth & Family Services

Ceil Erickson

Seattle Foundation

Patty Hayes

Public Health Seattle & King County

Betsy Lieberman, (Co-Chair)

Affordable and Public Housing Group

Esther Lucero, (Co-Chair)

Seattle Indian Health Board

Laurel Lee

Molina Healthcare of Washington

Susan McLaughlin

HealthierHere

coming soon
Stay up to date on our latest news and resources.

Performance Measurement and Data Committee

About
Charter
Roster

The Performance Measurement and Data Committee (PMD) supports HealthierHere’s data and evaluation needs. They provide recommendations, help address the need for data sharing in our region, and promote alignment of our work with related local initiatives.

The purpose of the Performance Measurement and Data Committee (PMD) is to provide recommendations to the HealthierHere Governing Board and support the data and evaluation needs of cross-sector health improvement initiatives.

With its model, there is a clear intent to regionalize certain aspects of assessment, evaluation, and purchasing of health care contracts. To support this regional role, HealthierHere assures coordination with the state’s investments in Analytics, Interoperability, and Measurement (AIM) made through Healthier Washington, as well as the work of other Accountable Communities of Health (ACHs). We aim to avoid duplication and ensure access to shared data assets so that HealthierHere and its local initiatives can assess needs, prioritize strategies, and evaluate progress in a timely and accurate manner.

Meeting Frequency

The PMD is a standing committee that meets monthly.

Decision Making Process

The PMD Committee aims to reach decisions by full consensus.

Matt Doxey

The Urban Indian Health Institute

Jeff Gepner

SCORE Jail

Francois Larrivee

Hopelink

Laurel Lee

Molina Healthcare of Washington

Sunshine Monastrial

International Community Health Services

Maureena Moran

Seattle Children’s Hospital

Mattie Osborn, (Co-Chair)

Amerigroup

Marguerite Ro, (Co-Chair)

Public Health Seattle & King County

Howard Springer

Navos Consortium

Sally Sundar

YMCA of Greater Seattle

Matt Weltner

Navos Mental Health Solutions

Russ Woolley

Highline Hospital

coming soon
Stay up to date on our latest news and resources.

Transformation Committee

About
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The Transformation Committee provides guidance and subject matter expertise to ensure our progress towards system transformation goals.

The purpose of the Transformation Committee (TC) is to ensure that HealthierHere can accomplish its transformation goals related to the Medicaid Transformation Project (MTP). The work in 2018 focuses on project implementation planning to maximize incentive funds and ensuring strategic alignment with the long-term transformation goals of communities in King County.
 
Meeting Frequency

The Transformation Committee will meet every two weeks starting in February 2018 and until project implementation plan submission. Following project implementation submission, the Committee will meet on an as needed basis thereafter, at minimum quarterly.

 
Decision Making Process

The Committee aims for consensus and uses a simple majority vote for key decisions.

 
Reporting

The Transformation Committee provides regular updates to the HealthierHere Governing Board.

Lois Bernstein

Multicare Health System

Siobhan Brown

Community Health Plan of Washington

Elise Chayet

Harborview Medical Center

Shelley Cooper-Ashford

Center for MultiCultural Health

Doug Crandall

Community Psychiatric Clinic

Michael Erikson

NeighborCare Health

Brad Finegood

King County Department of Community and Human Services

Lisa Humes-Schulz

Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest & the Hawaiian Islands

Jeff Hummel

Qualis Health

Sybill Hyppolite

SEIU 1199NW

Eli Kern

Public Health - Seattle & King County

Laurel Lee

Molina Healthcare of Washington

Susan McLaughlin

HealthierHere

Marguerite Ro

Public Health - Seattle & King County

Caitlin Safford

Amerigroup

Amina Suchoski

United Healthcare

Sherry Williams

Swedish Hospital

Andrea Yip

Aging & Disability Services, City of Seattle

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Community and Consumer Voice Committee

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The Community and Consumer Voice Committee fosters authentic community engagement to ensure that equity and community perspectives impact and inform all stages of HealthierHere’s work.

The purpose of the Community and Consumer Voice (CCV) Committee is to proactively engage community-based organizations and the beneficiaries of services, and ensure that their voice guides and influences the decision-making of HealthierHere. The CCV helps the HealthierHere co-design its priorities and projects with the communities they are intended to serve.

Meeting Frequency

The CCV Committee meets monthly.

Decision Making Process

The Committee aims for consensus and uses a simple majority vote for key decisions.

Reporting

The CCV Committee provides regular updates to HealthierHere’s Governing Board.

Elizabeth Bennett

Seattle Children’s Hospital

Roi-Martin Brown

Washington Consumer Action Network

Shelley Cooper-Ashford

Center for MultiCultural Health

Elisa Del Rosario

Asian Counseling and Referral Service

Lisa Floyd

King County DCHS - BHRD

Sybill Hyppolite

SEIU 1199NW

Shamso Issak

Living Well Kent

Guo Liao

Asian Counseling and Referral Service

Hani Mohamed

Community Health Plan of Washington

Hallie Pritchett

Lake Washington Technical College

Jihan Rashid

Somali Health Board

Giselle Zapata-Garcia

Molina Health Care

HealthierHere has adapted a health equity impact assessment tool developed by the Healthy King County Coalition to assess community impacts and mitigation strategies of our work. Check out our equity tool here and instructions on how to use it here.

What programs do we support?

At the heart of our work is an understanding that many factors affect our health, and a belief that everyone should have the opportunity to be live a healthy life. Our programs focus on moving beyond the clinic and hospital walls by addressing a whole person’s needs, building strong partnerships between healthcare, behavioral health and social service providers, and supporting large-scale improvements in our delivery system that reduce health disparities.

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