Board of Directors

The Washington State Hospital Association is governed by a board of directors made up of representatives from members across the state. Below is the board of directors for 2021-2022.


Diane Blake, Chief Executive Officer, Cascade Medical    Center, Leavenworth

Guy Hudson, Chief Executive Officer, Swedish Medical Center, Seattle

Mike Glenn, Chief Executive Officer, Jefferson Healthcare, Port Townsend

Past Chair
Bill Robertson, President & Chief Executive Officer MultiCare Health System, Tacoma

President & CEO
Cassie Sauer, President and Chief Executive Officer, Washington State Hospital Association, Seattle


At-Large Position 1:
Jeff Sperring, Chief Executive Officer, Seattle Children’s, Seattle

At-Large Position 2:
John Solheim, Chief Executive Officer, Trios Health, Kennewick

At-Large Position 3:
Lisa Brandenburg, Chief Health System Officer, UW Medicine, Seattle

At-Large Position 4:
Theresa Sullivan, Chief Executive Officer, Samaritan Healthcare, Moses Lake

At-Large Position 5:
Sean Gregory, Chief Executive Officer, PeaceHealth Southwest, Vancouver

At-Large Position 6:
Ketul Patel, Chief Executive Officer, CHI Franciscan Health, Tacoma

At-Large Position 7:

Bruce Williams, Commissioner, Cascade Medical, Leavenworth (Exp. 2024)

At-Large Position 8:
Ron Rehn, Chief Administrative Executive, Providence Health Care’s Stevens County Ministries, Chewelah and Colville

At-Large Position 9:

Elizabeth Wako, Chief Executive, Swedish First Hill, Seattle (Exp. 2024)

At-Large Position 10:

Joel Gilbertson, Regional Chief Executive, Providence WA & MT Region, Spokane (Exp. 2024)

At-Large Position 11:
Katerie Chapman, Senior Vice President and Hospital Administrator, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle

At-Large Position 12:
Leslie Hiebert, Chief Executive Officer, Klickitat Valley Health, Goldendale

At-Large Position 13:

Brian Gibbons, Chief Executive Officer, Astria Health, Sunnyside (Exp. 2022)

At-Large Position 14 and WSMA Liaison:
Ramona Hicks, Chief Executive Officer, Coulee Medical Center, Grand Coulee

AHA RPB Representatives

AHA RPB Delegate #1
Josh Martin, Chief Executive Officer, Summit Pacific, Elma

AHA RPB Delegate #2
Mike Glenn, Chief Executive Officer, Jefferson Healthcare, Port Townsend

Committee Chairs

Patient Safety Committee
CHAIR APPOINTED:  Florence Chang, Executive Vice President, MultiCare Health System, Tacoma and Spokane

Hospital Governing Boards Committee
CHAIR APPOINTED:  Buffy Alegria, Vice-Chair, Virginia Mason Memorial, Yakima

Rural Hospital Committee
CHAIR APPOINTED: Scott Graham, Chief Executive Officer, Three Rivers Hospital, Brewster

Non-voting Representatives

Association of Washington Public Hospital Districts

Brian Ivie, President and Chief Executive Officer, Skagit Regional Health

Financial Services
Jacque Cabe, Chief Financial Officer of UW Medicine and Vice President for Medical Affairs, University of Washington, Seattle

Tina Mycroft Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, EvergreenHealth, Kirkland

Northwest Organization of Nurse Executives (NWONE)

Susan Stacey, Chief Nursing Officer, Sacred Heart Medical Center, Spokane


John Bramhall, Associate Medical Director, Clinics, Harborview Clinic, Seattle


Contact Us

Washington State Hospital Association
999 Third Avenue
Suite 1400
Seattle, WA 98104

Map / Directions

206.281.7211 phone
206.283.6122 fax

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