Jacqueline Barton True, MSW, MPH

Support: Midori Sudo

  • Works on policy and regulatory issues impacting rural hospitals and communities
  • Leads the Washington Rural Health Access Preservation initiative
  • Partners with state and federal agencies on rural health transformation and sustainability

Cassie Sauer

Support: Chris Ducharme

  • Provides leadership to the organization’s effort to achieve its mission and purpose, both internal and external.
  • Actively works with the board of trustees and committees of the board to build and execute the association’s strategic plan.
  • Actively works with the broader membership for engagement in WSHA’s work and achievement of strategic goals.
  • Fosters a healthy, collaborative and productive work culture.
  • Builds and sustains partnerships with other key organizations in Washington State and nationally.
  • Supervises key managerial leadership within the organization, and in partnership with the organizations’ boards, provides management to the Association of Washington Public Hospital Districts and Washington Hospital Services.
  • Accepts ultimate operational, financial and managerial responsibility for the affairs and conduct of the Washington State Hospital Association.

Taya Briley

Support: Chris Ducharme

  • Responsible for WSHA’s operational performance
  • Serves as WSHA’s corporate counsel
  • Oversees governance for the association
  • Focuses on legal, legislative, and regulatory issues affecting hospitals and health systems