WSHEF stands for the Washington State Healthcare Executives Forum. WSHEF has been connecting leaders and advancing healthcare professional excellence since 1998.
Our mission is to advance healthcare professional excellence for Washington State American College of Healthcare Executives members through interaction, communication and fostering professional development.

Our vision is to be the premier professional society connecting leaders in Washington State to learn, share, and transform health care.












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Dina O’Leary, FACHE
Immediate Past President

Pam Rock, FACHE currently serves as the President Elect for WSHEF and is the Vice President for Medical Service Lines and Specialty Programs at Seattle Children's Hospital.

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Pam Rock, FACHE

Senior Director of Value Analytics & Care Systems at Providence Regional Medical Center Everett (PRMCE)

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Karin Larson-Pollock MD, FACHE
Co Chair of Membership & Advancement

Andrea Turner, FACHE, is Associate Administrator at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, Washington

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Andrea Turner, FACHE

Clinic Manager at Sea Mar Community Health Center and serve on the WSHEF communications committee as website developer.

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Sue Miller, PharmD
Chair of Communications

Partner in the health care practice group at Foster Pepper PLLC and Secretary to the Board of WSHEF

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Lori Nomura, JD
President Elect

Chief Operating Officer at Kadlec Clinic

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Brian Barry
At Large Board Member

MHA student at the University of Washington and a US Navy Officer Candidate. My role on the board is due to being the President of the UW MHA Student Association.

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John Heyde
Board Student Representative

Sheridah Lemmon is a second year student in the University of Washington Master in Healthcare Administration program. She currently serves as an at large board member for the Washington State Healthcare Executives Forum (WSHEF). She is also a volunteer on the WSHEF communications committee where she focuses on the management and enhancement of WSHEF’s social media presence.

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Sheridah Lemmon
Co Chair of Membership & Advancement

I'm excited to join this year as a board member at large with WSHEF. I serve as a senior manager within Providence Health & Services in the Physician Services division.

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Aaron Hefel
At Large Board Member

Cardiology Practice Manager at Western Washington Medical Group

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Daniel Montanez
Co-Chair of Programs and Diversity Lead

Benefits Administrator for Virginia Mason Memorial in Yakima

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Nick Malos
Co Chair of Programs

Chief Operating Officer for Overlake Medical Clinics, LLC., where she oversees the operations and strategy of a 150 provider multispecialty practice associated with Overlake Medical Center.

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Valerie Chrusciel
At Large Board Member

MultiCare Health System Vice President for Ancillary Services with responsibility for Imaging, Laboratory, Pathology and Respiratory Therapy services with over 1,000 FTE and $180M expenses

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John Joyce
At Large Board Member

Student Posters

Calling for 2018 Capstone Project proposals! Learn more here


Bundle Up! Preparing for Coronary

Artery Bypass

Doing the Right Thing: Integrating

Organizational Ethics into healthcare

Keeping Score: Developing a

Tool for comprehensive…

The Long Road Home: Improving

Hospital Throughput… 

Local Care, Universal Lessons:

A Strategic Review of the Providence 

Bridging the Gap: Evaluating and

Refining a Transformational Leadership

Thanks to everyone who attended the ACHE Seattle Cluster.