Officers

At-Large Board Members

Ex Officio Members

Past Presidents

Officers

Lori Nomura

President

Lori Nomura is an attorney at the law firm Foster Pepper PLLC, where she has practiced exclusively health care law for over twenty years. Lori represents health care entities across the state of Washington on matters including mergers and acquisitions, affiliations and joint ventures, Medicare and Medicaid payment, and regulatory compliance. She has been an active board member of the Washington State Healthcare Executives Forum for several years serving as the board secretary and chair of the communications committee since 2013.

Lori has held board positions with numerous other nonprofit health care organizations such as the Healthcare Financial Management Association, Washington State Society of Healthcare Attorneys and Puget Sound Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure. Lori lives in Seattle with her husband and two children and enjoys cooking, running and watching club soccer.

Brian Barry

President-Elect

Mr. Barry joined Kadlec Regional Medical Center as Chief Operating Officer of Kadlec Clinics in May 2016. Previously, he served as the Regional Vice President of the Ambulatory Network for SSM Health’s Mid-Missouri region. Prior to an exclusive focus on ambulatory operations, Mr. Barry was the VP of Strategy and Business Development at SSM Health’s St. Mary’s Hospital where he held operational oversight over the medical group. He has a long career in strategic planning and business development holding positions at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Grand Junction, CO and in the Front Range of Colorado at Catholic Health Initiatives and Centura Health.

Mr. Barry holds a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Colorado in Boulder and an M.A. in Political Science from Colorado State University, in Ft. Collins, where he focused on Environmental Policy and Public Administration. Mr. Barry has served as a former board member for many professional, civil and personal organizations including Colorado’s ACHE chapter, The Grand Junction Visitor and Convention Bureau and the Capital City Soccer Club.

Sue Miller

Secretary

Sue Miller is currently the Director, West Portfolio Key Account Managers Team for Astellas Pharmaceuticals. Sue has over 15 years industry experience. She joined Astellas as the Scientific Director for the West CV Medical Science Liaison Team before moving to the Commercial organization as a Senior Strategic Account Manager in the Strategic Account Business Unit. She is a multiple award winner earning Peak Performer, The Great Race, Partnership Award, and several Quarterly Award recognitions. She also received recognition with awards for teamwork and collaboration as part of Medical Affairs. Sue earned her Doctor of Pharmacy Degree from the University of Illinois Chicago and then completed her postgraduate residency at The Children’s Hospital/University of Colorado Health Science Center. Sue practiced clinical pharmacy for 10 years before joining the pharmaceutical industry as a MSL. Sue lives in Portland OR area with her husband (Jeff) and two children (Emily – 18 and Jack – 20).

Ryan Sundquist

Treasurer

Ryan Sundquist is a Seattle native. Ryan attended the University of Washington for both his undergraduate and graduate degrees. Currently, Ryan is the Associate Director for Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Services and Western Washington Medical Group. Prior work experience includes working as a clinic manager for Sea Mar Community Health Center in Everett and at UW Medical Center as a patient service specialist in the operating rooms. Ryan also interned at South Lake Clinic, a multi-specialty clinic. He has been interested in health care ever since high school when his father past away. Amazed by all the help from the medical staff trying to save his dad’s life, Ryan has made it his life-long dream to give back to both the medical field and his community.

Pam Rock

Immediate Past President

Pam Rock is a seasoned healthcare professional with a background in service line management, strategy, program and business development, and marketing. She has a master’s degree in healthcare administration from Arizona State University and a bachelor’s degree in health education from the University of Utah. She currently serves as the Vice President, Medical Service Lines and Specialty Programs at Seattle Children’s Hospital. She is responsible for the growth and development of the various medical sub-specialty programs, oversees Seattle Children’s partnerships with community hospitals for neonatology and hospital medicine contracted professional services, and has oversight for regional business development and outreach activities in Washington, Alaska, Montana and Idaho. Prior to joining Seattle Children’s, she served as the Cancer Center Director at Overlake Medical Center.

Pam currently serves on the Washington State Healthcare Executive Forum Board (WSHEF), and has served in the past as President and Board member. She also serves on the Bellevue Chamber of Commerce Board and is an active member of the Mercer Island Chamber. She has served in other community leadership roles such as Chair and member of the Mercer Island Arts Council. She resides on Mercer Island with her husband and has two grown boys.

Andrea Turner

Regent

Andrea Zavos Turner, FACHE, is the Director of Primary and Urgent Care at Overlake Medical Center & Clinics in Bellevue, Washington.

Board certified as an ACHE Fellow, Ms. Turner was the recipient of the American College of Healthcare Executives Regent’s Award for excellence in healthcare management in 2010 and 2015. Ms. Turner has served with the Board of Directors of the Washington State Healthcare Executives Forum for in a variety of roles including Chapter President and Military Representative to the Board.

Ms. Turner joined the Overlake healthcare team in 2018. Ms. Turner previously served as the Associate Administrator of Ambulatory Care & Allied Care Services at Harborview Medical Center/ UW Medicine from 2016-2018; Chief, Clinical Services Division at Madigan Army Medical Center in Tacoma, Washington from 2008-2016 and the Director of Business Operations, Division of Ambulatory Care at the Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City from 2004-2008.

Ms. Turner served as a United States Army Medical Service Corps officer from 1998-2004 in a variety of staff positions, including a comptroller internship and clinical operations. Ms. Turner received her master of health science degree with a concentration in health finance and management from The Johns Hopkins University and her bachelor of arts degree from Tulane University.

Rosalee Allen

Rosalee Allan, FACHE, served as the Senior Vice President and Chief Operations Officer for Pathology Associates Medical Laboratories (PAML) from 1999 to May 2017 when PAML was sold to a national laboratory provider. Recognizing that 80% of laboratory error occurs in pre and post analytical processes, she led innovation in these areas with a continuous focus on decreasing health care service failures, improving responsiveness to client resolution and improving patient safety.

She received her BS degree in Healthcare Financial Management from Whitworth University. She is currently a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE) and has been a long standing member of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and holds PHR and SHRM-CP certifications. Currently she is employed as a full time professor at Eastern Washington University and teaches in the Health Services Administration Department. Rosalee currently serves on the Executive Committee for the Washington State Patient Safety Coalition. She has also personally been recognized in her career. In 2010, The Inland Business Catalyst magazine recognized her as one of Spokane’s Most Powerful People in Business and in 2014; she was awarded the Prime Spirit Award recognizing her work through the years with children advocacy groups and the homeless. In 2017, she was inducted into the Upsilon Phi Delta Society health care organization.