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Steering Committee

Our Social Need and Health Equity Steering Committee members represent providers, plans, purchasers, public health, and patients. Steering Committee members volunteer to share their expertise as we work toward a community standard for addressing social need and health equity. If you are interested in joining our Steering Committee please reach out to our staff at bree@qualityhealth.org.

Sofia Aragon, RN, JD
Executive Director,
Washington Center for Nursing
Tashau Asefaw
Manager for Community Programs,
Community Health Plan of Washington
LeAnn Blanco, M.Ed
Health Equity Manager,
Washington Health Benefits Exchange
Sami Bailey, MPH
Policy Analysis
Washington Association for Community Health
Abigail Berube, MPH
Director, Safety and Quality
Washington State Hospital Association
Phyllis Cavens, MD
Medical Director
Child and Adolescent Clinic of Longview and Vancouver
Christopher Chen, MD
Associate Medical Director
Washington State Health Care Authority
Yolanda Evans, MD, MPH
Adolescent Medicine,
Seattle Children’s Hospital
Anne Farrel-Sheffer, MPH
Community Workforce and Partnerships Section Manager,
Washington State Department of Health
Michael Garrett, MS
Benefits Consultant
DoQuyen Huynh, DNP
Health Equity Manager,
Washington State Health Care Authority
Kat Latet
Director, Health Systems Innovation
Community Health Plan of Washington
Dan Lessler, MD, MHA
Senior Vice President
Comagine Health
Kate McLean, MD, MPH
Vice President, Clinical Strategy and Quality
Quilted Health
Leo Morales, MD, PhD
Professor and Chief Diversity Officer
University of Washington School of Medicine
Darryl Perry
Patient Financial Services Supervisor
Virginia Mason Franciscan Health
Yogini Sharma, MBBS, MHA
Associate Vice President
Molina Healthcare
Milena Stott, LICSW
Founder
Principle Allies
Sabrina Tso, MS
Program Manager
Seattle Children’s Hospital
Janice Tufte
Patient Advocate
Beth Weitensteiner, DO
Medical Director
International Community Health Services