Foundation Program Sites


Smooth Transitions Program Coordinator: Melissa Denmark, LM, CPM, Snohomish, WA



  • Audrey Levine, LM, CPM (retired), Olympia, WA
  • Robin deRegt, MD – Maternal-Fetal Medicine Specialist at Evergreen Medical Center, Kirkland, WA


  • Frank Andersen, MD; OB-GYN and Clinical Education Director at Washington State University Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine, Spokane, WA
  • Beth Arcese, LM, CPM, MA; Bellingham, WA
  • Tiffani Buck, RN, MSN – Department of Health, Olympia, WA
  • Jamie Crompton, CNM, ARNP – Co-Medical Director at Providence Regional Medical Center, Everett, WA
  • Brooke Jardine, MD – Pediatric hospitalist, PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center, Bellingham, WA
  • Marie Kaminskis, RN, BSN – Labor and delivery nurse at Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center, Vancouver, WA
  • Michele Kulhanek, MSN, RNC-OB – Director of Safety and Quality, Maternal and Infant Health at the Washington State Hospital Association, Seattle, WA
  • Ali Lewis, MD; OB-GYN at Northwest Hospital, Seattle, WA
  • Lacey Miller, RN, CNS – Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center, Vancouver, WA
  • Dale Reisner, MD; Perinatologist at Swedish Medical Center, Seattle, WA
  • Greg Tryon – Deputy Chief, Eastside Fire and Rescue, King county
  • Rachel Wortman Morris, PhD – Healthcare consumer, Seattle, WA
  • Lisa Stotts, LM, CPM, MSN, NREMT-P (retired Paramedic), Buckley, WA
  • Kristin Sitcov – Executive Director, Clinical Programs, Foundation for Health Care Quality, Seattle, WA


  • Washington State Hospital Association (WSHA)
  • Midwives Association of Washington State (MAWS)
  • Washington Chapter – Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN)
  • Washington State Affiliate of American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM)
  • Joint Underwriting Association (JUA)
  • Washington State Obstetrical Association (WSOA)
  • Washington State Department of Health
  • Foundation for Health Care Quality
  • American Institutes for Research