Governance

Our Board of Trustees, including the Community Advisory Council, are forward-thinking leaders, fearless community advocates and cross-sector providers, partners, and managed care organizations, who are committed to building and deploying transformation strategies for equitable whole-person health throughout life stages.

Board of Trustees

Federico Cruz-Uribe, MD

Vice President of Clinical Affairs
Sea Mar Community Health Centers
*Board Chair

Mike Curry

Director of Operations
Catholic Community Services
*Board Vice Chair

Joe LeRoy

President and Chief Executive Officer
Hope Sparks
*Board Secretary

Anne M. McBride

President and Chief Behavioral Health Officer
CHI Franciscan Health
* Board Treasurer

Lois Bernstein

Chief Community Executive
MultiCare Health System

Doug Bowes

Washington Health Plan Chief Executive Officer
UnitedHealthcare Community Plan

Anthony Chen, MD

Director of Health
Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department

Gregory Christopher, D.Min

Pastor
Shiloh Baptist Church

Sue Drieier

Chief Executive Officer
Pierce Transit

Jesse Gamez

Chief Operating Officer
Davita/Northwest Physicians Network/ (Optum)

Sybill Hyppolite

Healthcare Policy Specialist
SEIU Healthcare 1199NW

Beth Johnson

President and Chief Executive Officer
Coordinated Care

Helen McGovern-Pilant

Community Development Expert

Jose Mendoza, MD

Medical Director
Pediatrics Northwest

Sen. Steve O’Ban

Senior Council for Behavioral Health, Pierce County Executive’s Office
Pierce County Human Services

Jeffrey A. Plancich

Director of Behavioral Health Services
MultiCare Behavioral Health

Emily Reed

Board Liaison
Community Advisory Council

Aaron Van Valkenburg

Manager
Pierce County Aging & Disability Resources

James H. Williams, PhD,
MSW

Past President
NAMI Pierce County

Board Alternates

David Flentge

Chief Executive Officer
Community Health Care

Laura Johnson

External Relations Manager
UnitedHealthcare Community Plan

Lawrence Larson,
DO, FAAP, FACAAI

Co-Founder
Pediatrics Northwest

Carol Mitchell

Director, Justice Services and Special Projects
Pierce County

William G. Robertson

President and Chief Executive Officer
MultiCare Health System

Andrea Tull Davis

Senior Director, Governmental & External Relations
Coordinated Care

Nigel A. Turner

Division Director
Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department

Ian Worden

Chief Operating Officer
CHI Franciscan Health

Board Resources

Community Advisory Council

The Community Advisory Council is chartered by the Elevate Health Board of Trustees.

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