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Board of Trustees

The WSMA board of trustees meets quarterly and is responsible for carrying out the mandates and policies of the House of Delegates.

The board has all the powers of the House except amending the bylaws or establishing dues or assessments.

From the board, the president, president-elect, vice president, immediate past president, and secretary-treasurer form the executive committee. The committee meets monthly and acts for the board in implementing WSMA programs and establishing interim policy.

Nominations for WSMA Leadership: Deadline April 29

A demographically representative leadership is crucial to WSMA's success

The WSMA is accepting nominations for a variety of positions on the board of trustees. Don’t miss this opportunity to get involved and help ensure Washington continues to be the best place to practice medicine and receive care.

See the 2021-22 board of trustees roster below for a list of positions with terms expiring this year. If you or someone you know is interested in serving, please submit a nomination form, conflict of interest disclosure statement, and candidate information sheet along with a curriculum vitae to Shannon Bozarth at slb@wsma.org no later than Friday, April 29.

The WSMA nominating committee will meet in late May to prepare a slate of nominees for presentation to the House of Delegates at the WSMA Annual Meeting, Oct. 1-2 at the Historic Davenport Hotel in Spokane. Additional nominations may be made from the floor of the House during the meeting. All nominees must submit a CV, conflict of interest disclosure statement, and candidate information sheet to the WSMA in advance of the election.

President

Mika Sinanan, MD, PhD

Past President

Nathan Schlicher, MD, JD, MBA

President-Elect

Katina Rue, DO

Vice President

Nariman Heshmati, MD

Secretary-Treasurer

John Bramhall, MD, PhD

AMA Delegates

Matthew J. Grierson, MD
Erin K. Harnish, MD
Elizabeth Peterson, MD
Sheila D. Rege, MD
Rodney Trytko, MD, MBA, MPH

AMA Alternate Delegates

Amish Dave, MD, MPH
Peter J. Dunbar, MD
Nariman Heshmati, MD
Benjamin Meyer, MD
Libby Parker, MD

Finance Committee Chair

Don Benz, MD

Speaker of the House

Matthew Grierson, MD

Vice Speaker

Ray Hsiao, MD

WSMA Trustees

Monica Blykowski-May MD, MBA, CPE
Linda Brown, MD
Bridget Bush, MD
Andrea Carter, MD
Leah Geyer, MD
Teresa Girolami, MD
Alexander Hamling, MD, MBA, FAAP
Clint Hauxwell, MD
Rebecca Hoffman, MD
Matt Hollon, MD, MPH, FACP
Carrie Horwitch, MD
Dave Krueger, MD
James Martin, MD
Okechukwu Ojogho, MD
James Park, MD, MHA
Tony Quang, MD, JD
Ralph Rossi, MD, MPH
Steven Schiebel, MD, FAAP, CPE
Matthew Uhlman, MD
Alan Urbina-Alvarez, MD
Áine Yore, MD

Young Physician Trustee

Amish Dave, MD, MPH

Resident Trustee

Rasheed Durowoju, MD, MS

Student Trustee

Reilly Bealer

Liaison - Washington Physicians Health Program

Christopher C. Bundy, MD, MPH

Liaison - Physicians Insurance

William Cotter

Liaison - WAMPAC Chair

Elizabeth Peterson, MD

Liaison - WSHA

Ron Rehn

Liaison - WAPA

Linda Dale, PA-C

Liaison - WSMGMA Past President

Brett Vandenberg

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