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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 HOD except amending the bylaws or establishing dues or assessments.

From the board, the WSMA president, president-elect, 1st vice president, 2nd vice president, immediate past president, secretary-treasurer and assistant secretary-treasurer form the executive committee. The committee meets monthly, and acts for the board in implementing WSMA programs and establishing interim policy.

President

William Hirota, MD

Past President

Tom Schaaf, MD, MHA

President-Elect

Nathan Schlicher, MD, JD, MBA

1st Vice President

Mika Sinanan, MD, PhD

2nd Vice President

Katina Rue, DO

Secretary-Treasurer

Nariman Heshmati, MD

Assistant Secretary-Treasurer

John Bramhall, MD, PhD

AMA Delegates

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

AMA Alternate Delegates

Peter J. Dunbar, MD
Matthew J. Grierson, MD
Nariman Heshmati, MD
Shane Macaulay, MD

Finance Committee Chair

Don Benz, MD

Speaker of the House

Matthew Grierson, MD

Vice Speaker

Ray Hsiao, MD

WSMA Trustees

Kittredge Baldwin, DO
Monica Blykowski-May, MD
Linda Brown, MD
Barbara Detering, MD
Teresa Girolami, MD
Gary Goldbaum, MD, MPH
Clint Hauxwell, MD
Rebecca Hoffman, MD
Matt Hollon, MD, MPH, FACP
Carrie Horwitch, MD
Dave Krueger, MD
James Martin, MD
Alan Melnick, MD, MPH
Okechukwu Ojogho, MD
Al Oliva, MD
James Park, MD, MHA
Tony Quang, MD, JD
Rachel Reeg, MD
Ralph Rossi, MD, MPH
Steven Schiebel, MD, FAAP, CPE
John Vassall, MD, FACP

Young Physician Trustee

Alexander Hamling, MD, MBA, FAAP

Resident Trustee

Elizabeth U. Parker, MD

Student Trustee

Andrew Liechty

Liaison – Washington Physicians Health Program

Christopher C. Bundy, MD, MPH

Liaison – Physicians Insurance

William Cotter

Liaison – WAMPAC Chair

Nick Rajacich, MD

Liaison – WSHA

Ron Rehn

Liaison – WAPA

Linda Dale, PA-C

Liaison – WSMGMA Past President

Brett Vandenberg

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