Annual Meeting of the WSMA House of Delegates

The WSMA House of Delegates meets once a year, typically in September or October. The Speaker of the House is Dr. Richard “Dick” Whitten, internist, Sammamish. The Vice Speaker of the House is Dr. Deborah Harper, pediatrician, Spokane.

The 2017 WSMA Annual Meeting will be held Saturday, Oct. 14 - Sunday, Oct. 15 at the Hilton Seattle Airport and Conference Center.

The meeting

Learn more about the WSMA Annual Meeting:

Important dates

August 18
Deadline for reports and resolutions to be received at the WSMA Seattle office for publication in the Delegate Handbook. Email resolutions to

September 1
Delegate Handbook will be available for download on the WSMA website at Members of the House of Delegates may order handbooks on flashdrive by emailing

September 14
Final deadline for receipt of resolutions at the WSMA Seattle office. Resolutions received after this date must have consent of two-thirds of the House at the opening session in order to be considered.

Deadline to make room reservations.

Hilton Seattle Airport & Conference Center
17620 International Blvd.
Seattle, WA 98188
Reservations: 206.244.4800
Single/double: $149

October 14-15
2017 WSMA Annual Meeting

Official actions of the House of Delegates

The 2016 WSMA Annual Meeting was held in Seattle on Oct. 1-2 at the Hilton Seattle Airport and Conference Center. Download and read the Official Actions of the 2016 House of Delegates.

For previous years' reports, contact the WSMA Seattle office at or 206.441.9762.

Corporate partners

The WSMA wishes to thank the following corporate partners for their generous contributions.


PI logo   Founded in 1981 under the auspices of the WSMA, Physicians Insurance A Mutual Company is the Northwest's leading medical professional liability insurance company, physician-owned and exclusively endorsed to this day by the WSMA. For over 30 years, Physicians Insurance has remained the stable, committed and local insurer for physicians, clinics, facilities and hospitals, providing risk-management consulting, continuing medical education and claims administration services to more than 7,000 members in Washington, Idaho, Oregon and Wyoming.


Premera logo    Premera Blue Cross’ mission is to provide peace of mind to our members about their healthcare. We provide health insurance and related services to 1.9 million people in Washington and Alaska. Premera Blue Cross has operated in Washington since 1933 and Alaska since 1952 and is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association.
FCH logo   First Choice Health is a Seattle-based, physician and hospital owned company that serves the Northwestern United States. We have provided network, administrative and client services since 1985. Just under one million people use our array of products and services in Washington, Oregon, Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming and select areas of North Dakota and South Dakota. 

  Hall Render is the largest health care-focused law firm in the country, with over 40 years of experience in health law business and 200 attorneys serving health care clients.