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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.

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 Board of Trustees: Deadline April 26

The WSMA is now 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. To learn more about the responsibilities of serving on the board, as well as the desired qualifications for board members, click the “Board responsibilities and qualifications” link below.

See the 2023-24 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 26.

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, Sept. 28-29 at The Historic Davenport 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.

2023-2024 Board of Trustees

President

Nariman Heshmati, MD, MBA, FACOG

Past President

Katina Rue, DO, FAAFP, FACOFP

President-Elect

John Bramhall, MD, PhD

Vice President

Bridget Bush, MD, FASA

Secretary-Treasurer

Matt Hollon, MD, MPH, FACP

AMA Delegates

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

AMA Alternate Delegates

Rachel Clement, MD
Amish Dave, MD, MPH
Colin Fields, MD
Teresa Girolami, MD
Libby Parker, MD
Rajneet Lamba, MD

Finance Committee Chair

Don Benz, MD

Speaker of the House

Matthew Grierson, MD

Vice Speaker

Ray Hsiao, MD

WSMA Trustees

Linda Brown, MD
Naomi Busch, MD
Amy Ellingson, MD
Ingrid Gerbino, MD
Leah Geyer, MD
Alexander Hamling, MD, MBA, FAAP
Clint Hauxwell, MD
Rebecca Hoffman, MD
Carrie Horwitch, MD
Lisa Ivanjack, MD
Bindu Nayak, MD
Okechukwu Ojogho, MD
James Park, MD, MHA
Christine Pizzute, MD
Camille Puronen, MD, MPH
Tony Quang, MD, JD
Ralph Rossi, MD, MPH
Steven Schiebel, MD, FAAP, CPE
John Scott, MD, M.Sc
Yasmin Shayesteh, MD
Áine Yore, MD

Young Physician Trustee

Peter Barkett, MD

Resident Trustee

Rasheed Durowoju, MD, MS

Student Trustee

Andy Shang

Liaison - Washington Physicians Health Program

Christopher C. Bundy, MD, MPH

Liaison - Physicians Insurance

William Cotter

Liaison - WAMPAC Chair

Katina Rue, DO

Liaison - WSHA

Andrew Jones, MD, MBA

Liaison - WAPA

Paul Surette, PA-C, MSPA

Liaison - WSHLA Past President

Brett Vandenberg

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