Contact a Staff Member
Washington Association of Community & Migrant Health Centers
510 Plum Street SE, Suite 101 Olympia WA 98501
Chief Executive Officer
(360) 786-9722 ext. 224
Mary works with the board to assure the organization has a long range strategy that achieves its mission. She provides leadership in developing program, organizational and financial plans with the Board of Directors and staff, and carries out plans and policies authorized by the board. Mary is responsible for knowing the significant development and trends occurring and implementing effective strategies for advocating on behalf of the community and migrant health centers with policy makers and federal and state partners.
Executive Assistant to CEO
(360) 786-9722 ext 229
June provides executive support to the CEO and coordinates administrative assistance to other professional staff.
Kathleen Clark, M.S., R.D.
(360) 786-9722, ext. 228
Kathleen assists and supports the work of the WACMHC member health centers to improve clinical services and reduce health disparities in their medical, dental, and behavioral/mental health clinics. She works with state and federal efforts to address disease through collaboratives, leads staff in all quality improvement programs and directly supervises the Emergency Preparedness Coordinator
Shirley Prasad, JD
Director of Government Relations
(360) 786-9722 ext. 227
Shirley supports member Community Health Centers and the communities they serve. Shirley identifies resources and partner organizations to meet the organizational goals. She also works closely with Board members and the Joint Legislative Committee to prioritize advocacy issues; implement key strategies and educate legislators and stakeholders.
(360) 786-9722 ext. 229
Terri oversees phone calls, emails, meetings, events, preparation of materials and follow-up activities for all professional staff.
Workforce Development Specialist
Abbie coordinates the state focused workforce initiatives of: maximizing existing state and federal clinical placements, developing pipeline, and assisting CHCs with recruitment needs.
Roxane Waldron, MPA
Program Coordinator, Oral & Behavioral Health
(360) 786-9722 ext 236
Roxane coordinates the Dental Learning Network, Dental Committee and other collaborative training efforts for the dental clinics located at Community Health Centers in WA State. In addition, she staffs the Behavioral Health Committee and supports mental health-related projects for WACMHC.
Outreach & Enrollment Coordinator
(360) 786-9722 ext. 230
Patricia develops and implements technical assistance, training and support to Community Health Centers Outreach and Enrollment staff in a project to enroll current and prospective clinic patients in the Affordable Care Act’s Medicaid Expansion and Health Benefits Exchange. She also supports the centers in providing access to care for special populations which include , Migrant and Seasonal Workers, LGBTQ, Public Housing residents, Tribal, Elderly, and Veterans.
Gretchen O’Connor, MA
Emergency Preparedness Coordinator
(360) 786-9722 ext. 234
Gretchen provides training and technical assistance to support the emergency preparation of the Community Health Centers. She facilitates equipment purchase, training drills, and coordination among other agencies on behalf of the member CHCs.
(360) 786-9722 ext. 223
Kristina is responsible for the finance and accounting procedures including budget preparation, audits and assisting in the preparation of federal and state grants. She oversees & manages all business contracts, agreements, employee benefits and vendor contracts.
Practice Improvement Coordinator
(360) 786-9722 ext. 233
Sarah coordinates and supports the participation of WACMHC member health centers in eleven counties through the Department of Health’s practice improvement training and technical assistance projects. Sarah assists health center clinic sites to improve clinical outcomes through the implementation of the Patient Centered Health Home model and facilitates coordination of training and technical assistance between the clinics, DOH and local communities.
Medical Assistant Program Coordinator
(360) 786-9722 ext. 222
Aubre develops and implements an innovative Medical Assistant training program for community health centers, and providing customer service to community health centers achieving Patient Centered Medical Home Recognition.
Data Project Manager
(360) 786-9722 ext. 225
Brien is the lead for data development and Access planning for Washington CHCs. He supports our membership throughout Washington State through the collection and analysis of information and data relating to member community health centers and the communities they serve. Additionally, he supports the work of WACMHC management team in providing information and analysis to its members.