Board of Directors

A Board of Directors made up of family physicians, students, and residents leads the WAFP. If you're interested in being considered for a position on the WAFP Board, click here to let us know!

Ann Diamond, MD
Ann Diamond, MD
President
 
Winthrop, WA
Mark Johnson, MD
Mark Johnson, MD
Immediate Past President
 
Seattle, WA
Carla Ainsworth, MD, MPH
Carla Ainsworth, MD, MPH
President-Elect
 
Seattle, WA
Sonal Patel, MD, MPH
Sonal Patel, MD, MPH
Vice President
 
Mercer Island, WA
Jordan Storhaug, MD
Jordan Storhaug, MD
Secretary-Treasurer
 
Spokane, WA
Diana Huang, MD, MA
Diana Huang, MD, MA
Assistant Secretary-Treasurer
 
Des Moines, WA
Jonathan Wells, MD, FAAFP
Jonathan Wells, MD, FAAFP
Speaker, House of Delegates
 
Seattle, WA
Blain Crandell, MD
Blain Crandell, MD
Vice Speaker, House of Delegates
 
Bainbridge Island, WA
Jie Casey, DO
Jie Casey, DO
Eastside Trustee
 
Ellensburg, WA
Scott Hippe, MD
Scott Hippe, MD
Eastside Trustee
Chelan, WA
James Opara, MD, FAAFP
James Opara, MD, FAAFP
Eastside Trustee
 
College Place, WA
Rodney Anderson, MD
Rodney Anderson, MD
Westside Trustee
 
Bellingham, WA
Brianne Huffstetler-Rowan, MD, MPH
Brianne Huffstetler Rowan, MD, MPH
Westside Trustee
 
Port Angeles, WA
Adriana Linares, MD, DrPH, MPH, FAAFP
Adriana Linares, MD, DrPH, MPH, FAAFP
Westside Trustee
Vancouver, WA
Jose Flores-Rodarte, MD, MPH
Jose Flores-Rodarte, MD, MPH
New Physician Trustee
 
Seattle, WA
Nicolle Siegart, MD
Nicolle Siegart, MD
Resident Trustee
 
Seattle, WA
Madie Gore, MD
Madie Gore, MD
Alternate Resident Trustee
 
Seattle, WA
Brianna Cowin, MS-1
Brianna Cowin, MS-2
Student Co-Trustee
 
Spokane, WA
Keaton Duty, OMS-3
Keaton Duty, OMS-4
Student Co-Trustee
 
Yakima, WA

Extended Leadership

Delegates to the AAFP:

Eastside Delegate
June Bredin, MD, FAAFP, Ellensburg

Eastside Alternate Delegate
Katina Rue, DO, FAAFP, Yakima

Westside Delegate
Gregg VandeKieft, MD, MA, FAAFP, Olympia

Westside Alternate Delegate
Kevin Wang, MD, FAAFP, Seattle

Ex-Officio Members:

AAFP Representation

Commission on Federal and State Policy
Ying Zhang, MD

Commission on Finance and Insurance
Lydia Bartholomew, MD, MHA

Commission on Health of the Public and Science
Jose Flores-Rodarte, MD, MPH

Other Ex-Officio Members

WAFP Foundation President
Molly Hong, MD, FAAFP, Port Angeles

Resident Alternate Trustee
Madie Gore, MD, Seattle

WSMA Delegate
June Bredin, MD, FAAFP

WSMA Alternate Delegate
Lydia Bartholomew, MD, MHA, FAAFP

Committees

The board has four standing committees – Bylaws, Executive, Finance and Membership. Those committees, in addition to the other committees listed here, offer opportunities for members to be involved in the Academy.

Committee meetings are open to any WAFP member. To find out more about committee meetings or serving on a committee, please contact our office.

WAFP Committees

Committee Mission

The Bylaws Committee ensures the organization has effective procedures for its board and House of Delegates operations. It proposes and evaluates bylaws changes to the board and House of Delegates. The Committee also advises component chapters on bylaws issues, keeping them free of conflicts with the state (WAFP) and national (AAFP) organizations.

Committee Members

  • Blain Crandell, MD, Chair
  • EC liaison: Jonathan Wells, MD

Committee Mission

The Executive Committee is composed of WAFP’s president, immediate past president, president-elect, vice president, secretary-treasurer, and speaker of the House of Delegates. It acts for and on behalf of the Board of Directors when relevant and/or whenever the business of the Academy demands prompt action between board meetings.

Committee Members

  • Ann Diamond, MD, Chair
  • Mark Johnson, MD
  • Carla Ainsworth, MD, MPH
  • Sonal Patel, MD, MPH
  • Jordan Storhaug, MD
  • Jonathan Wells, MD, FAAFP

Committee Mission

The Finance Committee ensures the WAFP is managing membership funds appropriately and in support of the mission. It is responsible for financial planning, account and investment supervision, budget development, and the annual review of the Academy’s financial policies and practices.

Committee Members

  • Jordan Storhaug, MD, Chair
  • Mark Johnson, MD
  • Ann Diamond, MD
  • Carla Ainsworth, MD, MPH
  • Sonal Patel, MD, MPH
  • Diana Huang, MD, MA
  • Member at Large (typically, Speaker)

Committee Mission

The Governmental Affairs Committee promotes legislative efforts supportive of family medicine and advocates for the health of the people of Washington. The committee undertakes legislative and health policy initiatives which enhance the ability of family physicians to provide excellent, cost-effective, continuous care for patients.

Committee Members

  • Jose Flores-Rodarte, MD, MPH, Co-Chair
  • Matt Logalbo, MD, Co-Chair
  • EC Liaison: Ann Diamond, MD

Committee Mission

The Membership Committee (formally the Committee on Membership & Member Services) supports recruitment and retention of members in the WAFP, including a specific focus on diverse constituencies. The committee reviews membership needs and trends so member services can be adapted to meet emerging needs. The Membership Committee and its subcommittees devise programs of interest to under-represented constituents and develop programs to promote membership interest and active participation in local chapters. Membership Committee members help facilitate communication among and between members, leaders, and constituent chapters.

Committee Members

  • Stuti Nagpal, MD, FAAFP, Co-Chair
  • Natalie Nunes, MD, FAAFP, Co-Chair
  • EC Liaison: Sonal Patel, MD, MPH

Committee Mission

The Resident & Student Subcommittee promotes the participation of students and residents in the activities of the Academy; Washington state medical schools and residency programs; and other state, regional, and national constituencies relating to family medicine. The committee also promotes understanding between student and resident constituencies and the Academy.

Committee Members

All WAFP student and resident members are welcome to participate. Committee leadership includes:

  • Nicolle Siegart, MD, Resident Trustee
  • Madie Gore, MD Alternate Resident Trustee
  • Brianna Cowin, Student Co-Trustee
  • Keaton Duty, Student Co-Trustee
  • EC Liaison: Carla Ainsworth, MD, MPH

Committee Mission

The Professional Affairs Committee assists family medicine practices as they adopt practice change and redesign initiatives. It identifies practical knowledge development tools to be shared with members on topics relating to patient satisfaction, practice management, and emerging technology. The committee serves as a liaison with health systems to encourage fair treatment of and representation by family physicians, to collaborate in developing plans and programs for improving services and standards in the health care system, and to advocate for fair compensation for family physician teams.

Committee Members

  • Jordan Storhaug, MD, Co-Chair
  • Rodney Anderson, MD, Co-Chair
  • EC Liaison: Mark Johnson, MD

Committee Mission

The Public Health Committee represents the Academy with public health agencies, voluntary health associations, and other agencies and institutions concerned with child and public health, medical services, epidemiology, and the social aspects of medicine.

Committee Members

  • Ashlin Mountjoy, MD, MPH, Co-Chair
  • Rachel Wood, MD, FAAFP, Co-Chair
  • Jonathan Wells, MD, FAAFP, EC liaison