Committee “Mission”

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

Committee Members

Kristin Larson, MD, Co-Chair
Shawn West, MD, Co-Chair
Stephen Albrecht, MD, FAAFP
Blain Crandell, MD
William Gillanders, MD, FAAFP
Nona Hanson, MD
Rebecca Hoffman, MD
Diana King, MD
James Opara, MD, FAAFP
Judy Pauwels, MD
Dino Ramzi, MD, MPH, FAAFP
EC Liaison: Tony Butruille, MD