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Belonging Advisory Council

MultiCare's Belonging Advisory Council Members

In August 2020, MultiCare created an internal Advisory Council of over 20 employees who represent the diversity of the organization and the communities it serves. This group advises MultiCare’s Belonging Leadership Group: Bill Robertson, President and CEO; Florence Chang, COO; and Kevin B. Dull, CHPO, as the Belonging Program continues to grow and evolve, and serves as a resource for fellow employees.

Belonging Advisory Council

Members

  • Juanita Beard, ED Case Manager, Good Samaritan Hospital
  • Brittany Blanchard, Regional Manager, MultiCare Medical Associates
  • Sasha Carey, MD, Pediatrician, Rockwood Clinic
  • Tamara Chang (Tammie), MD, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Physician and Medical Director of Pediatric Infusion, Mary Bridge Children's
  • Benjamin Chao, President, CareConnect
  • Brandy Dukes, Director, Portfolio Management and Project Delivery
  • Rebecca Elsherif, Float Pool RN- Birthing Center, Deaconess Hospital
  • Cara Foster, Patient Experience Representative, Neurology Clinic, Deaconess Hospital
  • Destini Coney Jammeh, Physical Therapist Assistant, Rehabilitation Oncology, Tacoma General Hospital
  • Angela Kullander, Receptionist, Mary Bridge Children's
  • Ashley Mangum, Social Worker, Project Manager for Kids' Mental Health Pierce County
  • Whitney M. Miller, Social Worker, NICU, Tacoma General Hospital
  • Aisha Nnoli, MD, MPH, Physician Faculty, MultiCare OB/GYN Associates, MultiCare Medical Associates
  • Lynette Owusu, Hospital Social Worker, Good Samaritan Hospital
  • Joseph Angel-Padilla, MD, Family Medicine, MultiCare Medical Associates
  • Will Ferrer Pagarigan, Director of Risk Adjustment
  • Bethann Mangel Pflugeisen, Research Scientist, MultiCare Institute for Research & Innovation
  • Martha Raymond, Director of Insurance & Claims
  • Mariam Savabi, MD, MultiCare OB/GYN Associates, MultiCare Medical Associates
  • Jennie Scipio-Dickens, Orthopedic Coordinator, Good Samaritan Hospital
  • Heather Thomasson, Director of Nursing Services, Auburn/Covington medical centers
  • Zac Turner, Medical Receptionist, Family Medicine, Allenmore Hospital
  • Chelsey Vadixx, Neuropsychologist, Mary Bridge Children's​

Chairs

  • Sarah Dryfoos-Guss, Health Equity & Outreach Program Manager, Center for Health Equity and Wellness
  • Nicolette Slaughter, Administrative Fellow, MultiCare