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Washington Association of Community & Migrant Health Centers
510 Plum Street SE, Suite 101 Olympia WA 98501
(360) 786-9722


Mary Looker
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.

June Parent
Executive Assistant to CEO
(360) 786-9722 ext 229

June provides executive support to the CEO and coordinates administrative assistance to other professional staff.  

Jeb Shepard
Director of Government Relations
(360) 786-9722 ext. 227 

Jeb works with board members and the joint legislative committee to identify and implement key strategies and educate legislators and stakeholders about issues concerning community health centers and the people they serve. In leading WACMHC’s advocacy efforts, he assists members in meeting the challenges posed by today’s rapidly evolving healthcare environment.

Mary Beth Brown
Director of Quality
(360) 786-9722 ext. 226

Mary Beth is a member of WACMHC’s management team and is responsible for providing input that guides organizational strategic action and integration of all program work in the area of patient centered medical home training and technical assistance support.


Terri Blazell-Wayson
Administrative Coordinator
(360) 786-9722 ext. 229

Terri oversees phone calls, emails, meetings, events, preparation of materials and follow-up activities for all professional staff.

Abbie Chandler-Doran
Workforce Development Specialist
(206) 546-4026

Abbie coordinates the state focused workforce initiatives of: maximizing existing state and federal clinical placements, developing pipeline, and assisting CHCs with recruitment needs.

Program Coordinator, Oral & Behavioral Health
(360) 786-9722 ext 236
This position 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, the position supports the Behavioral Health Committee and mental health-related projects for WACMHC.

Heidi  Tittle
Practice Transformation Coordinator
(360) 786-9722 ext. 233

Heidi is the key contact between the Community Health Centers and WACMHC to
provide training, technical assistance and coaching to clinic staff in the areas of improving clinical outcomes, implementing the Patient Centered Medical Home and continuing to advance Meaningful Use of electronic medical records.

Ashley Grant
Practice Transformation Coordinator
(360) 786-9722 ext. 238

Ashley helps provide support to the Community Health Centers by
providing training, technical assistance and coaching clinic staff. Ashley also works 
the areas of improving clinical outcomes, implementing the Patient Centered Medical Home and continuing to advance Meaningful Use of electronic medical records.   

Patrica Gepert
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.

Kristina Barrett
Finance Manager
(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.

Aubre Lawless
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.

Brien Aguilar
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.

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