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Health and Human Services Panel

On September 26th, 2011 the Health and Human Services panel presented research and information to the Sustainable Thurston Task Force intended to inform the process and to serve as a starting point for the public conversation set to start in 2012. Please click the links below to view the panel presentation and draft white paper:

Health and Human Services Panel Presentation to Task Force [pdf 603 KB]

Health and Human Services Panel White Paper [pdf 1370 KB]

Panel Members

Dennis Mahar

Lewis, Mason, Thurston Area Agency
on Aging, Panel Chairperson

Steve Albrecht

Primary Care Physician

Jim Cooper


Jim Geist

Capella Health

Holly Greenwood

CHOICE Regional Health Network

Steve Harrington

The Water Company

Paul Knox

Thurston County United Way

Vickie Larkin

Thurston County Commissioners’Office

John Masterson

Behavioral Health Resources

Sandy Nelson

ESD 113 Sound to Harbor Head Start

Steve Petersen

Thurston County

Mark Petrie

Thurston County Utilities

Cynthia Pratt

Lacey City Council

Charles Shelan

Community Youth Services

Rob Watilo

Providence St. Peter Hospital

Kristen West

CHOICE Regional Health Network

Lesley Wigen

Thurston County Public Health

Mike Williams

The Williams Group

Cathy Wolfe

Thurston County Commissioner/Board
of Health

Laura Worf

Olympia Master Builders Thurston County Public Health and Social Services Department Staff

Deborah Allen

Personal Health Division

Mark Freedman

Social Services Division

Chris Hawkins

Chronic Disease Prevention

Sherri McDonald

Director (2011)

Mary Ann O’Garro


Don Sloma

Director (2012-2013)

Art Starry

Environmental Health Division

Karen Parkhurst

Senior Planner, TRPC Staff

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