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Chandra Rodriguez, PHR President Elect
HR Generalist, Employee Relations

Samaritan Healthcare

801 E Wheeler

Moses Lake, WA 98837

(509) 793-9614



  • Worked in human resources field for seven and a half years
  • Became PHR certified in December 2009 and currently working toward a degree
  • WSHHRA member since 2010
  • Primary HR functions include employee relations, labor relations, employee safety and assist with recruiting as needed

Juliet Nelson pictureJuliet Nelson, SPHR, Legislative Liaison

HR Director, Providence St. Mary Medical Center

P.O. Box 1477

Walla Walla, WA 98362

Phone: Office (509) 522-5810, Fax (509) 522-5759




  • Hospital Human Resources professional for 13 years
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Grand Canyon University
  • Master’s Degree in Human Resources in 2010 from the University of Phoenix. 
  • SPHR certification
  • Oversees HR services for Providence St. Mary Medical Center and Providence Physician Group – Walla Walla.  We have just over 900 employees in our region.


Steve Photo Steven Stahl, Communications Liaison

Director of HR, Columbia County

1012 S 3rd Street

Dayton, WA  99328

Phone: 509-382-2531 ext. 135



  • Has worked in HR 35 years
  • WSHHRA member for 8 years
  • BS Education from Northern State College in South Dakota
  • Past CCP designation and certified instructor designations
  • ASHHRA member since 2004
  • Former president of WSHHRA in 2011
  • ASHHRA Region 9 consultant 2012


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WSHHRA has elected new board members for 2014!

  • Juliet Nelson,  Past President
  • Kim Washburn, President
  • Amanda Adams, President Elect
  • Pam Healea, Vice President
  • Amy Etelamaki, Secretary
  • Marlo Willis, Treasurer
  • Chandra Rodriguez, Legislative and Labor Liaison
  • Kelly McQuerry, Communications Liaison
  • Lisa McDaniel, Website



Our Vision

WSHHRA's vision is to establish itself as a leader in the healthcare industry, such that human resource professionals consider membership and participation essential to their professional success.

Our Mission

WSHHRA is determined that services to its membership will set the standard for excellence for other professional organizations. Its conference and other offerings will be seen as the best of their kind, providing participants with cutting-edge information that will establish them as centers of influence in their organizations and in the industry at large.

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Juliet Nelson

2014 Kathy Franz Award

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Juliet has held numerous positions on the board, including President Elect, President and Past President. Recently Juliet was elected to the ASHHRA Chapter Leadership Liaison position for 2015 and 2016.


Juliet's was instrumental in WSHHRA's continued success and bringing members to a new location.  Juliet is also an active and involved member of the local SCHHRA group and freely shares her years of experience with newer members.


Juliet is very active in the Google groups and has been a strong mentor to several WSHHRA group members.


Juliet is committed to her profession holding certifications as an SPHR and CHHR.


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