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2016 WSHHRA Board Members

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Immediate Past President: Chandra Rodriguez, Samaritan Healthcare
President: Manda Scott, Yakima Memorial Hospital
President Elect: Erin Lantz, Yakima Memorial Hospital
Vice President - Membership: Amy Etelamaki, Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest
Treasurer: Marlo Willis, Kittitas Valley Community Health
Secretary: Rebecca Wright, Providence Health Swedish/Edmonds

Website Director: Lisa McDaniel, Samaritan Healthcare
Legislative and Labor Liaison: Kimberly Washburn , Snoqualmie Valley General Hospital

Communications Liaison:  Anita Castellanos, Tri-Cities Community Health



Chandra Rodriguez, PHR, SHRM-CP Immediate Past President
HR Generalist, Employee Relations

Samaritan Healthcare

801 E Wheeler

Moses Lake, WA 98837

(509) 793-9614



  • Worked in human resources since 2006
  • Became PHR certified in December 2009
  • WSHHRA member since 2010
  • Received SHRM Certified Professional credential January 2015.
  • Primary HR functions include employee relations, labor relations, employee safety and assist with recruiting as needed
  • 2015 Recipient of Kathy Franz award

Manda Scott, PHR President
Organization Development Consultant

Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital

2811 Tieton drive
Yakima, WA 98902
Phone: (509) 249-5222



  • Twelve years of experience in healthcare non-profit setting
  • Bachelors of Arts and Bachelor of Science from Central WA University
  • On the current Board of Directors for Dispute Resolution Center in Yakima and Kittitas counties


Erin Lantz, President Elect

Talent Acquistion Consultant

Virginia Mason Memorial

2811 Tieton drive
Yakima, WA 98902
Phone: (509) 249-5219



  • Six years of experience in Human Resources, four year healthcare specific
  • Bachelors of Arts from Washington State University - Communication and Fine Art emphasis
  • Specializes in Talent Acquisition and Employee Relations


 .Amy Etelamaki, PHR, SHRM-CP Vice President for Membership

Human Resource Manager

PPHRNet Steering Committee

Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest and the Hawaii Islands

2001 E Madison

Seattle, WA 98122

(206) 328-6808



  • Twelve years in HR healthcare non-profit
  • Five years in HR Manufacturing
  • WSHHRA member for eleven years
  • Active volunteer with a local dog rescue and previously with other non-profit organizations serving the local community


Rebecca Wright, SPHR, MAOL, SHRM-CP Secretary

Senior Human Resources Strategic Partner

Providence Health Swedish/Edmonds

(425) 640-4613



  • Certified Human Resources professional
  • 30 years of experience in both the public and private sectors
  • Areas of focus include Labor and Employee Relations and Organizational Leadership

Marlo Willis PictureMarlo Willis, Treasurer
Benefits/Compensation Coordinator
Kittitas Valley Community Health
603 S Chestnut
Ellensburg, WA 98926-3875
phone: (509) 933-7566

  • B.S. Administrative Management from Central Washington University
  • Payroll/Benefit Coordinator for KVCH for 13 years and employed at KVCH in HR for over 18 Years
  • WSHHRA member for more than 10 years

Lisa McDaniel PictureLisa McDaniel, SPHR, SHRM-SP Website Director
Chief Human Resource Officer
Samaritan Healthcare
801 E. Wheeler Rd
Moses Lake, WA  98837
phone: 509-793-9611

  • 29 years Healthcare Human Resource Management Experience at Peace Health, Whidbey General Hospital, Kittitas Valley Community Hospital and currently Samaritan Healthcare
  • SPHR since 1993
  • Masters in Education from Illinois State University
  • Former Regional Consultant for ASHHRA
  • Former Vice President and President for WSHHRA
  • WSHHRA 2000 Dorothy Gannon Award
  • ASHHRA 2010 National Mentorship Award
  • ASHHRA 2012 Outstanding HR Leader  

Kimberly Washburn, SPHR Legislative Liaison
Director of Human Resources

Snoqualmie Valley General Hospital


  • Director at Snoqualmie Valley Hospital since April 2011. 
  • Previous HR Manager at United Way of King County and Atlantic Street Center,
  • 20+ years experience in HR in high tech, manufacturing, retail, and hospitality. 
  • Masters Degree,

         SPHR Certification


Anita Castellanos, Communications Liaison

Director of Human Resources

Tri-Cities Community Health


  • 20 years of Human Resources experience. 
  • Eight years in a healthcare non-profit setting
  • B.S. in Business Administration with concentration in Human Resources Management from Central WA University
  • Certified Professional in Human Resources (PHR)
  • SHRM Certified Professional credential

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