Project Access Northwest welcomed several new board members in January 2017. Get to know a few of our new faces!

Penny Edlund, RN BSN is vice president of Medical Management for Coordinated Care Health, where she oversees medical management services for 200,000 Medicaid and 35,000 marketplace enrollees. Penny has extensive experience as a nurse and nursing administrator and has a master’s degree in business administration.

Kit Herrod is a public relations and marketing communications professional with experience across a variety of industries, including biomedical research and health care. Her expertise includes strategic planning, community relations, internal and external communications, marketing promotions, event management and development.

Maureen Hughes, vice president of Aquilon Software, brings a variety of special skills, including public relations, marketing, fund development and strategic planning. She also has extensive experience helping to design technology-based solutions across key industries. She recently worked as a business development executive at West Monroe Partners. Earlier in her career, Maureen worked as a director at Microsoft and a strategic business developer with Interlink.

Kara Morse, an associate at Stoel Rives, focuses her practice on providing regulatory and corporate transactional assistance to health care clients. She draws upon her public policy experience, research and legal aid experience to advise clients in a variety of health care-related matters. Kara is an active member of the community, participating in organizations that champion diversity, inclusion and equal access to health care.

Theresa (Terri) Rambosek is the vice president, legal services and regional general counsel for Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI), Northwest region. There, she oversees legal services for the Franciscan Health System, based in Tacoma, Wash., as well as CHI’s Oregon operations and provides advice regarding regulatory and strategic aspects affecting health care operations, transactions and physician relationships. Previously, Terri worked in-house with Swedish Medical Center and PeaceHealth, and in private practice in Seattle.

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