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2016 WSHHRA Board Members

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Immediate Past President: Amanda Adams, Yakima Memorial Hospital
President: Chandra Rodriguez, Samaritan Healthcare
President Elect: Manda Scott, 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:  Steven Stahl, Columbia County


Amanda Adams, Immediate Past President
HRMS and Benefits Manager
Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital
2811 Tieton drive
Yakima, WA 98902
Phone: (509) 249-5262

  • B.A. in Business Administration with a Major in Management Organization and a Minor in Human Resources from Washington State University
  • WSHHRA Member for 6 years
  • Three years as the WSHHRA Vice President for Membership
  • Current Advisory Board Member for the Washington State Center of Excellence Allied Health
  • Six plus years experience in outpatient and inpatient health care settings



Chandra Rodriguez, PHR, SHRM-CP 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 Elect
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


Amy Etelamaki, PHR, 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



  • Nine years in HR healthcare non-profit
  • Five years in HR Manufacturing
  • WSHHRA member for 8 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, Website Director
Chief Human Resource Officer
Samaritan Healthcare
801 E. Wheeler Rd
Moses Lake, WA  98837
phone: 509-793-9611

  • 25+ 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  

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


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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