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The Faces of our Organization

Meet our Board: Meet the Team

Maria A. Montalvo She/Her

Board Chair

Executive Director, HJP Foundation

Board Chair Edmonds College Foundation

I joined SFPH’s Board of Directors because I believe we can create an organization that will make a meaningful impact to our community’s public health for generations to come. Joined the SFPH Board in 2020.

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Mary Wysocki, WA State Certified Prevention Professional (CPP)

Vice Chair

Coordinator, North Counties Community Collaborative

Working with our most marginalized and underserved families in Snohomish County, I joined SFPH to support programs and initiatives that build and strengthen resilience to improve health and wellness outcomes for our Counties children, families and communities. Joined the SFPH Board of Directors in 2021


Joe Vessey, CPA, MBA He/Him

Board Treasurer

Community Health Center of Snohomish County, Chief Executive Officer

I joined the Sound Foundation because I am passionate about improving the health of our community and providing additional funding for public health initiatives.  Joined the SFPH Board in 2020.


Christine (Chris) Cook She/Her

Board Secretary

Previous: Snohomish County Board of Health Member, Mukilteo City Councilmember and Parks and Arts Commissioner, Medical research and clinical technician

Joined the SFPH Board in 2020.


Robin Fenn, PhD, LICSW

Board Member

Chair/Professor Department of Public Health Bastyr University

I joined SFPH's Board of Directors because it is an incredible opportunity to support the Snohomish Health District and other partners in improving the health of our community. Joined the SFPH Board of Directors in 2021.


Lynn Sordel He/Him/His

Board Member

Director of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts, City of Lynnwood

I joined this new board to make a difference in improving our public health issues. Joined the SFPH Board of Directors in 2020


Lika Smith She/Her/They

Board Member

Board Member of Asian Pacific American Civic Engagement (APACE), Rainier Valley Midwives, Healthcare is a Human Right, Executive Director of the Pacific Islander Health Board of WA.

Coming from a community with huge health disparities, I joined the Sound Foundation in order to support the work and programs of those whose mission it is to serve the community and help create a healthy and thriving community. I am also in this space to stand for my people and other POC communities in order to encourage others to join leadership roles as we all be-long in these spaces. Joined the SFPH Board of Directors in 2020


Nasiha Hussain She/Her

Board Member

Clinical Research Associate III at Providence Medical Center

I joined the Sound Foundation because to support an organization that is working to make a significant impact and address health disparities. I am passionate about health equity and improving the overall health of our community, and I believe that the work that this organization can do will be vital in helping our community thrive. Joined the SFPH Board of Directors in 2021

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