Board of Trustees

​​The King County executive appoints members of the Harborview Board of Trustees, subject to the confirmation by the King County Council.

Thirteen positions on the board represent the districts of Metropolitan King County. The board, as the representative authority of the county, oversees the provision of health-care services in order to assure that high quality health care is made available to county residents. 

The HMC Board meets the 4th Thursday of each month except August, November and December. The open public meeting begins at 9 a.m. in the Harborview Boardroom, GCT-72A. Meeting exceptions do occur. Please contact the Board Liaison to verify meeting dates and times.

For all correspondence with Harborview Medical Center's Board of Trustees please contact the Board of Trustee Liaison, Jennifer Uy, at jauy@u.washington.edu or 206.744.3036.

Meet the Board of Trustees


Lee Ann Prielipp, President

Lee Ann Prielipp was appointed to the HMC Board in 2003 by King Council Member Pete von Reichbauer. She taught for 27 years in the Federal Way School District at the elementary and junior high school levels. Lee Ann then spent eight years as vice president and president of the Washington Education Association. Lee Ann also serves on the Washington Health Care Authority’s Public Employees Benefits Board representing K-12 Retirees.


Bernadene "Bernie" Dochnahl, Vice President

Appointed to the Harborview board by King County Council Member Julia Patterson, District 5, in 2006. She lives in Renton.The Dochnahl’s manage/develop commercial properties in Renton and Kent.

Experience includes leading small business, executive at Puget Sound Energy, leading the health reform agency for Governor Lowry in the mid 1990’s; leading a private, non-profit micro lending organization, Global Partnerships. Over 25 years experience leading and motivating people to focus on customer satisfaction and business success.

Current community leadership positions include Mutual of Enumclaw Property and Casualty Insurance Company Board of Trustees Chair; Washington State Health Insurance Pool (WSHIP) past Vice Chair; Renton Chamber of Commerce legislative committee chair as well as board member for Harborview Medical Center.



Doug Armintrout

Doug Armintrout is a business professional with experience in construction management, medical facility development and real estate investing. He is committed to activities that promote education, athletics, and life skill development for disadvantaged children and that support homeless families. He was appointed to the Board of Trustees in October 2010.



Patricia Cheadle

Patricia Cheadle, M.A., M.P.A., Ph.D.

Patricia J. Cheadle is an Educational and Marketing Consultant with extensive experience and management skills in marketing research, curriculum and program development, business partnerships and financial resource management.

Dr. Cheadle is the Principal Partner for Trilateral Managerial Consultants (TMC), a high tech informational research and marketing firm specializing in market research and analysis, industry partnerships and curriculum and program development with a focus on business and technology.

Dr. Cheadle holds with honors, a PhD in Business leadership and Administration and a MA in Business and MPA in Public Administration from UC Berkeley and a BA in Political Science from California State University, Hayward. Her board memberships include Harborview Medical Center, Urban Enterprise Center, Greater Seattle Chamber of Commerce, Seattle Rotary, and the YWCA.


Daniel Church

Daniel Church, Ph.D.

Daniel Church, PhD, was appointed to represent King County’s District 1 on the Harborview Board of Trustees in October 2010. Dr. Church serves as the President of Bastyr University and is a graduate of the University of Washington. Prior to his return to King County, he was the CEO of a public hospital in Ohio for 15 years.



Santos Contreras

Santos Contreras

Santos Contreras received a degree in business from Seattle University in 1958 where he served as student body vice president. He served in the U.S. Army as an officer in the Ordnance Corps for 2 years after graduation from college.

Employed by the Boeing Company for 38 years in the Human Resources organization he held increasingly important positions as a Personnel Executive and Compensation Manager.

He was elected to the Kirkland City Council in 1991 and served on the council for 12 years. While on the council, he served on the Public Safety and the Finance Committees and was elected Deputy Mayor.



David Hadley

David Hadley, Ph.D., Past President

David Hadley had provided executive leadership for research and development organizations throughout his 30 year career in both entrepreneurial start-ups and large public companies. He has extensive experience in building successful organizations, mergers, acquisitions, venture financing and initial public offerings.

Technologies managed include projects for the Department of Defense for nuclear detection and discrimination, software systems in support of oil and gas exploration, enterprise-wide software systems for customer management and medical device development for diagnostic cardiology (ECG). Hadley retired from Quinton / Cardiac Science in 2007 and continues to pursue cardiac research interests with Stanford colleagues. Hadley holds a PhD in geophysics from Caltech and is the author of 40 papers published in peer reviewed journals.



Lisa Jacobs



Lisa Jensen

Lisa Jensen

Lisa Jensen is a principal of Jensen Companies, Inc, a company providing technical training to contractors and website and internet marketing support to a variety of business and non-profit organizations. She was elected to the Newcastle City Council in 2007, and appointed to the Harborview board in 2008. Her experience includes over 10 years with Lawson Software, consulting and managing sales support for Healthcare clients, and several years as an Industrial Engineer in the aerospace industry, focused on improving efficiencies in manufacturing processes. She holds a B.A. in Business from the University of Washington.



Jonathan Kil, M​D



Clayton Lewis

Clayton Lewis

Clayton Lewis is a Partner at Maveron, LLC and leads Maveron’s investment activities in health and wellness companies while working with portfolio companies and Maveron operations. Clayton has an extensive background in driving operations and a strong track record of returns, serving as president and chief operating officer of HouseValues.com. In addition to two decades of executive leadership experience, Clayton held positions in national politics serving on Capitol Hill as Chief of Staff to Congresswoman Louise Slaughter (NY) and managed several high-profile campaigns. He holds a degree in business from the University of Washington.

Beyond his work with entrepreneurs, Clayton is very active in supporting a number of community organizations, and currently serves on the board of trustees for Harborview Medical Center and One Reel. He is an avid athlete, and enjoys competing in Ironman triathlons, cycling with his partner in remote countries and scuba diving in warm waters.



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Sharon Maeda



David McDonald

David McDonald

David McDonald practices technology-related intellectual property litigation at K&L Gates in Seattle. He graduated form Harvard Law School in 1973. He is a member of the American Bar Association, American Trial Lawyers Association and the Washington State Trial Lawyers Association. ​

Dave is a past president of the Harborview Board and has served as a Trustee since 1998.



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