Board of Trustees

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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.

​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.

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CANCELLED – The regularly scheduled meeting of the Harborview Board of Trustees on Thursday, April 23 at 9 a.m.  in the Harborview Boardroom is cancelled.

SPECIAL MEETING NOTICE – The Harborview Board of Trustees will hold a special meeting to discuss thorough integration of the Board’s strategic guiding principles, the healthcare priorities of King County for the mission populations, and the strategic work of UW Medicine and the pillar goals on Wednesday, April 22 from 12 -5:30 p.m. and Thursday, April 23 from 7:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. at Salty’s on Alki, 1936 Harbor Ave SW, Seattle.


Meet the Board of Trustees

Clayton Lewis

Clayton Lewis, ​President

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.



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.

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David Baker​

David is a 66-year-old husband and father of three. He and his wife Sheri live in Kenmore. David owns Vision Systems Engineering, Ltd. A machine vision, video inspection company as well as an Internet based cell phone service company that specializes in cell phone repairs and accessories.

David was raised in Los Angeles and educated in Los Angeles Public Schools. He moved to Nebraska in 1972 and received a RN degree in 1974 from Iowa Western Community College. He attended the University of Nebraska and received a BS in 1978 and a Masters of Science in 1979. David moved to Kenmore in 1995 after receiving a Ph.D. from Iowa State University.

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​​​ 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.

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​​​ Steffanie M. Fain

Steffanie M. Fain

Steffanie M. Fain is an associate attorney in the Seattle office of Gordon & Rees LLP. Ms. Fain has extensive experience in a wide variety of litigation, including commercial litigation, products liability, asbestos litigation, and personal injury lawsuits.



David Hadley

David Hadley, Ph.D.​

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.



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Lisa Jacobs

Lisa Jacobs has over 20 years of experience in labor relations, contract administration and negotiation, and collective bargaining in the public and private sector. Lisa is currently on staff at the Seattle Education Association. She received a J.D. degree from Seattle University and was appointed to the Harborview Medical Center Board of Trustees March 2014.



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

Jonathan Kil is the co-founder and CEO of Sound Pharmaceuticals that has developed proprietary product lines aimed at improving auditory functions. His expertise is in both basic preclinical and clinical studies and investigations into noise-induced and chemotherapy-induced hearing loss. Specializing in inner ear research Dr. Kil has been awarded for his work several federal grants and research and development contracts. This has led to the development of clinical protocols in the areas of noise induced hearing loss, chemotherapy induced ototoxicity and tinnitus.

Dr. Kil holds a BS in Biological Studies from the University of California, Irvine and an MD from the University of Virginia, Charlottesville.



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Sharon Maeda

Sharon Maeda has decades of public policy experience in both her career and community service. Her career has included Deputy Secretary for the US Department of Housing and Urban Development in Washington DC, Deputy General Secretary for the United Methodist Church Board of Ministries and Director of the Ford Foundation’s Seattle Community Development Partnership. Serving on numerous​ committees and community organizations, such as the Alaska Way Viaduct Replacement Program Advisory Committee on Tolling and Traffic Management, Sharon has supported public policy, advocacy initiatives, referenda, and legislation on local, state and, national levels.

Sharon holds a BA and MAT from the University of Washington.  She completed the Advanced Management Seminar Program at Harvard University.



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.



Lee Ann Prielipp, Past ​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.


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