OCH Committees

OCH has several committees that meet throughout the year to address various topics. Below you will find descriptions, members, staff, and meeting frequency for each committee. Meeting materials can be accessed here.

Executive Committee


The purpose of the Executive Committee is to discharge the responsibilities of the OCH Board of Directors relating to the transaction of routine, administrative matters that occur between regularly scheduled meetings of the Board and to tee up policy issues for full Board discussion and decision-making. The Executive Committee also advises will the Executive Director regarding emerging issues, problems, and initiatives. Members: Wendy Sisk (President) Tom Locke (VP) Ford Kessler (Secretary) Jennifer Kreidler-Moss (Treasurer) Roy Walker (Past President) OCH Staff: Celeste Schoenthaler Meetings: 4th Tuesday, 12-2, not open to the public.




Finance Committee


The Finance Committee is responsible for recommending financial policies, goals, and budgets that support the mission, values, and strategic goals of the organization. The committee also reviews the organization’s financial performance against its goals and proposes major transactions and programs to the board. In addition to developing an annual budget, the committee will track progress toward long-term financial goals that will provide for the sustainability of the organization. Members: Jennifer Kreidler-Moss (Treasurer) Beau Brown (NOHN) Corena Stern (O3A) Allan Fisher (United Healthcare) OCH Staff: Celeste Schoenthaler Debra Swanson Nathanael O'Hara (contracted CPA) Meetings: 1st Monday, 11-12, open to the public




Funds Flow Workgroup


The purpose of the Funds Flow workgroup advises the Board of Directors regarding the high-level flow of Medicaid Transformation Project funding including allocation to partners and payment models. Members: Jennifer Kreidler-Moss (Treasurer) Bobby Beeman (OMC), Ford Kessler (Beacon of Hope) Marissa Ingalls (Coordinated Care) Brent Simcosky (Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe) Kathy Morgan (OlyCAP) Wendy Sisk (PBH) Caitlin Safford (Amerigroup) Jorge Rivera (Molina Healthcare) Joe Roszak (KMHS) Allan Fisher (United Healthcare) Mike Maxwell (NOHN) Jennifer Wharton (Jefferson Healthcare). OCH Staff: Celeste Schoenthaler Miranda Burger Meetings: This workgroup meets on an ad-hoc basis. Meeting dates will be published and are open to the public.




Performance, Measurement, and Evaluation Committee (PMEC)


The purpose of the Performance, Measurement, and Evaluation Committee (PMEC) is to provide recommendations to the Olympic Community of Health (OCH) Board of Directors related to the data functions associated with OCH’s health improvement initiatives: assessment, measurement management, and performance tracking. Members: Stacie Neff (Chair) Kim Freewolf (Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe) Apple Martine (Jefferson County Public Health) Jennifer Johnson-Joefield (PCHS) Michelle Mathiesen (Kitsap Medical Group) Jorge Rivera (Molina Healthcare) Ileea Nehus (Salish Behavioral Health Administrative Services Organization) Megan Kelly (KMHS) Matania Osborn (Amerigroup) Gary Kriedberg (Harrison Health Partners) OCH Staff: Siri Kushner Miranda Burger Meetings: Will meet again in 2021. Meeting dates will be published and are open to the public.




3CCORP Steering Committee


The purpose of the Steering Committee is to provide guidance and recommendations for the OCH Three-County Coordinated Opioid Response Project (3CCORP) to ensure that the implementation phase includes the needs and resources of the appropriate sectors, key stakeholders, Tribes, and partners across the three counties. The Steering Committee will advise the OCH Board of Directors regarding emerging issues, problems, and initiatives, and will advise on strategic alignment of measurement and evaluation. The implementation phase includes the Medicaid Transformation Project (MTP) as well as ongoing assessment and implementation beyond MTP. Chair: Dr. Allison Unthank, MD Committee participation is open to the public. Sign up for the distribution list by emailing OCH@olympicch.org. OCH Staff: Mel Melmed Meetings: Will meet again in 2021. Meeting dates will be published and are open to the public.




Visioning Taskforce


The OCH Visioning Taskforce is established to envision and plan out next steps for the future of OCH post-MTP. The OCH Visioning Taskforce will report to the OCH Board of Directors and will propose principles, goals, functions, and potential funding streams to the Board of Directors for review and approval. The group will stay connected to efforts and discussions regarding statewide ACH sustainability and next steps at the state and federal levels. Members: Mike Maxwell (Chair) Jorge Rivera (Molina Healthcare) Bobby Beeman (OMC) Kathy Morgan (OlyCAP) Vacant (Kitsap Representative) OCH Staff: Celeste Schoenthaler Amy Brandt Meetings: Meetings are open to the public. No current meetings scheduled.