WithinReach Board members are energetic and committed champions of our work supporting Washington families. In shared leadership with staff management, our Board provides governance and defines the strategic direction priorities for WithinReach. They generously offer their time, thought, energy and financial support in service of our mission.


Eric Tatsuno
Integrated Planning and Scheduling Specialist

First Vice-President

Rupin Thakkar, MD
Swedish Medical Group
General Pediatrician and Clinic Director, Swedish Pediatrics – Edmonds

Second Vice-President

Gerard Fischer
Health Care Executive – Retired


Chelsea Brogan
Morgan Stanley Wealth Management
Financial Advisor

Board Members

Lauren Baba
Center for Community Health & Evaluation, Kaiser Permanente
Evaluation & Learning Associate

Katy Cook
Abacus Financial Planning

Thatcher Felt, DO
Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic

Yuri Kim
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Program Officer

Sheryll Namingit
Washington Healthcare Authority
Health Economics Research Manager

Anna Rapp
Independent Global Health Consultant 

Leyla Salmassi
Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity, University of Washington
Manager, Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center

Brian Sherrell
Chat Support Engineer, Azure