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

Madeline Grant
UW Medicine
Director of Government Relations, Associate VP for Medical Affairs


Chelsea Brogan
Morgan Stanley Wealth Management
Financial Advisor

Immediate Past President

Hugh Ewart
Seattle Children’s
Senior Director, State and Federal Government Relations


Board Members

Katy Cook
Abacus Financial Planning
Principal and Chief Commercial Officer

Thatcher Felt, DO
Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic

Gerard Fischer
Health Care Executive – Retired

Yuri Kim
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Program Officer

Anna Rapp
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Senior Program Officer

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

Brian Sherrell
Chat Support Engineer, Azure

Laurel Yamaguchi
Pivotal Ventures
Lead, Women and Tech Innovation