Chuck is battalion chief with the Key Peninsula Fire Department and a 30-year veteran firefighter and EMS provider. In addition to serving as president of the Key Free Clinic board of directors, he chairs the Land Use Advisory Commission for Key Peninsula, serves on the Pierce County Flood Control Advisory Board and serves on the boards for KeyFest, the Key Peninsula Community Council and Peninsula Schools Education Foundation.
Jessica is a family physician at Harrison/Franciscan Urgent Care in Bremerton. She graduated from Oberlin College, Davila School of Natural Medicine (Spain) and the University of Washington School of Medicine. She completed the Miami Valley Hospital family medicine residency in 2009 and is board certified. While in college she worked at the Lorain County Free Clinic and completed a 2-year Shouse Nonprofit Leadership fellowship and in residency worked at the free clinic in Dayton, Ohio. She lives in Gig Harbor with her husband and three children.
Dr. Nathan Schlicher currently works at St. Joseph's Medical Center, and lives in Gig Harbor with his wife Dr. Jessica Schlicher, and his three children (David, Juliette, and Henry). He serves as the Associate Director at Large of Quality for the emergency departments of the Franciscan Health System and the Associate Director of the TeamHealth Patient Safety Organization. He attended Law School and then Medical School at the University of Washington before completing an EM residency at Wright State in Dayton Ohio. He has also served as the State Senator for the 26th District of Washington.
Mary Pat is Social Work Supervisor with CHI Franciscan Health System. She's worked as a Social Worker for 30 years following graduation from the University of Toronto. She lives in Gig Harbor with her husband and two daughters. She has served on the Gig Harbor Key Peninsula Youth Suicide Prevention Coalition since it's inception.
Stephanie is the Executive Director for MultiCare Health Foundation, one of five foundations in the MultiCare Health System—the largest community-based, locally governed health system in the state of Washington. She has more than 30 years in not-for-profit management and fundraising, including 15 years in direct support of healthcare. She lives in Bremerton with her daughter Claire.
Jason is vice president, communications, for the Association of Washington Business in Olympia. He previously worked as a reporter at newspapers papers throughout Oregon and Washington, including The News Tribune in Tacoma. He is a graduate of Portland State University and lives in Gig Harbor with his wife and two children.
Mary Grubbs has over 44 years of experience in the healthcare industry, including 36-plus years in various leadership positions. She has worked at MultiCare Health System for the past 19 years, where she currently serves at the Administrator, MMA Specialty Clinics. Mary has both strategic and operational responsibility for MultiCare’s ENT, Medical Specialty (Endocrinology, Nephrology, Pulmonary, and Rheumatology), Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery and Genomic Medicine for the Puget Sound Region. Since her retirement from the U.S. Army and joining MultiCare in 1999, Mary has served in multiple positions, including Facilities Manager, Director of Facilities & Emergency Management, Administrator of Gig Harbor Medical Park, and Chief Operating Officer – Allenmore Hospital and Gig Harbor Medical Park. Mary has a passion for help others and enjoys serving others in the local community.
John is senior executive advisor at MultiCare Health System after retiring in 2011 as president of MultiCare Good Samaritan Hospital. He previously served as CEO of St. Joseph Medical Center in Tacoma and vice president of external development for Franciscan Health System. He also served for eight years in executive leadership for Group Health Cooperative in Tacoma and Seattle. John earned a Masters in Hospital Administration from Columbia University School of Public Health and a Bachelor of Science in pharmacy from Drake University College of Pharmacy. John serves on the board of Annie Wright Schools in Tacoma and is an elder at Chapel Hill Presbyterian Church.
Jud has worked in social work services for more than 45 years, including the Children’s Home Society of Washington since 2001 and Key Peninsula Family Resource Center since 2006 where he serves as program manager. He holds a Master’s in Social Work from the University of Michigan.
Ian is a pharmacist at Purdy Costless Pharmacy in Gig Harbor. He has practiced pharmacy for nearly 30 years and is a graduate of Washington State University College of Pharmacy. In additon to serving on the Key Free Clinic board, he is a member of the Key Peninsula Lions Club and active two food banks on the peninsula.
Heather has been a nurse for 16 years in the Tacoma-Peninsula area and is currently the Clinical Coordinator of the Emergency Department at St. Anthony Hospital. She obtained her Nursing degree from Tacoma Community College and her Bachelor’s degree in Nursing from University of Washington. Heather has a passion for helping those in need and has a natural talent for teaching and coordinating projects. She volunteers as a camp nurse for MDA Camp and participates in other MDA associated events. She is a Tacoma native and has been living in Port Orchard since 2005. Heather serves as the Board of Directors’ Secretary.