Sound Mental Health Announces New Board Members

Contact: Steve McLean
Communications Director
(206) 302-2261

SEATTLE – Aug 7, 2012 – Sound Mental Health (SMH), one of the most comprehensive behavioral health agencies in the state of Washington, announced the addition of several new members to its volunteer board of directors.

Each new member brings a range of diverse professional and community-oriented experiences to the board, ranging from the legal and finance professions to behavioral health and human resources. In alphabetical order, newly appointed board members are:

Susan L. Abbott, SPHR: Director, Leadership and Talent Management for the Boeing Company. Ms. Abbott serves on SMH’s Operations/Education Committee, responsible for board recruitment and training and for oversight of matters of major significance to the operation of the organization.

Tricia S. Boerger, JD: Assistant Attorney General, Washington State. Prior to her current position, Ms. Boerger specialized in civil, commercial and criminal litigation. She has also been a volunteer with Vision Quest, an outdoor juvenile wilderness placement program.

Diane Cimino-Kelly: Regional Manager of Care Management at Group Health Cooperative. Ms Cimino-Kelly serves on SMH’s Operations/Education Committee.

Vicki L. Jackson: Assistant Manager, Windermere Real Estate. Ms. Jackson brings experience working in finance to the position, as well as background in philanthropy. Her community activities include volunteer work at the Special Olympics, Seattle Children’s and the Windermere Foundation.

Stan A. Moffett, M.Ed.: Behavioral health professional. In previous years, Mr. Moffett worked in Human Resources at the Boeing Company and in the Washington State Department of Labor & Industries as a vocational rehabilitation counselor. He presently serves on the SMH Operations/Education Committee.

George W. Stewart, CPA: Certified Public Accountant and principal in the George W. Stewart CPA accounting firm. Mr. Stewart serves as the SMH Board Treasurer and Chairs the Board’s Finance Committee, which is responsible for fiscal oversight and review of SMH’s annual audit.

About Sound Mental Health

Sound Mental Health is a private, non-profit organization that has provided a comprehensive array of mental health and related services to the King County community since 1966. Our goal is to help individuals and families achieve the highest level of independence and (mental) health possible. Services are tailored to meet the unique needs of different age, disability and cultural/ethnic groups. To learn more, visit www.smh.org