Sound Mental Health Announces New Board Members

Contact: Steve McLean
Director of Marketing and Public Relations
(206) 302-2261

SEATTLE – Aug. 15, 2013 – Sound Mental Health (SMH), one of the most comprehensive behavioral health agencies in the state of Washington, announced the addition of Juan J. Cotto and Diane C. Gordon, BSN, MA, MPH to its volunteer board of directors.

Manager of community outreach at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Mr. Cotto brings years of leadership, community building and program development experience to his role on the nonprofit’s board. He will serve on SMH’s Community Resource committee, which is tasked with enhancing community relations for the organization.

Ms. Gordon, who previously worked for Virginia Mason Foundation and Providence General Foundation, brings a strong background in nonprofit grant writing and health care management to the board.

“We are pleased at the additions of Juan and Diane to our board,” said David Stone, CEO of Sound Mental Health. “Their unique talents and professional experience, coupled with strong leadership will help SMH continue to strengthen its brand and enhance our community relations endeavors.”

About Sound Mental Health

Sound Mental Health is a private, tax-exempt 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.