Matthew Ellsworth

Executive Director

Matthew serves as the Executive Director of AWPHD.  He leads the organization in all aspects of the organization as it strives to “Support, strengthen and provide value to Washington’s Public Hospital Districts through advocacy, education and services.”  Under the leadership of the AWPHD Board of Directors, Matthew partners with WSHA to drive policy issues and advocate for the effective governance and operations of public hospital districts across the State of Washington.

Tianna Fallgatter

Assistant Director, Rural Health

Tianna assists member hospitals in implementing programs and tactics that improve health and health care delivery in rural Washington State. She works closely with the Vice President of Rural and Executive Director of AWPHD to assure the timely, coordinated, and strategic deployment of relevant resources.

Joanna Castellanos

Executive Assistant

Joanna connects public hospital district members to resources they need to stay in compliance.  She works closely with the Executive Director and Assistant Director of Rural Health on operations, board meetings, events, budget tracking, project management, and membership engagement.