Executive Director

Matthew Ellsworth

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.

Program and Outreach Manager

Joanna Castellanos

Joanna is responsible for implementing the strategic and administrative needs of AWPHD. Supporting the Executive Director, Joanna will take ownership of strategic projects to support the membership, advance the annual goals of AWPHD and provide administrative leadership.