Connect2 Community Network is a unified community information exchange (CIE) being collaboratively developed by health and social service organizations in King County, WA.
Community-owned and governed by a multi-sector Advisory Group, it is dedicated to reducing health disparities and improving outcomes.
The network is building relationships and co-designing tools and policies to enable health, behavioral health, tribal, community and social service organizations to responsibly share information and coordinate services – so that no matter what door someone enters, they will receive the whole-person care and support they need to be healthy and thrive.
To strengthen the coordination of care for those in need by connecting people, service organizations, and community partners more quickly and more effectively – resulting in a healthier, more equitable community for all.
Local service providers take part in the Connect2 Community Network to exchange data and better coordinate care for their clients. Watch this space for a list of our participating service providers coming soon.
Our Advisory Group
The Connect2 Community Network is collaboratively governed by a 23-member Advisory Group. This group is responsible for overseeing design, implementation and sustainability of the network, with support from cross-sector workgroups and guidance from the community. The group includes community leaders from over a dozen different sectors that are critical to the network’s success.
|Member||Position / Organization||Advisory Group Seat|
|AJ McClure||Executive Director, Global to Local||Social service organization|
|Andrea Yip||Planning Manager, Seattle Human Services Dept., Aging & Disability Services||City of Seattle government|
|Barbara de Michele||City Councilmember, Issaquah City Council||Suburban government|
|Cody West||Chief Program Officer, Peer Washington||Consumer/community coalition|
|Don Clayton||Clinical Director, Catholic Community Services King County||Community-based organization serving criminal justice-involved individuals|
|Gary Renville||Executive Director, Project Access Northwest||Social service organization|
|George Farrell||Founding Member, Unkitawa||Tribal Nations and AI/AN-serving organizations in King County|
|Joanne Donohue||Chief Operating Officer, Sound Generations||Social service organization|
|Jocelyn Lui||Projects Director, Asian Counseling & Referral Service||Behavioral health agency|
|Jon Ehrenfeld||Program Manager, Seattle Fire Department||First responder|
|Kim Wicklund||Director of Community Health, Kaiser Permanente||Philanthropic/corporate foundation|
|Lina Stinson-Ali||Board Member, WA State Coalition for African Community Leaders||Community-based organization|
|Marcy Miller||Co-Lead, Best Starts for Kids & Policy Manager, Public Health Seattle King County||King County government|
|Michelle McDaniel||Chief Executive Officer, Crisis Connections||Information & referral provider|
|Modester Chatta||Board Member, Association of Zambians in Seattle Washington||Community-based organization|
|Peter Muigai||President, Pamoja Christian Church||Community-based organization|
|Sally Sundar||Director of Health Integration, YMCA of Greater Seattle||Social service organization|
|Sarah Jemley||Director of Care Support, HealthPoint||Federally qualified health center|
|Thuy Hua-Ly||Interim Chief Executive Officer, HealthierHere||Organizational sponsor|
|Tashau Asefaw||Manager of Community Programs, Community Health Plan of Washington||Managed care organization|
|Travis Grady||Care Coordinator, Cowlitz Indian Tribe||Tribal Nations and AI/AN-serving organizations in King County|
Join the Advisory Group!
The C2C Network Advisory Group is currently recruiting to fill the following seats:
• Consumer/community coalition
• Corporate/philanthropic foundation or community benefit
• Hospital/health system
• Information & referral provider
• Native-serving/Native-led community-based organization
• Private insurer
• Social service support or delivery organization*
• Representation from Tribal Nations and American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN)-serving organizations in King County, initially reserved for the Snoqualmie and Muckleshoot Tribes
• Tribal data specialist
• Urban Indian Health Board**
* Organizations may include, but are not limited to, expertise in housing, homelessness, food security, employment and/or navigation services
** If unable to participate, seat may be filled with another AI/AN-serving health organization or provider
The AG’s Membership Committee will review applications based on the following criteria and may follow-up with candidates for additional information and/or interviews:
- Ability to effectively steward and represent the vision, mission and values of the Community Information Exchange (CIE)
- Demonstrated experience aligning multi-organization and/or cross-sector initiatives, delivering outcomes for people and communities, leading organizational strategy, and/or stewarding financial sustainability
- Demonstrated commitment to advancing equity and supporting anti-racism practices
- Prioritizing BIPOC-led organizations and organizations led by people with lived experience as well as ensuring a diversity in background and experience (e.g., race, ethnicity, areas of expertise)
- Representation from different parts of the King County region and populations, as well as ensuring a balance of representation (e.g., small and large organizations, reflective of community, youth)
- An understanding of the role and responsibilities of the Advisory Group (e.g., governing verses management, community impact over organizational self-interest)
- Time and capacity to be an active member of the Advisory Group
- Ability to model Connect2 Community Network’s core principles
TO APPLY: Please complete an application here or contact Christina Hulet.