Robin Read was hired as the Executive Director in January 2019 after over 12 years in leadership and as the director of the Kittitas County Public Health Department. She holders her Master of Public Health, and with it specialized in Community Oriented Public Health Practice. She is skilled in planning, facilitation, and community collaborations, especially in the Kittitas County community where she grew up. Robin believes that "health is the foundation for individual success and a thriving community. Everyone has the right to healthcare". Besides spending time with her family, Robin enjoys being outside and reading books.
Teresa Bicchieri is an Ellensburg native and was hired in October of 2019. After receiving her BA in Communications from the University of Portland, she has spent the last few years focusing her knowledge and talents towards the field of healthcare. As the Network Assistant, she will provide administrative and communications support to the KCHN team. She is a firm believer that “access to health care is a foundational and human right.” In her free time, Teresa enjoys baking, being active in the lovely Kittitas Valley, and spending time with her family.
Doug Fulp comes to the Health Network with 12 years of experience working in health education and health promotion at multiple institutions of higher education where he focused his work on substance use education, prevention, and recovery. He is a proud alum of Central Washington University (B.S.) and Montana State University (M. Ed.). He is committed to working with the passionate professionals in our community to create a healthier Kittitas county. Doug enjoys exploring Ellensburg with his family and bowling whenever he gets the chance.
Alicia Colasurdo is a Pacific Northwest native and is passionate about supporting the communities in which she lives and works.
She received a Master of Public Health in Public Health Practice with a focus on community engaged research at Oregon Health & Science University. Her professional goals have always been to serve her community and use her privilege to give voice and opportunity to populations who have been marginalized. As Project Director, Alicia hopes to use her passion and skills to reduce health disparities and improve health and wellness by creating efficient and effective systems. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her family, doing whatever comes their way.