UW Women's Center

Our Advisory Board


Martinelle Cole

Director of Professional Development – Davis Wright Tremaine, LLP

Eileen Concannon


Patricia Dawson, MD, PhD, FACS

Medical Director – True Family Women’s Cancer Center
Medical Director – Swedish Cancer Institute Breast Program

Dana Divens

CoSSaR Program Coordinator – UW Human Centered Design & Engineering

Laura Elfline

Owner – Mighty House Construction

Suzanne Keel-Eckmann

Deloitte (retired)
Co-founder – Springboard Academy

Sanya M. Lawless 

FWA Client Director, Payment Integrity – Optum

Neha Nariya

SRI Enterprises

Sheila O’Sullivan

Executive Director ~ Senior Staff 
Attorney – Northwest Consumer Law Center

Vijya Patel

Owner – Vijya & Associates

Suzanne Poppema, MD

Physician (retired)
Director – International Medical Consulting

Dolores Sibonga, Esq

Board Member, King County – Board of Appeals and Equalization
Former Seattle City Council Member

Heidi Swartz

Principal – Swartz Company

Lisa Tiedt

Director of Digital Marketing – Microsoft

Dawn Trudeau

Chairperson – Force 10 Hoops, LLC/Seattle Storm

Claire Vander Woude

Program Leader, Special Projects –  CI Product & Policy Systems PMO at Liberty Mutual Insurance

Kelly Wallis, Chair

Director, Vendor Management – Optum

Nancy Woods
Professor – UW School of Nursing