Our Staff

Our Staff

Administration

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Darin Neven, MS, MD

President & Founder

Dr. Neven is a board certified and residency trained emergency physician practicing at Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane, WA. He was the principle investigator for a randomized controlled trial of citywide ED care coordination and the editor of the Washington American College of Emergency Physicians ED Opioid Prescribing Guidelines. He has participated in several efforts to control opioid abuse and provide substance abuse treatment that include being a visionary for the formation of the Spokane Community Court and Inland Northwest Transitional Respite Program. He was inducted into the Spokane Citizen Hall of Fame in April 2016 for this work.

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Becky, RN, BSN, CCM

Program Director of Tri-Cities & Statewide Clinical Director

Becky is a Registered Nurse and Certified Case Manager. She has over 20 years of experience in managing complex healthcare needs alongside patients and their families. Born and raised in the Tri-Cities Becky has deep roots in our community. She actively participates on numerous community wide committees, serving to improve health access, address behavioral health needs and improve the overall health of the community. She serves on the Leadership Council for the Greater Columbia Accountable Communities of Health. She is passionate about opioid abuse and works diligently to reduce overdoses by participation in the Unintentional Poisoning Workgroup with DOH and other key leaders in the state. She also serves on the Leadership Tri-Cities Board, a graduate of Class XIII. She enjoys spending time with her family, including her two grown daughters and yorkie, Prince. Becky has been with the organization since 2012.


Snohomish County

Vickkie

Program Coordinator

Bio coming soon!

Tausha, RN CM

Nurse Case Manager

Bio coming soon!


Spokane County

Krista, RN, BSN, CCM

Program Coordinator

A graduate of the WSU Spokane College of Nursing, Krista has been a Registered Nurse for 14 years and a Certified Case Manager for 3 years. Her previous work experience includes case management for veterans and active duty military. She is passionate about serving her community and believes that everyone should have access to quality healthcare. Krista lives by the words “be the change you wish to see in this world”, and enjoys spending time with her family.

Kirsten

Client Advocate

Kirsten comes from an administrative background. She spends her free time helping the homeless, passing out blankets and supplies, delivering sack lunches and helping them navigate the social service network. She is a huge animal lover and is very active in the animal rescue community. In January of 2016 Kirsten started her non-profit, Operation Love Like Buddy, where they look for ways to spread love in our community through volunteerism!


Tri-Cities (Benton & Franklin County)

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Hector, MSW

Case Manager

Hector has a Masters in Social Worker. He graduated from Walla Walla College in 2000. He has over 25 years of experience in mental health, counseling, crisis intervention, and case management in the hospitals. He was born in Toppenish, Washington and then moved to the Tri-Cities where he has been for 15 years. He has a heart and desire to help others to be independent and successful in life. He enjoys spending time with friends and taking his little dog out for walks at the park. He also enjoys listening and dancing to country music.

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Mandy, RN

Nurse

Bio coming soon!

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Rosemary, AMA

Client Advocate

“I have been active in the medical field for 15 years working closely with patients as a medical assistant, CNA, and client advocate. As someone who knows what it’s like to need a helping hand, I enjoy making a difference in the lives of others.”

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Chad, CMA

Client Advocate

With 10 years of service as an E.M.T. and Firefighter, Chad brings a sense of urgency and awareness to our program. Chad’s work with community outreach and care coordination is the foundation of our boots on the ground approach to case managing the most challenging of cases.


Walla Walla County

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Kim

Program Coordinator

Bio coming soon!

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Mariha

Client Advocate

Bio coming soon!


Yakima County

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Paulette, RDA, CMA

Client Advocate

Paulette has been working in the medical field for 6 years, and has worked in the dental field for 22 years. She enjoys walking her dogs, designing jewelry (she always has the prettiest necklaces!), and gardening.