Puget Sound Media and Key Contacts

We are here to serve you, the Puget Sound community! Please reach out to use with any questions about media or marketing, events, volunteer opportunities and more.

Media Relations:

Francesca Minas, Sr. Director, Communications and Marketing, (206) 336-7234 or francesca.minas@heart.org
Valerie Koch, Director, Communications and Marketing, (206) 336-7224 or valerie.koch@heart.org

National media contacts: https://newsroom.heart.org/connect

Additional Media Resources:

AHA National Newsroom
Heart and Stroke Statistics
Heart and Stroke Encyclopedia


General Contact Info:

Puget Sound Main Office: 206-336-7200 or puget.sound@heart.org
South Sound Main Office: 253- 240-3310
National Call Center: 800-242-8721
CPR Hotline: 877-242-4277
Volunteer Opportunities and Health Fair Requests: 206-336-7200 or puget.sound@heart.org

Puget Sound Leadership

Executive Director: Shelli Kind
Board Chair: Jeff Galbraith
Board President:Veronica Hooper, MD, MultiCare

Board Members:
Cindy Briggs, Wells Fargo Financial
Kim Cannon, Kaleaderscope, LLC
Gordon Cohen MD, Pro Sports Club
Henry Dixon, DixonHall Law Office, PLLC
Scott Howe, Costco Wholesale
Wayne S. Hwang MD, FACC, Virginia Mason Medical Center
Nancy Lee
Alexandra Liggins, Phoenix Consulting Group
Dr. David Nelson, Overlake Hospital