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MultiCare foundation announces director and board members

MultiCare Health System has announced an executive director and volunteer board members for the newly formed South King Health Foundation.

Alicia Chapman has been named executive director of the foundation, and the new members of the board of directors are co-chairs Dr. Stephen Anderson and Terry Davis, and Sue Singer and Steffanie Fain.

Chapman will be a non-voting member of the board. Most recently, she was the director of special events and corporate relations for the Foundations of MultiCare. She was previously the senior vice president of marketing for United Way of Pierce County.

Anderson has practiced emergency medicine at MultiCare Auburn Medical Center for more than 25 years and has filled many roles, including chief of staff and chairman of emergency services. Anderson was the first recipient of the Washington State Guardian of Emergency Medicine Award in 2012.

Davis is the director of Franchising and Government Affairs for Comcast. He is an active community leader and has served on numerous boards and task forces, including the Auburn Chamber of Commerce, Auburn Rotary and the Maple Valley Economic Development Committee. The Auburn Reporter named him its Person of the Year for 2010.

Singer served on Auburn's City Council for 16 years, the Puget Sound Regional Council Executive Board, the Governor's Affordable Housing Advisory Board and is active with Soroptimist International. In 2011, King County Executive Dow Constantine declared Dec. 19, 2011, Sue Singer Day.

Fain is an associate with Seattle law firm Gordon and Rees LLP, and a former judicial extern at the Maleng Regional Justice Center in Kent. Fain serves on the board of trustees for Trillium Employment Services and has served as a spokesperson for Under Armour's nationwide breast cancer awareness campaign.The foundation will support MultiCare's established mission in South King County.

The multi-specialty Covington clinic opened more than 20 years ago. Additional MultiCare clinics are in Auburn, Kent, Federal Way and Maple Valley. In April 2012, MultiCare opened a freestanding emergency room in Covington and, in October 2012, purchased the 195-bed Auburn Medical Center.

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