Board of Commissioners

Snohomish County Public Hospital District No. 1's Board of Commissioners meets monthly.

The Board's meetings are open to the public, with an opportunity for public comment near the beginning of the meeting.

You can also e-mail the Board of Commissioners.

2020 Meeting Schedule

Meeting time:  5 p.m. (unless otherwise noted)
Location:  Meetings are currently held via conference call. Click on the Board Meeting link for the dial-in instructions.

Agendas are posted prior to each meeting. Minutes from each meeting are posted after they are approved at the next month's meeting. 

We make every attempt to post the approved minutes in a timely manner. If the Board meeting has occurred and the minutes are not yet posted, please contact us at 360.794.1489.

2020 Public Meeting Notice

Feb. 4, 2020

Board Meeting

Mar. 3, 2020

Board Meeting
~ Meeting Cancelled ~

Mar. 31, 2020

Apr. 16, 2020

Apr. 23, 2020

Apr. 30, 2020

May 13, 2020 (4pm)

May 21, 2020 (2:30pm)

May 28, 2020 (3pm)

June 2, 2020

June 4, 2020 (3pm)

June 11, 2020 (3pm)

June 17, 2020 (2pm)


June 18, 2020 (8am)

June 18, 2020 (1pm)

June 19, 2020 (8am)

June 25, 2020 (3pm)

June 30, 2020

July 23, 2020 (3 pm)

Aug. 4, 2020

Sept. 1, 2020 (4pm)

Sept. 16, 2020 (10am)

Oct. 6, 2020


Oct. 7, 2020 (10am)

Oct. 28, 2020 (10am)

Nov. 3, 2020



Nov. 11, 2020 (10am)

Dec. 1, 2020



Dec. 2, 2020 (10am)

From time to time, special meetings may be called. Notices of these meetings are posted on the information board outside the Godard Room at EvergreenHealth Monroe, and will be printed in the Legal Notices section of the Everett Herald and the Monroe Monitor.

If you would like to be added to our list of e-mail notification for these special meetings, and other important Board notices, please notify us by calling 360.794.1489.

Public Meeting Archive

The Board of Commissioners

The Commissioners are elected officials of Snohomish County Public Hospital District No. 1 and serve a rotating six-year term. 

Each of the commissioners has been actively involved in this community for many years. Raising their families and working locally has given them continued insight into this rapidly growing community and the challenges that have come with the growth.

Alice Cabe

2020 Board Chair

Alice Cabe joined the EvergreenHealth Monroe board in 1994. She brings to the board a strong interest in community health, which she first discovered during her university work in microbiology and public health. Cabe is immersed in the health care industry, and previously managed a hospital laboratory. She has lived in Snohomish County with her family for many years and actively participates in community functions. Her current term extends to December 2021.


Chuck Strub, MD

2020 Board Secretary

Dr. Charles Strub joined the EvergreenHealth Monroe board in 2014 after retiring from nearly 40 years at the Puget Sound Vein Center in Monroe. During that time, he served as hospital chief of staff and took an active role among Valley General Hospital’s medical staff. Dr. Strub advocated on behalf of Valley General during the hospital’s recent levy campaign, sharing the importance of Valley General’s services and 24/7 access to emergency care with the community. His current term extends to December 2021.


Gregory Accetturo

Greg Accetturo was elected to the EvergreenHealth Monroe board in 2015. His background in the medical device industry brings to the board an understanding of the business and clinical needs of health care providers from around the world. He has also served for nine years on the Monroe School District's board of directors. His current term extends to December 2023.


Karen Gahm

Karen Gahm was elected to the EvergreenHealth Monroe board in 2020. She is a retired social worker and public servant who has been an active . 9member of the Snohomish County community for 25 years. As a health and safety network coordinator, she worked with a dedicated team to examine youth violence and develop strategies to reduce its occurrence. Her current term extends to 2026.

Image of Karen Gahm, board of commissioner member at EvergreenHealth Monroe, WA.

Steve Matuschak

Steve Matuschak joined the EvergreenHealth Monroe board in 2014, and brings with him more than 20 years of senior management experience with Genie Industries, where he retired as senior director of international operations. Matuschak brings to the board an extensive background in financial planning, operations, quality improvement and the development of customer-focused organizational cultures. His current term extends to December 2026.