Rodger L. McCollum has been working in medical management and administration for over 30 years, starting in medical/dental practice management consulting, continuing with the management of large medical groups, and as regional manager of several national medical companies. He has been Superintendent of King County Public Hospital District No. 4 and CEO of Snoqualmie Valley Hospital since May, 2004. He has extensive experience working with physicians and medical groups, and has worked on many physician/ hospital projects over the years. Most of his background extends to the financial, growth, and management aspects of medical service organizations.
Rodger has a BS in Business Administration from the University of Washington, an MBA from Rockhurst College, and a CPA certificate from the State of Kansas. He is currently serving as President of the Snoqualmie Valley Chamber of Commerce and on the boards of the Public Hospital District Unemployment Compensation Trust, Rural Health Quality Network, Snoqualmie Sister Cities Association, and the Snoqualmie Valley Hospital Foundation. He is also Past President of the Northwest Hospital Council, and serves on the Executive Oversight Group, sponsored by Mike Kreidler, Washington State’s Insurance Commissioner.
Rodger and Tina have been married for 32 years and have lived in North Bend for 18 years where they have raised their two children, Drew and Sarah.
Dr. Witkop received her medical degree from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine Six-Year combined BA-MD program in 1991 where she was also inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha honors medical society. She completed her Internal Medicine residency at Virginia Mason Medical Center in 1994 then joined their clinic system for several years prior to re-locating to El Paso, TX for a brief service with the US Department of Defense. While in El Paso, Dr. Witkop was presented with the unique, two-year opportunity of teaching in the Internal Medicine and in the OB-GYN training programs of both Beaumont Army Medical Center and Texas Tech University. At the conclusion of this experience she returned to her hometown of Branson, MO, to establish a private practice which grew to over 4,000 patients; while there she also served several roles in the medical staff leadership of their 175-bed regional medical center and as Medical Director for a local hospice.
Dr. Witkop joined King County Public Hospital District #4 in May 2004 in response to the Board of Commissioners desire to grow and expand the local services of the Snoqualmie Valley Hospital District (SVHD). Her prior experiences establishing and managing her own practice, assisting in leading two different large organizations through change, and being trained in an environment of excellence well-positioned her for the challenges growing SVHD to its current realm of services for both local and regional patients.
In her role as a physician, Dr. Witkop enjoys the wide diversity of health issues represented within the field of Internal Medicine. In her leadership role she enjoys balancing organizational dynamics with the growth of individuals within the organization. Dr. Witkop and her husband, Lester Craven, spend time outside of work involved with their church, traveling, kayaking and enjoying time with their three children.
Tom Parker came to the District in 2010 and has worked in hospitals since he was 16 starting as a surgical orderly. He has a master’s degree in Hospital Administration from the University of Minnesota School of Public Health and an MBA in Finance from the University of Minnesota Carlson School of Business. Tom completed his administrative fellowship at Legacy Health System and continued there for 14 years, the last seven as Administrator of Legacy Mount Hood Medical Center. He was Vice President of Hospital and Community Development at Overlake Hospital Medical Center and led Camp Korey through its start up years as its Executive Director. He is an alumnus of the FBI Citizens’ Academy. He served on the American Heart Association Oregon Affiliate Board and Chaired the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life in Gresham, OR. Tom and his wife Kristen live in Redmond. They have been married for 27 years and have four adult children.
Steve Daniel joined the district as Chief financial Officer in July 2009. He as 28 years of financial management experience, the last 14 years were in healthcare financial management. Prior to entering the healthcare field Mr. Daniel served as a regional Director of Finance for a multi national property casualty insurance company. Mr. Daniel has a BS in Business Administration with a concentration in finance from Oregon State University and an MBA in finance from Seattle University.
Jay Rodne joined King County Public Hospital District No. 4. as its in-house General Counsel in 2007. Prior to 2007, Jay was in private practice in the Seattle area and has over fifteen years of experience representing a range of health care and business clients in transactional and associated litigation matters. Jay obtained his J.D. cum laude from Gonzaga University School of Law in 1997.
In addition to practicing law, Jay has also served as an elected member of the Washington State House of Representatives since 2004. In the Legislature, Jay represents the 5th Legislative District, which includes the communities of Issaquah, Maple Valley, North Bend, Sammamish and Snoqualmie. Jay currently serves in the leadership role as the Ranking Member on the House Judiciary Committee and he is also on the House Transportation Committee and the Financial Institutions and Insurance Committee.
In addition to his role as a lawyer, husband, father, and state representative, Jay also serves as a Lieutenant Colonel in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve. From 2007-2009, Jay served as the Commanding Officer of a 1,200-Marine reserve battalion.
Jay is very active in his community and is a member of numerous civic organizations including the Snoqualmie Valley Rotary Club, the Chambers of Commerce for Snoqualmie Valley, Maple Valley, Issaquah and Sammamish, and the American Legion. He also serves on the board of Encompass Services. Jay and his wife Heidi have two children and live in North Bend.