Hi, welcome to WAMS’ corporate site.

WAMS’ Mission statement

To provide compassionate evidenced-based reproductive healthcare and related educational and consultative services in a respectful environment to all women, regardless of their beliefs or ability to pay, based on the understanding that all people have inherent dignity and worth.

WAMS’ Governing Board

Susan Rutherford, MD
CEO, Medical Director

Dr. Rutherford graduated from Washington State University and University of Washington School of Medicine. She is Board Certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Maternal-Fetal Medicine and is a Fellow of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. She is employed by EvergreenHealth, where she has served as founding Medical Director of the Maternal-Fetal Medicine Program and also Medical Director of Women’s and Children’s Services. She is also a past President of the Washington State Obstetrical Association.

Hervey Froelich, MD
Governing Board Chairman

Hervey is a board certified pediatrician. He graduated from Davidson College and then Jefferson Medical College. In addition, he did post-graduate studies at Regent College. He is a physician at Kaiser Permanente of Washington. He has served on other nonprofit boards and volunteers to help internationals here in Seattle.

Nancy Canifax, RN
Governing Board Member

Nancy obtained her RN license in 1987 and worked for years in an acute care facility. She returned to school and graduated with a BSN from the University of Washington and then a JD from Seattle University School of Law. Nancy joined the WAMS Governing Board in May 2020.

Monica Kim, RN
Governing Board Member

Monica majored in Anthropology with a minor in Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies at the University of Washington and graduated in 2016. She graduated in 2019 from Oregon Health & Science University with a Bachelor’s in Nursing. Monica served on the WAMS advisory board from 2016-2018, and she is excited to bring her interdisciplinary perspective to the Governing Board.

*To contact/reach WAMS Governing Board Members please call 206-588-0311 or e-mail us at info@3wmedical.org. Thank you!

WAMS’ Corporate Officers

Susan Rutherford, MD

Kate Mullen
Corporate Secretary

Michael Elledge
Corporate Treasurer

*To contact/reach WAMS Governing Board Members please call 206-588-0311 or e-mail us at info@3wmedical.org. Thank you!

WAMS’ Advisory Board

Alejandra Barajas
Noemi Correa
JoAnna Worthen
Helen Nguyen
Taylor Worthen

*To contact/reach WAMS Advisory Board Members please call 206-588-0311 or e-mail us at info@3wmedical.org Thank you

For copies of our Public Access Documents (Articles of Incorporation and 1023 Form) please contact us via e-mail and set up a time to visit our clinic – info@3wmedical.org. Thank you!