Pacific Hospital Preservation & Development Authority: 2020 Annual Report

Ellie Menzies

Governing Council Secretary
Community Volunteer


Ellie Menzies is retired after working 25 years as Legislative Director of SEIU Healthcare 1199NW and SEIU WA State Council. Ms. Menzies has worked at the state level on many healthcare policy issues, including helping to establish the successful SEIU 1199NW Multi-Employer Training Fund. She also served as the Executive Director of SEIU WA State Council from 2000-2003. Ms. Menzies has an extensive background and experience in mental health and chemical dependency issues that includes working in the Mental Health and Chemical Dependency Department at Group Health Cooperative from 1975-1978. In 1971, Ms. Menzies was one of the founders of the Open Door Women’s Clinic.

She has served on the board for Washington Community Action Network, Washington Budget and Policy Center, and the Healthy Washington Executive Committee.

Ms. Menzies graduated from the University of Washington with a degree in History and Communications.

Ellie has served on the board since 2015. She is a Mayoral appointee.



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