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New trustees join Salmon Creek Hospital Foundation Board


Alyson Evans

Legacy Health


VANCOUVER, WASH. – Salmon Creek Hospital Foundation is pleased to announce the election of Douglas Bartocci, Lisa Dow, Jessica Engblom-Stryker, Erik Paulsen, Monte Phillips, and Mei Wu to its board of trustees. The foundation raises funds for Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center, part of Legacy Health, the area’s largest local nonprofit health system.

Doug Bartocci is a Vice President and Managing Broker at Fuller Group, a commercial real estate and property management company in Vancouver. He joined the company in 2016, and prior to that, he was a Vice President and Real Estate Broker for 15 years at NAI Norris, Beggs & Simpson Companies, Colliers International and Norris & Stevens, Inc.

Lisa Dow is the executive vice president and chief risk officer at Columbia Bank. Dow was previously a senior vice president at West Coast Bank from 1996 to 2013. She is the board Treasurer of Columbia River Economic Development Council (CREDC). Dow received her B.A. in economics and international business from the University of Puget Sound and her MBA from the University of California, Berkeley.

Jessica “Jessy” Engblom-Stryker is a community volunteer and fitness enthusiast. She earned a degree in Sports Medicine from Western Washington University. She also currently volunteers for the Vancouver School District at Marshall Elementary. Engblom-Stryker previously served on the board for Cathy Anna Mayer Encouraging Others (CAMEO).

Erik Paulsen is currently on a professional sabbatical after a 30-year career in financial services. In 2019, Erik was elected to the Vancouver City Council and was elected to a second term in 2021. He currently serves on the executive committee of the CREDC and the board of the SW WA Regional Transportation Council. He previously served as the chair of the Vancouver Planning Commission, was a member of Vancouver’s 2016 Affordable Housing Task Force and was a board member of the Southwest Clean Air Agency.

Monte Phillips has been the general manager and partner at Vancouver Auto Group since 2014 and, from 2010 to 2013, was the general sales manager. He has been in the automotive industry since 1993. Phillips also serves on the boards of 100 Men Who Care of Clark County and Royal Oaks Country Club. He also volunteers with the American Cancer Society, Teach One Lead One and is a member of the Summit View Church.

Mei Wu is a co-founder and vice president of corporate development at Speak Technologies. Previously, Wu was a managing director for SmartRG, Inc. (now ADTRAN), a leader in open-source connected home platforms and cloud services. Wu is the chair of CREDC and on the advisory council for Washington State University Vancouver. She is also an ambassador and angel investor for the Oregon Venture Fund (OVF).

Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center is Southwest Washington’s most modern and innovative hospital. A five-star rated hospital, it offers the latest technology in an award-winning setting designed for comfort, care, and calm. Legacy Salmon Creek features innovations in joint replacement, robotic surgery, pelvic health for women, cancer care, intensive care for newborns, medical care for children, and more. It’s nationally recognized for its nursing and stroke care and features groundbreaking expertise in robotic-assisted surgeries. The Legacy Cancer Institute is also one of the country’s best cancer programs.

For more information about Salmon Creek Hospital Foundation, contact 503-415-4700 or visit