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Scott Bosch to chair Puget Sound Heart & Stroke Walk

Scott BoschThe American Heart Association Puget Sound announced the appointment of Scott Bosch, president/CEO of Harrison Medical Center, as the chairman of the Puget Sound Heart and Stroke Walk scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 20 at Seattle Center.

As chairman, Bosch will lead the charge of bringing the Puget Sound community together in the fight against heart diseases and stroke. Bosch will also be the driving force behind the fundraising efforts for the heart and stroke walk, which is expected to draw close to 10,000 participants and raise $1.6 million.

“We are pleased that Scott has accepted the challenge to lead the Puget Sound Heart & Stroke Walk,” said Rebecca Weaver, Executive Director for the American Heart Association Puget Sound. “His wealth of experience and influence as a business leader and outstanding corporate citizen will help elevate our lifesaving message and mission of building healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke.”

Bosch will also be working with an executive leadership team, which includes the following people:

  • Sarah Patterson, COO, Virginia Mason Medical Center
  • Marcel Loh, Executive Director, Swedish Medical Center
  • Gubby Barlow, CEO, Premera Blue Cross
  • Kent Fisher, Vice President, Boeing
  • Stephen Zieneiwicz, Executive Director, UW Medical Center
  • Ric Spangler, CMO, First Choice Health
  • Wilf Wainhouse, COO, Sellen Construction
  • Rick Hermanson, CEO, Hermanson Construction
  • Mike Miller, Owner/Principal, Rice Fergus Miller
  • Brian Kuske, Executive Director, Overlake Hospital
  • Ron Heller, President, Union Bank
  • Fred Jarrett, Deputy Executive, King County
  • Jeff Galbraith, Partner, Slalom Consulting

“It’s an honor to join with my colleagues to lead this event,” said Bosch. “While we’ve made strides, heart disease, stroke and other cardiovascular diseases claim the lives of more than 831,000 Americans every year. This event helps raise awareness and precious research and support dollars in the fight against heart diseases and stroke.”

For information about the Puget Sound Heart and Stroke Walk, visit pugetsoundheartwalk.org or call (206) 632-6881.

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