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Our Team


Norma L. Hernández, Executive Director

The Board of Directors for The Health Center is pleased to announce the hiring of Norma Hernández as its new Executive Director. Hernández will join the Walla Walla non-profit on Monday, February 22.

Hernández has a strong background in organizational leadership and has spent more than twenty years in the credit union industry, most recently as the executive vice president for the Blue Mountain Credit Union. Her focus during that time was creating financial services and programs that are inclusive of all members of the community regardless of income level or banking history. 

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Suzanne Knapp, Business Manager 

Suzanne grew up in Walla Walla and received her BA in Liberal Arts from Evergreen State University.  She has had a career in banking, finance, operational efficiency and project management.  She handles the day to day operational and technological needs of the organization as it grows to support even more Walla Walla Public School students.


Jenny Maxon, Manager of Clinic Operations

Jenny started out with The Health Center as a volunteer in January of 2020.  She is a Registered Nurse with many years of experience in working with kids.  We are happy she was able to join the staff as Manager of Clinic Operations in 2021.

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Karene Gonzalez

Care Coordinator: 

Lincoln High School


Claudia Estrada

Bilingual Care Coordinator:

The Hub at Lincoln

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Janet Perry

Care Coordinator: Walla Walla High School

Mental Health Counselors

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Tim Schroeder

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Erica Munsey


Jill Atchison

LICSW: Lincoln High School, Clinical Supervisor

WWU Intern: Lincoln High &

Wa-Hi Schools

LMHCA: Walla Walla High School

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Jodie Dupuis 

MA, LMHCA, LPC: Pioneer Middle School

Carolyn Leonhard

LICSW: Lincoln High School, Clinical Supervisor

Medical Staff


Laura Norris, ARNP

Medical Director

Provides medical services at Lincoln and Walla Walla High School


Johanna Menard, ARNP

Provides medical services at Lincoln High School


Dr. Tim O'Connor

Medical Director, provides medical services at Pioneer Middle School

Care Coordination Staff