Co-Principal Robbi Kay Norman has spent over 20 years working in health systems change. She has assisted in the vision and design of a new approaches to integrate prevention programs across care settings through unique public private partnerships. She specializes in bringing partners together taking “out of the box” system change ideas from theory to action. She has developed and delivered training curriculum in numerous content areas, with a focus on primary prevention and system change solutions. She is currently co-principal/founder of Uncommon Solutions, Inc., a public health consultant and training firm based in Olympia, Washington.
Co-Principal Victor Colman earned a BA from Michigan State University and a JD from University of San Francisco School of Law. He has worked in the public health and human services field for 38 years with deep experience in non-profits and local and state government. He likes to work with groups, organizations and coalitions to develop and advance actionable policy and system change strategies across multiple topic areas. He is currently lead or co-lead on several projects, including the Problem Gambling Task Force, the WA State Oral Health Coalition and the Farm to Early Care & Education initiative.
Sarah Stacy is passionate about her work using community-based approaches to address systemic issues in healthcare access. Sarah brings over a decade of healthcare experiencing working in direct care, community health, and managed care to facilitate system-wide transformation within clinical and large system settings. Sarah is a population health nurse with a deep background in community-based care coordination, quality improvement, program development, strategic initiative development and pay for performance/outcome-based initiatives. She uses her clinical and quality improvement skills to facilitate population-based approaches whole person care and services. Sarah is a strong believer that to transform our healthcare system, we must work closely with communities, patients, families and those who provide the direct services throughout the process.
Elizabeth Enget has worked in office management and conference facilitation for over 10 years. Her work included overseeing all aspects to completion, and was responsible for budgeting, purchasing, negotiating with service providers, meeting client’s expectations, and managing and supporting a team. As the Operations Manager of Uncommon Solutions Inc, she oversees bookkeeping, scheduling, and communications to ensure operation efficiency and performance.
Jeremy Rolfer has worked for Washington State government for the last 15 years. He has primarily worked as an IT Specialist focusing on the development of new strategies and IT procedures to increase efficiency, enhance workflow and improve customer satisfaction. He specializes in implementing network solutions, and technology-enabled services to help create a stronger, more collaborative healthcare system. He is currently the Systems Architect of Uncommon Solutions, Inc., a public health consultant and training firm based in Olympia, Washington.
Dr Kathy Burgoyne has over 40 years of successful leadership working at the intersection of multiple systems and communities to promote health and well-being of communities, families and individuals who experience significant life difficulties. She is passionate about promoting authentic community engagement, ensuring that those most impacted by social challenges participate in designing and implementing solutions and are a part of the system that produces outcomes. She was Senior Director of Applied Research and Community Health at Foundations for Healthy Generations. She earned her BS and MS from the University of Oregon and her PhD. From the University of Washington.
Jennifer Luna has a passion for finding innovative solutions in healthcare. With over twenty years’ experience in various human service fields, she has worked with private clients, small businesses, and government agencies to bring solutions to challenges in equity and access to services. Projects have included leading surveys for California’s CalDuals program, developing collaborative community-based programs serving frequent users of the 911 system, and writing for national magazines. Jennifer holds a bachelor’s degree in Gerontology, and has post graduate education in social work, health leadership, and care coordination. Outside of work she is involved in grass roots work addressing homelessness in Seattle, and enjoys spending free time with her husband, daughter, and pets.
Ricardo Aguayo earned his BA from the University of Washington and his MS in Project Management from City University of Seattle. He has worked the last seven years in state government and community healthcare. He specializes in providing expertise around project management, health informatics, quality improvement & health system integration. Some of his work has included overseeing projects between Sea Mar & MultiCare centered around care coordination, behavioral health integration and electronic health record conversions.
Meg O’Leary, MBA is a spirited organizer and experienced communications professional. She is respected for her ability to curate conversations that uncover possibilities, tap into our collective creativity, and generate shared value. She brings over 18 years’ experience managing public involvement and facilitating stakeholder dialogue across multiple disciplines including urban planning, active transportation, renewable energy, salmon habitat recovery, and health care. Meg was founder and lead organizer of the first, independently produced TEDxOlympia. Over 900 people gathered for the sold-out event, participating in a full day of ideas, deep inquiry, and connection. More recently, Meg co-hosted Inhale / Exhale, a community confluence of stories and ideas about death and dying. The day-long event created space to ask what is possible for end-of-life care in the South Sound community. Meg is currently co-facilitating with Vic Colman the legislatively mandated Problem Gambling Task Force managed by the Washington State Health Care Authority
Nothing Like Uncommon
Adjective, Uncommoner, Uncommest
1. not common; unusual; rare:
2. unusual in amount or degree; above the ordinary: