Susan Byington


Susan has extensive human resources and board experience, working on health and health care from many angles. She currently volunteers as a mediator for city, county, and federal agencies. Previously she was the vice president of human resources for Providence Health & Services, as well as the chief human resources officer for UW Hospitals, City of Seattle, and Metro. 

Susan previously served on the boards of the Seattle Children’s Home Society and Seattle Rotary Service Foundation. She also chaired the Washington Citizens’ Commission on Salaries for Elected Officials. She holds a BA in history from the University of Washington and completed the UW School of Business management program. She is a certified mediator. 

Susan is one of four continuity members on the board. She served on the Group Health Cooperative Board of Trustees for six years.