WNC Health Network team members:

  • Plan and facilitate strategic conversations
  • Manage regional health improvement initiatives
  • Support communication strategies
  • Assess and address data needs
  • Provide targeted consultation and technical assistance
  • Serve as cross agency connectors

Heather Gates, MPH

Executive Director

828.418.5034

Meron Abebe, MBA, MSHCM

Program & Operations Associate

828.667.8220

Marian Arledge, MPH

Program Manager & Communications Specialist

828.418.5039

Erin Braasch, MPH, RN

Program Manager & Improvement Specialist

828.418.5037

Jo Bradley, MS

Health Data & Improvement Specialist

828.418.5027