Upcoming events

PNW SOPHE Board Meeting, Tuesday, November 7th, 2017

PNW SOPHE will be holding a quarterly Board Meeting at Seattle Children’s from 6:00 – 7:30pm. To add agenda items, join in on the meeting, or learn more about PNW Board activities, email Maryam Jafari at

Mark your calendars for the PNW SOPHE Quarterly Social, September 20th!

Come join PNW SOPHE for a Social Event! We will be reuniting with fellow PNW colleagues and friends! 

September 20th! – Save the date  and come out to PNWSOPHE’s social event at Shultzy’s Bar & Grill on September 20th from 6-8pm! Bring your cover letter and resume if you’d like any feedback! Share this evening by bringing a friend or a colleague to the event! Learn more about the event here:

National Events

SOPHE 18th Annual Advocacy Summit: October 21 – 23, 2017

The 2017 Health Education Advocacy Summit will be held at the Washington Court Hotel in Washington, DC. The Summit offers basic, intermediate, and advanced-level advocacy training. The meeting will end with a chance to visit with legislators or key staff on Capitol Hill!

Stay Connected

See Stay in the Loop for more ways to stay connected with PNW SOPHE!



PNW SOPHE Board Members in Action!

Our very own president and vice-president, Maryam Jafari and Sarah Stempski, present water safety for kids on King 5 New Day Northwest! Both Maryam and Sarah work as health educators at Seattle Children’s. Learn more about their professional endeavors, and those of other board members, at Meet out Board.

Great job ladies!!! Thanks for helping raise awareness about National Water Safety Month and promoting helpful tips for keeping kids safe!

Be sure to check out the video on

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Students Discuss Benefits of SOPHE Membership

Erica Bro, a PNW SOPHE member and WWU Community Health graduate, along with other health education students discuss the benefits of SOPHE Membership.


Arti Patel and Taryn Ostreich attended the 2017 SOPHE National Conference in Denver, CO

Arti and Taryn attended the 2017 SOPHE Conference in Denver, CO. Arti and Taryn represented PNW SOPHE by engaging with other SOPHE chapter members from across the US and seeking information about chapter development strategies. They made the most of the conference by attending SOPHE workshops, lectures, and special events, and enjoyed exploring the exhibits hall.

A big thanks to Arti and Taryn for being an excellent representative of PNW SOPHE at the national conference!


PNW SOPHE Has a New Listserv!

We are moving to a new listserv system! Yahoo Groups makes it easier to subscribe and post without clogging your inbox. Join the listserv now using the information below:
We currently have this set up as a “daily digest” so you will get one email per day on days when people post to the listserv.

For more information on how to subscribe, post messages, and more, click here!