Merrily Manthey MS
Harborview Hospital and Medical
Center. Board. Served 10 years on the Board of Trustees for
and Medical Center, a King County owned, teaching hospital with
over 50 outpatient clinics managed by the University of
Washington School of Medicine.
Harborview is included in the medical
school's $2 billion a year operating budget.
--Merrily helped stimulate vital research on the use of nutrients for a
common and extremely
dangerous condition often occurring in trauma patients brought to the emergency
--She worked with the King County Council and Executive to help bring the
of the first naturopathic physician to a US mainstream hospital board of
trustees. The naturopathic
physician is presently serving a second,
four-year term on the board of Harborview Medical Center.
Board. Served six years
on the Board of Trustees of Bastyr University, an
recognized university of natural health sciences, natural medicine, and applied
science. Through the initiation of the landmark King County Natural Medicine Clinic
helped bring nationwide and international recognition and widespread visibility to
during that time tripled as a result of many factors, most significantly, the
credibility brought because of the creation of the first integrative primary care
clinic in the US funded with
public dollars. Bastyr is a fully accredited university.
City of Kent, Washington. Originator
and Chair of the City of Kent Natural Medicine Project.
www.kentwa.org Merrily brought ongoing
international attention and recognition to the city
of 70,000 in the suburban Seattle region.
Originator of the landmark King
County Natural Medicine Clinic Project
Originator of the City of Kent's
"Wellness Capital of America" project. Mayor Jim White
declared Kent's intention to host and facilitate high profile wellness awareness and
through official proclamation.
Served on the King County Natural
Medicine Clinic Advisory Board, appointed by the
King County Executive. Helped guide the Executive through the initial startup two year
Listed in "Who's Who in Health
Foundation for Excellence in Health Care
Advisory Board for Mayan Medical Center, a partnership project with Rotary
Adopt-A-Village in Guatemala
Member of the Board of
Directors, Peace River Center for Writers
Former Member of the Board of
Directors, Charlotte Chorale
Listed in "Who's Who of
Honored by Citizens For Health.
Received the "Outstanding Health Freedom Activist Award,"
for her work on the King County Natural Medicine Clinic initiative. Citizens For
Health is a powerful
national public health policy organization.
Alumnus" by Green River College.
Jefferson Award nominee for
her public service in the development of the King County Natural
Medicine Clinic, Kent, Washington.
Commissioner, City of Kent Arts
Commission, four-year term; honored by Mayor Dan Kelleher
with "Merrily Manthey Day" for her service on the Commission
Organizational and psychological
consulting to business.
Columnist, Natural, by
a weekly newspaper column on relationships, health care,
College Instructor. Developed and
taught the first Stress Management course in the State
of Washington college system.
Consultant, personal growth coach
for CEOs, elite athletes, artists, writers, non-profit organizations,
individual clients, groups, and organizations. Group facilitation, team building;
consulting, training, and education; and providing service as an executive management and
consultant. Traveling to such diverse countries as Ukraine and China, Merrily is widely
sought after for her
innovations and creative consultant-ships through the Institute for Executive Stress
Government relations strategist and
Executive Director, Foundation for
Excellence in Health Care, a non-profit, charitable corporation
dedicated to producing award-winning educational media and materials, programs, and
Award-winning artist and
photographer. Sought after for commissioned art, exhibits in one-woman
shows and galleries; providing unique images to advertising agencies, groups, and
Editor, Port Charlotte
Trained in Europe with Dr.
Dean G. Elefthery, MD; focus on Group Dynamics, Psychotherapy,
and Therapeutic Action Techniques.
Trained with Bernie Siegel, MD; Will
Shutz, PhD; Virginia Satir; Marty Rossman, MD; Wayne Dyer, PhD;
and numbers of other similarly renowned experts
Master of Science Degree, Eastern
Bachelor of Arts Degree, The
Evergreen State College
Associate of Arts, Associate in
Development, Green River College
Certified Montessori Directress,
International Association of Progressive Montessorians
National Honor Society, recipient of
"Torch Award" for top academic achievement
Traveled to 30 countries