Governor Jay Inslee reappoints Dr. Sara Cate to Yakima Valley College Board of Trustees

Yakima, WA – Yakima Valley College is pleased to announce Dr. Sara Cate has been appointed for a second term to YVC’s Board of Trustees. Dr. Cate is a physician and faculty who works for Community Health of Central Washington in clinics in both Yakima and Ellensburg, WA.

She attended and graduated from University Of Washington School Of Medicine in 1988, and completed her residency in 1991. She started her career at Providence Medical Center’s Queen Ann Clinic, and later worked for the Central Washington Family Medical Residency, before serving as the Medical Director and Physician for Planned Parenthood of Greater Washington and Northern Idaho from 2004-2011. In 2011, she joined the team at Community Health of Central Washington.

“Accessible higher education that creates living wage jobs is key to healthier families and communities,” states Dr. Sara Cate. “Yakima County is one of the poorest counties in the state and YVC provides an important pathway to an improved standard of living.”

Her term of office is effective October 21, 2019 and ends on September 30, 2024.

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