Staff

Courtney Armstrong, MPA, Community Health Program Specialist
Courtney joined the Community Health team in October 2019. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice and Master of Public Administration from Eastern Washington University. She has a background in behavioral health, specializing in program development and coordination. She enjoys participating in community outreach and promoting mental health promotion and suicide prevention opportunities.

Megan Fullmer, Community Health Assistant
Megan Fullmer joined the Community Health staff in January 2019. She previously sat on the Variété gala committee and became a library volunteer in 2016. She primarily works in the Neurological Resource Center, but also assists with the CATCH Program and Healthy Ages as needed. Megan has a Bachelor of Arts in History from Washington State University – Tri‐Cities.

Karen Hayes, MA, Community Health Investment Manager
Karen joined Kadlec as the Executive Director of Kadlec Neurological Resource Center (KNRC) in May of 2005. When KNRC became a program of Kadlec’s newly formed Community Health department in 2017, she became the Community Health Director. While overseeing the Community Health department, which includes, Healthy Ages, CATCH, and KNRC, Karen became the Community Health Investment Manager and is also responsible for the Community Health Needs Assessment, Community Health Improvement Plan and Community Benefit. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Social Science from Washington State University/Tri‐Cities and a Master of Arts degree in Applied Behavioral Science from City University/Leadership Institute of Seattle. She is a Washington State Licensed Mental Health Counselor and a Licensed Clinical
Professional Counselor in Idaho.

Diana Henning, CATCH (Coordinated Approach to Child Health) Coordinator
Diana joined Kadlec Community Health in March of 2020 as the CATCH (Coordinated Approach to Child Health) Coordinator. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Physical Activity and Health with a concentration in Health and Wellness from Eastern Oregon University. She has worked in the fitness industry since 2002 and with the Richland School District for 6 years. These passions have given her both the skills and knowledge to implement the CATCH program in schools and after school programs in Benton and Franklin Counties.

Liana “Jay” Hungerford, KNRC Resource Specialist
Jay joined the KNRC staff as the Resource Specialist in July of 2019. Jay has worked in the social services field for four years, with positions in peer education, Medicaid care coordination, and permanent supportive housing. Jay has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Washington with a major in psychology.

Hazel Kwak, Community Health Investment Coordinator
In March 2020, Hazel joined the Community Health Department as the Community Health Investment Coordinator. Hazel started her journey with Kadlec in April 2012 as a Medical Assistant. Her work in Community Health Investment includes tracking Kadlec’s programs or activities that provide treatment and/or promote health and healing as a response to identified community needs in the Community Health Needs Assessment and Kadlec’s Community Health Improvement Plan. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Health Science from Purdue University and is currently working on her Masters of Public Health in Epidemiology from Benedictine University.

Sue Linn, KNRC Program Specialist
Sue has been the Program Specialist for Kadlec Neurological Resource Center since October 2009. Sue helps to coordinate our many community educational programs. Prior to joining the KNRC staff, Sue worked for the Washington State House of Representatives as a legislative aide, tracking legislation and assisting constituents with their needs. Sue has a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from Eastern Washington University. She is a mother of two.

Cathy Manderbach, Healthy Ages Program Manager
Cathy joined Kadlec Neurological Resource Center in May of 2013. She held multiple positions with the Kadlec Neurological Resource Center and was the Community Health Resource Specialist prior to becoming the Manager of Healthy Ages in 2019. Previous work experience included working as an Office Manager and in benefit administration in the Washington DC area. After college graduation, she successfully completed retail management training and became an Assistant Manager for a large retail corporation in Michigan. She quickly promoted up to larger stores while in retail. Volunteering in the non‐profit sector as a competitive fundraiser and developing educational programs to promote heart health and awareness is also a career highlight. Cathy has her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Central Michigan University where she majored in marketing and minored in advertising.