Shelly Handkins

Shelly joined the board in 2021 after 29 years with Providence Health System, where she worked as Chief Financial Officer of Providence Health Plan, Chief Financial Officer of the health system’s Oregon region and Group Vice President of Payor Contracting for more than 50 Providence hospitals, all employed physicians and ambulatory services across five states.

Handkins is now retired, and in addition to the St. Charles board, she also serves on the board of Lifeworks Northwest, a Portland-based network of behavioral health care providers.

Reason for service: “I have a deep passion for working to deploy affordable, high-quality health care in a population health-based model in order to improve the long-term health of our communities.”