Executive Director

In addition to his role with WOTA, Christopher Castro is a practicing COTA/L in home health and sub-acute settings. He brings 13 years of experience in Conference & Organization Management, where he worked with teams to produce events of all sizes across the globe. In 2014, he decided to change paths and work towards becoming an Occupational Therapy Assistant. While a student at Green River College, Christopher began volunteering with WOTA in 2016 as a member of the Continuing Education Committee. Most recently, he has served as Secretary before transitioning to the role of Executive Director.

Lobbyist

Kate White Tudor, JD, represents healthcare clients before the legislative and executive branches of state government. In addition to her work with WOTA, she represents other clients including WACMHC, and End of Life Washington, an organization that advocates for patients facing end-of-life decisions. She also serves on the Western Institutional Review Board. A graduate of Stanford Law School, began her career as a commercial litigation associate in Houston. She most enjoyed representing a major teaching hospital at the Texas Medical Center in its medical malpractice cases, and she served on the hospital’s clinical ethics committee for several years. She later represented healthcare providers in business transactions and regulatory compliance matters before returning to Washington State and her passion for political advocacy and healthcare policy matters.