AWHP announces Meg Jones as next Executive Director

The Association of Washington Healthcare Plans (AWHP) is very pleased to announce Meg Jones will be the Association’s new Executive Director.

Meg brings with her years of experience and deep knowledge of the healthcare system in both the regulatory and legislative policy arenas. Meg’s career has spanned the public and private sectors including the Governor’s Office, Office of the Attorney General and the Office of the Insurance Commissioner. Most recently, Meg was Associate General Counsel for United Healthcare Group’s Northwest Region.

The AWHP Board conducted an extensive search over several months to identify the best candidate who possesses the experience and skills critical to representing the health plans.  With the changing healthcare environment, AWHP is committed to its continued mission of working together with all stakeholders to assure Washington residents access to affordable, quality healthcare choices.

Meg Jones will report to AWHP’s Board of Directors.  As Executive Director, Meg will be responsible for overseeing all of the Association’s operations and representing the perspectives of member health plans on public policy issues related to healthcare and healthcare coverage in Washington State. Meg will be based out of Olympia, WA.


The Association of Washington Healthcare Plans is an alliance of leading health care service contractors (HCSCs) and health maintenance organizations (HMOs) in Washington State. Our diverse membership includes healthcare plans of varying sizes, serving the needs of consumers, employers, and public purchasers. Together, AWHP member plans provide health care coverage to over 5 million residents of Washington State.