Full Name
Ronna Cole BA
Washington State Department of Corrections
Speaker Bio
Ronna Cole serves as the Health Care Administrator for the Washington State Department of Corrections providing leadership and oversight for seven prisons and administrative functions.   She led the team that implemented the Medicaid Bill Payment in 2012.  She also partnered with stakeholders to institute an automated process to enroll and suspend Medicaid benefits for incarcerated individuals in the Washington State System.  A longtime employee of the Department, Ms. Cole held positions in the Budget Office for the Department of Corrections and with the Washington State Sentencing Guidelines Commission. Currently, she is the co-Incident Commander for the Prisons/Health Services Unified Command for COVID-19.