Meet our Team

The Regence Health Policy Center (RHPC) works to address, inform, and advance policies that promote access to person-focused, high-quality, and affordable health care across Regence’s four market states: Idaho, Oregon, Utah, and Washington.  

Health policy experts are assigned to cover major policy themes across our legislative landscape and collaborate with partners to create and advance policy solutions. 

  • EVP Chief Legal Officer
    John Attey
    John is the Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer, and provides leadership and strategic direction to the departments responsible for the legal, public policy and related affairs of Cambia and its subsidiary companies. John has held executive positions with Swiss Reinsurance Company, GE Insurance Solutions and other divisions of General Electric.
  • Program Advisor
    Nolan Jekich
    Nolan Jekich is the Program Advisor, Policy & Stakeholder Engagement for Regence and the Regence Health Policy Center (RHPC). Jekich has been with Regence since 2020, leading health policy initiatives relating to access and affordability. Jekich supports Government Relations in Idaho, Utah and manages the RHPC’s external communication campaigns and strategies.
  • Program Manager
    Julie Schultz
    Julie is a Program Manager of Policy and Stakeholder Engagement who leads Oregon proactive policy initiatives and develops strategies for Cambia's Personalization and Engagement objective. She previously worked as a Public Policy Specialist in Regence's State Affairs team. Onizuka holds a master's in public administration, specializing in Health Policy from Portland State University.
  • Program Manager
    Michelle Izumizaki
    Michelle leads Washington state’s policy initiatives and develops strategies for Cambia’s Behavioral Health objectives. Prior to joining Cambia, Michelle was the Senior Policy Analyst for the Washington State Department of Health analyzing and advising state leadership on public health policies. Michelle brings with her a background in health advocacy, public health, and private philanthropy.