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General Contact Information

Mailing address:
Western Carolina Medical Society
304 Summit Street
Asheville, NC 28803

General Email Address:

Main WCMS Phone Lines:
Main Phone: 828.274.2267
Main Fax: 828.274.2093

Direct Department Lines:
Membership: 828.274.2267 ext 313
Project Access: 828.274.6989
WCMS Interpreter Network: 828.274.0950

General Department Emails:

  • WCMS Association Membership to learn more about membership in the WCMS Association
  • WCMS Association Events (for more information about the Fall Conference, Newcomers' Picnic, Annual Celebration, legislative forums, and educational events)
  • WCMS Foundation Events (for more information about WCMS fundraising events)
  • WCMS Marketing Opportunities (for more information about Website Advertising, Job Board & Classified Advertising, Vital Signs e-newsletter, and The Physicians’ Voice media partnerships)



Staff Listing

WCMS Shared Staff:

Chief Executive Officer/Executive Director
Miriam Schwarz, ext. 312

Chief Operations Officer
Sharon Lewis, ext. 305

Information Systems Coordinator
Tim Hyatt, ext. 309

Office Manager
Denise Lewis, ext. 302


WCMS Association Staff:

Director of Member Services
Donna Wiedrich, ext 313

Member Services Coordinator
Kristina Isenhour, ext. 310

WCMS Foundation Staff:

Project Access Coordinator
Sheri Atkins, ext. 306

Certified Application Counselor
Katherine Hensley, ext. 308

Project Access Navigator/Fundraiser Lead
Julia Lockamy, ext. 308

Project Access Navigator
Jose Armando Lopez, ext. 303

WCMS Interpreter Network Program Administrator
Elena Ruiz, ext. 315

Project Access Navigator
Shaneka Simmons, ext. 303

WCMS Interpreter Network Coordinator
Andi Smith, ext. 304