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Daniel Caldwell joined Miller Pacific Engineering Group as a principal engineer in the firm’s Petaluma office. Mr. Caldwell was previously manager of branch offices for Hallenbeck & Associates and Michelucci & Associates.


Carmel Angelo was named assistant chief executive officer of Mendocino County.


Sequoia Solar in Santa Rosa hired Jason Jackson as director of commercial construction in the Northern California office.  Mr. Jackson, who has more than 20 years of electrical and solar experience, was previously president and CEO of Solaris Solar Inc.

Health Care

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Gayle Swift was named director of the intensive care unit of Palm Drive Hospital in Sebastopol, while continuing to direct the medical surgical ward.

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Pamela Reed will direct infection prevention services in addition to her role as the hospital's director of perioperative services. Val Takes was named stroke program coordinator, and Karen Cauthen was named director of the emergency room and supervisors.

Family medicine physician Rajani Gopalapuram joined the family medicine department at Solano Regional Medical Group, a multispecialty medical group in Fairfield affiliated with Sutter Regional Medical Foundation.

Nonprofit Organizations

The Bay Institute in Novato appointed John Frawley to the newly created position of president and chief executive officer. Mr. Frawley will continue to lead Aquarium of Bay, a fully accredited nonprofit marine nature center.  Previously Mr. Frawley served in a variety of management positions at several zoos and parks.

The Pacific Coast Air Museum in Santa Rosa hired Barbara Beedon as director of development. She worked most recently as the director of planned giving for the state and also was executive director of the Santa Rosa office of the American Lung Association.

Real Estate

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Joe Lilley with Keller Williams in Santa Rosa completed a luxury home marketing training course offered by the Institute for Luxury Home Marketing in Houston. Mr. Lilley has specialized in the Sonoma County residential market since 1971.


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Healdsburg-based Limerick Lane Cellars promoted Richard Oberlin to associate winemaker. Gina Riner, formerly owner of GNA Communications, joined the winery as director of sales and marketing.

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