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Listed alphabetically in Sonoma and Marin counties and Napa County. See photos of the leaders.

Larry Bedard

Marin Healthcare District

100B Drakes Landing Road, Ste. 250

Greenbrae 94904

415-464-2090

www.marinhealthcare.org

Larry Bedard has been on the board of the Marin Healthcare District for the past three and half years and currently serves as the chair of the board. The Michigan native, who now lives in Sausalito, obtained both his undergraduate and medical degrees from University of Michigan and has practiced emergency medicine for more than 30 years. He worked as the director of emergency services at Marin General Hospital’s emergency department from 1979 to 2001. He’s also served as president of both the American College of Physicians and its California branch, president of the Marin Medical Society and a trustee of the California Medical Society. He earned the William Filante Award from the medical society for outstanding legislative service in 1992, as well as California Legislature Assembly Commendation in 1993.

Cathy Bryan

Blood Bank of the Redwoods

2324 Bethards Drive

Santa Rosa 95405

707-545-1222

www.bbr.org

Cathy Bryan has been CEO for the Blood Bank of the Redwoods for the past 20 years and has been with the blood bank itself for 30 years. During her time at the bank, blood donations have increased from 19,000 units a year to 45,000, while the staff has grown from 25 to 125. She also developed a Food and Drug Administration-approved blood bank software program with the Eden Blood Bank User Group, an association she helped found that consists of eight independent community blood centers. Most recently, she received the President’s Award from the trade association, America’s Blood Centers.

Guy Chicoine

Kaiser Permanente Santa Rosa Medical Center

401 Bicentennial Way

Santa Rosa 95403

707-571-4000

www.kp.org

A Kaiser Permanente veteran of 17 years, Guy Chicoine relocated to Santa Rosa in 2008 after working as the director of national delivery system leaders at Kaiser's program office in Oakland. He is now the medical group administrator, with primary responsibilities including strategy and operations oversight for outpatient clinics, lab, radiology and emergency rooms, working closely with the physician-in-chief at the medical center. He also works with unions to help develop performance improvement issues in Santa Rosa.

Judy Coffey

Kaiser Permanente Santa Rosa Medical Center

401 Bicentennial Way

Santa Rosa 95403

707-571-4000

www.kp.org

Judy Coffey is the senior vice president for Kaiser Permanente overseeing the administration of care to about 254,000 patients and members in both Sonoma and Marin counties. She's been in her current position since 2004 and with Kaiser for more than 30 years, serving in numerous positions for hospitals and medical groups. Named the 2009 Santa Rosa Chamber of Commerce Business Woman of the Year, she is a member of the executive board for the American Heart Association, and a member of the North Bay Hospital Council, Sonoma County Health Action Council and the Sonoma County Workforce Investment Board.

Mike Cohill

Sutter Medical Center of Santa Rosa

3325 Chanate Road

Santa Rosa 95404

707-576-4000

www.suttersantarosa.org

Mike Cohill is the president and CEO of Sutter Medical Santa Rosa overseeing all Sonoma County operations, which, along with the medical center, includes the Sutter Pacific Medical Foundation. He's served on the leadership team for Sutter for more than 20 years, and he provides guidance to Sutter Coast Hospital in Crescent City and Sutter Lakeside in Lakeport. He previously held senior positions for Sutter in the Central Valley, including a stint at CEO for the Central Valley service area, overseeing Sutter affiliates in San Joaquin, Stanislaus and Merced counties. He obtained his bachelor's degree from Loyola College in Baltimore and a master's in health services administration from St. Louis University.

Joel Criste

Marin Individual Practice Association

3 Hamilton Landing Ste. 160

Novato 94949

415-884-1840

www.marinipa.com

Joel Criste is the CEO of the Marin Individual Practice Association, a health care network of more than 300 physicians in Marin and Sonoma counties. He is also the CEO and founder of Prima Medical Group, a local, physician-owned and operated group of family medicine physicians and internists. A graduate of San Diego State University, he has served on local, statewide and national panels focusing on health care finance, practice and management. He obtained a master's in business administration from St. Mary's College.

Lee Domanico

Marin Healthcare District

201 Tamal Vista Blvd. Ste. 200

Corte Madera 94925

415-461-5700

www.marinhealthcare.org

Lee Domanico is the CEO of the Marin Healthcare District and was hired two years ago to help the district re-take control of Marin General Hospital from Sutter Health, a lengthy process that will come to a close sometime this summer. Prior to joining the district, he served as the CEO of the Legacy Health System in Portland, Ore., and El Camino Hospital in Mountain View, where he helped the hospital transition from a deficit of more than $13 million to profits exceeding $20 million.

Daymon Doss

Petaluma Health Care District

1425 N. McDowell Blvd. Ste. 103

Petaluma 94954

707-285-2143

www.phcd.org

Daymon Doss, a native of Oklahoma and a registered nurse, has been the executive director of the Petaluma Health Care District for the past 12 years. He's been with the district for 17 years in total and helped negotiate the lease of Petaluma Valley Hospital to St. Joseph Health System.

Wayne Fairchild

Redwood Regional Medical Group

121 Sotoyome St.

Santa Rosa 95405

707-546-4062

www.rrmginc.com

Wayne Fairchild is the CEO of Redwood Regional Medical Group, a position he took on in 2008 after working with St. Joseph Health System–Sonoma County and previously serving as Petaluma Valley Hospital's vice president of operations. The Los Angeles native came to the North Bay in 2005, after working as the chief administrative officer for the Maui region of the Hawaii Health System Corp. He was also the CEO of Kula Hospital. He obtained a degree in applied economics from Bishop Ambassador University.

Naomi Fuchs

Santa Rosa Community Health Centers

751 Lombardi Court

Santa Rosa 95407

707-547-2222

www.swhealthcenter.org

Naomi Fuchs has been the CEO of the newly named Santa Rosa Community Health Centers, formerly known as Southwest, for the past eight years. Recently she oversaw the federally qualified, nonprofit community health center’s successful effort to expand into a $17.7 million Fountaingrove facility that will accommodate an additional 9,500 patients. The center now has seven locations throughout Santa Rosa, among them: Chanate Family Practice Center, Roseland Children's Health Center, Lombardi Court Health Center, Santa Rosa Homeless Clinic, Elsie Allen Health Center, Southwest Adult Day Services and the Turning Point Satellite Clinic. Formerly she was the CEO for the Redwood Empire Medical Group and spent five years consulting for national organizations, medical groups and hospitals before joining Santa Rosa Community Health Centers. She is a member of the Redwood Community Health Coalition, Sonoma County Health Action, Sonoma County Managed Medi-Cal Planning Group and other organizations.

Carl Gerlach

Sonoma Valley Hospital

347 Andrieux St.

Sonoma 95476

707-935-5000

www.svh.com

Carl Gerlach is the CEO of Sonoma Valley Hospital and has led the facility through several major events, including a successful acquisition of a $35 million bond measure for hospital and equipment upgrades. He has more than 35 years of health care experience and helped with the formation of a joint-powers agreement with Palm Drive Hospital, Healdsburg District Hospital and Mendocino Coast Hospital in 2007. Previously he worked as the director of Livingston Community Health Services and as the CEO of the East Bay Medical Network.

Gary Greensweig

St. Joseph Health System–Sonoma County

1165 Montgomery Drive

Santa Rosa 95405

707-546-3210

www.stjosephhealth.org

Gary Greensweig, a family physician and a 23-year veteran of practice in Santa Rosa, is the chief medical officer of St. Joseph Health System–Sonoma County, where he plays a central leadership role and directs performance improvement and medical staff services.

Robin Hagenstad

Sutter Medical Center of Santa Rosa

3325 Chanate Road

Santa Rosa 95404

707-576-4000

www.suttersantarosa.org

Robin Hagenstad is the chief nursing officer for Sutter Medical Center of Santa Rosa and has led patient care services for the Sacramento-based health system's Sonoma County hospitals for the past seven years. Her responsibilities include nursing services, emergency, surgery, pharmacy, diagnostic lab and imaging services.

Susan Janvrin

Kaiser Permanente Santa Rosa Medical Center

401 Bicentennial Way

Santa Rosa 95403

707-571-4000

www.kp.org

Susan Janvrin has been the CEO at Kaiser Permanente's Santa Rosa Medical Center for the past four years and has been with the hospital for a total of 17 years. She is a member of the Association of California Nurse Leaders and was recently on the board of the California Parenting Institute as its secretary. She has more than 35 years of experience in the health care industry, with stints as a clinical and pediatric nurse.

Pat Kendall

Kaiser Permanente San Rafael Medical Center

99 Monticello Road

San Rafael 94903

415-444-2000

www.kp.org

Pat Kendall is the medical group administrator for Kaiser Permanente's San Rafael Medical Center and has held the position for the past 18 years. She's been with Kaiser since 1973. In 2008, Ms. Kendall, a registered nurse, received the San Rafael Chamber of Commerce Ann Weston Community Services Award and the Community Action Marin Award in 2004. She specializes in emergency medicine and holds a bachelor's degree in businesses administration and a master's in organizational development and human resources development with an emphasis on leadership and change management. She is the former chair of the North Bay Leadership Council and the Healthy Marin Partnership.

Kevin Klockenga

St. Joseph Health System—Sonoma County

1165 Montgomery Drive

Santa Rosa 95405

707-546-3210

www.stjosephhealth.org

Kevin Klockenga is the CEO and president of St. Joseph Health System—Sonoma County. He became the permanent CEO after serving the post on interim basis until March of 2009. Under his watch, Memorial Hospital’s Heart & Vascular services achieved the number one ranking in 2009 among 949 U.S. hospitals for life-saving heart attack intervention by an American College of Cardiology Foundation data registry. Prior to St. Joseph, he worked for Catholic Healthcare West, where he was an administrator for two Bakersfield hospitals. He has 22 years experience in health care administration and lives in Santa Rosa.

Bruce Lee

Verihealth Inc.

200 Montgomery Drive

Santa Rosa 95404

707-303-8000

www.verihealth.com

Bruce Lee is the CEO of Verihealth Inc. and worked for more than 25 years in emergency services prior to joining the ambulance services company last year. The San Mateo native previously worked as the EMS director for the Santa Clara County Public Health Department. He received the California Governor's Office Award for excellence in emergency management in 1990 and in 2007 was appointed by Gov. Schwarzenegger to the California Commission on Medical Services, of which he is currently the chair. In 2008 he was recognized as EMS Administrator of the Year by the California EMS Authority.

Sandra Lew

Hospice by the Bay

17 E. Sir Francis Drake Blvd.

Larkspur 94939

415-927-2273

www.hospicebythebay.org

Sandra Lew, a 26-year veteran in health care, is the CEO for Hospice by the Bay, a position she filled two years ago. She's been with the nonprofit hospice that provides palliative care and grief counseling to patients in San Francisco, Marin, Sonoma and parts of Northern San Mateo counties for seven years. She began her career in social work and gained her experience with death and dying while working during the height of the AIDS epidemic in San Francisco in the 1980s. She was recently named to the California Hospice and Palliative Care Association as its director and is on the board of Marin's Center of Nonprofit and Volunteer Leadership.

Jill Magri

Kaiser Permanente San Rafael Medical Center

99 Monticello Road

San Rafael 94903

415-444-2000

www.kp.org

Jill Magri has been the chief operating officer at Kaiser Permanente San Rafael Medical Center for the past seven years, with responsibilities that include overseeing the hospital's patient care for the 120-bed acute-care facility. She has been the chair of the North Bay Hospital Council Section, was a board of director's president for the Petaluma Health Center and a member of the Marin County Workforce Investment Board. She is a registered nurse and earned a master's in businesses information. She's worked in health care for 25 years in administrative and clinical areas as well as in perioperative nursing.

Larry Meredith

Marin County Department of Health and Human Services

20 N. San Pedro Road Ste. 2028

San Rafael 94903

415-499-6924

www.co.marin.ca.us/depts/hh/main/index.cfm

Larry Meredith has been the director for the Marin County Department of Health and Human Services since September 2001, where he leads more than 70 full- and part-time employees in five locations. He also oversees a budget of about $135 million for the county. He helped develop the Marin Health and Wellness Camp, including coordinated health, social and economic services. The camp seeks to provide distinct opportunities for residents as well as organizations for engagement in planning, educational, training and prevention activities meant to foster good health, well-being and self-sufficiency.

Gary Mizono

Kaiser Permanente San Rafael Medical Center

99 Monticello Road

San Rafael 94903

415-444-2000

www.kp.org

Gary Mizono has been the physician-in-chief at Kaiser Permanente San Rafael Medical Center since 2007 and has been with the HMO for more than 16 years. His residency focused on head and neck surgery, and he ran a private practice in San Francisco in 1985. He is a board member for Hospice by the Bay and Kimochi Inc.

Jack Neureuter

Alliance Medical Center

1381 University St.

Healdsburg 95448

8465 Old Redwood Hwy. Ste. 400

Windsor 95492

707-433-5494

www.alliancemed.org

Jack Neureuter is the CEO of Alliance Medical Center, a position he’s held since 2005 after serving as the COO at the clinic that began as a facility for migrant farm workers. He serves on the board of trustees for the Alexander Valley School District and on the board of directors for the Redwood Community Health Coalition, Hospice of Petaluma and Memorial Hospice as well as the Healdsburg Rotary. He obtained a bachelor’s degree in economics and political science from Hobart College in Geneva, N.Y.

Robert Ostroff

Petaluma Health Care District

1425 N. McDowell Blvd. Ste. 103

Petaluma 94954

707-285-2143

www.phcd.org

Robert Ostroff is the president of the board for the Petaluma Health Care District. He was elected to the position in 2008 and formerly was the chief of the South Sonoma County Medical Group.

He’s been practicing in Petaluma since 1980 and worked as an emergency room doctor for nearly 30 years. For 25 of those years he was the director of emergency services at Petaluma Valley Hospital. The Baltimore native, who moved to the North Bay in 1972, obtained a bachelor’s degree from Washington and Lee University in Virginia and his doctorate from the University of Maryland.

Nancy Oswald

Redwood Community Health Coalition

1180 Fourth St. Ste. B

Santa Rosa 95404

707-542-7242

www.rchc.net

Nancy Oswald is the executive director of the Redwood Community Health Coalition. As part of her duties, she advocates on behalf of nearly 20 community clinics and other health organizations in Sonoma, Napa and Yolo counties. She has more than 24 years experience in health care. Her career started in a New York public hospital system. She is also a past president of the National IPA Coalition. Ms. Oswald, who has been with RCHC since 2005, obtained her doctorate from the Union Institute in community health systems development.

Richard Powers

Sonoma County Medical Association

3033 Cleveland Ave.

Santa Rosa 95403

707-525-4265

www.scma.org

Richard Powers is the current president of the Sonoma County Medical Association. Previously he worked in private group practice in Sebastopol since 1975. He served two years in the Air Force Medical Group, where he rose to the rank of lieutenant colonel, after graduating from the Community Hospital Family Practice Residency (now called the Santa Rosa Family Medicine Center) in 1973. The San Louis Obispo born and San Jose raised Mr. Powers attended Stanford, where he obtained a B.A. in English in 1965, an M.A. in medical sociology in 1968 and an M.D. in 1970.

Kathryn Powell

Petaluma Health Center

1301 Southpoint Blvd.

Petaluma 94954

707-559-7500

www.phealthcenter.org

Kathryn Powell has been the CEO of the federally qualified, nonprofit Petaluma Health Center for the past seven years, in which time the center has seen its capacity double and has marked a steady trajectory toward profitably. She was recently named to the Petaluma Healthcare District by the board of directors to serve as the vice president and is on the board for the Redwood Community Health Coalition.

Mike Purvis

Sutter Medical Center Santa Rosa

3325 Chanate Road

Santa Rosa 95404

707-576-4000

www.suttersantarosa.org

Mike Purvis is the chief administrative officer at Sutter Medical Center Santa Rosa. He joined Sutter last year in late September and has more than 20 years experience in both urban and rural nonprofit hospitals. Previously he worked as a consultant focusing on growth, operations, patient safety and quality performance. He also worked with the Humboldt County region of St. Joseph Health System as well as with Baptist Hospitals and Health Systems, where he oversaw four hospitals and other regional facilities.

Evan Rayner

Healdsburg District Hospital

1375 University St.

Healdsburg 95448

707-431-6500

www.nschd.org

Evan Rayner is the CEO of Healdsburg District Hospital and has more than 23 years of experience in the health care sector. Previously he worked as the chief of north Sonoma County Hospital. He is a member of the Northern California Healthcare Authority and the Rural Healthcare Advisory Board.

Jane Read

Petaluma Valley Hospital

400 N. McDowell Blvd.

Petaluma 94954

707-778-1111

www.stjosephhealth.org

Jane Read joined Petaluma Valley Hospital last September as the vice president of operations, where she represents the executive management team for the St. Joseph Health System—Sonoma County hospital. She’s worked in health care for more than 25 years, with experience in clinical, strategic and financial management. Before coming to Sonoma County, Ms. Read was the vice president of business development for Versant Advantage Inc., a nonprofit division of Children’s Hospital in Los Angeles that created a residency program for registered nurses and was also the chief nursing officer at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in Belleville, Ill.

Richard Robinson

Palm Drive Hospital

501 Petaluma Ave.

Sebastopol 95472

707-823-7616

www.palmdrivehospital.com

Richard Robinson was hired as the new CEO for Palm Drive Medical Center just two weeks ago as the hospital seeks a return to profitability after recent years of controversy and bankruptcy proceedings. He joins Palm Drive most recently from the Women’s & Children’s Hospital in Lake Charles, La., where he was the CEO since 2008 and where he previously served as the special projects director for Community Health Systems of Franklin, Tenn., from 2007 to 2008. Prior to that, he worked as the CEO of Eastern New Mexico Medical Center in Roswell, NM, also under the umbrella of Community Health Systems.

Chris Rogers

Sutter Pacific Medical Foundation

3883 Airway Drive Ste. 300

Santa Rosa 95403

707-521-8830

www.sutternorthbay.org

Chris Rogers is the executive director for Sutter Pacific Medical Foundation, a position he took on in 2007 that includes administrative oversight of the doctor’s group. Prior to joining the foundation, he worked as the CEO for Greeley Medical Clinic in Greeley, Colo., which worked with more than 65 providers and had revenues in excess of $120 million. He also worked with the Banner Health System of Colorado as well as National Medical Enterprises and Humana Inc.

Greg Rosa

Palm Drive Medical Center

6800 Palm Ave. Ste. C1

Sebastopol 95472

707-823-7616

www.palmdrivehospital.com/medicalcenter

Greg Rosa is the director of the Palm Drive Medical Center, a primary and specialty office begun in May 2008 by the neighboring health district that operates the Palm Drive Hospital. Dr. Rosa, who has more than 33 years of experience practicing as a family physician, founded the Occidental Community Health Center, was on the board for the Health Plan of the Redwoods and Healthy Kids and served as the chairman of the Sonoma County Medical Association.

Todd Salnas

Petaluma Valley Hospital

400 N. McDowell Blvd.

Petaluma 94954

707-778-1111

www.stjosephhealth.org

Todd Salnas joined St. Joseph Health System—Sonoma County as the chief operating officer last September, where he holds leadership roles at both Santa Rosa Memorial and Petaluma Valley hospitals. He previously was the COO with Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital in Whittier. The Milwaukee native obtained his bachelor’s from the University of Arizona, Tucson in health science and a dual master’s in the same discipline as well as business administration from University of Arizona, Tempe.

Rita Scardaci

Sonoma County Department of Health

3313 Chanate Road

Santa Rosa 95404

707-565-4700

www.sonoma-county.org/health

Rita Scardaci has been the director of the Sonoma County Department of Health Services for five years now, a position that includes overseeing a budget of more than $200 million and 750 employees. She co-chairs and helped create the county health advocacy group Sonoma County Health Action Council and has served on the board of the California Endowment. She also helped form the Santa Rosa Family Medicine Residency Consortium and has worked in health care for more than 40 years.

Bob Schultz

Kaiser Permanente Santa Rosa Medical Center

401 Bicentennial Way

Santa Rosa 95403

707-571-4000

www.kp.org

Bob Schultz has been the physician-in-chief for Kaiser Permanente Santa Rosa Medical Center for the past 15 years, and has been with the HMO for more than 29 years. He oversees medical group operations, which includes all physicians and outpatient clinical staff, including lab, radiology and emergency department staff.

John Shen

Marin Community Clinics

300 Professional Center Drive Ste. 311

Novato 94947

415-448-1500

www.marinclinic.org

John Shen is the executive director of the Marin Community Clinics, overseeing three federally qualified health centers in Novato, San Rafael and Greenbrae that combined care for more than 20,000 patients. He joined the clinics in 2007, and the Hong-Kong native has more than 28 years of experience in the health care industry.

Ruth Skidmore

Northern California Medical Associates Inc.

3536 Mendocino Ave.

Santa Rosa 95403

707-573-6150

www.ncmahealth.com

Ruth Skidmore is the CEO of the Northern California Medical Associates and has more than 31 years of experience in outpatient and inpatient clinical and administration. She’s been in her current position since 1992 and recently led the company in the development of a surgery center in downtown Santa Rosa. During her tenure, revenues have increased from $4 million to $35 million, and the number of offices has ballooned from four to 18. Before moving to Sonoma County she worked as vice president of the Ambulatory Management Corp. in Chicago, where she also was an instructor at Rush-Presbyterian St. Luke’s Medical Center.

Mary Ellen Smith

Healthcare Foundation Northern Sonoma County

132 Mill St.

Healdsburg 95448

707-473-0583

www.healthcarefoundation.net

Mary Ellen Smith is the chairwoman of the Healthcare Foundation Northern Sonoma County. She has helped lead the group’s $14.5 million campaign to support the Healdsburg District Hospital, and the campaign has enabled the founding of the Wetzel Family Emergency Department, the Kozel Stroke Institute, the Patricia and Raymond Chambers Intensive Care Unit and the Dry Creek Rancheria Women’s Health Center. The Southern California native previously worked extensively in the fashion industry in Los Angeles, New York and San Francisco. She served nine years as a board of director’s member for the Edgewood Center for Children and Families, an organization that has aided more than 5,000 crises-prone children in the greater Bay Area.

Mary Szecsey

West County Health Centers Inc.

14045 Mill Street, P.O. Box 1449

Guerneville 95446

707-869-5977

www.wchealth.org

Mary Szecsey has been the executive director for West County Health Centers for the past 15 years, overseeing the community clinic’s network consolidation, growth and electronic records transformation. The health center consists of five locations – the Russian River Health Center, Occidental Area Health Center, Sebastopol Community Health Center, Forestville Teen Clinic, and the Russian River Dental Clinic and Mental Health Services. Ms. Szecsey has been a board member of the California Primary Care Association, a key lobbying voice for clinics in Sacramento.

Alena Wall

Northern California Center for Well-Being

365 Tesconi Circle Ste. B

Santa Rosa 95401

707-575-6043

www.norcalwellbeing.org

Alena Wall is the executive director of the Northern California Center for Well-Being. She’s been in her current position since 2007, after more than a decade of experience in the health care industry. The center has expanded in recent years to include pediatric and adolescent health programs in addition to the many services it provides for seniors and diabetes-prone adults. She has chaired the steering committee for the Community Activity Nutrition Coalition and has served on the health care delivery system task force for the Sonoma County Action Council.

. NAPA COUNTY.Beatrice Bostick

Community Health Clinic Ole

1141 Pear Tree Lane Ste. 100

Napa 94558

707-254-1770

www.clinicole.org

Beatrice Bostick is the executive director of Clinic Ole, the only low-cost, sliding-fee scale medical and dental facility in Napa County. She has worked primarily in the nonprofit health sector, having run community health centers for low-income and uninsured residents throughout the U.S. She began her health care career as a volunteer in rural villages in Togo, West Africa. Ms. Bostick joined the Napa clinic in 1998 and oversees sites throughout the county. Half of patients are uninsured and below the federal poverty line.

Maryann Eckhout

Napa County Medical Society, Solano County Medical Society

980 Trancas St. Ste. 8

Napa 94558

707-255-3622

www.ncms.com

P.O. Box 2649

Fairfield 94533

707-425-7267

www.solanomedsoc.com

Maryann Eckhout has been the executive director of the Napa County Medical Society for 20 years and the Solano County Medical Society for the past 10. She coordinates activities for physician members, which includes legislative advocacy and community forums. In 2002 and 2003 she served as the chair for the California Medical Association’s executive’s conference and chaired the Napa Chamber of Commerce’s health care committee from 1996 through 2005. She is currently on the board of directors of the Solano Coalition for Better Health.

Walt Mickens

Queen of the Valley Medical Center

1000 Trancas St.

Napa 94558

707-252-4411

www.thequeen.org

Walt Mickens, a 25-year health industry veteran, is the CEO and executive vice president of Queen of the Valley Medical Center, a 192-bed facility. Previously he was the CEO of the Boca Raton Medical Center in Florida and COO for several other medical centers in Florida and California

Terry Newmyer

St. Helena Hospital, St. Helena Hospital Clearlake

10 Woodland Road

St. Helena 94574

707-963-6450

www.sthelenahospital.org

Terry Newmyer was appointed CEO of the St. Helena Hospital and its sister locations, which include St. Helena Hospital Clearlake and St. Helena Hospital Center for Behavioral Health in Vallejo. He joined St. Helena about a year ago from the largest acute-care hospital in the nation, Florida Hospital in Orlando, where he was the senior vice president and chief development officer. There, he led a successful campaign to raise $100 million and secured alliances with Walt Disney World, General Electric, Phillips and Nike.

Dennis Sisto

Queen of the Valley Medical Center

1000 Trancas St.

Napa 94558

707-252-4411

www.thequeen.org

Dennis Sisto has been the CEO of Queen of the Valley Medical Center for about 11 years, where he has overseen day-to-day direction, control and evaluation of operation. Among the projects he’s overseen are a new imaging center, a new outpatient surgery and procedure center, state-of-the-art linear accelerator for the treatment of cancer patients and the development of a robotic surgical system. Prior to joining Queen of the Valley, Mr. Sisto worked for St. Joseph Health System for about 18 years.

Randolph Snowden

Napa County Health and Human Services Agency

2344 Old Sonoma Road

Napa 94559

707-253-4279

www.co.napa.ca.us/gov/departments

Randolph Snowden is the director of the Napa County Health and Human Services Agency, overseeing central administration of the financial department, operations, regulatory and privacy compliance, records and special projects. He’s worked for the agency since 1997, first as the behavioral manager for adult services and then as the administrator of alcohol and drug programs. He’s been director since 2005.

Originally a lawyer, Mr. Snowden practiced business law for nearly 15 years on the East Coast and in Napa, focusing on real estate and agriculture. In the late 1980s he co-founded and served as the CEO of Adolescent Treatment Centers Inc. in Oakland. Prior to becoming director, he was the founding program director for The Wolfe Center, an outpatient substance abuse program for teenagers in Napa.

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