Board of Trustees

The Foundation is governed by a thirteen-member Board of Trustees, appointed by the Governor, Speaker of the Assembly, and Senate Committee on Rules, and the Medical Board of California. The Director of the Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development and the Chair of the Healthcare Workforce Policy Commission serve as ex-officio members.

  • Gary Gitnick, M.D., Board President
    Los Angeles, CA
  • Scott Sillers, Presiding Officer
    Oakland, CA
  • Delvecchio Finley, MPP, FACHE
    Los Angeles, CA
  • William C. Hendry, C.F.R.E., C.S.P.G.
    Los Angeles, CA
  • Barb Johnston, M.S.N., M.L.M
    Sacramento, CA
  • Kara Ralston, MBA, SDA
    Camarillo, CA
  • David E. Ryu
    Los Angeles, CA
  • Barbara Yaroslavsky
    Los Angeles, CA
  • Mary Helen Ybarra
    Corona, CA
  • Felix Yip, M.D.
    San Marino, CA

Ex-Officio Members

  • Robert P. David
    Sacramento, CA
  • V. Katherine Townsend, Ed.D., MSN
    Downey, CA

Council of Advisors

  • Mary Canobbio, R.N., M.N., F.A.A.N.
    Los Angeles, CA
  • Jimmy H. Hara, M.D., F.A.A.P.
    Los Angeles, CA
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