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Honoring Outgoing and Recognizing Incoming Board Members 

As we wrap up the year, Hospital Council would like to recognize the members of the board who resigned during the year or are completing their service at the end of the year:     

  • Ann Lucena, formerly of San Ramon Regional Medical Center  
  • Chad Hickerson, formerly of Santa Rosa Behavioral Healthcare Hospital   
  • Roberta Luskin-Hawk, formerly of Providence St. Joseph Hospital  
  • Ron Groepper, formerly of Kaiser Permanente San Francisco Medical Center  
  • John McCormick, of Oak Valley Hospital  
  • Tomi Ryba, of Good Samaritan Hospital  
  • Steven Packer, of Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula  
  • Steven Stark, of Orchard Hospital  

The board election in November has concluded, and congratulations go to the incoming members:   

  • Chris Bjornberg, of Mayers Memorial Hospital District  
  • Colleen Assavapisitkul, of Adventist Health Clear Lake  
  • David Clark, of Alta Bates Summit Medical Center  
  • Kenneth West, of Regional Medical Center of San Jose  
  • Laureen Driscoll, of Providence, South Division/Northern California Region  
  • Michael Korpiel, of Mercy San Juan Medical Center  
  • Nanette Mickiewicz, of Dominican Hospital  

The election resulted in full adoption of the nominees as proposed. A list of the entire 2023 board is found in this document