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Oak Valley Hospital Governing Board of Directors
Oak Valley Hospital is a non profit organization serving the Oak Valley Hospital District. It is governed by ten volunteers who serve without compensation. Five members of the Board are elected for four year terms by voters in the District. They comprise the Oak Valley Hospital District Board. The physicians currently serving as Chief of Staff and Vice Chief of Staff are appointed to the Board and usually serve a two year term. Two additional volunteers who reside in the District are appointed as Community Representatives. A representative of Dignity Health, with whom the hospital has an affiliation contract, comprises the tenth Board member.
Dan Cummins, President
Mr Cummins is a Captain with the Oakdale Fire Dept and has previously served as a Paramedic with the District's Ambulance service for over 25 years. A resident of Oakdale, he was elected to the Board in 2010.
Wendell Chun, Ed.D, Vice Pesident
Former superintendent of the Oakdale Joint Unified School District, Chun earned his doctorate at the University of Southern California. A resident of Oakdale, he was elected to the Board in 2010.
Owner of Teter Jewelry, an Oakdale business for 65 years. A Vietnam veteran, he was born and raised in Oakdale and has served on the Board since 1986.
Lousie Pooley-Sanders, Secretary/Treasurer
A former inpatient services coordinator for several years at Oak Valley Hospital, and she is a native of Oakdale. She was elected to her first term in 2010.
Edward Chock, M.D.
A physician specializing in general, thoracic and vascular surgery, he has had a private practice in Oakdale for 25 years. He served on the Board from 1990-l997 and was re-elected in 2007 and in 2010.
Chief of Staff, Lee Horwitz, MD
Vice Chief of Staff, Albert Gelders, MDCommunity Representatives
A retired rancher, he spent 40 years raising beef cattle, turkeys, and almonds on ranchland throughout the district. After active service with the Oak Valley Hospital Foundation, he was appointed a community representative to the Board in 2000.
Donald J. Wiley
He currently serves as President, San Joaquin-Sierra Service Area, Catholic Healthcare West, Northern California and President, St. Joseph’s Medical Center of Stockton. Wiley has been a CHW executive for 18 years.
Robert "Bob" Wikoff
Mr. Bob Wikoff was appointed to the OVHD Governing Body as the CHW community representative in March 2011. Prior to that Mr. Wikoff served on the District Board from 1997 until 2010. Mr. Wikoff also serves on the Executive Committee of the OVHD Foundation Board and is the immediate past president of the Association of California Healthcare District (ACHD).
John McCormick, Chief Executive Officer
With more than 30 years experience as a healthcare administrator and hospital executive, he is serving in the role of Oak Valley Hospital CEO and CFO.
Board Meetings for 2013
Board meetings are held the fourth Wednesday of the month in the Royal and Charter Oak Conference Rooms on the first floor of the Oak Valley Medical Plaza building, 1425 West H Street in Oakdale. Meetings begin at 5:30 p.m. and are open to the public. Meetings dates may change due to schedule conflicts such as legal holidays.
Meeting minutes are posted below for the previous 3 months of District and Governing Body Meetings. Prior minutes are available through the Administrative Offices using appropriate request methods. For more informaiton, please call 209-848-4102.
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