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Board of Directors

Ojai Valley Hospital Foundation is led by a dedicated team of board members who volunteer their time to support healthcare in our community. Together, their knowledge, skills, resources, and diverse capabilities and strengths enable the Foundation to provide valuable support for our local hospital and Continuing Care Center.

Executive Committee

  • Tiarzha Taylor, Chair
  • Stephen Frank, Chair-Elect
  • James Halverson, MD, Vice Chair
  • Severo Lara, Vice Chair
  • Peggy Russell, Treasurer
  • Teresa Smith, Secretary
  • Daniel Sommer, MD, Vice Chair
  • Tim Wolfe, Vice Chair

Board of Directors

  • Phil Caruthers
  • Michelle Henson
  • David Junod
  • Chris Kandziora
  • Mark Lewis

Ex-Officio Members

  • Haady Lashkari, Chief Administrative Officer, Community Memorial Hospital - Ojai
  • Jamie Maites, Chief Marketing & Development Officer, Community Memorial Healthcare
  • Ryan McKinney, MD, Campus Chief, Community Memorial Hospital - Ojai
  • Peggy Melton, Guild President
  • Judith Hale Norris, Member, Board of Trustees
  • Ashley Phelps, Guild Vice President
  • Martin Pops, MD, Member Board of Trustees

Emeritus Members

  • Gary Farr
  • Barbara Pops
  • John Russell

Executive Director

  • Chris Rock