The John Muir Health Foundation, the fundraising arm of John Muir
Health, has announced the appointment of one new member and elected its
2014 officers. The Foundation's newly elected officers include David D.
Woodworth of Walnut Creek who will serve his first term as chair of the
board; Peter D. Gruebele of Moraga who will serve his first term as vice
chair; Jack E. Thompson of Alamo who will serve his first term as
secretary-treasurer; and Carlotta R. Dathe of Lafayette, Stephen L.
Davenport of Walnut Creek and Gerald D. Stroffolino of Moraga who will
all serve as officers-at-large.
The one new board member is Michael Fossan of Walnut Creek, president of
the John Muir Medical Center, Concord volunteers, who will serve a two
year ex officio term on the John Muir Health Foundation Board of
Members of the board who are continuing to serve throgh 2014 are Calvin
(Cal) K. Knight, president and CEO of John Muir Health; Michelle J.
Bartel of Oakland; Nouri Ghorbani, M.D.; Robin Harrison, president, John
Muir Medical Center, Walnut Creek Auxiliary; Guy R. Henshaw of Danville;
Beverly A. Jones of San Francisco; James V. Mitchell of Orinda; Margaret
S. Murphy of Orinda; Robert F. Saydah of Alamo; John C. Sayres of
Orinda; and Elliot D. Stein of Danville. Honorary directors who continue
to serve on the board include Theresa M. Caygill of Walnut Creek, Jean
and Ken Hofmann, and Margery B. Sterns, all of Lafayette.
"We are privileged to have such a distinguished group of board members,"
said Patrick Carew, president of the John Muir Health Foundation. "They
bring a diverse set of skills to the Foundation and share a passion for
supporting their local community-based health system."
The John Muir Health Foundation has received more than $100 million in
contributions since 1959 from individuals, corporations and foundations.
Gifts are directed toward the purchase of medical equipment and support
of educational and medical programs to benefit the community. John Muir
Health, based in Walnut Creek, is a not-for-profit health system.
Individuals who would like more information regarding charitable giving
may call the John Muir Health Foundation at (925) 947-4449, or visit us
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