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Stephen Schilling is CEO of Clinica Sierra Vista, a private nonprofit organization of 15 health clinics serving residents of Arvin, Bakersfield, Death Valley, Delano, Frazier Park, Lake Isabella, Lamont, McFarland and Wofford Heights. The clinics provide primary health care and preventive health education services with a staff of 600. Collectively, the clinics represent a multi-institutional model for rural health care delivery to a geographically dispersed, ethnically diverse, low-, moderate- or fixed-income patient population.

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Bob joined Youth and Family Assistance as Executive Director in 2002 and successfully guided the agency's recent merger with Family and Community Enrichment Services, Inc. Prior to that, Bob served as CEO of Shanti, a San Francisco non-profit agency that serves people with terminal diseases. During his five-year tenure at Shanti, Bob expanded the agency's scope and tripled its budget to $5.2 million. Originally from Chicago, Bob is a graduate of Loyola University and has earned master's degrees from the University of Illinois and St. Mary of the Lake Seminary.

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The Rev. Cecil Williams is a trustee and executive of the Glide Foundation, a program of Glide Memorial United Methodist Church serving poor and disenfranchised San Franciscans. Located in the Tenderloin, one of the city's harshest urban environments, Glide Church serves over 1 million free meals a year; provides HIV testing, health care, crisis intervention and women's programs; offers literacy, computer and job training; and hosts children, youth and family educational programs.

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Nancy H. Rubin is CEO of the Edgewood Center for Children and Families, an organization that has been serving the needs of the Bay Area's most at-risk children since 1851. Originally founded as an orphanage during the Gold Rush Era, Edgewood in the 1950s evolved into a nonprofit residential and day treatment facility for severely emotionally disturbed and learning disabled children, ages 5 to 14, most of whom have suffered parental abuse, neglect, or prenatal substance exposure.

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Lindsay K. Mann is CEO of Kaweah Delta Health Care District, a group of health care centers in the San Joaquin Valley. Kaweah Delta Health Care District provides a full spectrum of health care services on four campuses, including the largest acute care hospital in Tulare County, Kaweah Delta Hospital. Kaweah Delta Health Care District also operates Cypress Rehabilitation Center, Cypress Mental Health Center, The Lifestyle Center, Community Health Center and San Juan Health Center. Finally, Kaweah Delta maintains partnerships with Cypress Surgery Center and Quail Park Retirement Village.

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Linda Civitello, president and CEO of Breathe California, a Daly City-based organization working to reduce the impact of lung disease through prevention, education, advocacy and patient services. As president and CEO, Civitello utilizes her extensive experience in community service, urban planning and government affairs.

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Ken Underwood is CEO of the San Benito Healthcare District, a nine-facility health care entity that includes Hazel Hawkins Memorial Hospital. In 1957, voters in San Benito County approved the formation of a "hospital district" to manage health care services in the county.

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Jane C. Garcia is CEO of La Clínica de la Raza, a network of 22 health clinics serving multilingual and multicultural populations in three East Bay counties: Alameda, Contra Costa, and Solano counties. La Clínica's comprehensive services include pediatrics, family medicine, women's health care, mental health services, dental and vision care and health education. Services are offered regardless of a person's ability to pay or insurance coverage. La Clínica hires health practitioners who fluently speak Spanish, Chinese, Hindi, Arabic, and Amharic.

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Hellan R. Dowden is founder and CEO of HR Dowden & Associates, a consulting group that represents clients with interests in health, education, social services, children, work force investment and training, technology and the public sect. She also co-manages Teachers for Healthy Kids, a collaboration of the California Teachers Association and the California Association of Health Plans, funded by The California Endowment to enroll kids in health care through schools. She represents county-organized health systems in Yolo, Napa, Solano, Santa Cruz and Monterey counties.

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Harold A. Peterson is CEO of Community Hospice, a hospice serving terminally ill patients and their families in Stanislaus County and south San Joaquin County. As a nonprofit organization founded in 1979 by community members committed to the concept of \"death with dignity,\" the hospice provides care to anyone, regardless of ability to pay.

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