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Community Hospice Announces New Board Members

Community Hospice, the oldest and largest nonprofit hospice provider serving the Central Valley since 1979, has announced the selection of two new board members.

Joining the Community Hospice Board of Directors are Mrs. Kristin Reza and Mrs. Sue Cipponeri.

“It is an honor to welcome Kristin and Sue to our Community Hospice Board of Directors,” said John Renner, Interim Community Hospice President/CEO. “Kristin and Sue have been long time supporters of Community Hospice and bring years of community leadership and experience. We look forward to working together to support our mission and provide compassionate care to our community.”

Reza is the VP, Regional Manager for Bank of Stockton. She has more than 20 years of experience in retail banking, sales management and community leadership. She is an active ambassador of several local organizations, including the Modesto Gospel Mission, Sierra Vista and Community Hospice, holding leadership positions and volunteering.

Cipponeri is a Certified Public Accountant and Partner of Kemper CPA Group LLP. She holds more than 25 years’ experience in governmental, not-for-profit, and nonpublic company sectors as well as 401(K) audits. She is passionate about helping others and volunteers her time supporting the mission of Community Hospice as well as other community organizations. She currently serves as the assistant treasurer on the Board of Mocse Credit Union.

The Community Hospice Board of Directors is comprised of community volunteers who provide strategic oversight and governance to the organization’s mission to embrace individuals and families facing life-changing journeys, enhancing quality of life for all.

Serving the Central Valley since 1979, Community Hospice has cared for thousands of friends and neighbors offering compassionate and quality care, education and support to terminally ill patients and families, regardless of ability to pay. Care extends to over 2,000 patients each year in private homes, skilled nursing facilities, retirement communities and at the 16-bed inpatient Alexander Cohen Hospice House. Community Hospice also provides bereavement and grief support to anyone in the community. For more information, call 209-578-6300 or visit