Community Hospice, the oldest and largest nonprofit hospice provider serving the Central Valley, recently announced its new Community Hospice and Community Hospice Foundation Board Members.
Joining the Community Hospice Board of Directors is Sue Cipponeri, Partner of Kemper CPA Group, LLP.
Joining the Community Hospice Foundation Board of Directors are Melvin Bradley, retired Division Manager for PG&E and owner of Mel Bradley Electric; Don Gaekle, Stanislaus County Assessor; Claire Helbig M.D., Internist; Teresa Scott, Yosemite Community College District Executive Vice Chancellor; Meryl Snider, retired Sales Manager for AT&T and Judy Wetzel, retired Educator.
“I am pleased to welcome our newly appointed Community Hospice and Foundation board members,” said C. DeSha McLeod, Community Hospice President/CEO. “As we continue to meet the evolving needs of our community, we look forward to working with our new Board members that can lend their expertise in helping us provide compassionate and quality care to our community residents and providers.”
“We are thankful our new Board members choose Community Hospice and the Foundation as their non-profit to spend their time and talents with,” said Monica Ojcius, Foundation Executive Director.
The Community Hospice and Community Hospice Foundation Board of Directors is comprised of community volunteers who provide strategic oversight and governance to the organization’s mission to provide compassionate and quality care, education and support to terminally ill patients and their families, regardless of ability to pay.
Community Hospice is the largest and oldest nonprofit hospice agency in the Central Valley. Serving the community 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 2000 patients each year in private homes, skilled nursing facilities, assisted living facilities and at the 16-bed inpatient Community Hospice 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 hospiceheart.org.
The Community Hospice Foundation is a charitable organization established in 2001 to raise funds and awareness for Community Hospice.