Foundation Board of Directors

The board is comprised of dedicated and compassionate community, professional, business and civic leaders who oversee the operational, philanthropic and investment activities of the foundation. They continue to improve the health of the community through their fundraising efforts.

OFFICERS:

CHAIRMAN
Dorothy Benveniste - Engineer, The Boeing Company

 

VICE-CHAIRPERSON

Michael Gardner -  Civic Leader

 

TREASURER 

Enrique Wong - Vice President, Marcus & Millichap

 

SECRETARY

Bill Newbold - Civic Leader

 

IMMEDIATE PAST CHAIR

Daren Schlecter - Attorney at Law, Law Offices of Daren Schlecter

 

PRESIDENT, NORTHRIDGE HOSPITAL FOUNDATION*
Brian P. Hammel

 

BOARD MEMBERS:

Bob Allen - Divisional Vice President, UBS Financial

 

Mark Amico, MD - Medical Director, Dignity Health Medical Foundation

 

Todd Amirian - President, Amirian Home Company

 

John Beck - President, Hollywood Johnny

 

Linnea Benning - Civic Leader

 

Melanie Coto - Founder & CEO, Coto Interpreting LLC & TeleInterpreters, LLC

 

Rebecca Firoozi - District Manager, Premier America Credit Union

 

Charles Goodman, MD - Department Chair, Pediatrics, Northridge Hospital Medical Center

 

Mary Grim - Civic Leader 

 

Jeremy Grosser, MD - Medical Director, Chronic Disease, Northridge Hospital Medical Center

 

Carlos Gutierrez, Jr. - Partner, Ernst & Young, LLP

 

Barbara Hawthorne - Civic Leader 

 

Patrick Hawthorne - Owner, Northridge Lumber

 

Marcia C. Hoffer - Realtor, Berkshire Hathaway Home Services

 

Valerie Kohler - Civic Leader

 

Dorothy Lake - Civic Leader

 

Sherry Lapides - Member, CATS Meow Guild*

 

Grace Leland - Vice President/Hospital Relations, Northridge Hospital Medical Center

 

Moufid Nemeh, MD - Medical Staff President, Northridge Hospital Medical Center*

 

Dana Pump - President, The Pump Group

 

David Pump - President, The Pump Group 

 

Anthony Restivo - Community Leader

 

Oscar Rivas - Senior Partner, Law Firm of Landegger, Baron, Lavenant & Ingber 

 

Afshin Safa, MD - Medical Director, Radiation Oncology, Northridge Hospital Medical Center

 

Jody Sherman - Executive Director & President, AAA TLC Healthcare

 

Paul Watkins - CEO, Northridge Hospital Medical Center*

 

Bessie Wilson - Mel Wilson &Associates Realtors

 

Maurice Zeitlin, MD - Medical Director, Behavioral Health, Northridge Hospital Medical Center



* Ex-Officio Member, With Voting Privileges
** Director Emeritus, With Voting Privileges
 
Click here for a PDF of the Foundation Board of Directors 

For additional questions, please contact the Foundation Office at: 818.885.5341 Ext. 3 or by email at: JennyZeltser@dignityhealth.org