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Board of Directors

For the leaders serving on our Board of Directors, it’s a calling like no other.

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Leaders who care deeply

Board members don’t just live in our community. They’re invested in our community. They guide the Foundation, ensuring donations deliver leading-edge medical technology and compassionate care for all. 

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Can we count on you?

The needs are many, including a new 34,500-square-foot Emergency Department and Urgent Care Center to provide additional capacity in a larger, more efficient and patient-friendly environment.

Can we count on you?

The needs are many including a new 20-bed Progressive Care Unit to bridge the gap between the ICU and existing medical-surgical units.

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Michael Cusumano

Board Chair

Michael Cusumano is the President and Managing director of Cusumano Real Estate. The company was founded in 1959 and has grown into the most client-focused leasing, property management, development, construction, and brokerage company in Southern California. 

Michael is substantially involved in local charities and civic groups. He is Chairman of Burbank Business Partners, a member of Burbank Community Foundation, member of Community Foundation of the Verdugos, Honorary Advisor for the Burbank Arts for All Foundation, a member of the Cusumano Family Foundation, Chairman of Burbank Transportation Management Organization, member of Leadership Burbank, Chairman of Downtown Burbank Property Based Improvement District, Chairman of Downtown Parking Management Committee, and a member of the Burbank Chamber of Commerce.

Ray Stermer

Board Member

Ray Stermer has practiced as a Clinical Hospital Pharmacist and Consultant for over 30 years. He’s worked in several areas of his profession, including sales and marketing, homecare, drug distribution and infusion therapy.

His late wife, Joanne M. Stermer, served as the Executive Director of Surgical Services and Endoscopy at the hospital for 15 years. During this time, she said she loved practicing at St. Joseph Orange better than any other hospital because of its mission and vision, staff and holy sisters.

Ray and his family are now fully committed to the success of SJO.

What motivates your desire to give back?
My desire to give back is a result of my sincere love for the mission and vision of the hospital.

Why are you supporting the medical center?
I am committed to maintaining the strong legacy of my late wife.

Why did you agree to join the foundation board?
I joined the board to help it achieve its philanthropic goals. It is very important that our community truly understands the necessity and importance of this board to SJO.

Ron Thon

Board Member

Ron Thon has worked in the financial services profession – including banking, retirement planning, estate and financial planning – since the early 1970’s.

He fully retired as Chairman and CEO of Bankers Pension Services 14 years ago, after selling his company. Since then, he and his wife have dedicated themselves to giving back to faith-based organizations like St. Joseph’s. 

What motivates your desire to give back?
My wife and I were looking for deserving charities and discovered that working with St. Joseph was an excellent way to truly understand the need for giving.

Why are you supporting the medical center?  
Our family has experienced the outstanding medical care at St Joseph’s since the birth of my brother-in-law in 1938. Both our daughters and grandchildren were also born here and anytime our family has been in need of medical care, St. Joe’s has always come through with the best.

Why did you agree to join the foundation board?
I joined largely because of my association with banking board associates who also serve on the St. Joseph Board. 

Sr. Nadine McGuinness

Board Member

Sister Nadine McGuinness has taught history, spiritual living practices and theology for many years. She’s also directed teaching institutes for Catholic dioceses seeking to instruct adults on becoming educators.

She’s written several textbooks and teacher’s manuals for adolescent and high school students and teachers.  Presently, she is focused on the contributions of Pope Francis to the reform of structures and styles of interaction in the Catholic Church.

Sister McGuinness is one of three daughters. 

What motivates your desire to give back?
I’ve met wonderful, gifted people who’ve brought so much help to me through St. Joseph Hospital through the years. I’d like to say “Thank you” — and doing so makes me feel that we are all a part of this big ministry of caring for, empowering and appreciating the personal efforts of one another.

Why are you supporting the medical center?  
I have come home to the Motherhouse of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Orange, which is in the backyard of St. Joseph Hospital, for more than 50 years. 

Why did you agree to join the foundation board?
I like to learn from people. I am energized by the varieties of gifts I experience in Foundation members.

Ivan Turpin, MD

Board Member

Ivan Turpin received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Utah before studying general surgery at UCLA and plastic surgery at University of California at Irvine.

He served as a medical officer for the Navy during the Vietnam War. He’s currently a surgeon at SJH and Clinical Professor of Plastic Surgery at UCI.

Ivan and his wife Darlene have one son and one grandson.

What motivates your desire to give back?
I’m motivated to participate in the foundation because it allows me the opportunity to improve the lives of others.

Why are you supporting the medical center?
With the tremendous advances in the technological aspects of health care, it’s critical that new equipment is made available to our physicians. With reimbursement for services being unable to keep up with the costs of modern technology, it becomes vital to seek funding from other sources.

Why did you agree to join the foundation board?
The St. Joseph Foundation Board plays a crucial role in ensuring funding is available. By joining the Board, I feel I can bring knowledge and expertise to the table and have an opportunity to meet and work with new people that have a similar sense of purpose.

Gemma Seidl

Board Member

Gemma Seidl, RN, MSN, MPH, PHN is Executive Director of Acute Care Services, Nursing Operations and Clinical Informatics Systems at St. Joseph Hospital, where she has worked since 2008.

She has a Masters in Nursing Administration from Cal State Fullerton and Masters in Public Health from Aristotle University. Over her 30 year career, she’s been recognized as an authority on sepsis, critical care best practices and nursing leadership. She’s been nominated several times for St. Joseph Hospital’s Values in Actions awards.

Gemma and her husband Michael have one son.

What motivates your desire to give back?
It is a calling to be a nurse and caring for our dear neighbor is a privilege and obligation to give back not just financially but with time, treasure and talent.

Why are you supporting the medical center?
I’m front and center on the needs of the hospital and the population we serve. Supporting the medical center is another way for me to support patients I see every day.

Why did you agree to join the foundation board?
One of my goals is to provide feedback on donor supported initiatives to ensure that they’re being used to save patients’ lives and improve caregiver work environments.

Dr. Warren “Dave” Johnston

Board Member

Dr. Johnston has been a practicing cardiologist at St. Joseph Hospital since 1983.

He is also Director of St. Joseph Women’s Heart Center, Physician Site Director of St. Joseph Heritage Cardiology Division, Chairman of the St. Jude St. Joseph Heritage Cardiology Department, Medical Director of Orange County/High Desert Providence Heart Institute and Co-Director of the Southern California Providence Heart Institute.

He and his wife have three daughters, two of whom have been nurses at St. Joe’s.

What motivates your desire to give back?
I was an only child. My father left us when I was 5. A lot of people have given to me along the way and I wouldn’t have made it without them, so I feel it’s important to give back now.

Why are you supporting the medical center?
St. Joseph’s has a vibe unlike any other hospital. People really care and everyone matters here – from the people who change sheets to the doctors and nurses.

Why did you agree to join the foundation board?
My goal is to expand the board to patients and community members who have benefited from our presence and motivate them to continue to contribute and improve the hospital.

Lizanne Ball Monahan

Lizanne Ball Monahan attended UCI and graduated from California State University, Fullerton with a Bachelor of Arts in Business. She has an emphasis in Marketing. She and her husband, Dennis, have 3 children and 6 grandkids.

What motivates your desire to give back?
I feel it is important to care for our community and each other in any way that we can. I learned this at an early age, watching my parents and grandparents generously give of themselves.

Why are you supporting the medical center?
Each of the Ball doctors were proud to serve at a hospital that was on the cutting edge of new medical procedures and innovative technology. As a member of the Ball family, I’m committed to helping the hospital continue this tradition, and have been happy to support St. Joseph’s with both treasure and time.

Why did you agree to join the foundation board?
My involvement with the Foundation Board has enabled me to maintain the strong relationship between my family and the St. Joseph Hospital community, which has always been a part of my life.

Amy Daugherty

Chief Philanthropy Officer

Amy received her Bachelor’s degree in Communications, with a focus on Public Relations, from California State University at Fullerton. She’s been in the medical non-profit industry for over 25 years in local, regional & national roles.

She started her role at St. Joseph in September 2019 with the belief that people will go above and beyond if treated right and given the proper tools to succeed.

Amy lives in Laguna Niguel and enjoys a very full life that includes her significant other, David.

What motivates your desire to give back?
I love the mission and values of St. Joseph Hospital.

Why are you supporting the medical center?
I believe the impact of philanthropy changes the footprint in our community by ensuring that our ministry has the best technology, education, caregivers, research and ultimately patient outcomes.

I have a strong background in strategic planning, physician/surgeon cultivation and fundraising through grateful patient giving and love working with donors and volunteers.

Tanja Cebula

Chair-Elect

Tanja Cebula graduated from Oregon State University with a B.S. in accounting, then earned her M.B.A. from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

She co-founded the Be Aware Foundation in 2004 and has served on the boards of the Oregon State University Foundation and the Oregon Council for Hispanic Advancement.

Prior to retirement, she was Executive Vice President of Talent at Resources Global Professionals where she was a founding leader and member for over 21 years. She and her husband John have twin sons and one daughter.

What motivates your desire to give back?
I’m a breast cancer survivor. Having a community hospital in our backyard that gives us access to some of the best care and doctors in the U.S. means a lot to me.

Why are you supporting the medical center?
St. Joseph Hospital stands out because of its commitment to serve all patients with compassion and dedication. The Sisters of St. Joseph’s value system is felt throughout the walls of the hospital and people who work there.

Why did you agree to join the foundation board?
I’m passionate about people and having an opportunity to serve and work alongside them, all united to achieve the mission of the hospital.

Curtis Kauffman

Board Member

Curtis Kauffman earned a B.A. in Communications from Cal State Fullerton and completed graduate studies in theology at Mount St. Mary’s in L.A.

After serving in the U.S. Air Force, Curt launched a career in healthcare and business communications. He’s been the owner of his own publishing company since 1988 and is a current strategic planning consultant for medical imaging leaders.

Curtis and his wife Mary have 6 children and 18 grandchildren.

What motivates your desire to give back?
As a health care writer and publisher, I’ve always been in awe of the people on the front lines of medicine who work so hard to keep our population healthy.

Why are you supporting the medical center?
Being involved with St. Joseph Hospital is an extension of ministry for me and an opportunity to give back to the profession of health care that sustained me professionally for over 40 years.

Why did you agree to join the foundation board?
The board is a very professional organization and I was eager to be part of such an extremely gifted and motivated team.

Charlene Immell

Board Member

Charlene attended the University of California at Berkeley before returning to her hometown of Santa Ana and getting involved in her community.

She has won numerous awards including the Panhellenic Athena Award, the Spirit of St. Joseph Award with her husband, Mike, and the Woman of the Year Award from the Boys and Girls Club of Central Orange Coast where she is a long-time Board member and Past President. She is also active in a variety of groups including the Board of Special Olympics, Orange County, and Chapter AB, PEO.

Charlene and her husband Mike have three children.

What motivates your desire to give back?
My parents were the best example of supporting the causes they believed in, advocating for positive changes, and serving the community. Their hard work and generosity knew no limits.

Why are you supporting the medical center?
Two of our three children were born at St. Joseph. From a lifetime of care here, I have great respect for the physicians and caregivers who truly are the heart of the hospital.

Why did you agree to join the foundation board?
I love the mission and the caring people I encounter, including the doctors, the staff, and my fellow volunteers.

Marc Harper

Board Member

Marc Harper earned his B.S. in Business Administration with an option in professional accountancy from California State University, Long Beach, and a J.D. from Western State University College of Law.

He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, American Bar Association, and the California Society of CPAs.

Marc and his wife Lura have three children together, and three grandchildren.

What motivates your desire to give back?
I was taught from an early age that we don’t do anything alone. Supporting our neighbors, community and beyond is important to being a productive and good member of society. I believe that if we are fortunate enough to be able to give back, we have an obligation, and privilege, to do so.

Why are you supporting the medical center?
Health care is an essential service and one which should be available to everyone. St. Joseph provides a safety net for so many in our community.

Why did you agree to join the foundation board?
The compassion and passion for caregiving I witnessed from the sisters, the hospital staff, and the Foundation staff before joining.

Donald A. Hunsberger

Board Member

Don Hunsberger is founder and Senior Principal at Hunsberger Dunn LLP, attorneys in Tustin, California. His sole areas of practice include Estate Planning, Trust Administration and Probate Administration.

He has volunteered in various advisory and board capacities with four schools, two colleges, three hospitals, six Catholic entities, two prison ministries and five children’s programs.  He’s also published articles in twelve journals, co-authored an Estate Planning Encyclopedia, and served as an editor for The Journal of Financial Service Professionals since 1989.

Don and his wife Cathie have four children and eight grandchildren. 

What motivates your desire to give back?
Helping the sick and feeding the hungry are embedded in my religious values.

Why are you supporting the medical center?  
I look at the work of the hospital as a ministry which is clearly included in the Scriptural mandate of helping those who cannot help themselves in their lives.

Why did you agree to join the foundation board?
My resolve to join grew when my daughter came to St. Joseph’s during the loss of her twin daughters. The Catholic-based care that she received warmed both my wife’s and my hearts.

Eileen Doody

Board Member

Eileen Doody has been a Senior Vice President with Madison Marquette — formerly known as PMRG — for over 20 years, specializing in all aspects of Medical Real Estate.

She has worked with St. Joseph hospital on a business level for 17 years.

She and her husband have lived in Huntington Beach and raised their family there for over 40 years.

What motivates your desire to give back?
I believe in the old saying “what goes around comes around”. I have found that service to others and giving back provides food for my soul.

Why are you supporting the medical center?
I have had the privilege to interact with many of the physicians that serve this Hospital. They have inspired me on a daily basis with their dedication and empathetic care of patients.

Why did you agree to join the foundation board?
Over the years I have seen first-hand the commitment and collaboration that the Board has contributed to the success of the Hospital and its programs. I also appreciate how the board thoughtfully maximizes the return of each dollar back into the hospital.

Lisa McGregor

Board Member

Lisa McGregor is the owner of Windrose Travel.

She is active in several professional and trade groups and over the past 25 years has held various leadership positions at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. She’s also served on the City of Anaheim Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast Committee, the Orange Chamber of Commerce and various PTA Board positions including a district position.

What motivates your desire to give back?
I am motivated to give back in order to express gratitude for the blessings I have received.

Why are you supporting the medical center?
I trust St Joseph Hospital and know it does good work that enhances the quality of life in the community. My youngest child and three granddaughters were born here, my grandmother and parents have been patients, and my daughter was a volunteer for two years before deciding to pursue a career in healthcare.

Why did you agree to join the foundation board?
I have always had a positive experience with St Joseph Hospital and the Foundation staff and am proud to be associated with the team.

David Margileth, MD

Manager, Business Development at St. Joseph Hospital of Orange

Dr. David Margileth has been on the Medical Staff of St Joseph Hospital for 44 years. He earned his Bachelor’s in Chemistry at Occidental College before attending med school at Baylor College.

He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology and has held a private practice at St. Joseph hospital since 1976. He served as the Director of Cancer at the hospital until 1989 and is presently Medical Director of Genetics Services.

Dr. Margileth and his wife have five children and 13 grandchildren.

What motivates your desire to give back?
To maintain St Joseph Hospital as an excellent community hospital. The foundation benefits the Medical Staff and the support staff at the hospital but more importantly, benefits patients taken care of at our hospital.

Why are you supporting the medical center?
The funds provided by the Foundation through philanthropy are crucial to making it possible to provide new services, including our new linear accelerator in the Radiotherapy Department and the structural heart program.

Why did you agree to join the foundation board?
I joined the Foundation Board to help the hospital provide funds to update facilities and obtain the most up-to-date equipment to maintain the excellence of our hospital.

Dr. Jeff Johnsrud

Board Member

Dr. Jeff Johnsrud attended undergraduate and medical school at USC, before serving his residency at LAC-USC Medical Center.

He practiced at St. Joseph from 1987 – 2016 as a general surgeon.

Dr. Johnsrud now splits time between Newport Beach and Idaho with his partner Mary and Yellow Labrador Gracie.

What motivates your desire to give back?
The compassionate mission of St. Joseph to care for everyone regardless of ability to pay and the generous hearts of the Sisters of St. Joseph.

Why are you supporting the medical center?
Because I believe in the mission and know that it takes more than just operating revenue to make our hospital the best it can be.

Why did you agree to join the foundation board?
I practiced at St. Joseph for a long time, knew a lot of employees there and wanted to be a liaison between the foundation and the physicians. I also wanted to help inspire other physicians to be a part of our philanthropic mission.

James G. Hart

Board Member

James Hart has been in executive management for over 15 years, working in the global technology industry. During this time, he’s built strong working relationships with many leading governmental agencies, including the World Health Organization (WHO), International Red Cross and Centers for Disease Control (CDC).

In 2019, he was inducted into the Irish Technology Leadership Group’s Hall of Fame at Stanford University. And as a co-chair in 2002, he was responsible for helping the Irvine Residents with Disabilities Advisory Board earn a $25,000 grant.

James and his wife Tracey have been married for 19 years. They have four children.

What motivates your desire to give back?
I was raised in a devout Irish Catholic family and my parents instilled the responsibility to always work on behalf of others, especially seniors, disabled and those in need.

Why are you supporting the medical center?
I believe in the story of the Sisters of St. Joseph and their mission of “Serving thy dear neighbor.” I’m also a member of St. Joseph’s Spiritual Care team.

Why did you agree to join the foundation board?
I was asked by a friend. It’s something I’ve really jumped into.

Jennifer Kovac

Board Member

Jennifer Kovac received her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Oregon before entering a career in healthcare management and consultation.

She is currently Manager of Business Development at St. Joseph Hospital and has worked with physician relations there for over 14 years.

Jen and her husband Gary have two children.

What motivates your desire to give back?
The exceptional clinical and spiritual care I’ve witnessed patients receive at St. Joseph through my years as an employee.

Why are you supporting the medical center?
Three generations of my family have celebrated the beginning and end of life care at St. Joseph Hospital. I want to pass this legacy of care to other families.

Why did you agree to join the foundation board?
When a patient’s life has been renewed and they want to honor the physician, an impact is made on the hospital and recognition is given to our amazing doctors. I’ve seen first hand how equipment and facility upgrades would not have been funded if it weren’t for these gifts from grateful patients.

Randy Davis, PhD

Board Member

A licensed psychologist, Dr. Davis has been both a healthcare practitioner and Senior Executive throughout his career. This includes being the Founder, CEO and President of Statewide Behavioral Health Management Company, College Health IPA, and Comprehensive Behavioral Health Management. He’s also Division President of Beacon Health Options — the largest nationally managed behavioral healthcare organization.

As President of RCD Consulting, Dr. Davis assists regional and national behavioral health companies with strategy and growth and helps private equity companies with behavioral health-related initiatives. He’s also a member of the Board of Counselors for Argyros School of Business at Chapman University and a Trustee for Semester at Sea.

What motivates your desire to give back?
While my primary interest continues to be in Behavioral Health, I am committed to helping integrate these important services with the total healthcare experience.

Why are you supporting the medical center?
I looked at many opportunities to help after retirement and find St Joseph’s like-minded with their mission and commitment to quality care.

Why did you agree to join the foundation board?
My prior neighbor invited me to consider joining the Foundation Board and I have enjoyed the people and the experience over the last few years.

Jeremy Zoch, PhD, MHA, FACHE

Chief Executive

Jeremy Zoch received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Management from Iowa State and his Master of Health Administration from Washington University in St. Louis. He completed his PhD in Health Related Sciences, Health Administration from Virginia Commonwealth University.

He began at St. Joseph Hospital in 2012 serving as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, and in 2017 became Chief Executive. Additionally, he has served as a board member and chair of United Cerebral Palsy and as an adjunct instructor at USC.

Jeremy and his wife Jenette have two children.

What motivates your desire to give back?
My personal values and faith – serving in body, mind, and spirit.

Why are you supporting the medical center?
St. Joseph Hospital feels like “home.” I appreciate it as a place that not only connects with excellence and innovation, but also in “how” the care is provided and how patients are served in a holistic manner.

Why did you agree to join the foundation board?
Serving on the board allows me to make the most impact in our community and in my everyday work.

Bob Baldwin

Chair

Bob is the Foundation Board chair, championing the mission of St. Joseph Hospital throughout Orange County.

Bob Baldwin spent thirty years with The Walt Disney Company, starting in operations and eventually moving into marketing and sales with Parks and Resorts in California, Florida, Tokyo and Paris.

He’s spent the past twenty years with a leisure industry consulting firm dealing with theme parks, museums, world expos and similar venues.

Bob has been married to his wife Sandi for forty years. They have two children and two grandchildren, both of whom were born at St. Joseph.

What motivates your desire to give back?
I feel it’s important to give back to your community and I like the opportunity to contribute my marketing skills in a meaningful way.

Why are you supporting the medical center?
I hadn’t known much about St. Joseph Hospital but came to realize it was an important resource for our local community and needed to be supported.

Why did you agree to join the foundation board?
A friend who was very involved with the hospital introduced me to the Foundation Board and it was a natural fit.

Alejandro E. Ramirez, MD

Board Member

Dr. Ramirez has worked as an anesthesiologist at St. Joseph Hospital for over 31 years. He currently is the Medical Director of Surgical Services, St. Joseph Hospital and Medical Director, Pavilion Surgery Center.

As the birthplace of his youngest daughter and both of their grandsons, he and his wife Vicky have many professional and personal memories at St. Joe’s.

Appreciative of how much the hospital means to the community, Alex is eager to promote that sense of community and influence the greatest number of people to do good.

What motivates your desire to give back?
I’m constantly inspired by the caregivers I work with each day. They’re all so committed to the hospital and what we stand for. Seeing them in action gives confidence in what we do for humanity – there is a specific culture of kindness here.

Why are you supporting the medical center?
If my teammate in another department doesn’t have the best of everything, we’re not as strong as we could be. I give to areas with the highest need to build the strongest team possible.

Why did you agree to join the foundation board?
Over the years I have seen firsthand the important work the Foundation has done for our hospital.

Alison Gooding

Board Member

Alison Gooding attended Northeastern University, where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene. She’s worked for numerous dental and medical sales companies, including Pfizer, Warner Lambert and Proctor & Gamble.

She is now a busy mother of two teenagers, and active in various community groups including PEO, Women of Vision and Boys and Girls Club.  

What motivates your desire to give back?
My family’s legacy of involvement is important to me. St. Joseph continues to do an incredible job providing care to the community and has also had a huge impact with me personally, and with family and friends that have been treated at the hospital.

Why are you supporting the medical center?  
I was born at St. Joseph Hospital and I believe in its Mission.

Why did you agree to join the foundation board?
When invited to join the foundation board, I was happy and honored to do so. It has given me many great opportunities to become involved and give back to my community.

John Dal Poggetto

Board Member

John has worked in healthcare technology and provider services for over 20 years. John, his wife Tammy, and his daughter Giana reside in San Juan Capistrano.

What motivates your desire to give back?
I’ve been in the healthcare industry for most of my career and it’s been very good to me. I feel at this point in my career, it’s time to give back and to do so with a mission and faith-driven organization.

Why are you supporting the medical center?  
My daughter was born at St. Joseph’s and my mom’s family has been in Orange County for two generations. St. Joseph’s has been my family since the 1930’s, when my great aunt was one of the first female pharmacists at there.

Why did you agree to join the foundation board?
Being on the foundation board allows me to see my work and contributions up close while participating in a great organization with amazing people

Tom Von Der Ahe

Board Member

Tom Von Der Ahe, Sr. is the president of VDA Property Company, founded in 1972. The company develops commercial and residential properties.

He’s also president of the Von Der Ahe Foundation. A family endeavor, it directs most of its charitable giving to Catholic institutions and various service organizations in the Los Angeles region. His parents are Wilfred and Mary Jane, co-founders of Vons Grocery Company. 

Tom and his wife Celeste have six children and eighteen grandchildren. 

What motivates your desire to give back?

I was taught early on by my father that a necessary part of living is to contribute to charitable organizations that see to the needs of those less fortunate. 

Why are you supporting the medical center?  

Contributions must be made not only to charitable service organizations, but to the church and it’s working with the homeless, as well at hospitals that support the community. 

Why did you agree to join the foundation board?

I believe working with the foundation is a good way to give back to our community. The foundation is also a perfect way to supply the hospital with needed funds for expansion and new medical equipment. 

Stephen J. Dutka

Board Member

Stephen J. Dutka is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), and member of the Los Angeles Society of Financial Analysts and the CFA Institute. He earned his B.S. from California State University and MBA from the Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California.

He’s managed Fiduciary Trust International in California since 2003. Prior to that, he spent 15 years as a senior vice president and portfolio manager at U.S. Trust Company, N.A.

Stephen serves as a member of many organization, including the National Officers’ Executive Committee, USC Associates, USC Marshall School of Business, Exposition Park 1932 Club, and the Desert Town Hall.  He has also volunteered his time for the American Cancer Society’s Young Cancer Survivor Scholarship Program.

Nathan "Nat" Rubinfeld

Board Member

Nat Rubinfeld was born and raised in Los Angeles. He and his family have lived in Burbank for over 35 years.

He currently serves as co-chair on the Emergency Services Campaign.

What motivates your desire to give back?

The hospital physicians and staff have always extended their best professionalism to my son, my daughter and myself during each of our critical medical needs. 

Why are you supporting the medical center?  

The hospital is a 24-hour business and requires full support to keep the infrastructure in 100% condition. To maintain that, there are several components required, the foundation is one such component. 

Why did you agree to join the foundation board?

It is a privilege and honor to serve Providence.

Christopher Rizzotti

Board Member

Chris Rizzotti is a licensed real estate broker and the owner of Rizzotti Real Estate. As a nationwide top producer, he holds a Senior Real Estate Specialist (SRES) certificate and is a licensed insurance broker and notary public for the state of California.

Chris has been the recipient of numerous accolades, including the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Outstanding Achievement Award. He was also named Affiliate of the Year by the Latin American Insurance Agents Association.

He’s served on the boards and committees of various organizations, including the CSF Burbank Bike Angels, Burbank YMCA, and Burbank Disaster Council.

What motivates your desire to give back?

I believe it’s important to give back to the community that supports you. We have a tremendous ability to help shape our community for generations to come.

Why are you supporting the medical center? 

This is my community and my hospital and I want it to be the best it can be.

Why did you agree to join the foundation board?

My brother and I had my mom transferred to Saint Joseph Medical Center because she was ill and we wanted her to have the best care. After her passing I felt I needed to be a part of the hospital.

Emily Phillips Habibi

Board Member

Emily Habibi is a writer, actor and co-owner of MSE Matthews Studio Equipment Inc., a family business that her father, Edward Phillips, has owned for the last 50 years.

In addition to being in development with M2 entertainment to produce an adult animated comedy that she created and wrote, Emily is also a member of SAG and has appeared in movies, television series, commercials, theater, infomercials, and various print formats. She received her Bachelor of Arts in English at Arizona State University.

Emily and her husband, Mark, have been married over 15 years and have 3 children.

They are supporters of the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles Youth Network and the Santa Monica Police Activities League.

What motivates your desire to give back?

I joined the board at Providence, Burbank in July of 2019, carrying on the legacy of my father, Edward Phillips III.

Why are you supporting the medical center? 

My support for Providence stems from deep gratitude as my family has had a long history with the hospital.

Why did you agree to join the foundation board?

I have confidence in the doctors, nurses and remarkable staff at Providence and I’m honored to sit on the board.

Michael C. Parker

Board Member

Michael Parker is the CEO/Owner of Mole-Richardson Co., a leading designer and manufacturer of entertainment lighting equipment, established in 1927 by Michael’s grandfather.

Under Michael’s direction, Mole-Richardson Co. moved in 2015 from its location in Hollywood to a new, state-of-the-art facility in the northern San Fernando Valley, where Michael continues to build on his grandfather’s legacy. Michael is also a founding member of the Providence Saint Joseph Heritage 100 Fund.

Raised in the San Fernando Valley, he and his wife Debra Parker have three children, three step-children and 13 grandchildren.

What motivates your desire to give back?

Being part of a community means doing what you can to foster progress and that requires commitment from everyone. Progress is essential to the health of our community and that’s why I support the foundation.

Why are you supporting the medical center? 

Joining the foundation and supporting the Cancer Center and Emergency Room Project has allowed me to meet inspiring community leaders.

Why did you agree to join the foundation board?

Through my mother’s volunteer efforts at the hospital, our family culture was nurtured and this motivated me to be a part of this foundation

Teresa McGilvray

Board Member

Teresa Uribe-McGilvray is CFO of San Sebastian Properties, Inc. and owner of Peace Love and Care Packages. She received her Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology.

In addition to her service at Saint Joseph’s, Teresa has also served on the Chaminade College Preparatory High School’s Board of Directors for three years, where she and her husband, Brian, were honored with the award of “Founders” in 2017.

Teresa and Brian have two adult children.

What motivates your desire to give back?

I was inspired to give back with my time and service after my friend with cancer was cared for at Saint Joseph Medical Center.

Why are you supporting the medical center? 

I was born at Saint Joseph and became involved as a teenager because my mother, Maria Uribe, was a Foundation Board Member.

Why did you agree to join the foundation board?

I’m inspired by the doctors, nurses, and foundation staff members through the years that treated my father, Javier Ricardo Uribe 1934-2019, with not only sound medical treatments but also an added touch of dignity and genuine personal care.

Michael McCormick

Board Member

Michael R. McCormick is the President and CEO of McCormick Construction. He studied engineering at Arizona State Univeristy.

In addition to serving on the Providence Saint Joseph Foundation Board of Governors, Mike sits on an advisory board to the chair and director of the Carnegie Observatories and sits on the Caltech Chairs Council for the Division of Geological and Planetary Science.

What motivates your desire to give back?

The fact that for years the institution has been there for our family, our employees, and the community at large.

Why are you supporting the medical center? 

Our business, along with our extended family, has traditionally supported the medical center.

Why did you agree to join the foundation board?

My father had been on the foundation board when I was growing up, and many of my friends were on the foundation board when I joined. It just seemed natural. The foundation is a critical part of assuring the health of the Medical Center long term. My first project as a foundation board member was to work on events that supported the Disney Family Cancer Center. It was quite rewarding.

Julie McArdle

Board Member

Julie McArdle attended Miami University as a Design Major and Theatre Minor, which led her to becoming a set designer in the motion picture industry for some 15 years until retiring to full-time motherhood.

She joined the Guild in 1992 and has chaired many of their major fundraisers well as serving in various positions on their board.  

Julie and her husband Mark have one daughter, who was born at Saint Joseph.

What motivates your desire to give back?

It’s important to me to share my time and talents to make a difference in our society. We all have something we can offer. 

Why are you supporting the medical center?  

Saint Joseph has always been “my hospital”. My mother, father and father-in-law were all patients. My husband’s aunt was a long time member of the Guild and encouraged me to join and I have since recruited my sister in law to join as well, so we have a “legacy” to uphold.

Why did you agree to join the foundation board?

As the Guild President, it’s important to me to keep the Guild and our efforts in the forefront and to continue to support our Medical Center however we can.

Bonnie Hill

Board Member

Bonnie Hill has a wide-ranging career in business, government, education and philanthropy. Her experience includes over 29 years’ in corporate governance serving on various corporate and non-profit boards.

She’s been recognized by the NACD Directorship as one of America’s most influential people in Corporate Governance and is a recipient of the B. Kenneth West Lifetime Achievement Award. She was also named Outstanding Director by the Financial Times “Outstanding Director Exchange.”

In 2016, she co-chaired the NACD Blue Ribbon Commission Report on Building the Strategic Asset Board.

What motivates your desire to give back?

It was instilled in me by my Christian grandmother who said “no matter how little you have, you must share it with those who have even less.”  

Why are you supporting the medical center?  

I’m supporting the Medical Center because of the care and kindness my family and I received at Saint Joseph during the most stressful time of our lives. God gave my husband a second chance.

Why did you agree to join the foundation board?

Serving on the board is a way for my husband and me to help spread the message of Providence Saint Joseph’s mission, and its much needed place in our society. 

Michael Hastings

Board Member

Michael Rice Hastings attended Pierce College and UCLA. He is currently President of Direct Point Advisors Inc. (established in 1999), where he works on negotiating, entitlements, marketing, project management, government relations, media and strategic alliances.

He served as mayor of Burbank, California between 1986 – 1993 and participates in multiple leadership and foundation boards. He’s also the founder of Burbank Run for The Hungry and Burbank Police Foundation.

He and his wife Katherine have three children. 

What motivates your desire to give back?

It is of fundamental importance to me that I strive to work for and with others to bring a better life to those less fortunate, ill and disadvantaged. 

Why are you supporting the medical center?  

Saint Joseph is my hospital. The doctors, nurses, support staff and ministers are my community and I feel compelled to be there for them when called upon.

Why did you agree to join the foundation board?

As a board member for 16 years, I’ve enjoyed the collaboration with many fine men and women who’ve shared visions of many miracles — and we’ve delivered. 

John M. Gerro, Esq.

Board Member

John is an attorney specializing exclusively in real property law, transactional law and litigation for over 40 years. He received his Juris Doctor from Southwestern Law School and earned his Bachelor of Science in Finance and Real Estate at California State University, Los Angeles. He’s been a licensced real estate broker for over 46 years.

John currently serves on the boards and councils of many charitable organizations. He’s also past president or chair person of the Association of Real Estate Attorneys, Southwestern University Board of Trustees, the Burbank Chamber of Commerce Development Committee, and the Burbank Bar Association.

He and his wife, Dr. Marsha Gerro—a pediatrician—have been on staff at Saint Joseph for forty years. They have two sons.

What motivates your desire to give back?

I am motivated to give back as we are very fortunate to have a great medical center in our community that has assisted many residents over the years, including myself.

Why are you supporting the medical center? 

We support the hospital to assure its continued assistance to all in need, given the hard financial challenges that hospitals are experiencing.

Why did you agree to join the foundation board?

Serving on the board is one way to contribute, in addition to financially, to assist with the continued operation of the hospital.

Michael Daruty

Board Member

Michael Daruty is Senior Vice President of Global Media Operations at NBCUniversal. He has enjoyed a successful 33-plus year career at the company.

He’s served on the Providence Saint Joseph Golf Committee for the past 15 years and served as the Golf Committee Chairman for 7 years.  

Michael and his wife Kathy have two daughters and two grandsons.

What motivates your desire to give back?

After losing my father and mother-in-law, I’ve seen first-hand how important medical care, hospitalization and treatment is to patients and their families. Helping others in a time of need and delivering compassionate and effective care during these times is what the Providence Saint Joseph Foundation and the Medical Center is all about. 

Why are you supporting the medical center?  

I believe in the Foundation’s values and have seen first-hand how the board and medical center staff employ these values every day to improve the lives of others. 

Why did you agree to join the foundation board?

I wanted to contribute more by being on the Board of Governors, to help where I can. 

Paige Baker

Board Member

Paige Baker is a practicing attorney, wife and mother. She graduated from USC with both a bachelor’s and master’s in Education.

She earned her law degree at Western State University College of Law, where she graduated with honors and was Managing Editor of Law Review. She’s currently a senior partner of Baker & Baker, emphasizing her practice of Estate Planning and Trust litigation.

Paige and her husband William have three adult children.

What motivates your desire to give back?
My mother’s message was “be kind to others when you leave this house.” I am happy to say that though my mother is gone, her message is alive and well in her children.  

Why are you supporting the medical center?  
There is no place on earth I support more than St. Joseph Hospital, the nuns, the doctors and the staff who complete the picture of a place of healing and health — a true mission. My fondest memories are of our children being born there.

Why did you agree to join the foundation board?
In light of the fact that the Foundation invites others to give, it seems natural to me that I would want to do this work and I love doing it.

James A. Dal Pozzo

Board Member

Jim Dal Pozzo graduated magna cum laude from the University of Southern California and is an alumni of the Harvard Business School.

He currently manages the investment process for a large private trust and is also an individual investor. One part of this role is to help venture backed companies develop and refine business systems to support growth and scale.  

He sits on a number of private company, equity, venture and NASDAQ listed fund boards.

What motivates your desire to give back?

In giving, whether it’s of time or treasury, we can make a positive impact on our community and improve everyone’s life, including our own.

Why are you supporting the medical center?  

Three of our children were born at Saint Joseph Medical Center and I can’t count the number of stitches I’ve gotten there – it’s our Hospital.  One of the foundations of a healthy community is having world class healthcare – we have that in Saint Joseph. It’s all of our responsibilities to ensure it’s a resource available for future generations.

Why did you agree to join the foundation board?

It is a way for me to give back in a meaningful way.

Richard W. Cook

Board Member

Dick Cook has over 40 years of experience in the entertainment industry. He’s the past Chairman of The Walt Disney Studios, where he oversaw all aspects of development, production, distribution and marketing for live-action and animated motion pictures.

He was also responsible for Disney’s worldwide home entertainment operations, The Walt Disney Music Group, Walt Disney Theatrical Productions, and Disney’s legal and business affairs, new technology and environmental initiatives.

Dick has received many prestigious honors throughout his lifetime, including: The Freedom Foundation of Valley Forge’s George Washington Medal of Freedom, the Motion Picture Showmanship Award by the publicists of the International Cinematographers Guild (past recipients include Alfred Hitchcock and Steven Spielberg), “The Walt Disney Man of the Year Award” by Big Brothers Big Sisters, The Children’s Charity of Southern California Lifetime Achievement Award by Variety, and “Pioneer of the Year” by the Will Rogers Motion Picture Pioneers Foundation.

He also sat on the Board of Governors for the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences, where he served as Treasurer of the Academy, as well as the Board of Directors for Public Media Group of Southern California, where he served as Chairman.

Angelique Campen, M.D.

Board Member

Angelique S. Campen, MD is a graduate of Marlborough High School, Georgetown University, and UCLA School of Medicine.

She’s an emergency medicine physician, mother of three, and serves law enforcement and local municipalities as the founder of Vital Medical Services — a company that assists in the medical needs of first responders, in-custody patients, and public health needs.  

Angelique is currently a Board member of the Ebell Women’s Club, Wilshire Rotary, and the Assistance League of Los Angeles. She also volunteers her medical services at the LA Free Clinic and travels the world on medical missions to help bring health education to those less fortunate.

What motivates your desire to give back?

I have a passion for providing care to poor and vulnerable populations.

Why are you supporting the medical center?  

Having worked at a variety of hospitals throughout Southern California, I’m fortunate that I landed at Saint Joseph for the bulk of my career.      

Why did you agree to join the foundation board?

I am proud to be part of a system that has values that align with mine, that supports a process for caring for all patients, and that sets meaningful priorities in the health care setting. 

Harold T. "Skip" Bowling

Board Member

Skip Bowling is a former helicopter pilot for the 82nd Airborne Division and retired, after a 42-year career at Lockheed Martin. He received his degree in Aeronautical Engineering from Georgia Tech and MBA from Georgia State University.

At Lockheed, Skip served as Vice President of Strategic Planning and Corporate Development before becoming President of Lockheed Aircraft Service Company and later, President of Lockheed Martin Aeronautics International. He’s currently on the Board of Kaiser Aircraft in Birmingham, Alabama.

Skip and his wife Linda have been married for over 61 years. They have two children and three grandchildren.

What motivates your desire to give back?

Since moving to California, both Saint Joseph Medical Center and St. Charles Borromeo Church have become very important to my wife and me.

Why are you supporting the medical center? 

Our three grandchildren were born there. We’ve also gone for lung surgery, several hip and knee operations, major back surgery, and a few kidney stones.

Why did you agree to join the foundation board?

The hospital and foundation are where we’ve met the greatest group of caring and dedicated people. 

Kelly M. Linden

Chief Executive, Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center

Kelly Linden has been the Chief Executive for Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center (PSJMC) since May of 2017.

Prior to joining the hospital in Burbank, Kelly was the Executive VP and COO at St. Mary Medical Center in Apple Valley. From 1997 to 2012, she served at Methodist Hospital of Southern California, ending her tenure as Senior VP and COO. 

Kelly earned her Bachelor’s in Business Administration from Cal State Fullerton and Master of Business Administration with an emphasis in finance at Loyola Marymount University.

Kelly has been married to her husband Bruce for twenty-five years and they have a daughter, Nicole, who recently graduated from UC Berkeley.  Kelly’s interests include traveling, reading and skiing.

What motivates your desire to give back?

It’s been a privilege for me to be a part of Saint Joseph’s and our community.  The most rewarding part of my work is to witness our caregivers and physicians coming together to care for patients with compassion and extraordinary clinical outcomes. 

Why are you supporting the medical center?   

Advancing our clinical programs ensures we are meeting the needs of our community.  Our philanthropic support ensures we have the most advanced equipment, resources and talented staff to fulfill these needs. 

Why did you agree to join the foundation board? 

I’m impressed by the exceptional talent of the individuals serving the board and our hospital and thrilled to be a part of it. 

Anamaria B. Young

Secretary

Anamaria Young has been a board member since 2016.

After joining the board she had the opportunity to join the Providence Health International team to assist the poor in Guatemala. She has done work in Haiti, helped build water cisterns in Guatemala and volunteered locally at the hospital, working on the oncology floor.

She and her husband support many initiatives at the hospital, including the Capital Campaign.

 What motivates your desire to give back?

“For it is in giving that we receive” is the most profound statement as to why I do what I do.  The spiritual and emotional gifts I receive are tenfold.

 Why are you supporting the medical center? 

“Poor and vulnerable” does not only impact those living in slums but those who are sick and afraid. Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center provides that level of care both medically and professionally.

 Why did you agree to join the foundation board?

My friend Peter Lynch thought I would be beneficial to the hospital, given my background of work in Haiti.  Now, after volunteering at Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center, I believe it is an institution that radiates our Catholic beliefs through its vision for today and for the future. Although I was not affiliated with the hospital, my friend Peter Lynch thought my work among the poor would make me a good candidate for our board. I believe it is an institution that radiates our Catholic beliefs through its vision for today and for the future.

Edward A. Romano

Treasurer

Ed Romano retired from Warner Bros. Entertainment in 2019 after almost 52 years as its first ever Vice Chairman. He is currently a consultant, primarily focused on philanthropic and non-profit organizations.

Ed is the Chairman of the Finance Committee, treasurer of the Board of Governors at the Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center Foundation, and treasurer of the Board of Directors of the Providence Health and Services Foundation. He’s also Chairman of the Investment Committee of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences and is on the Finance and Audit Committees of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Ed and his wife Murphy have a son and granddaughter.

What motivates your desire to give back?

As a long-time resident of Toluca Lake and employee of Warner Bros., Saint Joseph Medical Center was my hospital and the hospital that served the WB employees.

Why are you supporting the medical center?  

I felt a need to help my community and co-workers. Also out of love for my family and their wellbeing.

Why did you agree to join the foundation board?

By joining the Foundation Board and philanthropically supporting the medical center, I’m able to help fulfill my goal of supporting my community. 

Mark Goldstein

Vice Chair

Mark Goldstein is currently President and CEO of Entertainment Partners, a global entertainment technology and services company that also owns and operates Central Casting. Mark has been involved in the motion picture industry for over 25 years. He’s currently a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.

Before joining EP, Mark was Partner in Charge of the Los Angeles Lead Tax Services Group at Deloitte.

Mark earned his Bachelor of Science in Economics at the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA).

What motivates your desire to give back?

Winston Churchill said that “We make a living by what we get.  We make a life by what we give.” My life’s mission is to make a difference in other people’s lives. 

Why are you supporting the medical center?  

As the CEO of a Burbank-based company that employs hundreds of people, supporting the Medical Center allows me to not only serve my community, but also help to ensure that EP’s employees have access to the highest quality health care.  

Why did you agree to join the foundation board?

I’m proud of the work we are doing to aid those in need.

Jeff DeMaio

Board Member

Jeff has over 28 years of experience providing personal financial advisory work at a leading global financial services firm.

He first became connected to St. Joseph Hospital when his Dad was being treated at the hospital.

Jeff and his wife, Elle, have three children.

What motivates your desire to give back?
Helping others can be very fulfilling. There are many great organizations and people who do amazing things, and have tremendous programs in place, but just don’t have all the resources they need.

Why are you supporting the medical center?
I admire the environment at St. Joe’s where there’s a sincere focus on the patient experience and care for all among a diverse community of patients.

Why did you agree to join the foundation board?
The mission of the foundation and caregivers at St. Joseph Hospital is genuine and impactful to many. The culture of the board and dedication to helping the hospital serve the patients, inspired me to be part of the board to help others where I can through my skills and experience.

Joe Conway

Board Member

Joe Conway received his Bachelor of Science in Finance at California State University, Fullerton.

He is currently president of Diversified Investment Services, Inc., a full-service financial planning firm.  He’s also been the Chair of the Foundation’s Golf Committee for the past six years.

Joe and his wife Vickie have four children and two grandchildren.

What motivates your desire to give back?
Anyone can give their treasure, but giving your time is the extra step.

Why are you supporting the medical center?  
Both my parents had cancer and were treated very well at the hospital years ago, so it will always have a soft place in my heart. The employees at St. Joseph Hospital really seem to care about their patients above and beyond, it’s not just a job. 

Why did you agree to join the foundation board?
I agreed to be on the foundation board because it gives me the opportunity to give back and also participate with ideas and events that will hopefully make St. Joseph’s Hospital an even better place than it is today. 

Contact Us

Call: 818-847-4673

Address: 501 S Buena Vista St, Burbank, CA 91505

Email: psjfoundation@providence.org

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