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Kaweah Health is governed by a board of directors made up of five publicly-elected directors, elected by zone (*) for four-year terms. Each month, the board holds regular meetings at Kaweah Health. This governing body is responsible for the safety and quality of care, treatment, and services provided district wide. This board also establishes policy, promotes performance improvement, and provides for organizational management and planning.

REDISTRICTING- The Kaweah Delta Health Care District Board has concluded their redistricting process and adopted map 5A. The maps on the Kaweah Health Web page will be updated by April 22, 2022.


David Francis, President

DavidREPRESENTS Zone 4 - View Map

Kaweah Health Board of Directors
March 22, 2018 to present
Current term is 2018-2022

EDUCATION

  • Modesto Junior College - Associate of Arts
  • California State University, Fresno - Bachelor of Arts / Teaching Credentials
  • California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo - Master of Arts

BOARD COMMITTEES

  • Community Based Planning
  • Finance Property Services & Acquisition
  • Governance & Legislative Affairs
  • Information Systems
  • Patient Experience
  • Quality Council

INDEPENDENT COMMITTEES

  • Joint Conference
  • Kaweah Health Medical Foundation
  • Central Valley Health Care Alliance - JPA

COMMUNITY AFFILIATIONS (past and present)

  • St. Paul’s Anglican Church Board of Trustees
  • St. Paul’s School Board of Trustees
  • Turning Point of Central California Board Member/Treasurer
  • Association of California School Administrators
  • Visalia Senior Housing Board Member
  • Medical Billing Technologies Advisory Board Member

Lynn Havard Mirviss, RN, Ed.D, Vice President

REPRESENTS Zone 2 - View Map

Kaweah Health Board of Directors
April 29, 2010 to present
Current term is 2018-2022

EDUCATION

  • Registered Nurse
  • Thomas Jefferson University and Medical Center
  • California State University, Fresno - Bachelor of Science, Nursing; Masters of Science, Nursing
  • Nova Southeastern University - Doctor of Education, Nursing Education

BOARD COMMITTEES

  • Academic Development
  • Human Resources
  • Strategic Planning

INDEPENDENT COMMITTEES

  • Foundation Board Meeting
  • Medical Staff Credentials
  • Quail Park
  • 202 W. Willow - Board of Owners

COMMUNITY AFFILIATIONS (past and present)

  • Past President and Life Member, Kaweah Health Guild
  • Past President and current Board Member, Kaweah Health Foundation
  • Board Member, Dr. Donald Wahlen Foundation
  • Past Board Member, Habitat for Humanity of Tulare County
  • Past Board Member, Visalia YMCA
  • Past Board Member, Tulare County Symphony
  • Past President and Life Member P.T.A.
  • Multiple Visalia School Bond Campaigns
  • Measure T. Committee, City of Visalia

    Mike Olmos, Secretary/Treasurer

    MikeREPRESENTS Zone 1 - View Map

    Kaweah Health Board of Directors
    December 4, 2020 to present
    Current term is 2020-2024

    EDUCATION

    • California State University, Fresno - Bachelor of Arts, Economics

    BOARD COMMITTEES

    • Audit & Compliance
    • Finance / Property, Services & Acquisition
    • Governance & Legislative Affairs
    • Quality Council

    INDEPENDENT COMMITTEES

    • Retirement Plans' Investment Committee
    • Sequoia Integrated Health, LLC

    AFFILIATIONS

    • Tulare County Economic Development Corporation - Interim President/CEO
    • The Creative Center - Board Member
    • Visalia City Manager - retired
    • American Institute of Certified Planners - past member

    Garth Gipson, Board Member

    REPRESENTS Zone 3 - View MapGarth

    Kaweah Health Board of Directors,
    January 2020 Appointed to Present
    Current term is 2020-2024

    EDUCATION

    • California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo - Bachelor of Science, Business Administration, Finance
    • Cuesta Community College

    BOARD COMMITTEES

    • Audit and Compliance
    • Academic Development
    • Human Resources
    • Information Systems
    • Marketing and Community Relations
    • Strategic Planning

    INDEPENDENT COMMITTEES

    • Cypress Company, LLC
    • Sequoia Surgery Center, LLC

    COMMUNITY AFFILIATIONS (past and present)

    • Visalia Chamber of Commerce Board
    • Neighborhood Church Elder Board
    • Tulare/Kings Estate Planning Board
    • Cal Poly Alumni Board (past)
    • Exeter Kiwanis Board (past)
    • Exeter Union HS Alumni Board (past)

    Ambar Rodriguez, Board Member

    REPRESENTS: Zone 5 - View MapAmbar

    Kaweah Health Board of Directors
    December 4, 2020 to present
    Current term is 2020-2024

    EDUCATION

    • University of California, Davis - Bachelor of Arts
    • Marquette University - Master of Arts
    • Fresno Pacific University - California Teaching Credential

    BOARD COMMITTEES

    • Community Based Planning
    • Academic Development
    • Marketing and Community Relations
    • Patient Experience

    INDEPENDENT COMMITTEES

    • Graduate Medical Education Committee (GMEC)
    • SRCCRO/SRCCMO, LLC
    • Tulare Kings Cancer (TKC) Development, LLC