Desert Care Network Governing Board
Meet our Board of Governors
The Board of Governors is responsible for financial and professional oversight of Desert Care Network. Its members guide Desert Care Network in the delivery of high-quality healthcare to the Coachella Valley.
Desert Regional Medical Center
Frederick Axelrod, M.D. (Chair)
Frederick Eko, M.D. (Vice-Chair)
Lilia Pacini, M.D. (Secretary)
Gemma Kim, M.D. (Chief of Staff)
Michele Finney (CEO)
Maria Elena Geyer
Amir Lavaf, M.D.
Eric Presser, M.D.
Carole Rogers, RN, MPH (Desert Healthcare District)
Les Zendle, M.D. (Desert Healthcare District)
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Hi Desert Medical Center
Christi Blauwkamp (Chair)
Donna Munoz (Vice Chair)
Jim Ventura (Secretary)
Andre Kasko, D.O., (Chief of Staff)
William S. Bush, M.D. (Chief of Staff Elect)
Karen Faulis (CEO)
Gholam Zadeii, M.D.
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JFK Memorial Hospital
Richard P. Twiss (Chairman)
Michael Stutz (Vice-Chairman)
Gerald D. Sharon, D.Min. (Chairman Emeritus)
Bev Blessing, FNP, Ph.D. (Secretary)
Gary Honts (CEO)
Saeed Eskandari, M.D.
Gloria R. Franz, CFP
John F. Hoffner
Andrew Kassinove, M.D.
Jeffrey C. Kirkpatrick
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