The Community Hospice Board of Directors is made up of volunteer community members charged with oversight of Community Hospice operations. Our board members work collaboratively with the Community Hospice Management Team.
Tom Van Groningen Chair Chancellor Emeritus Yosemite Community College District Owner – TVG Consulting
Susan Donker Vice Chair Retired Regional Vice President of Human Resources Sutter Health
Chad A. Van Houten, CPA Treasurer Principle Shareholder Grimbleby Coleman CPAs
James “J. D.” Grothe Secretary Retired Owner/Architect J. D. Grothe & Associates
Laurence “Larry” Martin, Esq. Past Chair Senior Advisor E & J Gallo Winery
Pam DiFrancia Friends of Community Hospice President
Jennifer Gomes Business Development Manager Tri Counties Bank
Cheryl Harless Chief Nursing Officer Doctors Medical Center
Michael B. Ijams Attorney at Law Berliner Cohen LLP
Kevin Knobel, M.D. Internal Medicine Physician Sutter Gould Medical Foundation
Virginia Madueño President Imagen, LLC
Christine Schweininger President & CEO Central Valley Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
Edward J. Stanford, M.D.
Eric J. Tobias Senior Vice President/Business Banking Manager F&M Bank
Kurt Wetzel, MBA CFO, VP FP&A