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.
Laurence “Larry” Martin, Esq. Chair Senior Advisor E & J Gallo Winery
Tom Van Groningen Vice Chair Chancellor Emeritus Yosemite Community College District Owner – TVG Consulting
Susan Donker Secretary Retired Regional Vice President of Human Resources Sutter Health
Sue Hudgens, CPA Treasurer Principal Shareholder Grimbleby-Coleman CPAs
James “J. D.” Grothe Past Chair Retired Owner/Architect J. D. Grothe & Associates
Pam DiFrancia Friends of Community Hospice President
Michael B. Ijams Attorney at Law Berliner Cohen LLP
Kevin Knobel, M.D. Internal Medicine Physician Sutter Gould Medical Foundation
Lawrence “Larry” Podolsky Retired OB/GYN
Jennifer Sanguinetti Vice President S 4 Farms, Inc.
Christine Schweininger President & CEO Central Valley Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
Edward J. Stanford, M.D. Chief Medical Officer Doctors Medical Center
Eric J. Tobias Senior Vice President/Business Banking Manager F&M Bank
Chad A. Van Houten, CPA Principle Shareholder Grimbleby Coleman CPAs
Kurt Wetzel, MBA CFO, VP FP&A