The El Camino Hospital Board of Directors is comprised of five elected El Camino Hospital District Board (ECHD) members, three appointed Hospital Board members and the President and CEO of El Camino Hospital.
As of of December 10, 2012 the members are:
Dennis Chiu, JD
Dennis Chiu, JD, is the owner of Prodigy Law, a small law firm specializing in corporate law and land use. He is an active community leader serving on the Santa Clara County Planning Commission since 2000 and the Sunnyvale City Council to the Housing and Human Services Commission. Dennis was elected to his first full term on the El Camino Hospital District Board of Directors in November of 2012, and will serve a four-year term, expiring in 2016. Dennis earned his juris doctorate degree from the Santa Clara University School of Law and bachelor’s degree in history and political science from the University of California, Los Angeles.
Neal H. Cohen, MD, MPH, MS
Neal H. Cohen, MD, MPH, MS, is a professor of anesthesia and medicine and vice dean for the UCSF School of Medicine. He is a Fellow of the American College of Critical Care Medicine and the American College of Chest Physicians. He currently serves as chair for the UCSF Risk Management and Clinical Enterprise Compliance Committees. Dr. Cohen attended medical school at the University of California, San Francisco. He completed an anesthesia residency and critical care medicine and cardiothoracic anesthesia fellowships at UCSF. He received a master’s degree in public health from the University of California, Berkeley and a master’s degree in management from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business.
Jeffrey M. Davis, MD
Jeffrey M. Davis, MD, is the medical director, national consultant relations, for Kaiser Permanente national sales and account management. In addition, he serves as the chief medical officer of Avivia Health from Kaiser Permanente. Dr. Davis earned his medical degree from the Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York City and completed both his pediatric residency and clinical research fellowship training in medical genetics at the University of California, San Francisco Medical Center. He is board certified in both pediatrics and medical genetics. He also received his master’s degree in epidemiology from the University of California, Berkeley School of Public Health.
Patricia A. Einarson, MD, MBA
Patricia A. Einarson, MD, MBA, is a board certified, practicing family physician and founding advisor to an internet start-up serving health care providers and chronically ill patients. Dr. Einarson was first appointed to the El Camino Hospital District and Hospital Boards in May of 2010, recently serving as secretary/ treasurer and now as vice chair. She is the past chair of the Finance and Investment committees and is the current chair of the board’s Quality Committee. She earned her bachelor’s degree in management science from UC San Diego, a master’s degree in business administration from Stanford Graduate School of Business, and medical degree from Stanford Medical School. She worked in the technology industry for many years prior to attending medical school.
Julia E. Miller
Julia E. Miller, is the owner of Miller Enterprises, a consulting firm, she started after serving eight years as Mayor and Council Member for the City of Sunnyvale. She has extensive government experience having served as a Board Member to many agencies, including the Association of Bay Area Governments, Bay Area Economic Forum, Bay Area Air Quality Management District, Sustainable Silicon Valley, San Francisco Bay Trail, San Francisco FBI Community Academy Alumni Association, Leadership Sunnyvale and the Sunnyvale Historical Society. She was a long time Lockheed Martin employee before entering politics. Julia was elected to her first four year term on the El Camino Hospital District Board of Directors in November 2012.
David Reeder, MS
David Reeder, MS, is the business operations manager for storage product sales at Oracle. He was first appointed to the El Camino Hospital District Board in March of 1999 and is the current secretary/treasurer. David is an experienced board member, having served on the boards of various local community organizations over the past 26 years. He served for eight years on the Los Altos City Council including a term as mayor. He earned his bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Washington State University and master’s degree in electrical engineering from Stanford University.
Tomi Ryba, MHA, President and Chief Executive Officer
Tomi Ryba, MHA, is president and chief executive officer of El Camino Hospital. Before joining the organization in the fall of 2011, Ms. Ryba served as president of United Hospital in St. Paul, Minnesota, and senior vice president of Allina Hospitals & Clinics. Prior to her position at United Hospital, she was chief operating officer at UCSF Medical Center, overseeing a $100 million turnaround in operations and leading a $1.5 billion expansion project at the hospital’s San Francisco campus. Ms. Ryba earned her bachelor’s degree from UC Riverside and master’s degree in health administration from Chapman University.
Nandini Tandon, PhD
Nandini Tandon, PhD, is a Silicon Valley based investor in life sciences and health care. She spent a decade as a venture capitalist and another decade helping build companies in the biotechnology, diagnostics, medical devices, pharmaceutical and semi-conductor industries across various stages of development, from research to commercialization. Nandini has served on the boards of more than a dozen private new technology companies in biotechnology and medical technology and is currently on the board of U-Systems. Nandini received her doctorate degree in biochemistry with Phi Lambda Upsilon from Duke University and her bachelor's degree in chemistry cum laude with Phi Beta Kappa from Hollins University in Roanoke, Virginia.
John L. Zoglin, MBA
John Zoglin, MBA, is the IBM EMM digital marketing services practice leader. He was first appointed to the El Camino Hospital District Board in March of 2007 and currently serves as board chairman. John follows his father in service to El Camino Hospital; Dr. Stanton Zoglin served as the hospital’s chief of staff in the early 1960’s. John earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from Harvard University and a master’s degree in business administration from Stanford Graduate School of Business.
El Camino Hospital Board of Directors By-Laws
El Camino Hospital By-Laws
For District By-Laws, meeting details and historical information about the El Camino Hosptial District (ECHD) Board please visit the El Camino Hospital District Board website.