Board Committees

Board Committees

The El Camino Hospital Board operates with the support of its six Advisory Committees. Each Committee is comprised of Board members and, since July 2012, individuals from the community. Community members are selected for their subject matter expertise and come from a wide range of business, academic and healthcare backgrounds. The current composition of each Committee was approved by the Board at its meeting in June 2015.


Corporate Compliance/Privacy and Audit Committee

The Corporate Compliance/Privacy and Audit Committee advises and assists the El Camino Hospital Board of Directors in its exercise of oversight by monitoring the compliance policies, controls and processes of the organization and by the engagement, independence and performance of the internal auditor and external auditor. The Compliance and Audit Committee assists the Board in oversight of any regulatory audit and in assuring the organizational integrity of El Camino Hospital in a manner consistent with its mission and purpose.

Chair: John Zoglin
Members: Jeff Davis, MD, Sharon Anolik-Shakked, Ramy Houssaini, Wes Alles and Christine Sublett

Committee Staff
Executive Sponsor: Diane Wigglesworth
Tomi Ryba, Iftikhar Hussain,  Mary Rotunno, Esq., Greg Walton, Mick Zdeblick, Alex Robison (Protiviti)


Executive Compensation Committee

The purpose of the Executive Compensation Committee ("Compensation Committee") is to assist the El Camino Hospital (ECH) Hospital Board of Directors ("Board") in its responsibilities related to the Hospital's executive compensation philosophy and policies. The Compensation Committee shall ensure that the Board meets all applicable legal and regulatory requirements as it relates to executive compensation.

Chair: Jeff Davis, MD
Members: David Reeder, Teri Eyre, Jing Liao, Bob Miller and Prasad Setty

Committee Staff
Executive Sponsor: Julie Johnston, Kathryn Fisk
Tomi Ryba


Finance Committee

The Finance Committee provides oversight, information sharing and financial reviews related to budgeting, capital budgeting, long-­‐range financial planning and forecasting, and monthly financial reporting for El Camino Hospital Board of Directors. In carrying out its review, advisory and oversight responsibilities, the Finance Committee shall remain flexible in order to best define strategic financial strategies that react to changing conditions. 

Chair: Dennis Chiu, JD
Members: John Zoglin, Bill Hobbs, Richard Juelis and Kathy Cain

Committee Staff
Executive Sponsor: Iftikhar Hussain
Mary Rotunno, Esq., Mick Zdeblick


Governance Committee

The Governance Committee advises and assists the El Camino Hospital Board of Directors in matters related to governance, board development, board effectiveness and board composition, i.e., the nomination and appointment / reappointment process. The Governance Committee ensures the Board and committees are following best practices and functioning at the highest level of governance standards.

Chair: Peter Fung, MD, PhD
Members: Dave Reeder, Gary Kalbach, Peter Moran and Christina Lai

Committee Staff
Executive Sponsor: Tomi Ryba
Cindy Murphy


Investment Committee

The Investment Subcommittee develops and recommends to the Finance Committee of the El Camino Hospital Board of Directors the investment policies governing the hospital's assets, maintains current knowledge of the management and investment of the invested funds of the hospital, and provides oversight of the allocation of the investment assets for optimum return on investment and risk management.

Chair: John Zoglin
Members: Jeff Davis, MD, Nicki Boone, John Conover, Brooks Nelson and Gary Kalbach

Committee Staff
Executive Sponsor: Iftikhar Hussain


Quality, Patient Care, Patient Experience Committee

The Quality, Patient Care and Patient Experience Committee advises and assists the El Camino Hospital Board of Directors in constantly enhancing and enabling a culture of maximum quality and safety at the Hospital, and to ensure delivery of effective, evidence-­‐based care for all patients. The Quality Committee helps to assure that excellent patient care and exceptional patient experience are attained through monitoring organizational quality and safety measures, leadership development in quality and safety methods and assuring appropriate resource allocation to achieve this purpose.

Chairperson: David Reeder
Members: Jeffrey Davis, MD, Peter C. Fung, MD, Katherine Anderson, Mikele Bunce, Nancy Carragee, RN, Lisa Freeman, Robert Pinsker, MD, JD, Wendy Ron, Diana Russell, RN, Melora Simon, and Alex Tsao

Committee Staff
Executive Sponsor: Eric Pifer, MD
Cheryl Reinking, Daniel Shin, MD, Mick Zdeblick