The Board of Directors consists of seven (7) Tribal appointed Delegates, seven (7) elected community members (Members at large), and one (1) Senior Elected Delegate. The Elected Community Members and Senior Representative serve a two (2) year term and the Tribal Delegates are appointed by the Tribes and have no set term. All of the Board of Directors are dedicated to the service of our Native community and the continued success of the Sonoma County Indian Health Project.
The Board of Directors is responsible for fulfilling the following mission and goals of SCIHP:To continually develop, improve, and maintain a comprehensive system of health care delivery to serve the needs of the Indian community throughout our assigned service areas;
To strive to provide all services in a manner which is sensitive to the culture and traditions of those we serve;
To provide health care advocacy on behalf of our constituents; and
To strive to elevate the health status of our patients to the highest level possible through a combination of preventive, curative, and health maintenance approaches, employing the most up-to-date knowledge and skill.
The Board of Directors of Sonoma County Indian Health Project, Inc. include:
Member at Large
Reno FranklinVice Chairperson
Kashia Band of Pomo Indians
Manchester/Point Arena Band of Pomo Indians
Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria
Vickey MaciasCloverdale Rancheria of Pomo Indians
Tieraney GironDry Creek Rancheria Band of Pomo Indians
Margie MejiaLytton Band of Pomo Indians
Elvida BanuelosSenior Representative
Patricia PoundsMishewal Wappo Tribe