Board Members

Full board membership is restricted to forty voting Board Directors and additional Liaison non-voting members from academic and regulatory entities.

Board of Directors

Health Plans (10 total)

  • Aetna: Kristen Miranda, West Territory Head (1)
  • Alameda Alliance for Health: Scott Coffin, Chief Executive Officer
  • Anthem Blue Cross: Mark Reynolds, Vice President and Chief Operating Officer (1)
  • Blue Shield of California: Terry Gilliland, MD, Executive Vice President, Health Care Quality and Affordability
  • Cigna: Peter Welch, President and General Manager, California (1)
  • Kaiser Foundation Health Plan: William Caswell, Senior Vice President, Operations, and Chief Operating Officer (1), (2)
  • Health Net: Martha Santana-Chin, MBA, Provider Engagement and Performance Management Officer (1), (2)
  • Inland Empire Health Plan: vacant
  • L.A. Care Health Plan: Richard Seidman, MD, MPH, Chief Medical Officer
  • UnitedHealthcare: Robert Falkenberg, Chief Executive Officer, California

Physician Groups (10 total)

  • Brown & Toland Physicians: Kelly Robison, Chief Executive Officer
  • EPIC Management LP: Raymond Chan, MD, Vice President Medical Administration and Chief Medical Officer
  • Family Care Specialists Medical Group: Hector Flores, MD, Medical Director
  • Hill Physicians Medical Group: David Joyner, President and Chief Executive Officer (1)
  • Monarch HealthCare: Ray Chicoine, President (3)
  • Optum Provider California: Amar Desai, MD, MPH, President and Chief Executive Officer
  • Palo Alto Medical Foundation: Elizabeth Vilardo, MD, MBA, Chief Executive Officer
  • The Permanente Medical Group: Suketu Sanghvi, MD, Associate Executive Director
  • Sansum Clinic: Kurt Ransohoff, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Medical Officer
  • Sharp Rees-Stealy Medical Centers: Stacey Hrountas, Chief Executive Officer (1)

Health Systems (10 total)

  • Cedars-Sinai Health System: Richard Jacobs, Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer
  • Dignity Health: Tammy Wilcox, Senior Vice President, Managed Care
  • John Muir Health, Irving Pike MD, Chief Medical Officer (interim IHA member)
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Community Hospital: Elaine Batchlor, MD, MPH, Chief Executive Officer
  • MemorialCare Health System: Barry Arbuckle, PhD, President and Chief Executive Officer (1), (2)
  • Providence Health & Services: Dave Mast, Chief Executive, Medical Group Foundations, Southern California
  • Santa Clara Valley Health and Hospital System: René Santiago, Deputy County Executive and Director
  • Stanford Health Care: Gary May, Vice President, Managed Care
  • Sutter Health: Rishi Sikka, MD, President, System Enterprises
  • U.C. Davis Medical Center: Ann Boynton, Director, Payer Strategies and Value Based Contract Management

Purchasers and Consumers

  • CalPERS: Donald Moulds, PhD, Chief Health Director
  • Covered California: Doug McKeever, Chief Deputy Executive Director, Program (1), (2)
  • Google: open
  • U.C. Office of the President: Susan Pon-Gee, Director, Health and Welfare Benefits

At Large

  • Genentech: Kyle Downey, PharmD, Associate Director of Managed Care Liaisons
  • GlaxoSmithKline: Julie Wade, Field Vice President, Regional Accounts, Western US
  • MedPOINT Management: Kimberly Carey, President and Chief Executive Officer
  • Merck:  open
  • Pfizer: John Capretta, Regional Business Director
  • Vituity: Theo Koury, MD, President

Liaison (non-voting)

  • Alameda Health Consortium: Ralph Silber, Executive Director
  • California Department of Managed Health Care: Mary Watanabe, Acting Director
  • California Health Care Foundation: Kristof Stremikis, MPP, MPH, Chief Impact Officer
  • Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Region IX: Ashby Wolfe, MD, MPP, MPH, Chief Medical Officer

(1) IHA Executive Committee member

(2) IHA Officer

(3) IHA Governance Committee chair