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Marin County, CA November 3, 1998 General

Director; Marin Healthcare District

Candidates (Vote for 3)
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Lawrence H. "Larry" Arnstein 30,974 votes 17.5%

  • Party: Democrat
  • Occupation: Neurosurgeon
  • BS Stanford, MD Stanford
  • Clinical Professor of Neurosurgery, Stanford and UC, (20 Years)
  • Hospital appointments, El Camino, Standford, Mills Peninsula, San Mateo County and MGH
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • Fellow, International College of Surgeons
  • Diplomat, American Board of Neurosurgery
  • Return Marin General Hospital to true local District Board control
  • Rehire registered nurses and skilled technicians
  • Restore control of quality care to doctors, not corporate bureaucrats and accountants
Suzanna "Suzy" Coxhead 30,184 votes 17.1%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Caregiver/Board Member
  • Director, Marin Healthcare District Board
  • MBA - Health Services Management
  • Twenty Years Banking Career
  • Chair, Healthier Communities Task Force of Marin
  • Chair, Altzheimer's Association, North Bay Chapter
  • Former Chair, Big Sisters of Marin
  • Initiate Public Representation on the Marin General Hospital Management
  • Establish High Quality Trauma Center at Marin General Hospital
  • Establish Marin Center for Health Promotion
Sylvia M. Siegel 28,677 votes 16.2%
  • Occupation: Incumbent
Harold "Hal" Hassin 27,752 votes 15.7%
  • Party: Democrat
  • Occupation: Physician
  • Pediatric Ophthalmologist
  • Associate Medical Director, San Diego Children's Hospital
  • Health Policy Fellow for Senator Edward Kennedy
  • Master of Public Health Degree
  • Consultant to Health Care Industry
  • Initiate Public Representation on the Marin General Hospital Management Board
  • Establish High Quality Trauma Center at Marin General Hospital
  • Establish Marin Center for Health Promotion
Bernard L. Del Santo 27,238 votes 15.4%
  • Occupation: Police Chief
R. Eugene "Gene" Tolls 26,276 votes 14.8%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Pathologist
  • Past Chief of Staff Marshall Hale Hospital
  • Past President San Francisco Medical Society.
  • Founder and CEO of successful laboratories, screening centers and a medical clinic.
  • Completed Program for Health Systems Management Harvard Graduate Schools of Public Health and Business Administration.
  • Marin resident for 23 years
  • Free of any connection with Sutter affiliaded hospitals
  • I will work to end destructive political squabling between the District Board and the Hospital Board.
  • I will bring years of creative healthcare experience to restore credibility to the District Board in mediating new role for the board.
  • Modify the lease so that the electorate is effectively represented in healthcare matters.
Peter Romanowsky 5,850 votes 3.3%
  • Occupation: Minister/Marine Recycler
  • Licensed as Baptist Minister 1969
  • Orginized and pastored an evangelical church 1970
  • Recruited as vice president of my ministerial alliance in 1971
  • Began my overseas teaching and preaching ministry on annual basis 1972
  • Began radio broadcasting ministry on local stations 1973
  • Halfway house/homeless shelter director in Ross Valley area for most of the 1970's
  • 100% for continuing the lawsuit against Sutter Healthcare.
  • Returning Marin General Hospital back to the tax payers who built it and to the elected board of directors.
  • Provide for equel and fair treatment to all citizens of Marin County regardless of financial status.

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