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San Diego County, CA November 2, 2004 Election
Board Member; Tri-City Healthcare District Voter Information

Results as of Dec 15 1:35pm
Candidates (Vote for 4)
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Rosemarie Reno, V Click here for more information about this candidate 54431 votes 21.80%

  • Occupation: Board Member, Tri-City Healthcare (Hospital) District
  • Registered Nurse & Certified RN Anesthetist & Adv. Degree in Public Health Education & Administration
  • Professor Emeritus MiraCosta Community College License Vocational Nursing Program
  • Association of California Healthcare Districts: Recognized for Outstanding Trustee Leadership
  • Certified - CA Special Districts Institute: Special District Governance, Administration and Finance
  • County of San Diego: Co-Founder - Emergency Nurses Association
  • County of San Diego Board of Supervisors - Public Health Champion Achievement Award 2002
  • Financial Oversight - Protect Assets; Reduce Consultants; Oppose Executives Highly Leveraged Compensation Plans; Improve Patient Billing Process
  • Safe Optimum Quality Care - Attract, Improve & Retain Qualified Nursing & Hospital Staff; Offer Competitive Wages & Flexible Scheduling
  • Accountability - Maintain Independent Community Hospital; Apply Commonsense Strategic Planning; Improve Government Transparency
Darlene Garrahy 45922 votes 18.39%
  • Occupation: Member, Board of Directors, Tri-City Healthcare District
Kathleen Sterling Click here for more information about this candidate 36831 votes 14.75%
  • Literacy Specialist / Former, Member Board of Directors (1998-2002)
  • Consumer Rep US Medicare & Medicaid Fraud & Abuse Taskforce; Office of Civil Rights; CA Medi-Cal Advisory Com; Regional Medi-Cal Managed Care Plan
  • Pitzer College - Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Studies - Healthcare Administration & Public Policy
  • Awarded Pitzer College Grant to attend Claremont Graduate's Peter Drucker School of Management
  • Certified - Education Training Joint Program with Balboa Naval Hospital: Laboratory, Nursing, and Ward Clerk
  • Certified - CA Special District Institute: Special District Governance, Administration, and Finance
  • Optimum Qualtiy Care - ASSURE CONSUMERS' DOCTORS will have the FREEDOM to ADVOCATE for their patients' QUALITY CARE without RETALIATION.
  • Accountability - GUARANTEE Government SUNSHINE & COMPLIANCE with ALL federal & state laws & regulations; ELEVATE Tri-City's ETHICS & INTEGRITY
David Tweedy Click here for more information about this candidate 35142 votes 14.07%
  • Occupation: Psychologist/Parent/Businessowner
  • Licensed Psychologist
  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
  • San Diego County, Mental Health Advisory Board
  • Former Director of Behavioral Health Services, TCMC
  • Co-Founder, North County Mental Health Collaborative
  • Former, California Healthcare Association Mental Health Advisory Board
  • Collaborate with the collective wisdom of the Board and Administration to arrive at optimal outcomes
  • Preserve vital services in the community that are supported by the community at large
  • Acheive aware winning status as top 100 hospitals
Randy Horton Click here for more information about this candidate 33822 votes 13.54%
  • Occupation: Certified Public Accountant
  • Former TCHD hospital board member
  • Former mayor of El Centro, California
  • Ensure that high-quality healthcare is ready when you need it
  • Keep the hospital and its emergency room open
  • Eliminate deferred repairs and maintenance
Max Halfon Click here for more information about this candidate 28580 votes 11.44%
  • Occupation: District Board Member
  • Retired Registered Civil Engineer & Real Estate
  • & Municipal Law Attorney.
  • Served on the District Board for 6 years.
  • Served as an officer of the Board and on all
  • Board committees to recommend finance, quality control,
  • planning, governance and legislative policies to the Board.
  • Completion of the 10 year Strategic Plan to accomodate our growing & aging population.
  • Continue efforts to make TCMC a financially secure, full service, Quality Health Care facility.
  • Increase Patient & Employee satisfaction, augment our revenue and strengthen Physician relationships.
Patrick M. Kellett Click here for more information about this candidate 15006 votes 6.01%
  • Occupation: Real Estate Broker
  • Former Public School Teacher
  • Master's Degree from University of San Diego
  • Bacheror's Degree from Loyola Marymount University
  • California Teaching Credentials in Elementary and Secondary Education
  • California Real Estate Brokers License
  • Married for 12 years to Leanne (the greatest wife on the planet) and the father of 3 young children
  • Building and maintaining a world-class medical community
  • Fiscal Discipline - to protect the stakeholders (patients and the taxpayers) who have an interest in this PUBLIC hospital's financial well being.
  • Developing stronger ties between the healthcare district and the communities it serves.

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