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Sonoma County, CA November 2, 2004 Election
Board Member, 4 Year; North Sonoma County Hospital District Voter Information

Full Term.

Results as of Nov 19 4:09pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (63/63)
(33 Writein Votes 0.1%)
Candidates (Vote for 3)
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Kurt Hahn Click here for more information about this candidate 11,179 votes 25.2%

  • Occupation: Appointed Hospital District Director
  • Retired Healdsburg City Finance/Redevelopment Director
  • Graduated USC 1961 BS Public Administration
  • Member of Hospital Board since retirement from City in 1998
  • Appointed to Board of North Sonoma Counrt Hospital District by Sonoma County Board of Supervisors when District was created in 2001
  • Member of the Governance Forum of the California Healthcare Association and volunteer Director of Health Benefits and Insurance for RPEA
  • Chair of the Bankrupcy Creditors Committee of the Health Plan of the Redwoods
  • Maintaining the availability of critical emergency medical services for the residents of Windsor, Healdsburg, Geyserville, and Cloverdale
  • Retaining quality and affordable healthcare for North Sonoma County residents
  • Recruitment of additional Family Practice Doctors to the North County
Herbert F. Polesky Click here for more information about this candidate 10,572 votes 23.8%
  • Occupation: Appointed Incumbent
  • Grape grower/retired physician
  • BA in biology and MD from Stanford University
  • Appointed North Sonoma County Hospital District board 2001; Chairperson 2003 - present
  • Member, Association of CA Healthcare Districts' Trustee Action Network committee
  • 35 year career in clinical pathology including laboratory administration and teaching
  • Owned and farmed vineyards in Dry Creek Valley since 1989
  • Assuring Healdsburg District Hospital maintains quality, affordable services to meet needs of all district residents
  • Achieving financial stability for the hospital
  • Attracting and retaining healthcare personnel to meet hospital and community needs
Ruth M. Olson Click here for more information about this candidate 8,798 votes 19.8%
  • Occupation: Registered Professional Engineer
  • B.S. Industrial & Management Engineering, Registered Professional Engineer in Industrial Engineering - California
  • Member of Healdsburg District Hospital Strategic Planning Committee since August 2002
  • CEO of The Olson Schultz Group, Inc.
  • Over 20 years of engineering and management experience, 10 years with Hewlett Packard, 10 years consulting with companies nationally
  • Over 17 years as Healdsburg resident
  • Married, husband - Steve Schultz, 3 children - all born at the Healdsburg Hospital
  • Fiscal stability of the hospital's existing service delivery processes
  • Develop partnerships with other health care providers to form a comprehensive & viable health care delivery system for all district constituents
  • Team based process improvements of existing processes to allow future expansion of services provided
Jack Air Click here for more information about this candidate 8,790 votes 19.8%
  • Occupation: Incumbent
  • Treasurer: Hospital District Board
  • Founding member Sonoma County Healthcare Foundation
  • Co-founder Vines and Wines charity event
  • Winery Owner: So. Co. Green Business Award
  • Lehigh University B.S., Business Administration
  • Delivery of appropriate healthcare to the district
  • Achieve financial stability for hospital district
  • Establish long-range hospital planning and staffing objectives
Floyd S. Coakley 5,108 votes 11.5%
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