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Santa Clara County, CA November 6, 2012 Election
Director; El Camino Hospital District Voter Information

4 Year Term.

Results as of Dec 17 1:46pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (108/108)
Candidates (Vote for 3)
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John Zoglin Click here for more information about this candidate 31659 votes 24.94%

    Official Ballot Statement

  • Occupation: Director, El Camino Hospital District
  • eCommerce and Digital Marketing Executive
  • Increased El Camino Hospital (ECH) transparency by adding 24 community members to 6 new oversight committees
  • Doubled ECH community benefit dollars reinvested ($5.5M) in community healthcare providers (e.g. paying for school nurses)
  • Expanded the Women's Hospital, Stroke Center, Heart and Vascular Institute, South Asian Heart Center and Chinese Health Initiative
  • Graduated from local public grade, junior and high schools
  • Harvard College, BA 1978; Stanford University, MBA, 1984
  • Continuum of Care: Focus on quality of care not just within the confines of the hospital campuses, but throughout the District.
  • Affordability: With healthcare costs continuing to escalate, El Camino Hospital must also do whatever we can to make health care affordable.
  • Independent --accountable to all stakeholders, not any special interest group while maintaining ECH as an, award-winning, independent hospital
Julia E. (Fox) Miller Click here for more information about this candidate 27919 votes 21.99%

    Official Ballot Statement

  • Occupation: Small Business Owner
  • Mayor and Council Member Sunnyvale
  • Lockheed Martin employee
  • Staff Assistant, Congressman Norman Y Mineta
  • Transparent of decisions available to the public
  • Accountability to the community
  • Equitable health services to the community
Dennis W. Chiu Click here for more information about this candidate 24908 votes 19.62%

    Official Ballot Statement

  • Occupation: Business Attorney
  • Former Vice President & General Counsel, AACI (nonprofit healthcare corporation)
  • Former Chief Operating Officer & General Counsel, UIS Technology Partners (IT services corporation)
  • Owner, Prodigy Law (acts as outside general counsel to businesses)
  • Vice Chair, Santa Clara County Planning Commission
  • Commissioner, Sunnyvale Housing & Human Services Commission
  • BA, UCLA (1993); JD, Santa Clara University School of Law (1996)
  • Maintain excellent patient care & increase preventative care.
  • Increase hospital funding to district health related nonprofits.
  • Ensure accountability to district taxpayers by resolving conflicts of interests between taxpayers and the hospital corporation.
Wesley F. "Wes" Alles Click here for more information about this candidate 21764 votes 17.15%
  • Occupation: Incumbent
  • Senior Research Scholar, Stanford University School of Medicine
  • Served on Hospital and District Board for ten years
  • Former Chair of the Hospital and District Board
  • Service as Committee Chair: Governance, Compliance, Finance
  • Advisory Committee: California Department of Public Health
  • Founding member, South Bay Business Group on Health
  • Maintain El Camino Hospital as a not-for-profit, locally governed public asset
  • Sustain financial viability of hospital while maintaining highest quality of care
  • Follow the strategic plan especially employee wellness and population health
Bill James Click here for more information about this candidate 20684 votes 16.30%

    Official Ballot Statement

  • Occupation: Attorney
  • Patent attorney - built, together with partners, a thriving local patent firm based in Cupertino
  • J.D. Stanford Law School (1994)
  • B.S. United States Naval Academy (1986)
  • Married father of three young children, active parent volunteer in the schools and as an AYSO soccer coach
  • Fulbright Scholar (Mexico 2000-2001)
  • Board Member and past Secretary, Community Services Agency of Mountain View, Los Altos, and Los Altos Hills (2006-present)
  • Provide comprehensive care to all District residents at affordable prices
  • Maintain the financial health of El Camino Hospital
  • Keep El Camino Hospital under local, District control

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Candidate Forums

  • El Camino Hospital District Board Candidate Forum
    10/9/2012, 7:45 PM - 8:45 PM
    Mountain View Library, Community Room
    585 Franklin ST
    Mountain View CA 94041
    Presented by the League of Women Voters of Los Altos-Mountain View Area and co-sponsored by the Mountain View Library
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