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Marin County, CA November 4, 2014 Election
Board Member; Marin Healthcare District Voter Information

4 Year Term.

Results as of Nov 26 9:29am, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (142/142)
60.8% Voter Turnout (70169/
(299 Total Other Write-In Votes 0.24%)
Candidates (Vote for 3)
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Jennifer Rienks, PhD Click here for more information about this candidate 32257 votes 25.74%

  • Occupation: Healthcare District Director
  • Associate Director of the Family Health Outcomes Project in the Department of Family and Community Medicine at UCSF
  • PhD - University of California, Santa Cruz, MS - University of California, Santa Cruz, BA - University of Connecticut, graduated Phi Beta Kappa
  • Conducts trainings for California's local public health departs. on community assessment & planning, use & analysis of data, and evaluation methods
  • Appointed Commissioner to the Health Council of Marin, current chair.
  • Former president of the Social Justice Center of Marin
  • Build a SEISMICALLY SAFE, State-of-the-art and "GREEN" Hospital
  • Continue to support and expand ACCESS to PRIMARY and SPECIALTY CARE
Larry A. Bedard, MD Click here for more information about this candidate 28362 votes 22.63%
  • Occupation: Emergency Physician
  • Marin Healthcare District, Director 2006-current.
  • Marin General Hospital Medical Staff 1979-present
  • University of Michigan Doctor of Medicine 1970
  • Lieutenant Commander, US Navy 1972-1974
  • American College of Emergency, President 1996-1997
  • Marin Medical Society, President 2004-2005
  • Passage Measure R to maintain 2 tiered governance structure MGH
  • Build a new state-of-the art, seismically safe, "green" MGH
  • Increase access to primary and speciality care
Jennifer L. Hershon 24708 votes 19.72%
  • Occupation: Nurse Administrator
Michael W. Whipple, CPA Click here for more information about this candidate 19396 votes 15.48%
  • Occupation: Certified Public Accountant
  • Leader of Alliance to Save Our Hospital
  • Member Marin General Hospital Audit Committee
  • San Rafael Planning Commissioner
  • CPA practice opened in Marin in 1977
  • Protect the current two tiered management structure with the District Board overseeing the expert-based Hospital Board.
  • Oversee the design and development of the new state-of- the-art, environmentally friendly "green" hospital to be completed by 2020.
  • Continue to expand access for Marin residents to health care at all levels; recruit new doctors, establish additional clinics.
Evelyn M. Foster Click here for more information about this candidate 10465 votes 8.35%
  • Occupation: Retired Business Owner
  • B.S. University of San Francisco
  • 10 yrs University of San Francisco
  • 17 yrs Levi Strauss & Co
  • 6 yrs Small Business Owner
  • Increase Quality of Care Partnering with Nurses
  • Reverse Privatizing Trend of the Hospital
  • Ensure Hospital Finances Handled Transparently
Joseph "Joe" Salama 9827 votes 7.84%
  • Occupation: Mediator/Attorney

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