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Enloe Medical Center announces Board of Trustees updates for 2014

Foundation Board update also provided

CHICO, Calif., Jan. 7, 2014 – Enloe Medical Center welcomes a new board chair, vice chair and secretary in addition to three new board members in changes beginning Jan. 1, 2014. Additionally, the Enloe Foundation announces updates for its Board of Directors.

The incoming board chair for the Enloe Medical Center Board of Trustees is Eric Larrabee, who joined the board in 2007. Larrabee replaces Tom Lando, who completed his appointment as board chair Dec. 31. Lando has served as board chair since 2012 and remains as a trustee member.

Existing board member Carol Huston, RN, MSN, MPA, DPA, FAAN, is the new vice chair. Huston joined the board in 2012 and replaces Judy Sitton as vice chair. The new secretary of the board is Jack Sterling, a member of the board since 2013. He replaces Huston as secretary. Joining the Enloe Board of Trustees in 2014 are Carrie Alden, Craig Duncan and Jeffrey Lobosky, MD.

Sitton served as vice chair of the board from 2006 through 2013 and became a board member in 2005. Her term on the board ended Dec. 31. Sitton will continue her separate role as chair of the medical center’s Planetree leadership committee. Board members Marsha Martin and Warren Brusie also completed their board term on Dec. 31 after serving on the Enloe Board of Trustees since 2005. Sitton, Brusie and Martin served in numerous roles during his tenure on the board and are appreciated for their dedication to Enloe Medical Center.

New trustee Alden has been the human resources director for Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. since 2001. Previous employment has included Oroville Union High School District and the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, and, earlier in her career, from 1982 through 1993, she worked at Enloe in the medical records and human resources departments. Alden went on to earn her bachelor’s degree in public health, health policy and administration from University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

New trustee Duncan is a shareholder with Matson & Isom and has provided tax advice to business clients in several industries since 1979. He is involved in the leadership of many local community organizations, including Chico Rotary and Chico Rotary Foundation, North Valley Chamber Chorale and the Gateway Science Museum. Duncan has a bachelor’s degree in accounting from California State University, Sacramento.

The other new trustee, Dr. Lobosky, is a local neurosurgeon. Dr. Loboksy has been in private practice in Chico and a member of the Enloe medical staff, since 1984. He directed the Northern California “Think First” trauma prevention program since 1988. In other leadership roles, he served as neurosurgery representative for the Committee on Trauma for the American College of Surgeons’ Joint Task Force on Regionalization of Neurosurgical Emergency Care from 2006 to 2009, and member of the Emergency Neurosurgical Task Force (AANS/CNS) since 2008. Dr. Lobosky is the author of the book “It's Enough To Make You Sick: The Failure of American Health Care and A Prescription for the Cure” and numerous medical publications. Dr. Lobosky is associate clinical professor for the Department of Neurological Surgery at University of California, San Francisco. He is board certified in neurological surgery, received his undergraduate degree in preprofessional studies from University of Notre Dame, his medical degree from University of California Irvine and completed residency at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City.

On the Enloe Foundation Board, Dan Herbert has stepped down after four years of service, effective Dec. 31. Joining the board is Jim Stevens, principal/owner of NorthStar Engineering, a Chico company for 30 years. Also in 2014, Stevens joined the board of directors for the Chico Noon Rotary Club. Among his additional community service affiliations, Stevens is an appointed member of the City of Chico Mayor’s Advisory Board and General Plan Advisory Committee, as well as of the Chico Area Recreation and Park District’s Master Plan Citizen’s Advisory Committee. Stevens is also a member of the Chico Police Department Business Support Team and Team Patrick, which facilitates development of Patrick Ranch into a museum and community event facility.

About the Enloe Board of Trustees: Enloe Medical Center’s Board of Trustees is composed of 16 community and physician members who volunteer their time and service to govern the medical center. For a complete list of current members, their biographies and photographs, visit www.enloe.org/governance.

About the Enloe Foundation Board of Directors: The Enloe Foundation is governed by dedicated community members who volunteer their time and service. For a complete list of current members, their biographies and photographs, visit www.enloe.org/directors.

Media Contact:

Christina Chavira
Communications Specialist, Enloe Medical Center
530.332.5589 office; 530.588.4411 cell
christina.chavira@enloe.org

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Enloe Medical Center is a local, nonprofit health care organization. For more information, please call 530/332-7300 or visit us online at http://www.enloe.org.   Enloe Medical Center is located at 1531 Esplanade Chico, Calif.  95926.

New Enloe Board of Trustees Carrie Alden, Craig Duncan and Jeffrey Lobosky, MD:

New Enloe Foundation Board of Directors member Jim Stevens

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