Governing Board

 

Our Governing Board is made up of physicians, members, and representatives from hospitals and clinics, most of whom are appointed by the SF Board of Supervisors. The Governing Board decides on major policies and oversees the administration of San Francisco Health Plan.

The Governing Board of the San Francisco Health Plan meets from 12:00pm to 2:00pm on the first Wednesday of January, March, May, September and November, with a special meeting in late June to approve the budget. Meetings are held at our administrative offices at:

San Francisco Health Plan
50 Beale Street, 12th Floor
P.O. Box 194247
San Francisco, CA 94119

Agenda and printed meeting materials are available for inspection at the same location in addition to the San Francisco Health Plan website (www.sfhp.org).

Governing Board Members:

  • Barbara Garcia, Director of the San Francisco Department of Public Health
  • Brenda Yee, CEO for Chinese Hospital
  • Dale Butler, Field Representative, SEIU, United Public Employees Local 790
  • Edwin Batongbacal, Director of Adult and Older Adult Service for the Community Behavioral Health Services
  • Eddie Chan, PharmD, President & CEO of North East Medical Services
  • David Woods, PharmD, Chief Pharmacy Officer, San Francisco Department of Public Health
  • Irene Conway, Member Advisory Committee Co-Chair
  • John Gressman, President/CEO, San Francisco Community Clinic Consortium
  • Maria Luz Torre, Parent Voices, Member Advisory Committee Co-Chair
  • Reece Fawley – Governing Board Secretary & Treasurer, Executive Director, UCSF Medical Center
  • Steve Fields, Executive Director, Progress Foundation
  • Steven Fugaro, MD, Medical Society Acting Chair
  • Lawrence Cheung, MD, President – Medical Society
  • Emily Webb, MPH – Director of Community Health Programs, California Pacific Medical Center
  • Roland Pickens, MHA, FACHE – Interim Chief Executive Officer, San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center; Director, San Francisco Health Network

Governing Board Meetings

AgendaMinutes and Materials
June 7, 2017Check back for updates.
May 3, 2017Check back for updates.
March 1, 2017Check back for updates.
January 4, 2017Check back for updates.
November 2, 2016Check back for updates.
September 7, 2016Check back for updates.
June 8, 2016Check back for updates.
May 4, 2016Check back for updates.
March 2, 2016Check back for updates.
January 6, 2016Check back for updates.
 
November 4, 2015November 4, 2015
September 2, 2015Check back for updates.
June 10, 2015June 10, 2015
May 6, 2015May 6, 2015
March 4, 2015March 4, 2015

 

Finance Committee

 

The San Francisco Health Plan Finance Committee is composed of 5 members of the San Francisco Health Plan Governing Board. The Finance Committee provides direction to the Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer on a broad variety of fiscal and budgetary issues. The Finance Committee monitors the health plan’s financial operations, investment income, reserve levels, annual financial audit and overall financial soundness. It is responsible for review and approval of the health plan’s annual budget for recommendation to the full Governing Board. The Finance Committee typically meets one hour prior to the full Governing Board meeting.

Finance Committee Members:

  • Reece Fawley – Governing Board Secretary & Treasurer, Executive Director, UCSF Medical Center, Chair
  • Eddie Chan, PharmD, President & CEO of North East Medical Services
  • Steve Fields, Executive Director, Progress Foundation
  • Steven Fugaro, MD, Medical Society Acting Chair

Finance Committee Meetings

AgendaMinutes and Materials
November 4, 2015November 4, 2015
June 10, 2015June 10, 2015
May 6, 2015May 6, 2015
March 4, 2015March 4, 2015

 

Any documents distributed to the majority of the Board Members regarding any agenda item for an open session after the agenda has been posted will be available for public inspection during regular business hours, Monday–Friday, 8:00am to 5:00 pm.

We encourage you to use the SFHP website to access Governing Board and Finance Committee meeting materials. Members of the public may request to be mailed a copy of the agenda and board materials, which is subject to a fee that equals the cost of mailing and preparation. If you wish to have the Governing Board agenda and/or materials mailed to you, please contact Valerie Huggins at 1(415) 615-4235 or by email.

Meetings are accessible to people with disabilities. Individuals who may require any accommodations (alternative formats – i.e., large print, audio, translation of meeting materials, interpretation, etc.) to participate in this meeting and wish to request an alternative format for the agenda, meeting notice, and meeting packet may contact Valerie Huggins at 1(415) 615-4235 or by email.

Notification at least one week before the meeting will enable us to make reasonable arrangements to ensure accessibility to the meetings and to the related materials.

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