Board of Directors

The VMC Foundation is guided by a distinguished Board of Directors with a broad base of expertise and experience in fields such as health care, financial services, real estate development, construction, government, law, and technology.

Judy Cosgrove
Community volunteer

Cheryl Dewey, R.N.
President, SCVMC Volunteer Auxiliary

Ralph Dickman – Chairperson
Vice President, City National Bank

Marcelle Dougan, ScD, MPH, MEng
Researcher, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Elaine Elkin – Secretary
President, E Two & Associates, Inc.

Lou Frankel
President, Trilex Construction

Dolly C. Goel, M.D.
Medical Director, Valley Health Plan

Balaji Govindaswami, M.D., M.P.H.
Director of Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Chief of Neonatology, SCVMC

Kathleen King
Executive Director, Healthier Kids Foundation

Dennis Low, M.D.
General Internal Medicine, SCVMC

Susan G. Murphy
Former CEO, Santa Clara Valley Medical Center
Former COO, Kaiser Permanente Santa Clara

Dan Niehans
Attorney at Law, Gunderson Dettmer LLP, retired

Joe Parisi
President, Therma, Inc.

Ash Pirayou
Attorney at Law, Rutan & Tucker, LLP

Ron Sidell
Co-Founder and Executive Director, Ophoenix

Laurie Smith
Sheriff, County of Santa Clara

D. Kirk B. Westbrook, Treasurer
Vice President and Senior Relationship Manager, City National Bank.

E. Christopher Wilder
Executive Director, VMC Foundation

Susanne B. Wilson
Principal, Solutions By Wilson

Chris Worrall
Retired, Hitachi Executive

Chair Emeriti
Gerry Beemiller
Michael E. Fox, Sr.
Norman Kline
Robin Roche
Charles Toeniskoetter
Leah Toeniskoetter

Honorary Directors
Brenna Bolger
Thomas Bush, M.D.
Gregory Jenkins, M.D.
Peggy Fleming-Jenkins
Bill Marr
Jean Meddaugh, R.N.
Norman Y. Mineta
T.J. Rodgers, Ph.D.
Karen Rudolph
John A. Sobrato

Gerald W. Patrick
Executive Director Emeritus

VMC Foundation Staff