Board Members

  • Dr. Katherine (Katie) Gabriel-Cox, OB/GYN Chief of Watsonville Community Hospital and with Salud Para La Gente. Aptos resident.
  • Jose A. (Tony) Nuñez, managing editor of the Register-Pajaronian and Press-Banner newspapers. Watsonville resident.
  • Marcus Pimentel, a fiscal expert and a Board member of Salud Para La Gente currently serving as Budget Manager for Santa Cruz County. Monterey County resident.
  • Jasmine Nájera, a licensed clinical social worker with 20 years experience working for the Santa Cruz County Health Services Agency. Watsonville resident.- Board Secretary
  • John Friel, a former CEO of Watsonville Community Hospital (when it was publicly owned) who has overseen multiple California health care district hospitals. Aptos resident.- Board Chair