Medical Center Board of Directors

The MarinHealth Medical Center Board of Directors, made up primarily of community volunteers who have expertise in a variety of fields, is responsible for the hospital's day-to-day operations, including patient care, budget oversight, physician credentialing, community services, labor contracts, staffing levels, and administration of the facility. The board makes its decisions based on the needs of the community.

The MarinHealth Medical Center Board of Directors regular meetings in 2022 are scheduled for February 1, April 5, June 7, August 2, October 3, and December 6. The meetings will be held virtually via Zoom, beginning at 5:00 pm. At the top of the agenda of each meeting is the opportunity for the general public to address the Board on any subject relating to hospital operations. After this public session, the Board goes into closed session for the remainder of the meeting. If you wish to address the Board in the public session via Zoom, please contact us at least one week in advance. Please contact Louis Weiner, Executive Assistant to the Board, at Louis.Weiner@mymarinhealth.org or 1-415-464-2091.

Members of the Board

David Klein, CEODavid Klein, MD, MBA
Chief Executive Officer
MarinHealth

David Klein, MD, MBA, brings an especially informed perspective to his position as CEO of MarinHealth, having spent the first 14 years of his career working as a general surgeon. Since leaving the operating room, Dr. Klein has built a long, successful career as a healthcare executive and hospital CEO. His open leadership style fosters communication and collaboration between the hospital staff, the administration, and the community at large.

Prior to his position at MarinHealth Medical Center, Dr. Klein served as President and CEO of Dignity Health’s two San Francisco-based hospitals: Saint Francis Memorial Hospital and St. Mary’s Medical Center. At Dignity Health, he oversaw a great deal of positive change, including a turnaround to profitability, multiple Healthgrades Five Star and Excellence Awards, the development of a Transgender Health Program, the establishment 14 Bay-Area based urgent care centers, and the launch of the new Bothin Burn Center, the largest burn unit in Northern California.

Before joining Dignity Health, Dr. Klein was Chief Operating Officer and then President of the Baylor Scott & White Health All Saints Medical Center in Fort Worth, Texas. Under his stewardship, the hospital received many accolades for service line excellence and overall quality, including top hospital rankings in US News and World Report. Prior to his role at Baylor, Dr. Klein served as Administrator of Presbyterian Hospital of Denton in Denton, Texas, and as Chief Executive Officer of Cedar Park Regional Medical Center in Austin, Texas.

Dr. Klein has sat on numerous community boards, from the American Heart Association, March of Dimes, and American Cancer Society to the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce. He is the current Chair of the San Francisco Section of the Hospital Council of Northern and Central California and a member of the San Francisco Marin Medical Society.

Dr. Klein received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Southern California, his medical degree from the University of New Mexico, and his master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of California, Irvine.

Andrea SchultzAndrea Schultz, Chair
As the President and CEO of Greenbrae Management Inc. Andrea Schultz brings over 30 years of management experience to the MarinHealth Board of Directors. In addition to Andrea’s business activities, she is also Chair and President of her family’s Foundation and has sat on various local not for profit Boards. In 2010, Andrea joined the MarinHealth Foundation Board, working to generate awareness and campaigning to raise funds for the benefit of MarinHealth; she served as Chair from 2012 thru 2017. Today Andrea continues to serve as a dedicated member of the Foundation Board. Andrea holds a BA in Business and has studied and immersed herself in a variety of enrichment courses locally and internationally. Born at MarinHealth and raised in Greenbrae, Andrea is dedicated to our community, her family, and to partnering to provide excellent health care to Marin County.

Robert PeirceRobert Peirce, Vice-Chair
Bob’s interest in healthcare began as he worked his way through school as a nurse’s aide. After college and a brief time in the Navy Flight Program where he was injured in training, he began an 18-year career with a national skilled nursing facility (SNF) provider, where he eventually became responsible for the operation of 6000 beds in 60 facilities in five western states. From there, he went to work for Alta Bates Health System to operate their SNF business, a company he bought in 1994 with outside investors. Bob grew the company to include 3 Acute Rehab hospitals, a number of SNFs, management of a number of hospital based sub-acute units and a pharmacy company. He sold the company in 2007. Bob serves on the Executive Committee and is also a member of the Finance and Strategic Planning Committees. He also served on the Transition Advisory Committee. Now retired, Bob lives in Belvedere with his wife, Connie.

Gene Marie O'Connell, RN, MSGene Marie O'Connell, RN, MS, Secretary
Gene became a RN from San Francisco City College and received her Bachelors and Masters degrees from the University of California San Francisco School of Nursing. She has been in health care in the Bay Area since 1976 and has held a variety of executive and front-line positions at UCSF and San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center. Gene was CEO at SFGH for 12 years. During her time as CEO, Gene provided leadership for many of the hospital’s innovated clinical programs for trauma and underserved populations. Gene also led the process to rebuild the hospital and the passing of a successful bond measure. She has received many awards from local and national health care organizations, including "Women of the Year", from the Women's Healthcare Executives and UCSF Alumni Excellence Award. At UCSF, Gene also been a volunteer faculty member since 1991 and became a full professor in 2018. In addition, Gene is Overseas adviser, for Soka University School of Global Health in Tokyo, Japan. Gene has a wide range of experience as a board member, has served as Chair of the National Association of Public Hospitals, Board Member of the SGI-USA, and Trustee for Soka University of America. Gene and her husband have been residents of Corte Madera since 1997.

Joseph EuphratJoseph C. Euphrat, Treasurer
Joe Euphrat is an owner and Managing Principal of GreenRock Healthcare Capital. Prior, Joe spent twenty-five years in healthcare finance and real estate. While at E.F. Hutton and Lehman Brothers, he advised hospitals and health systems on capital planning, strategy and tax-exempt bond financings. As hospitals continued to own and lease real estate, Joe began focusing exclusively on healthcare real estate, serving both the needs of hospitals and healthcare real estate investors. He headed the U.S. Western Region healthcare capital markets for JLL and healthcare real estate for Kaufman Hall, a national advisory firm for hospitals and health systems. Joe is a graduate of the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley, and has been a guest speaker at the Stanford Graduate School of Business and at the USC Price School of Public Policy. He and his wife, Laura, a pediatric oncology RN, reside in San Anselmo, where they raised two children and spent countless hours coaching youth sports.

Joe AbramsJoe Abrams
Joe Abrams is an early stage investor, advisor and board member with several technology and consumer companies. His career as an entrepreneur began in the early 1980s with The Software Toolworks, a personal computer entertainment and educational software company he co-founded with his cousin. In 1988, the company went public and by 1994 it had grown to over $150 million in revenue. The company was sold to Pearson, PLC, the British based publishing and media company, in early 1994. As an investor and advisor, he began working with small technology companies providing consulting in several areas, including strategic business development. In 1999, he co-founded eUniverse, an early-stage internet company, later renamed Intermix Media and the parent company of the social network site MySpace. Intermix was sold to NewsCorp in 2005. Joe was the past Co-Chair of the Capital Campaign for the new hospital. He currently serves on several nonprofit boards, including the Board of Trustees at the University of Rochester, Rochester, NY.

Joshua AdlerJoshua Adler, MD
Dr. Josh Adler is Chief Clinical Officer, Executive Vice President, Physician Services, at UCSF Health and Vice Dean for Clinical Affairs at the UCSF School of Medicine. As Executive Vice President, he oversees the coordination, clinical integration and quality and safety of care across the health system. He is responsible for faculty practice, the clinical cancer and Mental Health Services operations, leads the health system funds flow program and oversees population health, medical staff affairs, risk management, clinical innovation and resource management. He is responsible for managing the UCSF Health network of clinically integrated physicians. As Vice Dean, he works with clinical department chairs to ensure alignment of UCSF's clinical, research and education priorities and physician involvement in operational decision-making.

Adler is a practicing internist and Professor of Clinical Medicine at UCSF. He previously served as Chief Medical Officer at UCSF Medical Center and Medical Director of Ambulatory Care. Adler earned a medical degree at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and completed a residency at UC San Francisco, followed by a chief resident year at the San Francisco Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center. He held several positions in the VA system, including Chief Medical Officer of the VA Sierra Pacific Network.

Portrait of Martin ArrickMartin Arrick, MBA, MPH
Martin Arrick was the sector leader of the non-for-profit health care team at Standard & Poor’s before his recent retirement. In that capacity he worked with many public and private health care systems and hospitals across the country. He authored numerous commentaries on recent trends and issues impacting providers. Earlier in his career he worked for the State of New York, The New City Health Department and a local health maintenance organization. He also served on the Board of the Healthcare Financial Management Association as well as its Principles and Practices committee. Martin moved to the Bay Area in 2015.

Portrait of Lisa CarmelLisa Carmel
Lisa Carmel is a 20+ year resident of Mill Valley. She and her husband, Urban Carmel, are active community members. Lisa has served on the board of trustees of the Mill Valley Public Library and as an advisor to CFI Mill Valley Film Festival’s Mind the Gap initiative.

Lisa works in product innovation, where technology meets healthcare. She is currently Executive Vice President, Global Strategic Partnerships at Veranex, the largest global medtech-only innovation solutions provider.

Lisa has 25+ years of healthcare product commercialization with companies in the U.S., Europe, and China. As an active member of the medtech and investor communities, Lisa is an advisor to many startups and accelerators including California Life Sciences’ FAST program, MedTech Innovator, and UCSF Health Hub. She also serves as an advisor to the Cleveland Clinic MedTech Advisory Board, the Mayo Clinic’s Executive Steering Committee for their Surgical Innovation Summit, UCLA Biodesign, and RedCrow Angel Investor platform. Lisa is Co-Chair of MedtechWomen’s Annual MedtechVision Conference in 2021-22. Lisa has a keen interest in the latest healthcare innovation trends and authors Veranex’s MedTech Pioneers blog, which spotlights medtech leadership and their groundbreaking work.

Portrait of Shelby DecostakShelby Decosta, MHA
Shelby Decosta is the President, UCSF Health Affiliates Network and Chief Strategy Officer of UCSF Health. As the Chief Strategy Officer she is responsible for leading and executing strategic planning and business development across the system and oversees concierge, international and executive health, managed care, marketing and brand functions. Beginning in 2019, Decosta was additionally appointed to serve as President of UCSF Health Affiliates and is responsible for executing each contract, managing these relationships, and ensuring their successful operational alignment with UCSF Health strategic priorities.

Prior to this role, she was SVP of mergers, acquisitions and partnerships at Trinity Health and she previously served in various strategic roles at Dignity Health including Chief Strategy Officer for the Nevada market and VP Mergers & Acquisitions for the system.

She serves on the boards of BayHealth, CanopyHealth, By The Bay Health, Health Career Connection, and Northern California MS Society. She received both her Masters in Healthcare Administration and Bachelor of Science degree in Health Promotion and Disease Prevention/Health Policy and Management at USC in Los Angeles, California.

Portrait of Michael KwokMichael K. Kwok, MD
Dr. Kwok grew up in San Francisco and graduated from Lowell High School. He graduated with high honors from the University of California, Berkeley with a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering. He earned his medical degree from UCLA School of Medicine and completed his Internal Medicine Internship and Residency at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. He is board certified in Internal Medicine.

Dr. Kwok has practiced medicine in Marin County since 1992 and is a member of the active medical staff at MarinHealth Medical Center and Novato Community Hospital. In addition to taking care of his patients in his office and at MarinHealth Medical Center, Dr. Kwok has held multiple medical leadership positions. At Novato Community Hospital, he served as Vice Chief of Staff, Secretary/Treasurer of the Medical Staff, Chairman of Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee and a member of the Quality Review Committee. He previously served nine years on Novato Community Hospital’s Board of Directors. He is President-elect of the Marin County Medical Society and represents Marin County at the California Medical Association House of Delegates. Dr. Kwok currently serves on the Strategic Planning Committee of MarinHealth Medical Center’s Board of Directors.

DeniseDenise Lucy, EdD
Dr. Denise M. Lucy is a Tenured Professor of Business and Organizational Studies and Founder and Executive Director of the Institute of Leadership Studies at Dominican University of California’s leadership development center housed in its Barowsky School of Business. She has 40 years’ experience in higher education as an educator and executive; first at the University of San Francisco and currently at Dominican University of California since 1993. She served as Dominican’s Chief Academic Officer in the role of Vice President for Academic Affairs, Dean of Liberal and Professional Studies, Associate Dean of Dominican College, and Director of Pathways Mid-Career Professional program. Dr. Lucy founded Dominican’s Leadership Lectures Series in partnership with Book Passage. At the University of San Francisco, she served in multiple roles including Associate Dean and Director of Marketing and Corporate Development in USF’s College of Professional Studies. Professor Lucy teaches in leadership and team development, organizational change, negotiation and conflict management, business communications, business and society. Her community commitments are many, including her board trusteeship at 10,000 Degrees. Her research interests include leading small business export enterprises, leadership development, micro-finance poverty reduction, business education and civic engagement. She has received many awards for her teaching and service including being inducted into the Marin Women’s Hall of Fame. She has been a resident of the Bay Area since 1985.

Portrait of Hadley MullinHadley Mullin, MBA
Hadley is a Senior Managing Director at TSG Consumer Partners, a leading private equity firm with approximately $15 billion in assets under management. Hadley’s investment activities span the consumer services and product sectors, including consumer-directed healthcare. Prior to joining TSG in 2004, Hadley worked as a management consultant at Bain & Company where her clients included pharma and health insurance companies.

Hadley is a San Rafael native and was born at Marin General Hospital. She lives in the Ross Valley with her husband and three children.

Portrait of Adam NevittAdam Nevitt, MD
Dr. Nevitt graduated AOA from Rush Medical College in Chicago before completing his Diagnostic Radiology Residency at Virginia Mason Medical Center in Seattle. He served as Chief Resident and authored several medical papers and articles. He completed his fellowship in Vascular and Interventional Radiology at UCSF. Before joining the North Bay Division, Dr. Nevitt practiced at Seton Medical Centerwhere he served as the Director of Interventional Radiology and subsequently Chief of Radiology. Dr. Nevitt has performed over 20,000 interventional procedures over 14 years of practice.

Locally a pioneer in minimally invasive treatment of Uterine Fibroids, he performed the first Uterine Fibroid Embolization on the San Mateo Peninsula. At Marin General Hospital, Dr Nevitt formed a team that performed the first Y 90 radioembolization procedure for treatment of malignant liver tumors; The program has grown and is one of the most active private practices in Northern California. Dr. Nevitt enjoys all aspects of Interventional including the treatment of peripheral vascular disease, dialysis access maintenance, vascular access and stroke treatment.

Mara Perez, PhDMara Perez, PhD
Mara Perez works in collaboration with non-profit and business leaders. Her services include grants, program development, evaluations, and strategic plans. Mara's areas of expertise encompass education, leadership and economic development, social justice, and immigration. Now, Mara brings a new proposition with a project she has created: LATINO FUTURESsm. This project provides a new, futurist angle to enable the business, philanthropy, non-profit, and other sectors to envision success for themselves and society by tapping into, and investing in Latino talent. LATINO FUTURESsm sees Latinos as a key catalyst for national growth and prosperity. Mara’s writings have been published by Stanford Social Innovation Review, Latin Business Today, Grassroots Fundraising Journal, MIT Press, San Diego State University, and Revista Interamericana, among others. Her articles are about Latinos in the U.S. in relation to national economic prosperity, immigration, social change, and philanthropy. Mara earned a Ph.D. in Sociology from The University of Chicago. She served on the Board of Canal Alliance (San Rafael, CA) for ten consecutive years, as well as other non-profit boards. She received the 2005 Spirit of Marin Award, and was named Business Person of the Year. Mara was a fellow of the Coro Leadership Community program, in San Francisco, CA., and most recently participated in a program called The Science of Decision Making by Worldview Stanford, at Stanford University. She has lectured and given presentations on the subjects of immigration, fund development and philanthropy in Asia, Europe, Latin America and the U.S. Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Mara resides in Northern California with her husband.

Portrait of K. Jennifer VossK. Jennifer Voss, MD
K. Jennifer Voss, MD grew up in the East Bay and attended University of California, San Diego for her undergraduate work in Physiology and Neuroscience. She then attended the Lewis Katz school of Medicine at Temple University in Philadelphia PA. She returned to California for her OB/Gyn residency at the University of California, Irvine. She relocated to Marin county in 2003 and has practiced Obstetrics and Gynecology at the MarinHealth Medical Center for the past 19 years. During that time, she has served as Volunteer Clinical Faculty for the UCSF school of medicine. Dr. Voss was Chairman of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology from 2007-2018. She stepped down from the Chairman position to take on the role of Secretary/Treasurer followed by Vice Chief of Staff of the MarinHealth Medical Staff and now holds the position of Chief of Staff through 2024. Additionally, she is the Medical Director for the Prima Medical Group where she manages clinical quality and patient safety.