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Governing Board

Southern Humboldt Community Healthcare District is governed by a 5-person publically elected Governing Board. Board members are responsible for developing and carrying out the Healthcare District’s mission and overall strategy. The Board provides financial oversight and guides long-term goals and policies for the District by making strategic plans and decisions. Board members are elected for four-year terms by residents within the Healthcare District boundaries.

Board of Directors:

Corinne Stromstad, President & Finance Committee Chair
Barbara Truitt, Vice President & Secretary
Galen Latsko, Board Member
Kevin Church, Board Member
Vacant, Board Member

Board meetings are held monthly with the option to attend in-person at Sprowel Creek Campus (286 Sprowel Creek Road, Room 106) or via video conference. Meetings are open to the public to submit comments and attend. If you are interested in attending a board meeting, please contact the Board Secretary at or call (707) 923-3921 ext. 1276 to be sent the schedule and call-in information.

Notice of Vacancy on Governing Board – August 2022

The Southern Humboldt Community Healthcare District (SHCHD) is seeking a community member to serve on its Governing Board of Directors. Board Members oversee District programs which include Jerold Phelps Community Hospital, SoHum Community Clinic, Garberville Pharmacy, the Skilled Nursing Facility, and the Southern Humboldt Family Resource Center.

All Residents of Southern Humboldt, 18 years and older, are eligible to apply for this volunteer position. Training and mentorship are available to new Board members. To learn more about serving the community on the Governing Board, please contact the SHCHD Administrative Assistant at or (707) 923-3921 ext. 1276.

Contact the board

Email the Board Secretary at or call (707) 923-3921, ext. 1276

Or send letters to:
Governing Board, SHCHD, 733 Cedar Street
Garberville, CA 95542

Click here for a list of commonly used abbreviations (revised May 17, 2021).

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