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Riverside County, CA November 5, 2002 Election
Director; Desert Health Care District Voter Information

4 Year Term.

Results as of November 20 4:47pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (121/121)
(90 Writein Votes 0.17%)
Candidates (Vote for 2)
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Kay Hazen 21,857 votes 40.99%

  • Occupation: Healthcare District Director
  • 20 years experience in healthcare
  • former VP at Desert Hospital
  • Friends of Desert Mountains board
  • former Chamber of Commerce President
  • VP Coachella Valley Economic Partnership
  • former President American Heart Association
  • Increase early detection, intervention and preventive health services
  • Maximize and protect the value of taxpayer assets and investments to insure long-term availability of and access to high quality healthcare
  • Monitor, measure and report the effectiveness of District funding
Glen Grayman, M.D. 15,742 votes 29.52%
  • Occupation: Healthcare District Director
  • Director; Desert Healthcare District, 1998-present
  • Emergency Physician, Desert Regional Medical Center (DRMC) 1977-present
  • Medical Director, Emergency Department, DRMC,1989-2001
  • Medical Director, Palm Springs and Cathedral City Fire Departments
  • Chairman, Riverside County Emergency Department Directors Advisory Committee
  • President, Medical Staff, Desert Regional Medical Center, 1992-4
  • To help protect the financial and healthcare assets owned by the residents of the District.
  • To identify those local not-for-profit organizations that can most likely improve the health of our Valley's citizens.
  • To fund those identified organizations so as to maximize their ability to improve the overall health status of District residents.
Robert Edward "Bob" Stark 8,789 votes 16.48%
  • Occupation: Health Care Executive - Exec. Dir., ARV Desert Communities
  • Master of Public Health, New York Medical College
  • Member, Board of Governors, Desert Healthcare Foundation
  • Chairman, Programs and Services, Desert Healthcare Foundtion
  • Vice Chairman, Palm Desert Chamber of Commerce
  • Chairman, Legislative Action Committee, Palm Desert Chamber of Commerce
  • Chairman, All Valley Chambers Legislative Committee
  • Recruit and retain qualified medical practitioners for the Valley in the areas of pediatrics, geriatrics, gero-psychiatry and HIV/ infectious diseases
  • Improve access and affordability to healthcare for uninsured and underinsured
  • Reestablish a gero-psychiatric facility in the Valley
Michael D. "Mike" Harris, Sr. 6,935 votes 13.01%
  • Occupation: Attorney
  • 30 year resident of the Desert Healthcare District Attorney
  • Chairman, Desert Healthcare Foundation
  • former Director of Desert Hospital Corporation
  • former Chairman of Palm Springs Planning Commission
  • former Managing Partner of Best Best Krieger desert offices
  • Director, Canyon National Bank
  • Safeguard the Desert Hospital facilities for future generations
  • Identify those in our District without access to health services and make known to those identified the health programs available
  • Provide increased financial assistance for improved and new health programs

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