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Marin County, CA November 7, 2006 Election
Director; Marin Healthcare District Voter Information

4 Year Term.

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Results as of Jan 4 9:35am, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (168/168)
(392 Total Write-In Votes 0.24%)
Candidates (Vote for 3)
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Larry A. Bedard Click here for more information about this candidate 41824 votes 25.80%

    Official Ballot Statement

  • Occupation: Emergency Physician
  • Bachelor of Science, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
  • Doctor of Medicine,. University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
  • Past President, American College of Emergency Physicians
  • Past President, Marin Medical Society
  • Appointed to National Advisory Council on Violence Against Women
  • Recipient of Wiegenstein Award for contributions to emergency medicine
  • Pass the bond necessary to build a modern state of the art wing
  • Work to retain and attract the best and brightest physicians
  • Create a large Advisory Group of community leaders and activists
James A. "Jamie" Clever Click here for more information about this candidate 39918 votes 24.62%

    Official Ballot Statement

  • Occupation: Retired Physician
  • A.B., M.D. Stanford University
  • Private practice of internal medicine in San Francisco, 1970 to 2005
  • Chief of Staff, Pacific Presbyterian Medical Center, 1984 to 1987
  • Service on numerous boards of directors over the last 35 years
  • Plan, find financing and build a new wing to bring Marin General Hospital into compliance with state earthquake safety standards.
  • Implement the settlement separating the hospital from Sutter Health.
  • Select a new management system replacing Sutter Health to fully serve the health care needs of the people of Marin.
Jennifer Rienks, PhD Click here for more information about this candidate 27619 votes 17.04%
  • Occupation: Health Policy Analyst
  • 10-year employee of the Family Health Outcomes Project in the Department of Family and Community Medicine at UCSF
  • PhD - University of California, Santa Cruz, MS - University of California, Santa Cruz, BA - University of Connecticut, graduated Phi Beta Kappa
  • Conducts trainings for California's local public health departs. on community assessment & planning, use & analysis of data, and evalutation methods
  • Member of American Public Health Association
  • Appointed Commissioner to the Health Council of Marin
  • Board Member, Marin Health Fund
  • Put Patients First - and Improve Quality of Care by Partnering with Doctors and Nurses to Address Staffing Levels and Training Needs
  • Hire a Proven Healthcare CEO to Recruit & Lead a Top-Notch Management Team -just like the other successful healthcare districts do- to manage MGH
  • Use 'Green' Building to Construct a State-of-the-art and Siesmically Safe New Wing to Provide Improved Patient Care and Attract New Doctors & Nurses
Jonathan Frieman Click here for more information about this candidate 20177 votes 12.45%
  • Occupation: Charitable Nonprofit Executive
  • Master's, Public Administration
  • JD, New College School of Law
  • Revitalize Marin Healthcare District
  • Hire Top-Notch Transition CEO
  • Improve Quality of Care
Kathleen C. Russell Click here for more information about this candidate 15077 votes 9.30%
  • Occupation: Small Business Owner
  • 14 Yrs of Public Policy, Gov't Relations & Community Outreach Experience
  • University of Michigan Hospital Researcher
  • Many Yrs in Native American Health for Rob't Wood Johnson Fdtn, Navajo Nation, Alaska Natives
  • Women's Health & Family Planning Specialist at Planned Parenthood
  • Graduated from U.C. Berkeley with Honors in Psychology
  • 1995 Winner of YWCA Human Rights Award
  • Restoring the Public's Trust- Let's End the Acrimony with Strong New Leadership
  • Putting Patients First- Restoring Top Quality Care to Marin General Hospital
  • Attracting & Retaining Best Primary Care Physicians to Keep MGH Financially Viable
Richard Leon Holland Click here for more information about this candidate 8654 votes 5.34%

    Official Ballot Statement

  • Occupation: Commercial Realtor
  • International Consultant for Healthcare Reform
  • Facilitate transition to a quality management team.
  • Plan and initiate construction of new hospital wing.
  • Obtain recognition as a quality healthcare provider.
Lori Wood Click here for more information about this candidate 5391 votes 3.33%

    Official Ballot Statement

  • Occupation: Business Owner/Secretary
  • Former Secretary to the Marin Healthcare District Board
  • Currently working with individuals & small businesses providing administrative, business and computer-related services and training
  • Previously worked as an account executive in radio and magazine advertising and taught preschool gymnastics in Marin/San Francisco
  • Honored as nominee for the 2002 "Heart of Marin" Volunteer of the Year Award for work at Meals of Marin
  • Graduate of U.C. Berkeley (bachelor's degree in anthropology)
  • Member of the League of Women Voters & the Daughters of the American Revolution
  • Dedicated to making our hospital and especially labor and delivery rooms earthquake-safe as soon as possible.
  • Committed to fiscal responsibility and competent management of District and hospital finances.
  • Advocate for open government, respecting the public's rights and maintaining voter control of our publicly-owned assets like the hospital.
Del Totten 3061 votes 1.89%
  • Occupation: Vitamin Store Manager

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Marin Independent Journal

|Two Slates Battle to Control Future of MGH | 10/17/06
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