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Marin County, CA November 4, 2008 Election
Director; Marin Healthcare District Voter Information

4 Year Term.

Results as of Jan 5 11:00am, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (148/148)
(408 Total Write-In Votes 0.28%)
Candidates (Vote for 2)
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Sharon J. Jackson Click here for more information about this candidate 43726 votes 29.54%

  • Occupation: Health Care Planner
  • President, Health Care Marketing & Management
  • Chair Marin Healthcare District Board 2007-2008
  • Adjunct Professor Health Care Admin USF
  • Guided 40+ Hospitals & Rehab since 1975
  • Chair Calif. Assoc. of Local Mental Health Boards
  • Who's Who in Medicine and Health Care
  • Secure the future of Marin General as a free-standing, community hospital.
  • Separate daily operations of the hospital from the crucial planning/financing work of the elected District Board.
  • Stabilize operations and build credibility in capital markets to reduce the tax burden on Marin voters.
Harris F. "Hank" Simmonds Click here for more information about this candidate 35729 votes 24.13%
  • Occupation: Retired Physician(OB/GYN)
  • M.D.- UCLA
  • Chief of Medical Staff-Marin General Hosp.
  • Department Chair-OB/GYN, Marin General Hosp..
  • Med. Advisor-Planned Parenthood, Marin (also volunteer MD)
  • Medical Board of California-expert reviewer
  • American Cancer Society-Med Adv Comm.
  • I want to save MGH. Not run it, just oversee management.
  • I was asked to come out of retirement by the Medical Staff-MGH to run for this postion.
  • I love MGH, spent over half my life working there, given time, effort and money for its betterment.
Archimedes "Archie" Ramirez, MD Click here for more information about this candidate 33449 votes 22.59%
  • Occupation: Neurosurgeon
  • Incumbent, Marin Healthcare District
  • Chief of Neurosurgery, Marin General Hospital 1981-2003
  • Diplomate, American Board Neurosurgery
  • Neurosurgery Residency, Walter Reed
  • Combat Surgeon, Vietnam and Desert Storm
  • US Army Medical Corps, 40 years
  • Protect public governance during MGH transition from Sutter to District
  • New MGH using green building and green management principles
  • Nurse Magnet Hospital Status for MGH
Francis W. "Frank" Parnell Click here for more information about this candidate 31165 votes 21.05%
  • Occupation: Physician/Businessman
  • B.A., Clark U.; M.D., Georgetown U.: ENT training, U. of Wisconsin
  • Medical practice in Marin & Medical Staff MGH - 28 years
  • Founder and President, Parnell Pharmaceuticals
  • US Army, Active Duty Viet Nam era and Desert Storm
  • Deputy Commander 1000 bed Army Reserve Hospital
  • College of Marin Board, 8 yrs., Pres. 2 yrs; Ross School Board, 8 yrs.
  • Successful collegial transition of MGH to community control
  • Achieve seismic compliance and modernize the hospital
  • Create stroke center and woman's breast health center
Peter Christian Romanowsky 3562 votes 2.41%
  • Occupation: Minister/Entertainer/Artist

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