Todd Suntrapak, president and CEO of Valley Children’s Healthcare in Madera, has been elected 2023 chair of the California Hospital Association’s Board of Trustees.
“In addition to the exceptional privilege I’ve been given to chair the association, I view the honor through the lens of the central role society has entrusted in our institutions,” Suntrapak said.
“While the pandemic highlighted the critical role California’s hospitals played in a challenging time, it also underscored our long record of setting high standards of providing paramount health care for the individual well-being of patients.”
At Valley Children’s, Suntrapak leads a team of 640 physicians, 3,500 staff, and nearly 800 volunteers and guild members
Joining Suntrapak as CHA officers for 2023 are Chair-Elect Kerry Heinrich, president/CEO of Adventist Health, headquartered in Roseville; and Secretary/Treasurer Siri Nelson, President/CEO of Marshall Medical Center in Placerville.
A complete list of CHA board members is at this link. They include Mary Jo Jacobson, CEO of the San Joaquin Valley Rehabilitation Hospital in Fresno.
CHA represents more than 400 hospitals and health systems in California. It has offices in Sacramento and Washington, D.C.