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Board of Directors
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Board of Directors & Meetings

SHD Board Meetings

We invite you to attend our public Board of Directors meetings. Both regularly scheduled and special SHD Board meetings are open to the public. Meetings are held on the first Wednesday of every other month at 4:30pm (unless otherwise noted) via Zoom (see below for Zoom link). Our upcoming regular board meetings are:

  • April 7, 2021
  • June 2, 2021
  • August 4, 2021
  • October 6, 2021
  • December 1, 2021

Upcoming Board Meeting

Due to the Shelter-in-Place directive (per California Executive Order N-25-20), board meetings will be held over Zoom. The Zoom information are posted below 72 hours in advance of the meeting and the board meeting agenda made available.

The next regular board meeting will be Wednesday, August 4, 2021 at 4:30 pm. To join the meeting please dial in from your cellphone to (669) 900-9128 and
enter meeting ID: 861 5172 5765 or join from a computer to https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86151725765.

Board of Directors

President Jerry Shefren, M.D.   

Education: University Iowa; MD, University Illinois College of Medicine; Residency Obstetrics & Gynecology, George Washington University
Occupation: Physician
Community Affiliations: Member of the San Mateo Blue Ribbon Task Force;  Portola Valley Emergency Preparedness Committee; Bear Valley Music Festival Board of Directors

Ethics Training Certificate

Harassment Training Certificate

President Jerry Shefren, M.D.   

Education: University Iowa; MD, University Illinois College of Medicine; Residency Obstetrics & Gynecology, George Washington University

Occupation: Physician

Community Affiliations: Member of the San Mateo Blue Ribbon Task Force; Portola Valley Emergency Preparedness Committee; Bear Valley Music Festival Board of Directors

Vice-President Arthur J. Faro   

Education: BA, Univ. of Vermont; MBA, George Washington University
Occupation: CEO, Sequoia Hospital (retired)
Community Affiliations:  Past Chair, Sequoia Hospital Board of Directors; Past president, Sequoia Awards Board of Directors; Honorary member, Sequoia Hospital Foundation;  Fellow, American College of Healthcare Executives

Ethics Training Certificate

Harassment Training Certificate

Vice-President Arthur J. Faro   

Education: BA, Univ. of Vermont; MBA, The George Washington Univ.
Occupation: CEO, Sequoia Hospital (retired)
Community Affiliations:  Past Chair, Sequoia Hospital Board of Directors; Past president, Sequoia Awards Board of Directors; Honorary member, Sequoia Hospital Foundation; Western States and San Mateo; Fellow, American College of Healthcare Executives

 

Secretary/Treasurer Aaron Nayfack, M.D.

Education: BS, Stanford University; MPH, MD, UCLA; internal medicine/pediatric residency, Los Angeles County/USC Medical Center

Occupation: Developmental and Behavioral pediatrician, PAMF

Community Affiliations: American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) 

Ethics Training Certificate

Harassment Training Certificate

Secretary/Treasurer Aaron Nayfack, M.D.

Education: BS, Stanford University; MPH, MD, UCLA; internal medicine/pediatric residency, Los Angeles County/USC Medical Center

Occupation: Developmental and Behavioral pediatrician, PAMF

Community Affiliations: American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) 

Director Ivan Martinez 

Education:  AA, Foothill College

Occupation: Executive Director, Redwood City P.A.L.

Harassment Training Certificate

Director Ivan Martinez 

Education:  AA, Foothill College

Occupation: Executive Director, Redwood City P.A.L.

Director Kim Griffin   

Education: ADN, Lincoln Land Community College

Occupation: Registered Nurse, Children’s Cardiology of The Bay Area
Community Affiliations: California Nurses Association, American College of Cardiology

Ethics Training Certificate

Harassment Training Certificate 

Director Kim Griffin   

Education: ADN, Lincoln Land Community College

Occupation: Registered Nurse, Children’s Cardiology of The Bay Area

Community Affiliations: California Nurses Association, American College of Cardiology