SACRAMENTO, June 20, 2017 –Jonathan Porteus, President & CEO of WellSpace Health, today was elected Board Chair of Capitol Health Network for 2017-18 by unanimous vote of the organization’s board of directors.
Christy Ward, Chief Executive Officer of Cares Community Health, was elected Vice Chair. Lisa Davies, Chief Executive Officer of Chapa-De Indian Health is the new Secretary. And Jerry Bliatout, Executive Officer of HALO (Health and Life Organization) is Treasurer. Their one-year terms of office commence July 1.
Founded in 1998, Capitol Health Network is a nonprofit consortium of community-based health organizations—a voluntary membership organization composed of multiple Federally Qualified Health Centers and specialized clinical providers. Its mission is to support and strengthen community-based healthcare and to advocate for vulnerable people in the greater Sacramento region.
Collectively, the members of CHN employ more than 1,500 people serving more than 200,000 patients through 50 care sites in Sacramento, Placer and Yolo counties.