Oak Valley Hospital is a non-profit organization serving the Oak Valley Hospital District. Five board members are elected for four-year terms by voters in the district.
Dan Cummins, Chair Person
Mr Cummins is a Captain with the Oakdale Fire Dept and has previously served as a Paramedic with the District’s Ambulance service for over 25 years. A resident of Oakdale, he was elected to the Board in 2010.
Louise Pooley-Sanders, Vice Chair Person
A former inpatient services coordinator for several years at Oak Valley Hospital, and she is a native of Oakdale. She was elected to her first term in 2010.
Edward Chock, M.D.
A physician specializing in general, thoracic and vascular surgery, he has had a private practice in Oakdale for 35 years. He served on the Board from 1990-1997 and was re-elected in 2007 and in 2010.
Owner of Teter Jewelry, an Oakdale business for 65 years. A Vietnam veteran, he was born and raised in Oakdale and has served on the Board since 1986.
Chaitanya “Chet” Mahida, M.D.
A physician specializing in Internal Medicine, he has had a private practice in Oakdale for 28 years. Dr. Mahida was elected to the Board in 2018.
Board meetings are held every
first Thursday of the month.
Royal & Charter Oak Conf. Rooms
Oak Valley Medical Plaza
1425 West H Street
Meetings begin at 5:00 p.m. and are open to the public.
Meeting dates may change due to schedule conflicts such as legal holidays.
Meeting minutes are posted for the previous 3 months of District and Governing Body Meetings. Prior minutes are available through the Administrative Offices using appropriate request methods.
For more information, please call 209-848-4102.