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Board Members

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.

Elected Directors

Dan Cummins, Chair Person

Mr. Cummins is a retired Fire Captain and Paramedic.  Part-time instructor at Modesto Junior College.  A resident of the Oakdale Community since 1971.  Mr. Cummins was elected to the Board in 2010.

Jim Teter, Vice Chair Person

Former owner of Teter Jewelry, an Oakdale business for 73 years before retiring in 2021.  A Vietnam veteran, he was born and raised in Oakdale and has served on the Board since 1986.

Louise Pooley-Sanders, Secretary

A former inpatient services coordinator for several years at Oak Valley Hospital, and 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, Doctor Chock has had a private practice in Oakdale for 38 years.  He served on the Board from 1990-1997 and re-elected since 2007.

Frances Krieger

Frances Krieger’s family moved to Oakdale in 1960. She has worked in the banking industry, as a Purchasing Department Supervisor for Stanislaus County, and is the owner of Fran Krieger Insurance Agency in Oakdale.

Board Meetings

Board meetings are held every
first Thursday of the month.
Royal & Charter Oak Conf. Rooms
First Floor
Oak Valley Medical Plaza
1425 West H Street
Oakdale, CA

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 Board Meetings.  Prior minutes are available through the Administrative Offices using appropriate request methods.

For more information, please call 209-848-4102.