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 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.
Louise Pooley-Sanders, Vice Chair Person
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. – Secretary
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.
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.
Chaitanya “Chet” Mahida, M.D.
A physician specializing in Internal Medicine, Dr. Mahida has had a private practice in Oakdale for 32 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 Board Meetings. Prior minutes are available through the Administrative Offices using appropriate request methods.
For more information, please call 209-848-4102.