CHA’s Governance Forum has elected three new board members — Carl Anderson, board president for Kaweah Delta Hospital District; Edison Jensen, board member of the Dominican Hospital Santa Cruz; and James Smith, immediate past chair of the Sharp HealthCare board of directors. Their terms are effective from January 2015 through December 2017.
Anderson has served as a board member for the Kaweah Delta Hospital District since 2001. He is also the site acquisition specialist at Bechtel Telecommunications. Jensen, in addition to his work on the Dominican Hospital Santa Cruz board, operates his own law office specializing in health care law, regulation, lobbying, and labor and employment law. Smith serves as a trustee representative to the Hospital Association of San Diego and Imperial Counties board of directors, and is a senior partner at the TriMentor Group, LLC. He has more than 30 years’ experience in operational improvements, including strategic planning and organizational restructuring.