Barbara Fitzwater
Director of Volunteer Services, Kaiser Permanente Sacramento Area, Roseville, California

Barbara Fitzwater is the Director of Volunteer Services for the Kaiser Permanente medical centers in Sacramento, South Sacramento and Roseville. Celebrating her thirtieth year with the organization her position includes responsibility for four paid staff and 1,000 volunteers in three hospitals and ten medical offices. 

She also serves with her regional peers to unify the policies, operations and goals of the twenty-one Kaiser Permanente volunteer services departments for the engagement of volunteers in patient-focused services.       

Barbara holds BA degrees in Psychology and Sociology, a Certificate in Applied Gerontology, and a Master’s degree in Public Administration.