Board of Directors:

  • Bonita Villalobos-Rivera
    Consumer
    Chair
  • Robert Lund
    Consumer
    Vice Chair
  • Arcadio Viveros
    Consumer
    Treasurer
  • Victoria Montoya
    Consumer
    Board Secretary
  • Luis (Tony) Diaz
    Consumer
    Member at Large
  • Leticia Margarita Candelaria
    Consumer
    Member at Large
  • Mike Zanutto
    Consumer
    Member at Large
  • Natalie Velazquez
    Non-Consumer
    Member at Large
  • Robert Scattini
    Non-Consumer
    Member at Large
  • Britt Rios-Ellis
    Non-Consumer
    Member at Large

Management Team:

  • Rosa Vivian Fernandez, MPH, FACHE, CEC
    President & CEO -- Bio
  • Dr. Edwin Acosta, PA, MMS, DDS
    Primary Care Service Director -- Bio
  • Isela Sandoval, BS
    Population Health Director
  • Guadalupe Ortega
    Dental Assistant Supervisor
  • Gabriela Santoyo
    Patient Care Supervisor
  • Elena Dominguez-Gurrola
    Front Staff Supervisor
  • Christina Ruiz, CLE, CPHW, CEC
    Health Education & Outreach Manager
  • Taylor Gann, CPHW, FPHW, CEC
    Health Education & Outreach Manager

About Our Foundation

San Benito Health Foundation is a non-profit 501 (c) (3) 330 HRSA Grantee with Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) status.

Established in 1975, SBHF was created to fulfill the healthcare needs of the community in the San Benito County area. Our center has been developed in accordance with standards established for safety net providers by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the Health Resources Services Administration (HRSA), the Public Health Service (PHS), and the Bureau of Primary Health Care (BPHC).

SBHF is governed by a community-based Board of Directors. These individuals live within the community and represent local businesses, government, civic and community organizations. The health center employ’s professionally trained staff in a multi disciplinary community health center setting. The main facility is located at 351 Felice Dr. Hollister, CA 95023. SBHF has a satellite clinic located at San Juan Bautista Windmill Market shopping center 301 The Alameda Suite K San Juan Bautista, CA 95045, and a mobile health center. The Centers provide Medical, Dental, Women Infant and Children (WIC Program) and other multi-disciplinary services. The mobile health center engages in educational outreach, screening and service health care delivery activities throughout the San Benito County to serve as a venue for health care entry and early access to care for the community.

Vision Statement:

Our vision is for a safe and healthy San Benito County where health disparities do not exist, people have access to care, and have the knowledge and skills to make healthy choices. The SBHF is a leader among alliances and partnerships that foster a climate of thoughtful change and create solutions for maintaining our community safe and healthy.

Mission Statement:

The mission of San Benito Health Foundation is to provide quality, affordable comprehensive health services to the community of San Benito County and surrounding areas in a manner that is accountable to the community while being respectful, empathetic, and culturally-sensitive to our clients.

Our Values:

Teamwork – We support one another and work together, valuing the worth that people, as individuals, bring to the organization.

Integrity – We will demonstrate honest, positive, ethical behavior in dealing with our patients, physicians, employees, and community.

Compassion – We believe that each person is unique and treat everyone with respect. We show sympathy and concern for those in distress, responding kindly and sensitively.

Community – We value our community’s well-being and will contribute to our community’s progress.

Quality Services – We take pride in our work and develop our talents, skills and abilities in order to benefit the patient and contribute to the overall environment of our workplace.

Financial Responsibility – As a community resource, we understand that we are accountable to our community and we are responsible for controlling costs and protecting our financial viability.

Innovation – We develop new services and ways to provide those services in order to meet our community’s needs. We welcome new insights, new techniques and new ideas, fostering a climate of thoughtful change.

Our Goals:

1. Become THE Patient Centered Health Home of San Benito County

2. Promote Lifestyle Changes in our Communities

3. Become THE Provider of Choice in San Benito County

4. Strengthen Community Relationships for Optimal Patient care