Steering Committee

UCSF Anchor Institution Steering Committee Members:

  • Monique LeSarre (Co-Chair)
    Executive Director, Rafiki Coalition for Health and Wellness
  • Francesca Vega (Co-Chair)
    Vice Chancellor, Community & Government Relations, UCSF
  • Tomas Aragon
    Health Officer, Department of Public Health, City and County of San Francisco
  • Lisa Berens
    Associate Clinical Professor, School of Dentistry, UCSF
  • Aude Dalie Bouagnon, PhD
    UCSF Medical Student
  • Jeffrey Chiu
    Vice President, Human Resources, UCSF
  • Chuck Collins
    President and Chief Executive Officer of the YMCA of San Francisco
  • Shelby Decosta
    Senior Vice President of Strategy and Business development, & Chief Strategy Officer, UCSF Health
  • Jess Ghannam
    Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Global Health Sciences, School of Medicine, UCSF
  • Luis Granados
    Chief Executive Officer, Mission Economic Development Agency (MEDA)
  • Kevin Grumbach
    Professor and Chair, Family and Community Medicine, School of Medicine, UCSF
  • Saeeda Hafiz
    Wellness Policy Project Manager, School Health Program, San Francisco Unified School District
  • Jim Hine
    Associate Vice Chancellor, Supply Chain Management, UCSF
  • Artanesha Jackson
    FINDconnect Program Manager, UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland
  • Melissa Jones
    Executive Director, BARHI - Bay Area Regional Health Inequities Initiative
  • Saidah Leatutufu
    Director, Economic Advancement, HOPE SF
  • Adrian Núñez
    Masters in Nursing Candidate 2022, UCSF
  • M.F. Chester Palesoo
    Leadership Development Consultant, API Consulting Network
  • Douglas M. Parrish
    President and CEO of Red Dipper, Inc., Vice President of SF African American Chamber of Commerce
  • Howard Pinderhughes
    Associate Professor, Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, School of Nursing, UCSF
  • Ellie Rossiter
    Initiative Officer and Partnership Director, HOPE SF, San Francisco Foundation
  • Victor Rubin
    Vice President for Research, PolicyLink
  • Christina Shea
    Deputy Chief/Director of Clinical Services of Richmond Area Multi-Services
  • Elizabeth Silva
    Associate Dean of Graduate Programs, Graduate Division, UCSF
  • Marie Sturgell
    Real Estate Consultant, REMAX Prestigious Properties
  • Joaquin Torres
    Director, Office of Economic and Workforce Development, Office of the Mayor
  • Shannon Turner
    Controller, UCSF
  • Donald Woodson
    Director, Center for Science, Education & Outreach, Office of Diversity and Outreach, UCSF
  • Naomi Wortis
    Clinical Professor, Family & Community Medicine, School of Medicine, UCSF