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Board of Directors

Tri-City Medical Center

Board of Directors2020-09-03T13:30:40-07:00

Board of Directors

Chairperson Leigh Anne Grass, R.N., B.S.N., P.H.N.
Vice Chairperson Larry W. Schallock
Secretary Julie Nygaard
Treasurer RoseMarie V. Reno, R.N., A.C.N, B.S.N.
Assistant Secretary Tracy M. Younger
Assistant Treasurer George W. Coulter
Board Member Rocky J. Chavez

Leigh Anne Grass, RN, BSN, PHN – Chairperson

Leigh Ann Grass

Election Zone: 5

Current Term of Office: 2016 – 2020

Current Board Committee: Finance, Operations & Planning Committee, Joint Conference Committee

Profession: Registered Nurse with Current Active License; Certified Emergency Nurse, Executive Director/CEO Apreva Hospice

City of Residence: Carlsbad

Community/Professional Activities – President of the Board of Directors Apreva Hospice; Member of Soroptimist International Oceanside-Carlsbad; Member of California Nurses Association; Member of San Diego County Case Managers Association; Member of National Nurses United; Member of Case Management Society of America; Selected as Best Hospice Provider of 2017 by Good Housekeeping; Expert Resource Nurse for the California Board of Registered Nurses; 2002 Vitas Leadership Award; 2015 APREVA Leadership Award. Recipient of endorsement from SEIU, California Nurses Association, San Diego and Imperial County Labor Union, Oceanside Police Officers Association, Oceanside Fire Fighters Association, Vista Firefighters Association, California Democratic Party, DEMCCO, and Evolve California during the 2016 election cycle.

Larry W. Schallock – Vice Chairperson 

Larry SchallockElection Zone: 3

Current Term of Office: 2016 – 2020

Current Board Committees: Chairperson – Audit, Compliance & Ethics Committee, Professional Affairs Committee, Joint Conference Committee

Profession: Hospital Pharmacist, retired; Indian Health Clinic pharmacist

City of Residence: Oceanside

Community/Professional Activities: Past chair TCMC Board of Directors 2006-2008 and 2013-2015; California Society of Hospital Pharmacists – past chair Governmental Affairs committee; California Hospital Association – past chair Governance Forum, past member of Board of Trustees and Executive Committee; 2014 – Leadership in Governance Award – California Hospital Association; City of Oceanside – current member of Successor Agency on Redevelopment; Medical Reserve Core volunteer – County of San Diego for Disaster Medical and Health Emergency Response; 2016 University of Arizona, College of Pharmacy Distinguished Alumnus Award for pharmacy and community service.

Julie Nygaard – Secretary

Julie NygaardElection Zone: 7

Current Term of Office: 2016-2020

Current Board Committees: Community Healthcare Alliance Committee, Chairperson – Finance, Operations & Planning, Professional Affairs Committee (Alternate)

City of Residence: Carlsbad

Profession: Former Elementary School Teacher

Community/Professional Relations: NCTD Past Chair, SANDAG Housing Element Committee; Former member – San Diego County School Board Association. Former member – League of California Cities Executive Committee. Carlsbad Republican Women’s Club Member. Citizens Advisory Committee for Regional Airport Authority. Carlsbad Unified School District/City Council Coordinating Committee Member. Former Member – Carlsbad Child Care Commission. State Assembly “Woman of the Year” 1999.  Women’s Transportation Seminar San Diego Chapter “Woman of the Year” 2000

RoseMarie V. Reno – Treasurer

Rose MarieElection Zone: 1

Current Term of Office: 2016 – 2020

Current Board Committees: Chairperson, Professional Affairs Committee, Community Healthcare & Alliance Committee, Finance, Operations & Planning Committee (Alternate), Audit, Compliance & Ethics Committee (Alternate)

Profession: R.N. Current Active License; Nationally Board Certified Nurse Anesthetist -Retired; Public Health Education / Public Health Administration, B.S., Certified Teaching Credential, Masters degree Equivalency – State of CA; Professor Emeritus, MiraCosta College; Certified Hospital Administrator; Acute Care Emergency Room Trauma Nurse

City of Residence: Oceanside

Community/Professional Activities: Selected as Trustee of The Year by Modern Healthcare Magazine, Feb. 11, 2013; Participates in National and State Healthcare Education / Legislation Advocacy; Recipient National Honor Society; Recognition, San Diego County Public Health Award, 2001; Selected by the California Hospital Association as 2002 Trustee Leadership Award Recipient; Trustee Leadership Award Recipient from the Association of California Healthcare District; Public Health Leadership Award, 2011 by California Hospital Association; Republican Women’s Federated Member, Vista; Recipient of Republican Party Endorsement during the 2012 Re-election.

Tracy Younger – Assistant Secretary

Tracy Younger

Election Zone: 6

Current Term of Office: 2018 – 2022

Current Board Committees: Audit, Compliance & Ethics Committee, Community Healthcare & Alliance Committee (Alternate)

Profession: Healthcare Business Owner

City of Residence: Carlsbad

Community/Professional Activities: San Diego Woman in Business Member

George W. Coulter – Assistant Treasurer

George Coulter

Election Zone: 4

Current Term of Office: 2018 – 2022

Current Board Committees: Professional Affairs Committee, Audit, Compliance & Ethics Committee, Joint Conference Committee

Profession: Retired Healthcare Provider

City of Residence: Vista

Rocky J. Chavez – Board Member

Rocky Chavez

Election Zone: 2

Current Term of Office: 2018 – 2022

Current Board Committees: Finance, Operations & Planning Committee, Chairperson – Community, Healthcare & Alliance Committee

Profession: Retired

City of Residence: Oceanside

Community/Professional Activities: Marine Colonel, Oceanside City Council 2002-2009, Undersecretary of California Department of Veterans Affairs 2009-2011, California Assembly Member 2012-2018.