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Sharp HealthCare Foundation Board and Staff

Board of Directors

The Sharp HealthCare Foundation Board of Directors guides the mission of the Foundation by establishing policies and determining fundraising priorities that align with the goals of Sharp’s regional medical centers and specialty hospitals and their leadership. The Board of Directors’ guidance and expertise ensure that the Foundation effectively fulfills its mission of enhancing the current and future health care needs of San Diegans.

Anette Asher

Henry M. "Hank" Killmar

Jim Reopelle, Treasurer 

Stephen Austin

J.C. Kyrillos

Dr. Howard Roth 

Dave Barker

Mike Labelle, Vice Chair

Dr. Kenneth J. Roth, Chair 

Dr. Alicia Benjamin

Yvonne W. Larsen 

Dr. Richard Santore

Larry Blumberg*

Dr. Eric Linebarger 

Ted Schroeder

H. Michael Collins

Bill Littlejohn*, 

Dr. Charles M. Schuetz

Betty Cooper*

CEO of Sharp HealthCare Foundation 

Regina (Reggie) Smith

Dr. Richard D. Coutts

Bob Maxwell 

Joseph H. Strazzeri, Esq. 

Robert deRose

Betsy McClendon 

Todd Stichler 

Steve Finden 

Kathryn McCoy-O'Neill 

Dr. Mark Tamsen* 

Judi Freeman 

Bridget McDonald 

Rebecca Tuggle 

Elizabeth Gildred MacVean, Secretary

Linda Miller 

Tom Tourtellott 

Philip L. Gildred Jr.*, Founding Chairman 

Michael W. Murphy*, 

Janet Vohariwatt 

Dr. John Hattox 

President and CEO of Sharp HealthCare 

Ray Willenberg 

James C. Haugh 

Steve Norton* 


Dr. Steven Kavy 

Ralph Pesqueira 


* Ex-officio member


The staff of the Sharp HealthCare Foundation help fund critical medical services, clinical research and health education at Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center, Sharp Mary Birch Hospital for Women & Newborns, Sharp McDonald Center, Sharp Memorial Hospital, Sharp Mesa Vista Hospital, Sharp Rehabilitation Services and Sharp Rees-Stealy Medical Centers through administration of various giving opportunities and events.

  • Bill Littlejohn
    Chief Executive Officer, Senior Vice President

  • Marsha Lubick
    Vice President, Philanthropy

  • Shawna Fallon
    Senior Director of Development

  • Pam Barnett
    Director of Donor Relations

  • Sarah Cantu
    Director of Development

  • Christina Jordan
    Director of Stewardship

  • Sue Ressmeyer
    Director of Administration

  • James Sardina
    Manager, Annual Giving



Call 1-800-82-SHARP (1-800-827-4277), Monday through Friday, 8 am to 6 pm.

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