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CalAIM Santa Barbara County Community Steering Committee

The purpose of the CalAIM Santa Barbara County Community Steering Committee is to establish a consistent forum for ongoing collaboration with key community stakeholders. This collaboration includes sharing education, planning and coordinating action to advance Medi-Cal initiatives and transformations, and pursuing a shared delivery system and community health goals.

Proposed Goals

  • Convene and educate key community stakeholders on Medi-Cal programs and initiatives, CenCal Health’s role and strategic direction, and shared community health and delivery system issues.
  • Identify and design opportunities for collaboration and coordinated action related to Medi-Cal, strengthening the local delivery system, and improving community health and health equity outcomes.
  • Provide selective guidance to CenCal Health management on Medi-Cal implementation strategies and directions, following decisions and directions set by CenCal Health’s Board of Directors.
Upcoming Meeting
Past Meetings Archives

Past meeting information will be posted after the upcoming meeting on Monday, April 3, 2023.

Committee Members
Representation Attendee
County CEO Mona Miyasato
County Assistant CEO Tanja Heitman
County Behavioral Health Toni Navarro
County Social Services Daniel Nielson
Board of Supervisor-Board of Director Liaison Joan Hartmann
Provider Hospitals: Cottage Ron Werft
Provider Hospitals: LVMC Melissa Debacker
Provider Hospital: Dignity Sue Andersen
Provider: Neighborhood Clinics Mahdi Ashrafian
Provider: Public Health FQHCs Dana Gamble
Provider: American Indian Health Center Scott Black
Provider: Homeless Services Sylvia Barnard
Community: Homeless Services Ken Triguiero
Community: Promotora Network MaryEllen Rehse
Community: Education Susan Salcedo
Community: Oaxacan & Farmworker Focus Arcenio Lopez