JCF butterflyAGENDA of Board of Directors for 
Finance Board Meeting

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 

Location: JCFHD Board Room 
5189 Hospital Road, Mariposa 

Candy O’Donel-Browne, Chair, Linda Pribyl, R.N. Secretary-Treasurer, 
Philip H. De Bry, D.D.S., Joseph E.C. Rogers, M.D. and Brenda J. Forrest, M.D. Directors 

Mission – To excel in the provision of quality health care services 
Vision – To be the organization of choice for community health care

Closed Session 1:00 p.m.

Finance Board Meeting 2:00 p.m.

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1.        Call to order and roll call

2.        Open Session:  disclosure regarding Closed Session items pursuant to Government Code §54957.7


A.     Trade Secrets (Government Code §54956.87)

B.     Public Employee Evaluation (Government Code §54957(b)(2))

Title:  Chief Executive Officer

            4.        RECONVENE PUBLIC SESSION

Disclosure on reportable action taken during closed session

            5.        2:00 P.M. FINANCE Board Meeting

Welcome to our guestsguests may voluntarily sign in if they wish to have their name spelled correctly in the minutes of this organization.

6.        Public Comments

Persons wishing to speak on any subject not on the agenda may do so at this time.  This legislative body cannot act on or discuss an item that is not on the agenda according to Government Code §54954.2(3).  Persons wishing to comment on an agenda item are invited to do so when the Board considers that item and the Chair calls for comments.  Thank you for your participation.

             7.        CONSENT AGENDA

NOTE:  The Consent Agenda consists of items that are generally viewed as non-controversial and routine by JCFHD.  If the Board wishes to discuss an item, it will be removed from the Consent Agenda.  Consent Agenda items are generally approved in one single motion.  This is the appropriate time for the public to advise the Chair of any comments to the Consent Agenda, or to request that the Board consider removing an item from the Consent Agenda.

Approve minutes of the Regular Board meeting of February 17, 2021

8.        Financials

A.     Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Shahri Taj

Ø  January 2021 Financial & Statistical reports

Ø  Update Controller search

Ø  HRG (Healthcare Resource Group) update

B.     Agreement renewals:

Ø  Clovis Heart – Surinder Sandhu, MD – renews June, changes required by May if any

Ø  Radiologica, Inc. – Pardeep Athwal, MD – renews August, changes required by May if any


A.     Workforce Quality Improvement Process, reports

Ø  “The Big Dill”, customer service campaign, Katrina Anderson

Ø  Employee satisfaction, Kristen Fournier, see attached report

Ø  Goal of this focus group is increasing employee satisfaction

B.     Gallup survey, cost

C.     Compliance Program, options

             10.        AGENDA ITEM(S) FOR FUTURE MEETINGS

D.    Construction timeline

E.     CEO Annual evaluation

F.      Retreat facilitator?

G.    Schedule Retreat and discuss agenda items

             11.        NEXT MEETING DATES

A.     Regular:  March 24, 2021 at 2:00 p.m.

B.     Finance:  March 31, 2020 at 2:00 p.m.

C.     Policies & Procedures and Bylaws:  April 8, 2021

D.    Board Education:  TBD

E.     Retreat:  TBD                                                                                                                                   

12.        ADJOURNMENT

Finance Board Meetings convene at 2:00 p.m. once per month.  Citizens wishing to schedule matters for Board consideration must contact the Clerk of the board in writing stating the action requested.  Appropriate requests will be scheduled before the Board as time allows.  Deadline for submission of written materials is seven days in advance of meeting.  An original and five copies of all supporting materials must be submitted.

Public Presentations: The law provides the opportunity for the public to be heard on any item within the subject matter jurisdiction of the Board, before or during the consideration of that item by the Board.  For all items, including items not on the agenda, the public presentation time at the start of each meeting is appropriate.  The Chair may set time limits as appropriate to manage the Agenda.  State law does not allow action to be taken on any item not on the Agenda.  JCFHD Board Room is handicapped accessible.

This agenda shall be made available upon request in alternative formats to persons with a disability, in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (42 U.S.C. §12132) and the Ralph M. Brown Act (California Government Code §54954.2).  Persons requesting special accommodations to participate in a District meeting, please contact the Board Clerk at 209-966-3631, Option 9, during regular business hours, at least 48 hours prior to the time of the meeting.

Pursuant to the Brown Act as codified in Government Code §54957.5, any documents pertaining to a non-closed agenda item distributed to a majority of the Board of Directors in less than 72 hours before a Board meeting shall be available for public inspection.  Said documents shall be available for inspection at the John C. Fremont Healthcare District Administrative Office located at 5189 Hospital Road, Mariposa, California, Monday through Friday, except Holidays, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m.

Source: JCF