VNA & Hospice Mission

The VNA & Hospice is dedicated to providing the highest quality health care to residents of the Central Coast by meeting their individual needs in an ethical, effective, caring, and fiscally responsible manner.

Trusted by local physicians since 1951

Vision Statement

  • We will continue to be the most comprehensive regional home health agency and hospice provider in scope of service, geography and volume.
  • We will remain not-for-profit, and financially viable.
  • We will be the premier community service provider in service and quality patient care.
  • We will create an environment that will result in achievement of personal goals.
  • We will create a work environment that will result in recruiting and retaining satisfied employees.
  • We will achieve quality care through the teamwork of competent and experienced staff.
  • We will retain and enhance brand recognition and market identity as a quality care provider.
  • We will be innovative, unique and professional in our programs and customer service.
  • We will achieve positive results everyday through empowerment, creativity, teamwork, quality and accountability.

Service Area

The nonprofit VNA & Hospice has, since 1951, provided a wide range of home health care and hospice services, serving Monterey, San Benito, Santa Cruz and South Santa Clara counties.

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VNA & Hospice 2019 Boards


Chair: Mary Claypool – Community Volunteer

Vice Chair: Mose Thomas – Funeral Director/Consultant, Bayside Community Mortuary

Treasurer: Michael McGirr – Business Development, Underwriters Laboratories, Inc.

Secretary: Dwight Wilson, RN – Chief Executive Officer, CCCHC

Board of Directors

Andrea Rosenberg – Assistant Administrator, Operations & Support, Natividad Medical Center

Christopher Panetta – Attorney, Fenton & Keller

Diane Ausonio – Community Volunteer

Felicia Kausin – Community Volunteer

James Bogan – Community Volunteer

Kent Hansen – K M Hansen Consulting

Marie Iverson – Vice President of Nursing, Hazel Hawkins Memorial Hospital

Melissa Dausen – Continuum of Care Director, SVMH

Dr. Roger Shiffman – Physician


Chair: Jane Russo – Chief Operating Officer, CCCHC

Vice Chair: Dr. Allen Radner – Chief Medical Officer, SVMH

Treasurer: Scott Cleveland – Controller, SVMH

Secretary: Cortland Young – Chief Clinical Officer, CCCHC

Board of Directors

Faith Syed – Director of Compliance, CCCHC

Melissa Dausen – Continuum of Care Director, SVMH

2019 CCVNA Fund Development Committee

Chair: Hilary Brewer – Retired RN; Community Volunteer

Beverley Meamber – Community Volunteer

Kenny Kusumoto – International Sales Manager, Driscoll Strawberry Assoc. Inc.

Thomas McAuliffe – Retired Consultant, AON Risk Services