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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Steven A. Johnson, President/CEO

Steven A. Johnson has been President and CEO of VNA & Hospice since October 2008.

A native of Michigan, Steve has spent his career becoming an expert in home health turn-arounds, and is instrumental in applying many of the “best practices” experienced across the country to VNA & Hospice.

Prior to joining VNA, Steve served as President of the nonprofit MedStar Health VNA, a division of the $3.2 billion healthcare organization of eight hospitals and healthcare services in the Baltimore-Washington, DC region. He also has been President of Johns Hopkins Home Care Group; VP at UCSF Health Care; President of the Legacy VNA in Portland, where he was also responsible for the Legacy Health System’s non-acute operations; VP for Inova Health Systems. And for 14 years, Steve managed the 22-agency Upjohn Health Care Services in New York, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut.

He is pleased to have the opportunity to be part of the nonprofit VNA & Hospice, the region’s oldest and largest home healthcare and hospice agency.

Central Coast VNA & Hospice 2017 Boards


Managing Board of Directors

The VNA & Hospice is a non-profit 501(c)3 local community organization and proud to announce their 2017 managing Board of Directors:

Chair: Hansen, Kent – K M Hansen Consulting

Vice Chair: Claypool, Mary – Community Volunteer

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

Secretary: Johnson, Steven A. – President/CEO, Central Coast Community Health Care

Board of Directors

Adams, Carol – Assistant Administrator, Planning & Business Development, Natividad

Dausen, Melissa – Transitional Care Manager, Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital

Groot, Norm – Executive Director, Monterey County Farm Bureau

Hill, Starra – Community Volunteer

Panetta, Christopher – Attorney at Law, Fenton & Keller

Peck, Cynthia – Vice President, Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula

Shiffman, MD. Roger – Physician

Thomas, Mose – Funeral Director/Consultant, Bayside Community Mortuary

Ausonio, Diane – Community Volunteer

Horvath, Liza – President, Monterey Trust Management Private Client Services

McAuliffe, Thomas – Community Volunteer

2017 CCVNA Fund Development Committee

Chair: Brewer, Hilary – Retired RN; Community Volunteer

Ausonio, Diane – CCCHC Board Representative

Barnes, Janet – Retired Teacher, Salinas Elementary School District

Craghead, Jackie – Community Volunteer

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

McAuliffe, Tom – Retired Consultant, AON Risk Services

Meamber, Beverley – Community Volunteer