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File #: 20-884    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Memo Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 10/21/2020 Departments: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS DISTRICT 4
On agenda: 11/17/2020 Final action:
Title: Recommendation for reappointments to the San Mateo Health Commission, each for a term ending January 1, 2025: A) Ligia Andrade Zuniga, representing Public Beneficiary for a second term; and B) George Pon, R.Ph., representing Pharmacist for a first full term; and C) Clancy Si France, M.D., representing Business Community for a first full term.
Sponsors: Warren Slocum
Special Notice / Hearing: None__
Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: Supervisor Warren Slocum, District 4
Subject: Reappointments to the San Mateo Health Commission

RECOMMENDATION:
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Recommendation for reappointments to the San Mateo Health Commission, each for a term ending January 1, 2025:

A) Ligia Andrade Zuniga, representing Public Beneficiary for a second term; and

B) George Pon, R.Ph., representing Pharmacist for a first full term; and

C) Clancy Si France, M.D., representing Business Community for a first full term.

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BACKGROUND:
The San Mateo Health Commission negotiates exclusive contracts with the California Department of Health Care Services to arrange for the provision of health care services to qualifying individuals.

DISCUSSION:
Ligia Andrade Zuniga began serving on the commission in January 2017 and is being recommended for a reappointment for a second full term. George Pon has served on the commission since an initial partial term in October 2013, making this reappointment his first full term. Clancy Si France began serving a partial term in July 2017 and is being recommended for reappointment for a first full term.

Ligia is an individual living with a disability that requires specialized care and is passionate about representing underserved and underrepresented populations as the daughter of parents who immigrated from Central America. She has served on the San Mateo County Commission on Disability; Center for the Independence for Individuals with Disabilities; Public Health Authority Advisory Committee and other groups that advocate for the most vulnerable.

George Pon has been a San Mateo County pharmacist for 45 years. He retired after 34 years as a pharmacist for Kaiser Permanente. He has served as the President of the San Mateo County Pharmacists Association twice, and as a board member of the Peninsula Pharmacist Association. George has also been a member of the Health Pl...

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