Dr. Katherine (Katie) Gabriel-Cox (Term expires December 2024)
OB/GYN Chief of Watsonville Community Hospital and with Salud Para La Gente. Aptos resident.
Jose A. (Tony) Nuñez (Term expires December 2024)
Managing editor of the Register-Pajaronian and Press-Banner newspapers. Watsonville resident.
Marcus Pimentel (Term expires December 2026)
Marcus Pimentel brings nearly 3 decades of local financial leadership as the County Budget Manager, responsible for the County’s $1 billion budget and fiscal sustainability. He has served on State boards and committees, including as the 2021 President of the California Society of Municipal Finance Officers. He volunteers to create equal access to health care, including serving previously as Board Chair and Member of Salud Para La Gente. He is a native of Watsonville who enjoys spending his time with his wife and two daughters.
Dr. Joe Gallagher (Term expires December 2026)
Retired Family Physician and previous long term WCH Medical Staf Member. Watsonville resident.
John Friel (Board Chair) (Term expires December 2024)
A former CEO of Watsonville Community Hospital (when it was publicly owned) who has overseen multiple California health care district hospitals. Aptos resident.