CHCF Staff

Below is a complete list of staff at the California HealthCare Foundation in both the Oakland and Sacramento offices. Click on any of the linked names to see professional areas of expertise, recent projects, and contact information.

Office of the President


Better Chronic Disease Care

Innovations for the Underserved

Market & Policy Monitor

Health Reform & Public Programs Initiative

State Health Policy

Learning & Evaluation

Publishing & Communications

  • Sally Mudd
  • Vincent James
    Manager of Digital Communications
  • Steven Birenbaum, MPA
    Senior Communications Officer
  • Avram Goldstein
    Senior Communications Officer
  • Emma Dugas
    Senior Communications Officer
  • Melissa Lucas
    Senior Web Editor
  • Susan Anthony
  • Audrey Chiang, MPH
  • Evelyn Kha
    Digital Producer
  • Paula Ginsborg
    Program Associate

Finance, Administration, & Information Technology

  • Craig C. Ziegler, MBA
    Vice President of Finance, Administration, & Investments
  • Brandon Lee
    Executive Assistant


  • Colette Clark, CPA (inactive)
  • Olivia Johnson
    Senior Accountant


  • Lisa Kang, MA, MM
    Director of Grants Administration
  • Gillian Cervero
    Grants Manager
  • Margot Jones-Virgo
    Office Manager
  • Amy Higgins
    Payroll & Benefits Manager

Information Technology

  • Susan Southwick, MIS
    Director of Information Technology
  • Mike Froehlich
    Database Analyst/Software Engineer
  • Navin Singh
    IT Manager
  • Carlos Fernandez
    Senior Systems Administrator