Cynthia WhittThe Shingletown Medical Center (SMC) would like to introduce its longest standing Board Member, Cynthia Whitt, which has been on the SMC Board for 13 years and served as the Treasurer for 12 of those years. The SMC Board of Directors consists of nine (9) members. Officers of the Board are Lorene Jefferson, Board Chair, Mary Williamson, Vice Chair, Tami Diab, Treasurer, and Secretary, Ed Garcia. Members are Philip Graham, Linda Krueger, John Swanson, Cynthia Whitt and Nanette Zimmerman.

Cynthia has lived in Shingletown for the past 15 years, after moving from Twin Peaks area near Lake Arrowhead in Southern California. Before moving to Shingletown, Cynthia was a small business owner with prior experience in the saving and loan industry and business management. She is currently retired, but stays busy with many of the Shingletown volunteer community groups including the Shingletown Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary.

Cynthia is very proud of her daughter, Norma, a graduate of the Laguna Arts Culinary School. Norma is currently the Knoll Chef at the Iowa State University answering to the President of the school. Her job is preparing all the food for the entertainment of the President and his guests. This includes donors, professors, visiting VIPs, football games, etc. The President’s wife also entertains donors and various women groups.

When asked her reason for joining the SMC Board 13 years ago, Cynthia stated, “I felt I could bring my past business and financial management experience to the SMC Board of Directors and their Financial Committee.” Cynthia went on to say, “I look forward to many more years with the Board of Directors and look forward to the medical centers continued growth. Just in the last few years we have added Psychiatrist, Delaina Jewkes, MD, and Chiropractor, Joshua Leach, DC. We have also increased our Outreach Programs that include many free-to-the-public “Quality Improvement Peer-led Self-Management Support Group” classes. I look forward to the day we can add dental services to the center and hopefully soon.”

Tami Fraser, CEO Shingletown Medical Center commented, “We are extremely grateful to Cynthia for her 13 years and thousands of hours of involvement with our Board of Directors. She is always there to give a helping hand with the various community functions and events our medical center puts on each year.” Tami went on to say, “A big “Thank You” from all of your fellow Board Members and the Staff at the Shingletown Medical Center for your continued support.”

If you have any comments or would like to discuss joining the SMC Board, please contact the clinic and you will be referred to the correct correspondence (530) 474-3390.