The Tri-City Hospital Auxiliary is an independent 501(c) non-profit organization serving the interests of the patients, their friends and family, and the staff of the Tri-City Medical Center in Oceanside, California. Its members and leadership work closely with the Tri-City Hospital Foundation and the Tri-City Medical Center seeking the best possible outcomes for its community.
The Board and Officers are selected by a Nominating Committee and the voted on by the general membership. The initial term for a Board Member is one year and subsequent terms are two years. Terms for Officers are also two years. Directors may serve a maximum of four consecutive terms for a total of seven years.
Each officer has specific duties and responsibilities. The President oversees the entire operation with the support of the First Vice President. The Second Vice President oversees communication with the Departments.
President, Jeff Marks
As chief executive, the President oversees Auxiliary activities. The President also appoints the Department Chairs and reports on Auxiliary activities at the annual meeting.
First Vice President, Linda Wolff
The First Vice President supports the President, fulfilling a variety of executive tasks and special assignments assisting with leadership duties.
Second Vice President, G. Michael Unveferth
The Second Vice President assists Department Chairs and conducts the annual refresher training.
Treasurer, Rosalind Bussey
The Treasurer is responsible for the financial affairs of the Auxiliary and supervises production of an annual financial report.
Recording Secretary, Liz Brayton
Maintains a record of all organizational meetings and Board actions.
Board of Directors
Corresponding Secretary, Judi Griffith
Responsible for individual correspondence such as thank you letters, notes of well wishes, etc.
Gift Shop Manager, Carole Vance
Manages all aspects of the Tri-City Medical Center Gift Shop including purchasing, sales process and the schedule for volunteer salesclerks.
High School Volunteer Director, Bunny McElliott
Conducts recruitment and training for the High School Volunteer program including two orientation and training sessions annually. Serves as liaison to Scholarship Committee.
Historian, Sandy Tucker
Maintains a living history of the activity and success of the Auxiliary, providing an annual report to the membership.
Member at Large, Chris Sheets
Is available for special duties as assigned by the President.
Membership Director, Sharon Hambly
Maintains accurate membership records and manages collection of annual dues and related financial issues.
Parliamentarian, Jane Palmiotti
Chairs the Auxiliary Nominating Committee and maintains both the Standing Rules and Bylaws, presenting suggestions for amendment twice annually.
Publicity Director, Mary Gleisberg
Maintains active relationships with local media providing interesting and informative stories. Works with the Webmaster to create a positive, friendly face for the Auxiliary across all external media. Also responsible for external events.
Recruitment and Advocacy Director, Carol Saunders
Keeps abreast of legislative and other public body actions that may impact the Auxiliary or the Tri-City Medical Center. Also responsible for social media activities that encourage membership growth.–
Ways & Means Director, Dick Robertson
Chairs the Budget Committee to develop and present the Auxiliary budget to leadership annually. Serves on the committee evaluating proposals for the annual gift to Tri-City Medical Center.