Board and Staff


Desert Healthcare District
1140 N. Indian Canyon Drive
Palm Springs, CA 92262
Phone: (760) 323-6113
Fax: (760) 323-6825

Desert Healthcare District

Desert Healthcare Foundation

Chris Christensen,  Interim Chief Executive Officer

Lisa Houston , Chief Operating Officer  - lhouston@dhcd.org

Chris Christensen,  Chief Financial Officer

Donna Craig,  Senior Program Officer

Alejandro Espinoza, Program Officer and Outreach Director

Will Dean, Director of Communications and Marketing

Andrea S. Hayles, Special Assistant to the CEO & Board Relations Officer

Stephen Huyck, Accounting Manager

Vanessa Smith, Health Educator

Meghan Kane, Community Health Analyst

Annalisa Wurm, Health Policy Analyst

Kayla Bentley, Health Career Connection Intern