Who We Are


Herb K. Schultz, Chief Executive Officer - hschultz@dhcd.org

Chris Christensen,  Chief Financial Officer/Chief Operations Officer  - cchristensen@dhcd.org

Donna Craig, Chief Grants Officer - dcraig@dhcd.org

Alejandro Espinoza,  Director of Projects, Programs & Analytics  - aespinoza@dhcd.org

Andrea S. Hayles, Special Assistant to the CEO & Board Relations Officer - ahayles@dhcd.org

Mary Pannoni, Accounting & Admin Support  - mpannoni@dhcd.org


The Program Committee recommends grant-making policy to the Board of Directors and guides and monitors District grant-making functions and program-related activities.

The Finance, Administration, Real Estate and Legal Committee is responsible for matters related to finance, administration, human resources, property management, legal, real estate, and information systems (IS).

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Desert Healthcare District Eastern Coachella Valley Annexation Application

Desert Healthcare District Eastern Coachella Valley Annexation Application 

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