• Board of Trustees and Officers

  • Vincent Carollo
    Vincent J. Carollo, M.D.
    Chair of The Board
    Dr. Carollo has served as a member of the Board of Trustees since January 2013, served as Vice Chair beginning in 2018 and was elected chair in 2020. He practiced Internal Medicine at San Antonio Regional Hospital for 30 years. During his tenure, he served as an ex officio member of the Board of Trustees from 1982 through 1984 including President of the Medical Staff in 1983.
    Wes Fifield
    Wes Fifield 
    Vice Chair
    Wes Fifield has served on the Board of Trustees since July 2017 and was elected Vice Chair in 2020. He is the Owner of Panorama Development and serves on the board of various community organizations including the Upland School Board, the Highlander Educational Foundation, and the Scheu Family YMCA.
    Sohan Bassi
    Sohan Bassi, M.D.
    Secretary
    Sohan Bassi, M.D. has been a Trustee since January 2016 and was elected Secretary in 2019. He was President of the Medical Staff in 2004 and served as an ex officio Board member from 2003 through 2005. Dr. Bassi is the President/Partner for Foothills Infectious Disease Medical Group, Inc. He joined the San Antonio Regional Hospital Medical Staff in 1992 and is the Medical Advisor of Infectious Diseases for San Antonio. He is board certified in Infectious Diseases and Internal Medicine and is a member of several Infectious Disease organizations.
    Victor Ching, M.D.
    Victor Ching, M.D.
    Treasurer
    Dr. Ching has served as a member of the Board of Trustees since September 2017. He has been a member of San Antonio Urology Medical Group since 1983. During his tenure, he served as an ex officio member of the Board of Trustees from 2008 through 2010 including President of the Medical Staff. He is a member of numerous organizations including the American Urological Association and the Inland Empire Foundation for Medical Care.
    John T. Chapman
    John T. Chapman
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    John T. Chapman joined the hospital as Chief Operating Officer in October 2018 and was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer in May 2020. He is a microbiologist by training previously served as Chief Operations / Administrative Officer at Highland Hospital in Oakland, CA and also led the clinical and support services for the Alameda Health System.

    Sara Khan
    Sara Khan, M.D.
    President of the Medical Staff
    Sara Khan, M.D., is an ex officio member of the Board of Trustees, serving a three year term that expires in December 2021. Dr. Khan was appointed to the Medical Staff of San Antonio in 2008. Dr. Khan is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and is a Medical Director at Premier Hospitalist Group of California.
    David Dang, M.D.
    David Dang, M.D.
    President Elect of the Medical Staff
    David Dang, M.D., is an ex officio member of the Board of Trustees, serving a three year term that expires in December 2022. Dr. Dang has been a member of the San Antonio Radiological Medical Group since 2009. He is board certified in Radiology and a member of numerous organizations including the American College of Radiology, and served as a councilor for the California Radiological Society.
    Ed Digiamarino, M.D.
    Ed Digiamarino, M.D.
    Past President of the Medical Staff
    Ed DiGiamarino, M.D., is an ex officio member of the Board of Trustees, serving a three year term that expires in December 2020. Dr. DiGiamarino was appointed to the Medical Staff of San Antonio in 1987 and during his tenure served as an ex officio member of the Board of Trustees from 2002 through 2004 including President of the Medical Staff. Dr. DiGiamarino is Board Certified in Anesthesiology.
    Al Arguello
    Al Arguello
    Trustee
    Al Arguello has served on the Board of Trustees since January 2019. Mr. Arguello is a 50-year veteran with Bank of America and currently serves as Sr. Vice President and Inland Empire Market President for San Bernardino and Riverside counties. Mr. Arguello is currently serving and has served on the boards of numerous nonprofit organizations and he is presently on the Board of the Greater Riverside Chamber of Commerce, Rancho Cucamonga Community and Arts Foundation, Inland Empire Economic Partnership, Monday Morning Group of Riverside, on the Dean’s Advisory Board of the UCR School of Business Administration, member of the Steering Committee of the Micro Enterprise Collaborative of Inland Southern California and past board member of the San Antonio Hospital Foundation.
    Dora Barilla, DrPH
    Dora Barilla, DrPH
    Trustee
    Dora Barilla has served on the Board of Trustees since February 2020. During her 30 year health care career, she has served as chair and founder of Partners for Better Health, a not-for-profit organization promoting community health initiatives, and co-founder and president of the national consultancy group HC2 Strategies. Dr. Barilla is Vice President of Community Health Investment at Providence St. Joseph Health.
    Deborah Freund
    Deborah Freund, Ph.D. 
    Trustee
    Deborah Freund has served on the Board of Trustees since January 2016. She is President Emerita of Claremont Graduate University where she was President from 2010-2015 and currently serves as a University Professor there.. Dr. Freund is a current member of numerous Boards, professional and civic organizations including Cedars-Sinai Health System, Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles, and the advisory board to the University of California Riverside School of Medicine. She has written more than 100 articles and chapters, two books, and is an internationally-recognized health economist.
    Susan Leonis-Jensen
    Susan Leonis-Jensen
    Trustee
    Susan Leonis-Jensen has served on the Board of Trustees since April, 2017. She is a current Board member of the Leonis Family Foundation, past Board member of the Hospital Foundation and the National Charity League, Inc.
    Mary Lopez, RN, MSN, PhD
    Mary Lopez, RN, MSN, PhD
    Trustee
    Mary Lopez has served on the Board of Trustees since July 2020. Dr. Lopez currently serves as the Dean of the College of Graduate Nursing at Western University. She has practiced in a variety of nursing settings over the past 25+ years and has been teaching second career students since 2004 in both pre-licensure and graduate levels. Dr. Lopez is certified as a public health nurse and a legal nurse consultant.
    BOB MENDEZ
    Bob Mendez
    Trustee
    Bob Mendez has served on the Board of Trustees since July 2020. Mr. Mendez currently serves as a Business Administration Professor at Whittier College. He was an accomplished television industry attorney who held senior-level positions with global entertainment companies managing business affairs, legal affairs, contract administration, as well as serving as chief diversity officer.
    Anderson
    Richard Anderson
    Milhiser
    James Milhiser
    Estes
    Coy Estes
    Cummins
    Charles Cummins
    Sherwood
    Robert Sherwood
    Dwight 
    Dwight Bert