Board of Directors

Mission Hospice & Home Care is governed by a dedicated Board of Directors, all of whom volunteer their time and energy to ensure that we continue to offer the finest professional care to our patients and families. If you’re interested in serving on our Board, please review our agency overview and complete an application — thank you!

Board Member Handbook


  • Sally Bergman

    Attorney, San Mateo
  • Kate Jamentz

    Vice Chair
    Retired Superintendent, San Mateo
  • Dr. Robert Roe

    Past Chair
    Pharmaceutical and Medical Research Consultant, Menlo Park
  • Steve Fick

    Banker, San Mateo
  • Judy DiPaolo

    Retired Human Resources Director, Foster City


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    Mukund Acharya

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    Charlie Balquist

    Certified Public Accountant, San Jose
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    Stacy Blanchard

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    Larry Blitz

  • Jordan Bloom

    Retired Attorney, San Mateo
  • Lisa Burris

    Pharm.D., Hillsborough
  • Mary Chigos

    Nurse Practitioner, San Mateo
  • John Draper

    Alumni Liaison, San Mateo
  • Jeff Gerard

    Healthcare CEO, Kensington
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    Dr. Michelle Pezzani

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    Dr. Beatty Ramsay

  • Yu-Ting Wang

    Certified Public Accountant, Los Gatos
  • Dr. Stephen Weller

    Oncologist, San Mateo

Mission Hospice Co-Founders

  • Helen Lagen

    Mission Hospice Co-Founder
  • Mac Nash

    Mission Hospice Co-Founder