Providing high quality health care for those who need it most
Health Center Executive Team
Gil MuñozChief Executive Officer
Gil Muñoz is the Chief Executive Officer at the Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center. He has been Chief Executive Officer since 2001 and has been with Virginia Garcia since 1991. Under his leadership, Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center has grown from serving 7,000 patients at two sites to now serving 47,800 patients at five primary care clinics, six dental clinics, six school-based health centers, and a mobile outreach clinic serving Washington and Yamhill counties.
Gil serves on the boards of directors/trustees of Northwest Regional Primary Care Association, OCHIN, Oregon Primary Care Association, Yamhill County Care Organization, Beaverton Collaborative Health Care and Tuality Healthcare/Tuality Hospital. Previously, he served on the boards of CareOregon, Loaves and Fishes, Oregon Health Policy Commission, and Tri-County Safety Net Enterprise. He holds a Master’s in Public Administration from Lewis and Clark College (1995) and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Maryland (1984).
Gil and his wife Julie are the parents of two children and enjoy spending family time together.
Mark MillanChief Operations Officer
Mark Millan (pronounced "Mee-Yawn") is from a small agricultural worker community located in the heart of central California, but he is no stranger to the Pacific Northwest. From a young age Mark recalls harvesting crops with his family in California, Oregon, and Washington. In doing so, Mark learned firsthand the importance of hard work and health equity. Mark has a passion for this community and strives to ensure everyone has access to high quality health care despite the barriers they may encounter.
Mark brings with him over 25 years of service working with Federally Qualified Health Centers in underserved communities, where he has held positions as Chief Operations Officer and Director of Managed Care and Contracting. Mark also holds a Master’s of Science degree in Health Care Administration and currently sits on the Ag Worker Health Committee for the National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC).
After spending over 12 years in Oregon raising his children and working with Federally Qualified Health Centers, he relocated to central California for 18 years to care for his elderly mother. Now after all these years, Mark is excited to return to the PNW and is eager to join the team and begin working to provide high quality health care to the communities Virginia Garcia serves.
Araceli Gaytan Chief Financial Officer
Araceli Gaytan is the Center’s Chief Financial Officer where she oversees all financial management of Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center. She has been with Virginia Garcia since 1987. Araceli is responsible for current accounting policies, procedures and principals, as well as federal and state policies and regulations that impact the financial governance of the Center. She manages all reporting to the Boards, executive and management teams on the financial health of the Center. Under Araceli’s leadership, Virginia Garcia has received only clean unmodified financial audits.
Araceli participates as an advisory member in the Department of Medical Assistance Programs (DMAP) in Oregon. In addition, she sits on the Board of Trustees for the 501c3 Unemployment Trust. Araceli has a Business Administration Degree from the Universidad de Mexico.
Araceli is the mother of one daughter and enjoys time with friends and family.
Rachel LiVP of Talent, Insights, and OD
Rachel Li is the Center’s Talent & Organizational Development Director where she facilitates enterprise strategic planning; runs the internal coaching program for leadership; manages human resources, data analytics, project management office, organizational effectiveness, and learning & development teams.
Rachel’s background includes healthcare, research, and academic settings. She has a Master’s degree in Divinity from Marylhurst University, and Senior level certification from Society for Human Resource Management. She completed the Certified Professional Coach Program at University of Miami.
Rachel is the mother of one son and enjoys time with friends and family, reading, and travel.
Lisa BozzettiDental Director
Lisa Bozzetti has been with Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center for 9 years, where she has responsibility for dental program development and oversight of dental services for Virginia Garcia patients. The dental program has grown from 3 clinics when she first started to now include 5 dental clinics, 5 SBHCs, and a school sealant program.
Dr. Bozzetti received her DDS from Loma Linda University, and her BS in Psychobiology (Neuroscience) from the University of California at Riverside. Since 2010 she has served on the Board of the Oregon Oral Health Coalition, a group advocating for improvement of oral health for all Oregonians.
She speaks Swedish fluently, is married to a Swede and loves living in the Portland area where she can enjoy her two favorite activities – being outdoors and eating good food.
Laura ByerlyMedical Director
Dr. Laura Byerly joined Virginia Garcia in 1994. She moved to Oregon from Maryland in 1979 to go to Reed College and stuck. Laura wanted to be a doctor since she was in 5th grade, and over the years decided she wanted to also serve people who might have some trouble accessing care otherwise. Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center provided the venue.
When not at work, Laura enjoys spending time with her two lovely teenage children, and other family members. She also enjoys playing the guitar, marimba and singing, riding her bike, sewing, cooking and dancing.
Medical Training: Oregon Health Science University – School of Medicine, Portland, OR (MD) 1990
Board Certification: American Board of Family Practice (1993)
Languages: English, Spanish, and some French
Stefanny CaballeroFoundation Executive Director
Stefanny Caballero has been with Virginia Garcia since 2016, serving first as the Corporate Partnerships Officer and later as the Development Officer, leading the organization’s individual and corporate fundraising efforts. She made significant contributions both individually and in partnership with her Individual and Corporate Development team. Under her leadership, the Development team saw a 40% expansion in individual donor support, 400% increase in corporate support, and the successful expansion of the organization’s sponsorship program. Stefanny also played a key role in the creation and implementation of the Patient Support Flex Fund, working with a long-time donor and champion and staff across all of our clinic sites. This program has become a critical element of Virginia Garcia’s response to COVID-19 and supporting our patients with needs outside the exam room.
Stefanny brings with her more than 12 years of service working with non-profit organizations in the Portland metro region. Prior to joining Virginia Garcia, Stefanny was a corporate relations staff at United Way of the Columbia-Willamette and worked with key corporate partners and donors to run top workplace giving campaigns totaling $2 million. Stefanny holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Portland State University and brings a strong background in community relations and engagement, Corporate Social Responsibility, financial management, strategic planning, and development of strategies to better serve communities of color. She has more than seven years of experience serving in several local nonprofit boards and equity advisory councils, including as the Board Vice President for Bienestar, a culturally specific organization providing housing and services to farmworkers in Washington County.
Born and raised in Honduras, Central America, Stefanny moved to the United States at age 15 and has made the Pacific Northwest her home. Her own experiences as an uninsured teenager growing up in a new country, learning a new language, and lacking a full understanding of the health care and educational systems created more barriers and challenges along her journey. These experiences led Stefanny to pursue a career in the social services sector, contributing to her life-long commitment to support the success of her community.
Sarah DeinesQuality Director
Dr. Sarah Deines was selected as the Director of Quality for Virginia Garcia in 2017. In this role, Sarah provides oversight of clinical quality improvement and assurance initiatives to ensure access to and provision of high quality care, done cost-effectively with sustained employee engagement.
Sarah Deines originally joined Virginia Garcia in July 2009 as the first clinical pharmacist and, since that time, has supported development and expansion of VG’s clinical pharmacy program across all primary care clinics. Expansion of the clinical pharmacy program focused on delivering high quality care to optimize outcomes for the patients and populations served. This includes delivery of nurse and provider training on standards of care and medication protocols to support evidence based medication use in our clinics.
Medical Training: Oregon State University College of Pharmacy, Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD 2008). Legacy Health PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program, Portland, OR (2009).
Board Certification: Board Certification Ambulatory Care Pharmacy (BCACP) 2012
Languages: English, Spanish
Juan GarfiasInformation Technology Director
Juan Garfias has been with Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center for 16 years, and currently serves as the Director of Information Technology. In that role, Juan coordinates Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center’s technology strategic planning, actively seeking ways to leverage the integration of business processes with applicable emerging technologies in order to improve and streamline operations and services in the most efficient and cost-effective manner.
In addition, Juan partners and directs Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center’s departmental technology personnel in developing systems to improve the security, effectiveness and efficiency of VGMHC’s technology infrastructure. Recently, Juan designed and implemented the technology infrastructure at Virginia Garcia’s recent new Administration offices.
Juan holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Management Information Systems from Oregon State University. Juan’s favorite place in the world is Cutzamala de Pinzon, Guerrero, Mexico.
Christine HicksPharmacy Director
Christine Hicks has been with Virginia Garcia for over 13 years. In her role as Pharmacy Director, she oversees all of the dispensing pharmacies and the clinical pharmacy program at VG. Through the expansion of VG’s clinical pharmacy program to our Newberg clinic, there are now clinical pharmacists in each of VG’s primary care sites.
Christine is a member of the Oregon Care P&T Committee, a member of the Prime Vendor Advisory Council, and is a member of the APha, ASHP and OSHP. She received her Pharmacy degree from University of Washington and her Biology degree from Washington State University. Christine is married with 4 adult children and 9 grandchildren. In her free time she raises and shows afghan hounds and salukis. She also enjoys hiking and cross-country drives.
Christian HillDeputy Medical Director
Dr Chris Hill joined Virginia Garcia in September of 2002 and became Associate Medical Director in 2012. Dr Hill is a board certified Family Physician, and sees patients at the Virginia Garcia Beaverton Wellness Center. Current areas of focus include electronic medical record use and functionality, improved access to care, and participation in collaborative practice based research.
Medical Degree: Tufts University – School of Medicine, Boston, MA (1991)
Residency: Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, OR (1995) Family Practice and Preventative Medicine
Board Certification: American Board of Family Practice (1994)
Angela Hurley joined Virginia Garcia in 2018 as the Quality Assurance Manager. Angie brings both experience and passion for the work of community health centers to her role. Now, as the Interim Deputy Chief Operations Officer she is leveraging more than 20 years of operational experience in primary and school-based care, mobile clinics, and harm reduction programs. Throughout her career she has balanced her experience in operations with her focus on patients and their experience of care, advocating for patient advisory councils and facilitating community care conferences to support the needs of the most vulnerable individuals.
Angie has a Master’s degree in Educational Leadership, and certificates in Healthcare Management from Portland State University and Community Health Leadership from Washington State University. She is an advocate for people living with mental illness and substance use disorders, and for youth in the foster care system.
She has raised two young people who are out in the world adulting, and now lavishes her time on her dog, her paddle board, and her wood shop.
Kavitha PrakashDirector of Data Analytics
Kavitha Prakash joined Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center in 2015 and currently serves as the Director of Data Analytics where she oversees the Data Analytics department.
As the leader of the Data department, Kavitha has established a vision and data strategy for the organization that has helped establish an optimized data warehouse that supports backend automation with the flexibility to integrate data from multiple sources. She has introduced predictive modeling to key strategic initiatives. Kavitha also guides her team to drive operational efficiencies by effectively tapping into data and surfacing meaningful and actionable insights that are then visualized via an intuitive reporting interface to help drive real-time decisions.
Prior to joining Virginia Garcia, Kavitha worked as a Financial Analyst for Intel and later pursued her interest in programming iOS apps. She went on to create and deploy multiple educational iOS apps for children in the Apple App Store. Kavitha and her apps were featured on national TV ads for Treehouse, the online educational center.
Kavitha holds a Bachelor’s degree in Finance and a Master’s degree in Computer Science in Data Science from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.
She is the mother of three sons and enjoys hiking, biking, and playing card games with her kids. She also enjoys running and has completed multiple full and half marathons.
Kasi WoidylaMarketing Communications Director
Kasi Woidyla is the Marketing Communications Director where she oversees public relations, marketing, strategy, internal and external communications, social media and advocacy engagement for the Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center.
Kasi has more than 25 years of experience in non-profit work, beginning her career with the Intel Foundation where she worked as the Operations Manager before moving on to the Market Branding group supporting the Intel Branded Products Division. After leaving Intel her next step took her to The Oregon International Air Show where she served as both the Sponsorship Director and Marketing Director. Most recently she has been an independent marketing consultant for organizations such as Veritas School and the Sherwood Youth Soccer Club.
Kasi studied Rhetoric and Communication at the University of Oregon, studying the great orators of our time as well as travelling nationally with the University of Oregon Speech and Debate Team,.
Kasi enjoys golfing with her husband, supporting the Portland Timbers and Thorns and playing soccer. She was raised in a community of public service and believes that working for the benefit of others is a responsibility each person has.
Kasi has served on several community boards over the years and currently serves on the Homeless Policy Advisory Committee and the Trimet "Reimagine Public Safety" Advisory Committee.