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.
Stefanny Caballero has been with Virginia Garcia Memorial Foundation for more five years, working with caring individual and corporate donors to engage them in supporting our work. Currently, Stefanny serves as our Interim Executive Director, working closely with our Board and CEO to continue guiding and supporting our Foundation team and engaging donors, funders, and partners in the critical work we do in our community.
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 and engage them in United Way’s regional efforts. Stefanny has a background in community relations and engagement, Corporate Social Responsibility, volunteer and event management, strategic planning, and development of strategies to better serve communities of color.
Born and raised in Honduras, C.A., Stefanny moved to the United States at age 15 and has made the Northwest her home. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Portland State University. She is committed to contributing towards creating a stronger community and has volunteered on the board of directors at Bienestar and Familias en Acción.
Stefanny and her husband are busy parents to a four-year-old son, one-year-old identical twin daughters, and a very furry miniature Schnauzer.
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.
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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)
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.