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New Board Member Seated For Community Hospice
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Community Hospice, the oldest and largest nonprofit hospice provider serving the Central Valley since 1979, has announced the selection of a new Board member.

Joining the Community Hospice Board of Directors is Chief Nursing Officer for Tenet Healthcare Northern California Group, Ms. Cheryl Harless, DNP, MBA, RN.

“I am pleased to welcome Cheryl, our newly appointed Board member,” said C. DeSha McLeod, Community Hospice President and CEO. “Cheryl is a visionary leader who brings to Community Hospice a wealth of healthcare experience and knowledge; we look forward to working together to provide compassionate and quality care, education and support to our community.”

The Community Hospice Board of Directors is comprised of community volunteers who provide strategic oversight and governance to the organization’s mission to provide compassionate care, education and support to patients and their families, regardless of ability to pay.

Community Hospice is the largest and oldest nonprofit hospice agency in the Central Valley. Serving the community since 1979, Community Hospice extends care to over 2000 patients each year in private homes, skilled nursing facilities, retirement communities and at the 16-bed inpatient Community Hospice Alexander Cohen Hospice House. Community Hospice also provides bereavement and grief support to anyone in the community. For more information, call 209-578-6300 or visit