ETHD Board Member Resigns

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By Barbara Adranly

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                     July 1, 2014

After serving as a member of the Eden Health District (ETHD) Board of Directors for eight years, Carole Rogers has resigned from her post effective June 30, 2014. During her tenure, Rogers worked tenaciously with fellow ETHD Board members to ensure that District residents have available comprehensive healthcare services.

“We appreciate all of Carole Rogers’ valuable contributions over the years as a board member and wish her the best in any future endeavors,” says Dev Mahadevan, Chief Executive Officer of Eden Health District.

As a result of Rogers’ resignation, a vacancy on the Board of Directors of Eden Health District is effective July 1, 2014. The ETHD Board may appoint a district resident after 15 days, but has 60 days to fill the vacancy. However, in accordance with state posting requirements, (California Government Code Section 1780), the District office is providing written notification of the resignation and vacancy to the general public and the Alameda County Registrar of Voters Office, today, July 1, 2014. The ETHD Board can appoint anyone after 15 days after the posting date.  In the event the ETHD Board of Directors does not appoint someone within 60 days, then the Board of Supervisors may appoint someone within 90 days of the date of the vacancy.

Eligibility requirements to be appointed to the ETHD Board stipulate a person must be a resident of, and registered to vote in, the District.

The term of this vacancy created by Carole Rogers’ resignation will expire in December, 2014. There will be three seats on the ETHD Board up for election in the November 4, 2014 election, including the position vacated by Carole Rogers.  The candidate filing period for the November 4, 2014 election is July 14, 2014 through August 8, 2014.

Persons interested in being considered for appointment to the District Board of Directors should contact Dev Mahadevan, or Barbara Adranly, Executive Assistant/District Clerk, Eden Health District, 20400 Lake Chabot Road, Suite 104, Castro Valley, California 94546, phone (510) 538-2031, for details on submitting an application and statement of interest/qualifications. Applications must be received at Eden Health District office no later than July 15, 2014.


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