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ValleyCare Board of Directors Names New Chairman

Hospital news | Thursday, August 1, 2013

Contact: Denise Bouillerce

Pleasanton, CA -- John Sensiba was named Chairman of the ValleyCare Health System Board of Directors at their recent Annual Meeting in July. Sensiba is a CPA and is the managing partner of Sensiba San Filippo, LLP, a top ten regional accounting and business consulting firm headquartered in Pleasanton. He brings over 25 years of experience in professional accounting, business consulting and tax advisory services to companies throughout Northern California.

As managing partner, Sensiba focuses on directing the firm’s strategic plan and market growth, providing oversight on all executive and operational decisions, and leading the firm’s staff in the delivery of superior client service. He is a nationally recognized industry expert and is often leveraged by leading media sources to speak on economic and tax matters. In addition, he serves as an advisor to other professional services firms. He was recently selected by the leading online community Glass Hammer, as one of the “Men Who Get It” for 2012, and in 2011 was nominated for the Ernst & Young (E&Y) “Entrepreneur of the Year” program.

“I am honored to have been elected as Chairman of the Board of ValleyCare Health System,” says Sensiba. “I look forward to working with my fellow board members and the dedicated professionals at ValleyCare as we continue supporting our hospital system and the health of the communities in the Tri-Valley.” Sensiba lives in Pleasanton and has served on the ValleyCare Board since 2009. During his tenure he has worked on the Audit, Executive Compensation, Board Quality and Governance/Nominating committees of the Board of Directors.

Other members seated on the ValleyCare Board at the Annual Meeting include: Jim Summers – At Large seat; Janet Cristiano – Pleasanton seat; Tim Weaver – Livermore seat and John Louie, MD, Physician seat C.

About ValleyCare

ValleyCare Health System has provided high quality, not-for-profit health care to the Tri-Valley and surrounding communities since 1961. Through highly skilled physicians, nurses and staff, and state-of-the art technology, ValleyCare offers a wide range of health care services at its Livermore, Pleasanton and Dublin medical facilities. ValleyCare in not publicly owned or operated, nor is it supported by taxes. ValleyCare reinvests any profits it makes into new services, equipment, and facilities. ValleyCare’s mission is to assume the leadership role for the health of the communities of the Tri-Valley. ValleyCare is governed by a 13-member Board of Directors consisting of community members and physicians. Visit