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Jeff Paul Named as New CMHS Board Chair

Ventura, California, 02/18/2015

Jeff Paul, a longtime Venturan with over 30 years of experience in the local banking field, has been named the new Chair of the Board for Community Memorial Health System.

Paul, who served previously as treasurer on the CMHS board, succeeds Dr. Martin Pops, who has served as board chairman since 2009. Longtime trustee Gary Wolfe, a former board chair, will replace Paul as Treasurer.

Paul is the Director of Retail and Commercial Banking at Montecito Bank & Trust, the oldest and largest independently owned community bank in Santa Barbara and Ventura County. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Chico State University in political science and graduated from the Pacific Coast Banking School at the University of Washington.

Also joining CMHS’s Board of Trustees are Roy Schneider, M.D., Chief of Staff of Community Memorial Hospital; Elizabeth Patterson, M.D., Chief of Staff of Ojai Valley Community Hospital; Lydia Hopps, President of the Community Memorial Healthcare Foundation; Lamar Bushnell, M.D., CMH Chief Elect and Sandy Frandsen, CMHS Auxiliary President.