Board of Trustees

The Cancer Foundation of Santa Barbara has been the partner and financial backbone of Ridley-Tree Cancer Center since its inception in 1949, and is governed by the Cancer Foundation of Santa Barbara Board of Trustees:

Frank Foster, Chairman
Sue Birch, Vice Chairman
Steve McHugh, Treasurer
Arthur J. Merovick, Secretary

Brier Turpin Allebrand
Denny Bacon
Kristen Blabey
C. Michael Cooney
Shane Cotter, MD, PhD
David Grotenhuis
Vicki Hazard
Julie Henley
Priscilla Higgins, PhD
Patty MacFarlane
Fred Kass, MD
Bill Meeker
Val Montgomery
Charlie Petersen
Kimberly Schizas
Janet Smith
Thomas H. Weisenburger, MD, FACR


As part of Sansum Clinic, the Cancer Center is governed by the Sansum Clinic Board of Trustees:

Janet A. Garufis, Chair
Ed Rosenblatt, Vice Chair

Vicki Hazard, Vice Chair
Michael L. Bernstein, MD
Kenneth Coates
Chris Corpuz
Bret E. Davis, MD
Christine Garvey
Paul Hartloff
Stephen Jones
Tom Kenny
Ronald G. Latimer, MD
Julie McGovern
Steve McHugh
James McNamara, MD
Art Merovick
Maxine Priyson
David A. Raphael, MD
George Rusznak
George Short
Beth Vos

Honorary Trustees

J. Thomas Fly
Maryan Schall