COMMUNITY

Improving the health and wellness of the communities we serve

DID YOU KNOW...

There are three boards under the District’s banner, each serving a vital role in leadership and the fulfillment of their mission.

MORONGO BASIN HEALTHCARE DISTRICT board has five members elected by voters living within the District’s geographic boundaries. Their focus is directed to the business of the healthcare District.

MORONGO BASIN HEALTHCARE DISTRICT FOUNDATION board is comprised of the District Board of Directors. As the non-profit philanthropic arm of the healthcare District, the focus is supporting the District’s initiatives through grants and select fund raising events.

COMMUNITY HEALTH CLINICS has a board comprised of 6-15 members with 51% of their membership being patients of the clinics and 49% being community leaders. Their focus is directed to the business of the Morongo Basin Community Health Center.

JOSEPH SULLIVAN

Director Sullivan is a long-time Yucca Valley resident. He has been married to his wife, Janet for 46 years and has two daughters and two grandchildren.

He holds an Associate of Arts degree in "Law Enforcement" from Chaffey College in Alta Loma, California and is a graduate of the University of California, Riverside Extension, certified in Facility Planning and Facility Management and Plant Engineering.

His law enforcement career began in 1973 as a police officer with the Ontario Police Department in Ontario, California and served nine years as patrol officer and accident investigator. Subsequently, he started his own business, Advantage Real Property Consultants, where he provided real estate appraisals and real property inspections for 20 years. He returned to law enforcement as a reserve officer and was awarded "Reserve Officer of the Year" for three consecutive years (91-93). He retired from law enforcement as a Reserve Lieutenant.

Director Sullivan entered the public sector in 1995 with the Morongo Unifed School District. He served the district as Director of Facilities Planning and Director of Risk Management for over 13 years.

Director Sullivan is currently serving on the Morongo Basin Healthcare District's Board of Directors. He was initially appointed to the board in 2014 and was reelected in 2016. His current term of office concludes December 2020.

  • Current term of office expires December, 2020
  • Initial term began March, 2014
  • Currently serving as President of the Board