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.

MISTY EVANS

  • Current term of office expires December, 2022
  • Initial term began January, 2019
  • Currently serving the Board as Member at Large

Director Evans is a community-built Registered Nurse having graduated from Copper Mountain College with her Certified Nursing Assistant Certificate, Associates Degree in Vocational Nursing, and Associates Degree in Registered nursing. Her passion has always been advocacy and ethics in healthcare. In her career, she has worked in several departments of Hi-Desert Medical Center and is currently working as a Registered Nurse Care Manager for Summit Institute's Health Homes Program, which provides care management and primary care services to a chronically ill and low-socioeconomic population.

Her areas of interest and expertise include advocacy, policy, and promoting healthcare as a human right, while deliering quality and compassionate care.

After working as a local community Home Health Nurse and Case Manager, she saw the barriers patients faced while dealing with chronic, debilitating health issues which urged her to become a board member of the Morongo Basin Health District. During her term in office, she will continue to be a strong voice for patient healthcare needs, and advance access to care within our community. She believes healthcare is a human right and continues to actively seek ways to ensure this right for all.