Board of Trustees

Children's Hospital Los Angeles is a non-profit, private pediatric hospital under the leadership of a volunteer Board of Trustees, consisting of community leaders and physicians. The Board is responsible for establishing the vision, mission, and goals of the hospital, ensuring the highest quality patient care, securing the financial health of the hospital, building positive community relationships, ensuring qualified and competent executive management performance and fundraising to fulfill the hospital’s mission.

  • Board Leadership
  • Committee Leaders
  • Trustees
  • Honorary Members

Board Leadership

Lynda Boone Fetter

Arnold "Arnie" Kleiner

Paul S. Viviano
President and Chief Executive Officer

Michele Cronkhite
Corporate Secretary

Committee Leaders

Advancement Committee

Allan M. Rudnick, Chair

Allan M. Rudnick

Thomas (Tom) M. Simms, Vice Chair

Thomas (Tom) M. Simms


Audit Committee

Thomas (Tom) M. Simms, Chair

Thomas (Tom) M. Simms

Eric Wasserman, Vice Chair

Eric Wasserman


Center for Global Health Committee

Martha N. Corbett, Chair

Martha N. Corbett


Compensation Committee

James (Jim) S. Hunt, Chair

James Hunt

Elisabeth (Beth) Hunt Price, Vice Chair

Elisabeth (Beth) Hunt Price

Finance Committee

Jeffrey (Jeff) Worthe, Chair

Jeffrey Worthe

Robert (Rob) A. Zielinski, Vice Chair

Robert A. Zielinski


Governance Committee

Susan H. Mallory, Chair

Susan H. Mallory

Kevin H. Brogan, Vice Chair

Kevin H. Brogan


Government Relations Committee

Gary J. Cohen, Chair

Gary J. Cohen

Jay Carson, Vice Chair

Jay Carson


Investment Committee

Mary Adams O'Connell, Chair

Mary Adams O'Connell

Ashwin Adarker, Vice Chair

Ashwin Adarker

The Saban Research Institute Committee

James Terrile, Chair

James Terrile

Bonnie McClure, Vice Chair

Bonnie McClure

Jihee Huh, Vice Chair

Jihee Huh


Safety and Quality Committee

Todd E. Molz, Chair

Todd E. Molz

Kimberly (Kim) Popovich Shepherd, Vice Chair

Kimberly Popovich Shepherd


Service and Access Committee

Marcia Wilson Hobbs, Chair

Marcia Wilson Hobbs

Alan J. Wilson, Vice Chair

Alan J. Wilson

Ashwin Adarkar    
Brooke Anderson    
Marion Anderson    
Ann K. Babcock    
June Banta    
Kevin H. Brogan    
Jay Carson    
Alex Chaves, Sr.    
Peggy Tsiang Cherng, PhD    
Gary J. Cohen    
Martha N. Corbett
Cheryl Fair
Richard D. Farman    
Lynda Boone Fetter    
Henri R. Ford, MD, MHA    
Deborah (Debbie) A. Freund, PhD    
Margaret (Peggy) Rodi Galbraith    
Ranjan Goswami
Carl Grushkin, MD   
Mary Hart    
Megan Hernandez    
Marcia Wilson Hobbs    
Gloria Holden    
Jihee Huh    
James (Jim) S. Hunt    
William (Bill) H. Hurt    
Arnold (Arnie) J. Kleiner 
Lee Kort   
Kathleen McCarthy Kostlan    
Mark D. Krieger, MD  
Nancy Lee  
Burt Levitch    
Michael J. Madden    
Susan H. Mallory    
Carol Mancino    
Chris Martin
Bonnie McClure    
Caryll (Tally) Sprague Mingst    
Eugene (Mitch) Mitchell    
Todd E. Molz     
Mary Adams O’Connell  
Jennifer Page 
Laurence (Larry) E. Paul, MD
John (Jack) D. Pettker    
Chester (Chet) J. Pipkin    
Ronald Preissman     
Elisabeth (Beth) Hunt Price  
Kathryn Purwin 
Elizabeth (Liz) Estrada Rahn    
Dayle Roath    
Stephen (Steve) D. Rountree    
Allan M. Rudnick    
Michael Sachs
Theodore (Ted) R. Samuels     
Paul M. Schaeffer    
Kimberly (Kim) Shepherd    
Thomas (Tom) M. Simms     
Victoria Simms, PhD    
Alexandra Meneses Simpson    
Lisa Stevens    
James Terrile    
Hon. Dickran M. Tevrizian    
Joyce Bogart Trabulus     
Alia Tutor
Rohit Varma, MD, MPH    
Paul S. Viviano
Eric C. Wasserman    
Cathy Siegel Weiss    
Roberta Williams, MD    
Alan J. Wilson     
Jeffrey (Jeff) Worthe     
Richard Zapanta, MD     
Robert (Rob) A. Zielinski

Honorary Members of the Board

Ernest O. Ellison
James M. Galbraith
Walter B. Rose
Cheryl Saban, PhD