Welcome to FHCCGLA
Board of Directors
About the FHCCGLA Board Members
As a nonprofit Community Health Center FHCCGLA is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors. In compliance with the Bureau of Primary Care guidelines, a majority of our Board is composed of patients of the health center. Board members are tasked with the governance of FHCCGLA, and through their Chief Executive Officer are accountable for the management of all FHCCGLA facilities. The Board meets monthly on the third Wednesday of the month.
Mrs. Bagwell has a degree in ‘Early Childhood Education’ and worked 39 years for the city of Montebello, 14 years running the city’s (very successful) Pre-School program and 25 years as the Senior Citizen Director.
Robert J. Hooper
Robert has been involved with FHCCGLA for over 20 years. As a former President and CEO of the agency, he brings valuable insight to the board pertaining to the direction and operations of the organization. Robert is a retired teacher having taught in the community for over 20 years.
Jacqueline began her service to FHCCGLA in 2006 as a consumer at the clinic and has served continuously with the exception of a 2 year absence. She has extensive experience working with the public, from residents and business owners, to state representatives.
Gladys Muñoz has lived in the community for 23 years and has been an active patient of FHCCGLA for over 20 years. Gladys volunteers at both of her daughters’ schools and has been a member of FHCCGLA’s Board for 10 years. As a board member, she has helped maintain the organizations focus on its patients. ” We strive to provide quality services to the community. It pleases me to be part of the agencies growth.”
Mayra started her continuous service to FHCCGLA over twelve years ago and has served as board chair for the last three years. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology and is currently working as a Social Worker for the County. She is a former liaison for the Local Initiative Health Authority in Los Angeles and has experience working with vulnerable populations for over 20 years.
Mark A. Lester
He has been associated with FHCCGLA since 1999 and a Board member since 2014. Mr. Lester has advised and continues to advise several non-profit foundations in the Southern California area.
Mr. Zelaya is committed to service by volunteering his time in several community and institutional organizations including FHCCGLA. System Developer and Analyst in Business Processes. Mr. Zelaya holds degrees in Natural Science and Business Administration (Magna Cum Laude).
“I am a prior Member of the Board for two years between 2000 and 2002. During that time, I learned how a clinic functions to serve the needs of underserved communities. I received my M.A. from California State University Los Angeles. I worked for the California State as a Field Representative, and Case Manager.”
Jorge Ventura has resided in the community for 30 years and has been a loyal patient of FHCCGLA for 10 years. Mr. Ventura has held the position of President of the Lyons, Kiwanis, Bell Chamber, Bell Gardens Chamber and President of FHCCGLA. Jorge has served on the Board of Directors at FHCCGLA for over 10 years.
Ms. Angulo has been a patient of FHCCGLA for 15 years. Talpa has been a board member serving FHCCGLA for 3 non-continuous years.
Ms. Martinez is a FHCCGLA patient and an active Volunteer in the community as a Health Worker/Promotora de Salud. She also works closely with victims of Domestic Violence at the East Los Angeles Women’s Center. Yanet is a passionate anti-smoking and environmental health advocate.
Marisol Tlatenchi has resided in the community and has been an active patient at FHCCGLA for 20 years. Ms. Tlatenchi is an active volunteer at her local school, her church, and has been participating on the FHCCGLA Board of Directors for 2 years. “Being a member of the board of directors has opened my eyes regarding the importance of knowing our rights as patients and knowing that I can trust the staff with my health care needs”