Our Leadership

Leading with Compassion

CommuniCare’s leadership team is committed to ensuring that anyone who walks through our doors receives the high-quality healthcare they deserve.

Promoting Healthy Communities in the Yolo Region since 1972

Our Leadership

Executive Team

Melissa Marshall, MD

Chief Executive Officer

W. Suzanne Eidson-Ton, MD, MS

Chief Medical Officer

Sara Gavin, LMFT, LPCC

Chief Behavioral Health Officer

Lynn Bramwell, MA

Chief Operating Officer

Aileen Barandas, FNP

Co-Chief Quality Officer

Barbara Rose

Co-Chief Quality Officer

Bonnie Shea, PHR

Chief Human Resources Officer

Leadership Team

Kristen Cates, CNM

Co-Director of Perinatal Services

Barry Chang, DDS

Dental Director

Leia Criste, MHA, CPCS

Director of Operations

Maria Franke, MBA


Shannon Garza

Director of Contracts and Grants

Francis Chad Henderson, MBA, MSN, RN-BC

Director of Nursing

Hollie Malamud, MPH

Director of Development

Cathy McGovern, CNM, MPH

Co-Director of Perinatal Services

Jeff Novick

Director of IT