Our Volunteer Board

Board Of Directors 2020 - 2021

Surani Hayre-Kwan, MBA, NP,FACHE, FAANP 

Board Chair


Surani Kwan works as the Executive Director of Operations for Sutter Pacific Medical Foundation. Prior to that she worked for 19 years in the hospital setting as Director of Perioperative Services, Pharmacy and Environmental Services at Sutter Medical Center of Santa Rosa. In addition, Ms. Kwan works as a nurse practitioner at the Russian River Health Clinic, a federally-qualified health clinic in Guerneville, California, where she cares for a variety of patients from healthy child checkups to end-stage AIDS from throughout Sonoma County. Ms. Kwan is the Past President of The California Association for Nurse Practitioners, CANP, the only professional organization representing Nurse Practitioners in the state of California. Ms. Kwan has a 15 year history with CANP. In the Sonoma County region she has served as President-Elect, President, Public Relations Chair and CEU Coordinator. On the state level, she has served on the Health Policy and Practice Committee, as President-elect, as Educational Conference Chairperson and as President. Ms. Kwan holds an Associate Degree in Nursing from Santa Rosa Junior College and a Master of Science in Nursing and a Family Nurse Practitioner Certificate from Sonoma State University. Additionally, she holds an MBA from SSU and is nationally certified in Family Practice. Ms. Kwan serves on a number of community-based boards focused on community health and wellness.

       Hugo Mata  


Hugo was born and raised in the state of Jalisco, Mexico and immigrated to California at the age of 16.  He is fully bilingual and bicultural which provides a great asset when communicating with the Latino community living in the United States.  Hugo has a Bachelor’s Degree in Radio and Television from San Francisco State University and has worked in public bilingual radio for more than 17 years. He established his own consulting company (Soluna Outreach Solutions) in 2017 after having worked with C2 Alternative Services for more than fifteen years. He is known in the Bay Area and beyond as an expert in environmental education for Spanish speaking audiences.

Hugo is Principal and CEO of Soluna Outreach Solutions.

     Lynne Faulks
Board Member



Lynne Faulks dedicated her career to public education. Ms. Faulks started as a Special Education teacher in the Novato and Mt. Diablo Unified School Districts. In Mt. Diablo she was elected as president of the Mt. Diablo Education Association leading 2000 educators.

She began her employment with the California Teachers Association as a Political Consultant and moved on to a position as Legislative Advocate. Lynne became the Manager of Legislative Relations for CTA shaping both budget and policy for public education in Sacramento and leading the legislative team.

After leaving CTA, Lynne founded LF Consulting, a firm specializing in Legislative and Strategic Solutions and continued her work in school funding, curriculum and student assessment.

Lynne earned her BA in Psychology from UC San Diego and an MS in Union Leadership and Administration from the University of Massachusetts. She also is a proud graduate of the Harvard Trade Union Program.

Lynne has two children and four grandchildren. She and her husband relocated to Sonoma County five years ago and are enjoying life in Sebastopol.

Andrew McCormick,DDS Esq


Dr. Andrew T. McCormick is a native Californian, originally from Monterey County.  He went to UC Santa Barbara (Biological Science Degree) And USC School of Dentistry.  Dr. McCormick opened his Santa Rosa dental practice at the end of 1985. Dr. McCormick has a passion for helping families smile.  He is thrilled to serve on the PDI Surgery Center board.

Patti Wagner Board Member


As Vice-President and General Manager of ChevronTexaco West Indies and General Manager of Chevron and CalTex (US & Asia) Strategic and Business Planning, Patti Wagner brings 27 years of progressive business experience to the board of PDI. She earned her Bachelor and Master’s degrees in Civil Engineering from the University of Illinois and her MBA, majoring in Marketing and Finance, from St. Mary’s College Moraga.

Emeritus Members

Ross Stromberg, Esq.

Katherine Foster, MD

Suzie Shupe, Esq.

Tom Cleland, DDS


Thank you to our former Board Members:

Connie Codding

Elizabeth Frydrych

Debra Mathy

Jesús Guzmán

Goretti B. Hamlin

Maribeth Harper

Tara Jasper

Tom Jordan

Marta Fuller

Anne Molgaard, Esq.

Jack Tibbetts

Henry Trione

Jeff Simmons

Max Dunn, In Memoriam

Bill Hawn, In Memoriam