MEET OUR TEAM

We are very fortunate to have a team that believes in our mission. Our board is comprised of volunteers with many talents, unending dedication and extensive experience. They work tirelessly to provide the leadership necessary for the overall well-being of the foundation.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Michael Álvarez, Bioscience Innovator
Rhys Cheung, Attorney
Heather Davis
Glen Guymon, Attorney
Jorge Hernandez, M.D.
Stephanie Lin, M.D.

Kathleen McClure, R.N., B.S.N.
Michael J. McGlynn, Jr., M.D.
Anne Morrissey
Jae Palaganas
Robert Sorenson, M.D.

Executive Committee

Hospital de la Familia Foundation - Dennis Siegler

Dennis Siegler, MD

Board Chair

Hospital de la Familia Foundation - Christopher Aguilar

Christopher Aguilar

Legal Counsel

Hospital de la Familia Foundation - Stephen O Martin

Stephen O. Martin

Treasurer/Finance Committee Chair

Hospital de la Familia Foundation - Andrew Sorenson

Andrew Sorenson, MD

VP and Eye Services Committee Chair

Susan Lindheim, MD

Maternal and Child Wellness and Education Committee Chair

Hospital de la Familia Foundation - Henry Klyce

Henry Klyce

VP & Strategic Planning & Development Committee Chair

Hospital de la Familia Foundation - Lawrence Thal

Lawrence S. Thal, OD

Governance & Nominations Committee Chair

Rupert Chowins, OD

Medical Committee Chair

HdlF FOUNDATION STAFF

Hospital de la Familia Foundation - Jennifer Younger

Jennifer Younger

Executive Director

Maggie Carlson, RN, BS

Medical Team Coordinator

Marlén Garcia

Executive Office Manager

THE MAIN PILLARS OF OUR WORK

Hospital de la Familia Foundation - operating room

GENERAL MEDICAL CARE

HdlF treats nearly 20,000 patients annually. Guatemalan doctors provide general care and visiting U.S. medical teams perform specialized treatment and surgeries. Everyone receives care regardless of ability to pay.

Hospital de la Familia Foundation - optometrist

LA FAMILIA EYE CENTER

La Familia Eye Center is committed to preventing and reversing vision loss through high-quality, self-sustaining, and locally driven care in an environment of continuous learning and innovation.

Hospital de la Familia Foundation - little bertita

CHILD NUTRITION &
MATERNAL HEALTH

HdlF treats chronically malnourished and diseased children, ages 0-5 years, with an in-patient rehabilitation program. Thousands of other children are treated by HdlF Guatemalan doctors for out-patient therapy.

Hospital de la Familia Foundation doc volunteer with children

YOU CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE TODAY

“My heart was deeply touched by my experience as a volunteer. I was moved by the devotion and commitment of all involved with hospital.”