New Roles in the Santa Clarita Valley – Dec2017/Jan2018
Dr. Roché Vermaak
Family Promise has announced Roché Vermaak, Ph.D. as the new Executive Director. The South African Native has been a pastor for the past 24 years. His previous experience includes 12 years as a pastor with Brentwood Presbyterian Church in Los Angeles. With his many years of experience he has taken the helm on starting several successful volunteer efforts. The knowledge and skills gained from these projects will be a definite asset to Family Promise’s mission to help local families in need. These services include helping families find permanent homes, aiding in internal and external family conflict and placing children in good schools.
Peter Laimins, MD
Kaiser Permanente Santa Clarita Medical Offices 2
Peter Laimins, MD, is Physician-in-Charge for Kaiser Permanente Santa Clarita Medical Offices 2. Dr. Laimins will lead a team of approximately 85 physicians and 110 employees at the new medical offices, bringing advanced surgical and specialty care close to home for members of the Santa Clarita Valley. An orthopedic surgeon by training, Dr. Laimins is a champion for Kaiser Permanente’s mission to bring high quality affordable care to the members and communities of the Santa Clarita Valley. Dr. Laimins joined Kaiser Permanente in 1997, is board certified in Orthopedic Surgery, and earned his medical degree from The Medical College of Pennsylvania.
Executive Director of Community Relations and Career Services – The Master’s University
Bill Bolde has been named the Executive Director of Community Relations and Career Services at The Master’s University. Bolde’s new position will have him help shape the future for many students through career development and job placement in the community and further. His unique and extensive experience will be a great addition to the TMU team. For the past 14 years he served as Principal for Saugus High School, where he recently retired. Prior to that he served for many years in various aspects of education from teaching to being Assistant Principal for Canyon High School. Bolde states he will use the same approach that has made his career of over 30 years such a success.
Sr. Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital has brought on Ted Sirotta as the new Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. His job specs will include him moving from operations to more of a finance approach to things. His background includes serving as Senior VP and Chief Financial Officer for Vail Health in Colorado and Northwestern Medical Center in Vermont. One can say he is quite the seasoned veteran when it comes to all things finance and operations. During his 20-year experience in leadership he was named recent CFO of the year by Quorum Health Resources among 150 Quorum CFOs nationwide. Sirotta will make a great addition to Henry Mayo’s vision of excellent patient care and community service.
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