Board of Directors

As a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), 90% of La Maestra’s Board of Directors are patients served by the health center and are representative of the population served in terms of demographics including race, ethnicity, and gender. The Board meets monthly to review and approve all aspects of nonprofit operations and board members are passionate about addressing social determinants of health and providing upstream, social service to all clients to improve long term health and wellness for all individuals and families.

Samuel Mireles, Chairman of the Board

Member Since 1990

Charlene Castro, Vice President 

Member Since 2002

John Kuek, Secretary

Member Since 2018

Robert Marquez, Treasurer

Member Since 2014 ​

Christopher Ewald  

Member Since 2018

Graciela Putzoli

Member Since 2004

Pida Kongphouthone

Member Since 2017

Mark Boyer

Member Since 2017 

Monica De la Torre

Member Since 2012

Louie Cazarez

Member Since 2020