The Hospital Council of Northern and Central California Hires Brian Jensen as Regional Vice President

The Hospital Council of Northern and Central California Hires Brian Jensen as Regional Vice President

<0> The Placemaking GroupMiriam Schaffer, 510-835-7900 ext. 207 </0>

The Hospital Council of Northern and Central California announces that Brian Jensen has joined the organization as Regional Vice President for its Sacramento-Sierra, Stanislaus-Merced, and San Joaquin-Mother Lode sections. Jensen is replacing Scott Seamons, who will retire at the end of this month after close to 40 years of leadership positions in the healthcare field, including eight years with the Hospital Council. Seamons will work with Jensen to help him transition into the position.

“I am very excited to serve in such a dynamic and important field as healthcare,” says Jensen. “Advocating with local governments to ensure that dedicated hospital personnel are able to effectively offer care in the community they serve is a worthwhile cause that I am fully committed to.”

Jensen brings extensive experience working with elected and civic leaders to his role at the Hospital Council. He was previously Government Relations Consultant for Pacific Gas and Electric’s Sacramento and Sierra divisions. Prior to that, he was District Director in the District Office of House Republican Conference Secretary John T. Doolittle (R-Roseville).

“We are pleased to have Brian as part of our team and know that his exceptional track record will greatly benefit us during this time of rapid change in the healthcare arena,” says Art Sponseller, President/CEO of the Hospital Council of Northern and Central California.

Jensen holds a B.A. in Political Science from Brigham Young University and an M.A. in Government with an emphasis on American and California politics from California State University, Sacramento. He is currently the 2013 Chairman of the Rocklin Area Chamber of Commerce, and the Immediate Past President of the El Dorado County Chamber of Commerce.

The Hospital Council of Northern and Central California is a nonprofit hospital and health system trade association established in 1961, representing 185 hospitals in 50 of California’s 58 counties—from Kern County to the Oregon border. The Hospital Council’s membership includes hospitals and health systems ranging from small, rural hospitals to large, urban medical centers, representing more than 38,000 licensed beds.

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