Who We Are

Since 1956, the Hospital Association of San Diego and Imperial Counties (HASD&IC) has effectively advanced the interests of hospitals in San Diego and Imperial counties. We are a non-profit organization representing 38 hospitals and integrated health systems in the two-county region. Members range from small, rural hospitals to large, urban medical centers and represent over 8,500 licensed beds. HASD&IC’s board of directors represents all member sectors and provides policy direction to ensure the interests of member hospitals and health systems are preserved and promoted.

Officers & Executive Committee

  • Dimitrios Alexiou, FACHE

    President & CEO

    President & CEO

  • Patrick A. Frias, MD

    President/CEO, Rady Children’s Hospital – San Diego


  • Tom Gammiere, FACHE

    Corporate Sr. Vice President & Regional Chief Executive – South, Scripps Health

    Immediate Past Chair

  • Diane Hansen, CPA

    Chief Executive Officer, Palomar Health


  • Patty Maysent, MPH, MBA

    Chief Executive Officer, UC San Diego Health

    Chair Elect

  • Brett McClain

    Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Sharp HealthCare



  • Kerry S. Ashment

    Chief Executive Officer II, Kindred Hospital – San Diego

  • Alain Azcona

    Chief Executive Officer, Aurora Behavioral Health Care San Diego

  • Carmela Coyle

    President & CEO, California Hospital Association, Sacramento

  • Jane Finley

    Senior Vice President & Area Manager, Kaiser Permanente San Diego

  • Neerav Jadeja, MBA, MSHA

    Chief Executive Officer, Paradise Valley Hospital

  • Frank P. Pearson, DPT, PA-C

    Director, VA San Diego Healthcare System

  • James B. Smith, III

    Chair, Board of Trustees, Sharp Memorial Hospital

    Trustee Representative

  • Captain Kimberly D. Davis

    Medical Corps, U.S. Navy, Director, Naval Medical Center San Diego

    DoD Liaison

  • Dimitrios Alexiou, FACHE

    President & CEO

  • Silka Benic

    Executive Assistant

  • Stephanie Phann

    Project Manager, Health Equity and Community Engagement

  • Lisa Sontag

    Director, Operations and Member Relations

  • Caryn Sumek, MPH

    Vice President

  • Lindsey Wade

    Senior Vice President