Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Founder/Board President

Ahmad Nooristani, MD

Practicing at French Hospital Medical Center, Sierra Vista Medical Center, Arroyo Grande Hospital

Board Vice President

  • Drew Washer, L.C.S.W., French Hospital


  • Elisa Moylan, RN, Patient Relations Specialist, French Hospital, Board Secretary
  • Eugene Keller, MD, MBA, Director of Quality Assurance, French Hospital Medical Center
  • Ron Barbieri, DDS, Private Practice, Director of SLO Noor Dental Clinic
  • Shirow Sasaki, Pharmacist
  • Elizabeth Snyder, VP – Clinic Operations, Dignity Health, Santa Maria
  • Joel Diringer, J.D., Diringer & Associates
  • Patricia Herrera, MS, Community Benefits/ Outreach Coordinator, French Hospital
  • Tom Nuckols, Entrepreneur
  • Dean Wendt, PhD, Dean of the College of Science and Mathematics, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo

Medical Director

  • Russell Ness, MD

Executive Director

  • Abe Lincoln