About Us

Founded in 1977, the Hospital Foundation was established to seek, receive and manage private gifts in support of the mission of Madera Community Hospital.

Philanthropic generosity is the most rewarding and impactful resource funding to advance technological capabilities & innovation for our hospital.

Board of Directors

  • John Markle - President
    District Attorney's Office
  • Jane Kautz -Vice President
    Retired Educator
  • Celeste Voyles - Treasurer
    Pistoresi & Company, CPAs
  • Jim Chin, PhD - Secretary
    Retired Education Administrator
  • Melissa Bushey
    Madera Community Hospital
  • Carol Fernandez, RN John Markle, President
    Madera Community College Center
  • Gwendloyn Fries, RN
    Madera Community Hospital
  • Peter Garcia
    Madera Community Hospital
  • Claudia Habib, EdD
    Madera - State Center Community College
  • Omair Javaid
    World Financial Group
  • Ted Pistoresi
    Pistoresi Ambulance
  • Martin Vale
    Cedar Creek Senior Living
  • Timothy Welch
    Central Valley Community Bank


A gift is a statement of caring. It is a gesture of friendship, love, peace and/or respect. Celebrating a special occasion, memorializing a loved one or expressing sympathy with a gift to the Madera Community Hospital Foundation is an enduring contribution toward advancements in community healthcare services.

A tribute gift to the Madera Community Hospital Foundation aligns your appreciation for those you choose to honor with the value and respect you have for our hospital.

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