Board Election Information


1. The Petaluma Health Care District has a five-member Board of Directors. Members must run for election and are elected by the residents of the District.

2. The term once elected is for four years and there is no limit to the number of terms.

3. Prospective Board members must be at least 18 years of age and must be District residents.

4. Board members do not receive cash for their service, however the District does reimburse each Director for their cost for health insurance premiums for medical, dental and vision. Reimbursement for coverage for a Director is not to exceed the cost of a comparable (age based) premium for a District employee.

5. Board members are not to be absent from three (3) consecutive regular meetings or from three (3) of any five (5) consecutive meetings.

6. Board members are expected to participate on Board Committees and Ad Hoc Committee meetings as assigned by Board President.

Information on Upcoming November 8, 2016 Consolidated Election for Petaluma Health Care District Board of Directors

The regular biennial election of the Petaluma Health Care District (PHCD) Board Directors will take place on November 8, 2016 in the consolidated election. There are four PHCD director seats up for re-election – three seats are 4 year terms and one seat is a 2 year term. Nominations for district director seats will open on July 18, and close on August 12, 2016.

Completed forms must be submitted in person at the Sonoma County Registrar of Voters Office by August 12, 2016.
Obtain information and forms for filing at: 

Petaluma Health Care District
1425 N. McDowell Blvd., Suite 103
Petaluma CA 94954
Monday through Friday during the hours of 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Contact Erin Howseman, Board Clerk, PHCD, at or call (707) 285-2143 extension 130 

and at

Registrar Of Voters Office
435 Fiscal Drive
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
Monday through Friday during the hours of 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Contact Kamari Marchbanks, Election Specialist, Sonoma County Elections Office, at or call 707-565-6804.