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Mission and Team

Our mission, vision and values



Partnering with the people of our community to achieve health and wellness through the delivery of extraordinary care that is compassionate, accessible and affordable in a family-centered and culturally sensitive environment.


Valley Health Partners will be the most accessible, premier health center in the region honoring the diversity of all individuals by providing equitable whole-person care through our dedicated team of passionate colleagues, inspired by the community.


Our patients are our primary focus. We will passionately support their medical and social needs with kindness and empathy in pursuit of better health and well-being.

We forge trusted relationships and deliver culturally competent care through an unwavering commitment to listening, understanding and empowering the voice of our patients.

We respect and value the rich diversity in our community and strive to promote equity, inclusivity and acceptance across all walks of life.

With a strong commitment to clinical care, education and innovation, we aspire to deliver care of exemplary quality, value and experience.

Valley Health Partners Community Health Center (VHP) is a nonprofit organization recognized as a Federally Qualified Health Center Look-Alike (FQHC-LA) by Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA). An FQHC-LA is a community health center that provides comprehensive primary care and other services such as interpretation, transportation and health education for the community population. An FQHC-LA does not turn patients away based on their ability to pay and removes financial barriers for receiving care. FQHC-LAs provide whole-person care, creating opportunities for the health center to go beyond the traditional four walls of medicine to address barriers that often are the root cause of poor health.

Executive Leadership

Veronica Gonzalez, MBA
Chief Executive Officer

Claudia Santiago, MBA
Chief Operating Officer

Jessica A. Hughes, MHA
Chief Financial Officer

Joseph L Yozviak, DO, FACP, AAHIVS
Chief Medical Officer

Alyssa Bennett, MS, SHRM-SCP
Vice President, Human Resources

Mary Stock Keister, MD CPE FAAFP
Senior Medical Director, Primary Care Service Line

Julia Jurkiewicz, MSN, RN, NE-BC, AMB-BC
Administrator of Population Health

Amanda Valerio, BBA
Administrator of Operations, Primary Care Service Line

Kimberly Wittner, MSN, RN
Administrator of Clinical Services & Compliance Officer

Arlyn Serrano-Velez, BA
Administrator of Operations, Women and Children Service Line

Louis Finnerty, MHA
Administrator of Strategic Operations

Our Board

Anne Panik
Board Chair

Paula Margraf
Board Vice-Chair

Jessica Stahlberg
Board Treasurer

Isamara Angeles
Board Secretary

Rosemary Cerimele

Ismael Correa

Charlene Fulton

Betty Ortiz

Dr. Nicole Sully

Dr. Thomas Whalen

Carrie Wilson

Our Partners

More information coming soon.