The six executives who received the 2003 sabbatical recognition are:
Ann Britt of Valley Community Clinic in North Hollywood; boona cheema*
of Building Opportunities for Self-Sufficiency in Berkeley; Dave Jones
of Mountain Valleys Health Centers, Inc. in Bieber; Stephen Schilling of
Clinica Sierra Vista in Bakersfield; Diane Takvorian of Environmental
Health Coalition in San Diego; and Karin Wandrei of Mendocino Family and
Youth Services in Ukiah.
[* Ms. cheema uses lowercase initial letters "b" and "c"
in her name].
The California Wellness Foundation Sabbatical Program was launched in
June 2003 to improve the long-term effectiveness of health service
nonprofits by providing their executives with the rest they need to
continue to direct their organizations' missions. The program, funded by
a grant to CompassPoint NonProfit Services, provides $30,000 grants to
organizations to cover the leaders' salaries for three- to six-month
The 2003 program deadline has passed. To learn more about the
application process for a 2004 sabbatical grant, please visit
www.compasspoint.org in late spring or early summer. You may also
contact CompassPoint NonProfit Services by telephone at 415.541.9000 or
via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.