Meet our Leadership Team

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Glen Hayward

Executive Director of Health Services

Glen Hayward was born and raised in Redding, CA and is a Redding Rancheria Tribal Member of Wintu descent. Glen attended Shasta College for his RN license and worked in the Emergency room for 13 years.

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Paul Davis

Chief of Medicine-Redding Rancheria Tribal Health System

Dr. Paul Davis is an Osteopathic Family Physician.  He grew up in Santa Ana California and graduated from Cal State Fullerton in 1992 with degrees in Microbiology and Chemistry.

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Michael Chad Kingsley

Assistant Medical Director-Redding Rancheria Tribal Health Center

Dr. Michael Chad Kingsley is the Assistant Medical Director at the Redding Rancheria Tribal Health Center. Chad is a graduate from UC Davis and received his DO from Western University of Health Sciences, and specializes in wound care.

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Don Blair

Director of Operations-Churn Creek Healthcare

Don moved to Redding 31 years ago from Anchorage, Alaska where he worked in real estate and federal housing programs.

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Jolene Kingsley

Medical Director Trinity Healthcare

Dr. Jolene Kingsley is the medical director at Trinity Health Care. She was born in Salt Lake City, but raised in Santa Rosa and graduated from UC Davis with a BS in Nutrition Science.

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Sahaile Kristoffersen

Medical Director-Churn Creek Healthcare

Dr. Sahaile Kristoffersen is from Crescent City, California.  She attended the University of California, Davis to receive her Bachelor of Science Degree in 1997.

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Darth Ooten

Director of Pharmacy

Dr. Darth Ooten is the Director of Pharmacy at the Redding Rancheria Tribal Health Center. He grew up in rural West Virginia where he completed his undergraduate degree at Marshall University in Huntington WV. 

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Todd Gandy

Dental Director

Dr. Todd Gandy grew up in Palo Cedro and attended Enterprise High School.  His family has been in Redding for 5 generations with my two daughters now the sixth generation living here in Shasta County. 

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Ryan Perkins

Director of Health Informatics

Ryan Perkins began working in Healthcare as an EKG tech in 2002, shortly after he turned 19.  Over the next many years’ I bounced around the North State’s acute care hospitals working in nearly clinical department. In 2005 I settled in the Emergency Room and decided to pursue my license in nursing.

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Cory Ryan

Community Health Director

Cory Ryan is the Community Health Director at the Redding Rancheria Tribal Health Clinic. Before joining the RRTHC team, Cory was the Senior Vice President of Fisher Center for Alzheimer’s Research Foundation in New York City

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Kara Russell

Director of Behavioral Health

Kara Russell was born and raised in Redding, CA and she left the area for college graduating with a Bachelors in Social Work from California State University, Chico in 1994 and with a Masters in Social Worker from California State University, Sacramento in 1998.

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Michael Novak

Assistant Medical Director

After graduating from PA school in 2003, I moved to Trinity County to pursue my dream of practicing rural primary care. During this time, I have had the honor of providing medical care for this amazing community.

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Lori Hernandez

Director of Financial Health Services

Lori Hernandez moved to Shasta County in 2000 to work for a company named Phoenix Spas.  She was the Controller there for 3 years and in 2004, the Controller position opened at the Shasta Builders Exchange.