Administrative Staff

Cheryl A. Fama, MPA, BSN, RN

Chief Executive Officer, Peninsula Health Care District

(650)-697-6900 ext. 1

Cheryl A. Fama came on board May 1, 2007 as the Peninsula Health Care District’s Executive Director.

A lifetime resident of San Mateo County, Ms. Fama began her career as a critical care nurse in 1970 at Seton Medical Center and held administrative positions in hospitals from 1981 until 2006, when she retired as President/CEO of Saint Francis Memorial Hospital in San Francisco.

Ms. Fama currently serves on the following boards:

  • Saint Francis Hospital Foundation Board and Audit Committee
  • Northern California Transplant Donor Network Board as Secretary/Treasurer
  • San Mateo Leadership Board and its Curriculum and Nominating Committees
  • Burlingame Rotary Club Board as Secretary and on its Program Committee.

Ms. Fama holds a Master’s Degree in Pubic Administration and a Bachelors of Science Degree in Nursing, both from the University of San Francisco, and still maintains an active RN license.

Most recent Ethics Training Certificate

Carole Sinay, CPA

Accountant, Peninsula Health Care District

(650) 697-6900 ext. 3

Background: Ms. Sinay is a Certified Public Accountant with more than 20 years of experience providing accounting and consulting services for small businesses and individuals.

Education: MBA, Golden Gate University, Accounting; Personal Financial Planning Certificate, UC Santa Cruz; BS, UC Berkeley

Ashley McDevitt, BS

Community Outreach Coordinator, Peninsula Health Care District

650-697-6900 ext. 2

Ashley has been a lifelong resident of San Mateo County. She has been working in health care services for over 10 years and has held various positions for clerical and technical positions in radiology. She graduated from Mills Peninsula School of Radiologic Technology in 2007. Ashley worked for Stanford Hospital and Clinics from 2007-2013 while also completing her Bachelor’s of Science in Health Care Administration from University of St. Francis in 2012. Ashley is currently completing a Master’s Degree.

Colin J. Coffey, Esq.

Legal Counsel

Archer Norris
1850 Mt. Diablo Boulevard, Suite 530
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Phone: (925) 930-6600
Fax: (925) 934-3665


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