Tahoe Forest Hospital District was founded in 1949 by the residents it serves and is governed by a five-member board of directors elected by the voters of the District. They lend their expertise, knowledge and commitment to direct our Vision, Mission, and Values.
Alyce Wong, Chair
Alyce Wong is originally from Ohio. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from Case Western Reserve University and her master’s degree from the University of Colorado. She has had a long and illustrious career in nursing. During her career, Ms. Wong has participated in nursing activities on the national level through Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Honorary, American Academy of Medical Surgical Nursing and the American Nursing Credentialing Center. Board Certified in Medical Surgical Nursing,
Ms Wong has held a wide range of positions in nursing in a variety of healthcare settings that has taken her from Ohio, Hawaii, Colorado, Utah and, finally, to California. She has been a clinical nurse, an educator, a university professor and a nursing leader. Ms. Wong has had healthcare experience in hospital settings from university, community, rural and, most recently, at Tahoe Forest Hospital District.
During her tenure at Tahoe Forest, Ms. Wong chaired the Nursing Planning and Development Committee, which lead the Nursing Service Department to national recognition by the American Nursing Credentialing Center with the Pathway to Excellence Award. She and her husband, Keith, live in Glenshire. Ms. Wong was elected to the TFHD Hospital Board in 2016.
Mary Brown, Director
Mary Brown is a retired, community-newspaper publisher from the Bay Area. Ms. Brown became fascinated with hospitals when, as a child, her father, a surgeon in San Francisco, would take her on weekend rounds. This fascination has led to almost 25 years of hospital governance.
Mary served on the boards on several leading hospitals and medical centers in the East Bay and, ultimately, sat for nine years on the Board of Sutter Health, a not for profit health system in Northern California. In July, 2017 she was appointed to fill an unexpired term on the Tahoe Forest Hospital District board.
Mary Brown resides in Truckee with her husband, Chip. Two of their children and six of their grandchildren live in Truckee, as well.
Dale Chamblin, Director
Mr. Chamblin earned a degree in Business and Finance from UC Berkeley and for most of his career was the Chief Finance Officer for a multi-state corporation. He has served on many community projects, programs and local non-profits such as the Tahoe City Rotary Club, the Tahoe Truckee Community Foundation and chairman of the Tahoe Forest Hospital District’s Citizen’s Oversight Committee for Measure C. Dale was appointed to the Tahoe Forest Hospital District Board of Directors to fulfill a vacancy and elected two years later. Dale is an avid outdoorsman, ski instructor and enjoys mountain biking in the region. He and his wife Pam live in Tahoe Vista.
Art King, Director
Art King is a retired CPA, who spent his entire 35 year career with Moss Adams, a West Coast regional CPA firm. During his time at Moss Adams, he worked in Eugene, Oregon, Vancouver, Washington, San Francisco, Santa Rosa and Seattle. He was the managing partner in Santa Rosa and Seattle. He ended his career as the Northern Regional Managing partner, overseeing 11 offices. He focused working primarily with privately held mid-sized commercial businesses. In addition to managing two offices, he spent eight years on the Firms Executive Committee.
Art graduated from the University of Oregon with a Bachelors of Business Administration degree.
Community service has always been important to Art. He has been a member of four Rotary Clubs, including presently as a member of the Truckee Rotary Club. He was President of two of these Clubs. He was also a member of the Tahoe Donner HOA's Finance Committee, including serving as it's Chair for three years.
In 2017, he became a member of the Tahoe Forest Hospital District Foundation Board and became it's Chair in July 2019. In October 2019, he was appointed to fill an unexpired term on the Tahoe Forest Hospital District board.
Art has resided in Olympic Valley since his retirement in 2009. He has been married 48 years to Irene. They have two children and three grandchildren. He likes to ski, golf, hike, run and bike ride.
Sarah Wolfe, Director
Sarah Wolfe is a small business owner in Truckee, where she and husband employ a staff of five. Prior to becoming an entrepreneur, Ms. Wolfe spent 17 years in healthcare related positions. These positions varied from sales representative for a medical device company to strategic planning and business development for a hospital. She served on the Tahoe Forest Hospital District’s Citizens’ Oversight Committee from 2013 until its completion in 2017. In addition, she served on the TFHS Foundation from 2017 to 2019. These positions allowed Ms. Wolfe to continue her involvement in the healthcare field, a true passion of hers. In June 2019, Ms. Wolfe was appointed to the Tahoe Forest Hospital District Board of Directors to fill a vacant position.
Ms. Wolfe earned an MBA from California State University, Northridge in 2012. She went to school at night while working full time and raising a family.
Sarah and her husband, John, live in Glenshire and have an 18-year old son that attends UCLA. They also enjoy the fresh mountain air and all the activities the area brings.
AB 1234 Ethics Training Certificate of Completion
Cities, counties and special districts in California are required by law (AB 1234, Chapter 700, Stats. of 2005) to provide ethics training to their local officials. The purpose of this ethics training is to educate local officials on the extensive array of laws that apply to public service, as well as the unique ethical obligations public servants have. Local officials of Tahoe Forest Hospital District have completed training that satisfies AB1234 requirements. Click here to view certificates of AB1234 Ethics Training completion