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Planned Parenthood of Orange and San Bernardino Counties provides essential reproductive health care, comprehensive primary care, nutrition services, and education programs to more than 208,000 local women and men, regardless of their personal circumstances or ability to pay. 

We believe that health care is a basic human right and that prevention is the best medicine, which is why 93% of our services are preventive, including life-saving cancer screenings, well-woman exams, education programs, STD prevention and treatment, family planning, WIC nutritional services, primary care, and more.

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Planned Parenthood of Orange and San Bernardino Counties is an affiliate of Planned Parenthood Federation of America. We are a self-governing, nonprofit organization.

Mission Statement

Planned Parenthood Orange and San Bernardino Counties

  • provides an exceptional health care experience for every patient
  • protects and promotes the fundamental right of all individuals to make their own personal health decisions
  • advocates for and delivers comprehensive education to create healthier communities

Our Vision

Every individual has the knowledge, freedom, and power to achieve optimal reproductive health.


Our Board of Directors

Chair……………….Afsaneh Alisobhani

Secretary…………Michele Goodwin

Treasurer, Interim………….Tara Balfour

Board Members

Afsaneh Alisobhani

Tara O. Balfour 

Bob Braun

Rabbi Hillel Cohn

Valerie Dixon

Jane Egly

Bradley Gilbert, M.D.

Michele Goodwin

Jane Hanauer

Nancy Kriz

Dianne Landeros

Lena Nguyen, M.D.

Patricia O’Brien

Susan Pickle

Robbie Prepas

Thomas Ruiz, M.D.

Kristy Santimyer-Melita 

Andy Thorburn

Nancy Ruth White

Deborah Wing, M.D

Bill Wood 

Committee Chairs

Jane Egly - Chair of Development Committee 

Thomas Ruiz, M.D. – Chair of Audit & Compliance Committee 

Tara Balfour – Chair of Finance Committee

Bill Wood – Chair of Nominating & Board Development Committee  


Our Executive Team

Jon Dunn, MSW, MBA 

Betha Schnelle, MPH, MBA

Janet Jacobson, MD, MS 
Medical Director

Robert Armenta, Jr., MPA 
Senior Vice President of Public Affairs

Kerry Ayazi, JD, CPHRM 
General Counsel/Senior Vice President of Compliance and Risk

Jessica Chinen, CPA
Vice President of Finance

Nichole Ramirez, MA 
Senior Vice President of Communications and Donor Relations

Irene Salazar, MSLM 
Senior Vice President of Community Education and Outreach

Terry Stapleton
Vice President of Operations

Jennifer Trinh
Vice President of Development

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