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Planned Parenthood of Orange and San Bernardino Counties provides essential reproductive health care, nutrition services, and education programs to more than 200,000 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, prenatal care, and more.

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 confidential, affordable, high-quality health care. We protect and promote the fundamental right of all individuals to make their own personal health decisions. We provide comprehensive health education and information, which enables individuals to make responsible and informed choices. We believe that respect and value for diversity in all aspects of our work are essential to achieving this mission.

Our Vision

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

Our Board of Directors

Chair……………….Jane Hanauer

Secretary…………Michele Goodwin

Treasurer………….Susan Pickle 

Board Members

Afsaneh Alisobhani

Tara O. Balfour 

Bob Braun

Rabbi Hillel Cohn 

Michele Goodwin

Jane Hanauer

Nancy Kris

Debi D. Lambert

Dianne Landeros

Leah Litman

Mary McDonald

Patricia O’Brien

Susan Pickle 

Robbie Prepas

Thomas Ruiz, M.D.

Beverly Sansone, M.D. 

Kristy Santimyer-Melita 

Nancy Ruth White

Deborah Wing, M.D.

Jene Witte 

Bill Wood 

Committee Chairs

Mary McDonald - Chair of Development Committee 

Nancy Kriz – Chair of Audit & Compliance Committee 

Susan Pickle – Chair of Finance Committee

Bill Wood – Chair of Nominating & Board Development Committee  

Our Executive Team

Jon Dunn, MSW, MBA 

Betha Schnelle, MPH

Jen Russo, MD, MPH 
Medical Director

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

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

Kristin Candy, MS 
Vice President of Human Resources

Jessica Chinen, CPA
Vice President of Finance

Nichole Ramirez, MA 
Vice President of Marketing Communications

Lauren Rayner, MBA 
Vice President of Development

Irene Salazar, MSLM 
Vice President of Community Education and Outreach

Ruchi Sukhija, MS, HCEMBA 
Vice President of Information Technology