Regional Executive Team

Members of the Regional Executive Team embrace a leadership model fully rooted in our Mission and Values and in our heritage as a Catholic health care ministry. This model guides our leaders in every aspect of their work and oversight responsibilities.  It challenges us to relentlessly pursue improvements in patient outcomes and service to patients and families while awakening joy, meaning and purpose in the human spirit.

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Josiah "Sy" Johnson
CEO and Chief Mission Officer

Sy joined PeaceHealth in 2002 as its Chief Financial Officer. After five years, he was named the Chief Operating Officer, where he served until transitioning into his current role in 2008. Prior to joining PeaceHealth, Sy was with the Seattle office of Arthur Anderson in Audit and Business Advisory Services. He is a Certified Public Accountant and has a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Arizona, Tucson.

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Gary Hall
Regional Vice President; Facilities Services

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Rosanne Ponzetti
Senior Vice President for Mission and Values

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Cal Lantz
Regional Vice President; PeaceHealth Medical Group and Specialty Services

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Kirk Raboin
Regional Vice President for Surgery & Professional Services

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Deborah Blake Swennes
Regional Vice President; Patient Care Services

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Thomas Haywood
Chief Financial Officer