Please visit our home page to view current events on ticker tape. LCMB meetings are on the third Wednesday of each month.
Karen Faulis, Chief Executive Officer, Hi Desert Medical Center
Karen has served as Chief Executive Officer at Hi-Desert Medical Center since February 2016. She also added the CEO position of JFK Memorial Hospital in February of this year to her plate. Karen is a Fellow with the Academy of Healthcare Executives and has over 25 years’ experience in a variety of roles, including quality and risk management director, nursing director, healthcare consultant and has assisted and led hospital relocation projects. Karen earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the State University of New York at Buffalo.
Brad Dacus, CEO Pacific Justice Institute
Brad Dacus served as Legislative Assistant to U.S. Senator Phil Gramm, and went on to receive his Juris Doctor from the University of Texas, School of Law.
PACIFIC JUSTICE INSTITUTE
Brad coordinated religious freedom and parental rights cases throughout the Western States for five years prior to founding Pacific Justice Institute in 1997. PJI handles more case matters—always free of charge—defending faith and family coast to coast more than any other legal organization of its kind with hundreds of volunteer attorneys. https://pacificjustice.org.
Dawn's Topic: Understanding the new campaign finance law, SB 1439, that impacts all local elected officials. How it hurts incumbents and presents opportunities for those interested in running for office.
Dawn Rowe, Chair, San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors, 3rd District
She is a member of our LCMB, a Southern California native, San Bernardino County Third District Supervisor Dawn Rowe was appointed to the Board of Supervisors in December of 2018. In March of 2020, Dawn was re-elected by her Third District constituents and began her first four-year term on the Board of Supervisors in December 2020. In January 2023, she was unanimously selected by her colleagues to serve as Chair of the Board for a two-year term.
As a County Supervisor, Dawn is focused on making San Bernardino County a business-friendly environment, improving infrastructure, and strengthening public safety. She is also an off-road enthusiast and is very active in promoting recreation on our public lands.
I will be discussing the purpose and use of the Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCO) for San Bernardino County. I am the voting Public Member of the Commission. The Commission does municipal service reviews of cities and special districts. We make determinations on boundary adjustments for agencies for municipal and rural services. The Commission is made-up of two supervisors, two city electeds, two special district members, and the public representative.
Here is the link to our website: https://sbclafco.org/
Jim Bagley, member Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCO), San Bernardino County
• Real Estate
• Commercial Pilot
• Real Estate Specialist for the Department of Defense.
• University of California
• United States Senate Intern - Washington DC 1977
Current Civic Experience:
• Local Agency Formation Commission San Bernardino County
• Airport Commission for San Bernardino County
• Hi-Desert Medical Center Governing Board
• Bureau of Land Management’s Desert District
Resume includes a long list of past civic organization and administrative involvement.
This is going to be a board business and planning meeting, no general discussion or speakers, but members are welcome to attend.