Health people on the move

St. Charles Foundation recently announced the election of Rick Jacobson, John Nunes and Corinne Martinez to its board of directors for three-year terms. Jacobson is a retired president and CEO of NORPAC Foods and currently provides consulting services in general management. He and his late wife helped establish St. Charles’ Harvest of Hope, a program that provides healthy food to cancer patients and family members. Nunes is the chief medical officer of St. Charles Medical Group. He graduated from Santa Clara University and Georgetown School of Medicine, and served as a physician in the United States Air Force. He is a board-certified obstetrician and gynecologic surgeon. Martinez owns Wilderness Garbage and Recycling. She is a volunteer for the St. Charles Cancer Center. Her family, in cooperation with the Central Oregon Haulers, created CAN Cancer (Community Assistance for Neighbors) to fund nonmedical living expenses for Central Oregonians fighting cancer.

•Christine Pierson was recently named chief medical officer for Mosaic Medical’s nonprofit community health center system. She graduated from the University of Washington School of Medicine, where she completed her residency in internal medicine. Pierson joined Mosaic Medical in 2005 and held a variety of leadership and administrative positions. She is board certified in internal medicine.