About David Quackenbush

David Quackenbush is a seasoned, nonprofit executive with nearly 20 years of a successful track record advocating for health care insurance coverage and access for low-income communities throughout California including health care reform (Affordable Care Act) and state and local public and private insurance programs. David has led multiple community clinic and health center (Federally Qualified Health Centers, Migrant Health Centers, Rural Health Clinics) organizations through reorganizations resulting in expanded resources and staff capacity to fulfill the organizational mission.

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Contact Information:

Email: d.quackenbush@calhps.com

Phone: (916) 662-5937

As the former Chief Strategy Officer for Peach Tree Health, a regional FQHC in Northern California, David led the development, execution, communication and sustaining of corporate success strategies and related initiatives and resources resulting in new site development, multiple private and nonprofit mergers and continuous growth in patient populations. David also served as the Vice President of Member Services for the California Primary Care Association (CPCA), David guided the statewide nonprofit membership organization as part of Executive Team providing strategic visioning and leadership development for 40 staff with nearly 200 member agencies providing 5 million primary care visits to low-income families throughout California.

Prior to joining CPCA, David was the Chief Executive Officer for the Central Valley Health Network (CVHN), a network of Federally Qualified Health Centers and Migrant Health Centers providing 2.5 million primary care encounters to over 600,000 low-income families through 130 sites in 21 counties annually. CVHN was the largest network in California and the largest migrant health center network in the nation. David has also been an active member in both National Association of Community Health Centers and CPCA having served on the Board of Directors, Executive Committee and numerous policy committees and task forces.

David is a Governor appointee serving both the Governor Brown and Governor Schwarzenegger administrations as a Board Member of the California Partnership for the San Joaquin Valley which stimulates economic development and collaboration throughout California’s Central Valley.

David is a lifelong resident of Sacramento, California where he continues to work and volunteer with numerous community based organizations and businesses for the continued development of access to comprehensive primary care services for low-income families.