Ross Peterson brings to the AHS board expertise in fiscal management, in addition to a strong background in behavioral health and government relations based on senior leadership roles with Telecare Corp., a national behavioral health company, and with Alameda County, including serving as Chief of Fiscal Services for the Department of Mental Health.

“As a health care professional and long-term resident of Alameda County, I deeply value the vital role AHS plays in delivering high quality physical and mental health services,” he said.  “I have witnessed first-hand the contributions of AHS providers and employees to our community and our most vulnerable citizens. I am honored to be joining the Board and actively supporting AHS’ future success.”