Dara has earned her reputation as a hard-working, dedicated, and energetic professional through her many years of service in public office, her hard-work as a business leader, and compassion as a nonprofit executive. Dara, does her homework before Board meetings EVERY time. Just as important, she is a good listener!
√ Successfully advocating to preserve patient and family’s legal rights to make end of life decisions,
√ Bringing innovative mental health treatment models to Escondido such as the state-of-the-art Crisis Stablization Unit,
√ Ensuring Palomar’s collaboration with providers of homeless services so indigent people weren’t returned to the streets of Escondido,
√ A savings of $50million to District tax-payers through bond refinancing
Dara’s leadership skills and thoughtful approach to the daunting challenges in our community led her colleagues on the Palomar Board to elect her Chairperson for three terms.