Lucresha Renteria is the Executive Director of Mendocino Coast Clinics. Having started as an interpreter in 1992, before the organization became an independent non-profit health center in 1994, Lucresha’s responsibilities grew along with the clinic. She became the Director of Administrative Services in 2004 and Executive Director on January 1, 2016.
Lucresha has long been a community advocate for bilingual/bi-cultural services, as well as for the community’s children and families. She served on the First 5 Mendocino Commission for 18 years, six of those as the Chairperson. In 2007, she was presented with the Making a Difference for Women award from the local chapter of the Soroptimist International Club. Lucresha was a member of the inaugural class of Clinic Leadership Institute – Emerging Leaders, graduating from the program in 2009. In 2019, she was recognized as a Rural Health Rockstar by the Family Medicine Education for Mendocino County in the Advocacy/Leadership category.
Lucresha currently serves as the chair for the Community Health Resource Network, as well as the 2019 chairperson for the Special Populations and Rural Committee of the California Primary Care Association. She is also a board member for the California Primary Care Association and the Health and Human Services Advisory Committee.
Dr. Goldyn is the Medical Director at Mendocino Coast Clinics. As Medical Director, he manages MCC’s medical providers and is a member of the Executive Committee, along with the Executive Director and the Operations Director.
Dr. Goldyn received his medical degree from Tufts University and holds a PhD in Political Science from Stanford University. He is Board certified in Internal Medicine and has a specialist designation from the American Academy of HIV Medicine. Dr. Goldyn dedicated many years to the education of Physician Assistants and Resident Physicians as a Proctor at Stanford University Physician Assistant Program, an Attending Physician at California Pacific Medical Center, Outpatient Resident Clinic, and Director of the HIV Resident’s Clinic. He has served on many HIV Advisory Committees as well as Quality Assurance Committees.
Dr. Goldyn’s 30-year career in medicine has spanned from research to teaching and from private practice to community clinics. He spent 14 years in private practice in San Francisco, where he specialized in internal medicine and HIV, before joining the MCC staff in 2004. Dr. Goldyn is the only physician specializing in HIV care in Mendocino County.
Jeremie Foley is MCC’s Operations Director. She joined our team in 2021, after working for several years as the Director of Operations at West County Health Centers in Guerneville, California. Jeremie received her BA in in Liberal Arts from Humboldt State University in Arcata, with an emphasis in Spanish. She is looking forward to exploring her new home town of Fort Bragg on the beautiful Mendocino Coast.
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