Executive Team

Western Sierra’s eight-member executive team, headed by CEO Scott McFarland, manages the day-to-day operations.

Each executive plays a critical role in the clinic’s success, from ensuring high-quality health care for patients to expanding the awareness of services in the region.

Our community-focused executive team directs a 110-employee staff, from call-center and front-desk employees to health care professionals. Every employee at the clinic is committed to your health.

Scott McFarlandChief Executive Officer

Dr. Heather Lucas-RossChief Medical Officer

Tom MorrisseyChief Financial Officer

Juan Alberto Chavez, DDSDental Director

Francine NovakChief Planning & Development Officer

Andrew HarrisChief Operating Officer

Cheryl RubinChief Communications Officer

Karen DuBoisHuman Resources Director

Phil NowakController

Dan HappsChief Information Officer


Jerusha HorlickDirector of Nursing

Jessica FraserExecutive Administrative Assistant

Jeremy BarkerMedical Administrative Assistant

Amanda StraubHR Coordinator

Sabre HughesAdministrative Assistant

Brenda BlackDownieville Office Manager