San Jose | September 11, 2009 – Joint Venture: Silicon Valley Network today announced the election of James McCaughey, Chief Strategy Officer for the Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital, to its board of directors.
McCaughey has a distinguished career in hospital management, having previously held senior positions with Kaiser Permanente for Northern California and the California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco. He is also experienced in medical practice management and consulting. McCaughey holds a master’s in public health from the University of Texas and a BA in anthropology from UC Berkeley.
The Joint Venture board of directors includes three dozen representatives from the business community, academia, local and regional government, labor and workforce sectors and broader community organizations.
Among Joint Venture’s current regional initiatives are programs to support climate protection, recruit and retain teachers, establish a disaster resiliency center, create a sustainable building framework, examine workforce development issues and beautify the El Camino Real.