Advancing Vibrant Health through the Power of Advocacy 

The importance of nonprofits’ engagement in public policy and advocacy was a central theme at our inaugural IE Vibrant Health Forum: Unpacking the Governor’s May Revision to the California State Budget held on Friday, May 17. The forum brought together community leaders and organizations across the Inland Empire to learn about and discuss the impact of the […]

Introducing Champions for Vibrant Health

Champions for Vibrant Health

At IEHP Foundation, we are on a mission to inspire and ignite the health of the Inland Empire. However, we recognize that we can’t do this work alone. We will only make a long-lasting impact through collaboration with our on-the-ground partners, who are actively working to improve the health and well-being of their communities each […]

What is Health Equity, and Why Does it Matter?  

Our work centers around health equity to ensure that our region becomes a beacon of Vibrant Health—meaning everyone has a fair chance to be as healthy as possible. Making sure no one is at a disadvantage because of factors such as where they live, socioeconomic status, race, gender or background.  

IEHP Foundation Board of Directors: Stewards of Vibrant Health

IEHP Foundation Board - Group Photo

IEHP Foundation is guided by an esteemed, experienced and passionate group of individuals who comprise the Board of Directors. Combined with their sincere and heartfelt desire to make a difference for all the communities in the region, the board is committed to long-term sustainable change for overall community health improvement. The Board of Directors reflects […]

IEHP Foundation Board Member Spotlight: Regina Weatherspoon-Bell

IEHP Foundation Board Member Regina Weatherspoon-Bell

Regina Weatherspoon-Bell is a businesswoman, nonprofit founder/CEO, creative event and documentary producer and community volunteer. In 2020 she concluded two terms serving as Deputy Director for the First District San Bernardino County Supervisor Robert Lovingood. During the past twelve years, she grew her nonprofit, Dreamers, Visionaries & Leaders (DVL) Project, into a well-recognized established brand […]

National Philanthropy Day: Celebrating the valuable contributions of fundraising and philanthropy

AFP IE National Philanthropy Day nomiinees

Over 200 nonprofit professionals and community leaders gathered to celebrate philanthropy and the hardworking individuals who help raise funds, resources and support for Inland Empire nonprofits. IEHP Foundation hosted the Association of Fundraising Professionals Inland Empire Chapter‘s Annual National Philanthropy Day on November 15 at IEHP’s atrium in Rancho Cucamonga. National Philanthropy Day is celebrated […]

IEHP Foundation Board Member Spotlight: Josh Candelaria

IEHP Foundation Board Member Josh Candelaria

Josh Candelaria is a highly experienced government affairs leader known for his unwavering commitment and dedication to the Inland Empire. He has been a vocal and passionate advocate for the region, working extensively to promote its interests and improve the lives of its residents.  Candelaria is the principal of Viewpoint Advocacy, a small boutique government […]

IEHP Foundation Board Member Spotlight: Jarrod McNaughton, MBA, FACHE

Jarrod McNaughton IEHP CEO & IEHP Foundation Board Member

Inland Empire Health Plan (IEHP) CEO Jarrod McNaughton is not your average chief executive. He is known for his approachability with team members and IEHP members and his willingness to travel to every corner of the region to listen, learn and compassionately serve the needs of the most vulnerable populations within the Inland Empire.  As […]

IEHP Foundation Board Member Spotlight: Karen Scott

IEHP Foundation Board Vice Chair Karen Scott

Karen Scott is a fearless public servant who has devoted her professional life to improving the health and well-being of the Inland Empire’s youngest residents.  Scott’s remarkable career in public service spans over four decades in San Bernardino County Human Services. For the past 15 years, she has been the Executive Director of the Children […]

IEHP Foundation Board Member Spotlight: Edward Juhn, MD, MBA, MPH

IEHP Foundation Board Member Dr. Ed Juhn

Healthcare leader Edward Juhn, MD, MBA, MPH, is driven by a passion for serving others and empowering communities to improve their health and well-being to have an excellent quality of life.  As IEHP’s Chief Quality Officer, he is responsible for advancing the quality journey in transformative ways to ensure that the Health Plan stays committed […]