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About Us

Lompoc Valley Medical Center, formerly known as Lompoc Healthcare District, was the first operating Healthcare District hospital established in California and was created in 1946 by the Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors. The 463-square-mile district includes the city of Lompoc, Mission Hills, Mesa Oaks, Vandenberg Village, a portion of Vandenberg Air Force Base and the area east toward Buellton.

Leadership

Lompoc Valley Medical Center (LVMC) is governed by a locally elected board of directors and is a political subdivision of the state of California.
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LVMC is the hub of a coordinated health care system.

We provide quality inpatient, outpatient, and long-term healthcare. LVMC offers a variety of inpatient and outpatient services including: physical therapy, hematology/oncology, diagnostic imaging, laboratory services, sleep studies, and primary and specialty care physicians.
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Lompoc Valley Medical Center is regulated, inspected, and/or certified by a number of public and private agencies at the state and federal levels, including the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Licensing and Certification Program (L&C) and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). 

Our Core Values

  • Integrity – honesty and maintenance of strong moral principles
  • Respect – acknowledging everyone’s abilities, qualities, and achievements
  • Transparency – open and candid in all our activities
  • Excellence – accepting nothing less than our very best
  • Collaboration – working jointly and professionally in all our activities
  • Stewardship – responsible management of the resources entrusted to us

Our Mission

Lompoc Valley Medical Center is a California Healthcare District committed to providing safe, high quality, compassionate and patient-centered healthcare services to our community.

Our Vision

Lompoc Valley Medical Center, in collaboration with physicians, caregivers and the community, is recognized as a leader in a coordinated healthcare delivery system through the provision of superior quality services in a healing environment. We plan for and act to produce an ever-improving healthy future for those whom we serve.

Board of Directors

Ray Down

Board President

Ray Down graduated from Cal Poly in 1970 and has enjoyed a financial career on the Central Coast for 30 plus years. He and his wife, Alice, live in Lompoc and have four children. He was appointed to the Board in 1973 and has been re-elected every four years since.

David L. McAninch, III M.D.

Board-certified radiologist, has been a member of the medical staff since 1983 and a Board member since 2000. He received his medical degree from the USC School of Medicine in 1979 and is currently the medical director of the diagnostic imaging department and Professional X-ray.

Mary Sharp

Mary Sharp has lived in the Lompoc Valley since 1959, when her family was transferred to Vandenberg Air Force Base.  After graduating from Lompoc High School, she attended San Diego State University, earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in Geography. She returned to the Valley, met and married her husband Buck, raised two children and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from LaVerne University.  Mary is currently working as a CPA at Walker, Wilson & Hughen, CPAs.

Roger McConnell

Roger McConnell is a long-time resident of the Lompoc Valley and is a Trustee of the Lompoc Valley Medical Center. He and his wife, Virginia, a kindergarten teacher, both graduated from the University of Oregon in 1977. They have two children, Kirk, a graduate of student at Stanford University and the Wharton School who works in the health care field. Kelsey, a UCLA graduate and LA resident is the Assistant Programming Director at classical KUSC radio. Roger is a Financial Advisor at Stillman Capital Group, a Registered Investment Advisor.

Linual A. White, Jr.

Linual A. White Jr. was elected to the Lompoc Valley Medical Center Board of Directors in November 2014. Mr. White was born and raised in El Centro, CA., where he served in the fire department for 25 years as a battalion chief, operations officer and fire marshal.

Mr. White also served as the Fire Chief of Lompoc from July 2002 until his retirement in December 2009. He also serves on the Lompoc Library Board of Trustees and is on the executive board of the Lompoc Valley Community Health Organization. He is a lifetime member of the Navy League.

He and his wife, Carol, have five grown children and eight grandchildren.

Randell Michel, M.D.

Chief of Staff

Dr. Randell Michel graduated in 1971 from Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC; where he also completed his internship/residency in 1977. He is certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology, and the American Board of Plastic Surgery. He then became a member of our medical staff on April 26, 1979.


Brown Act Notice

Lompoc Valley Medical Center
1515 E. Ocean Avenue
Lompoc, CA 93436
(805) 737-3300

Agendas for the all meetings will also be posted on the bulletin board in the Lompoc Valley Medical Center across from the Board Room 72 hours prior to each meeting.

Please contact Administrative Services at (805) 737-3301 with any questions.

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