Staff

Pamela Kurtzman, CEO

650.421 2155 Ext. 202   
Education: BS, Arizona State University; MPH, University of New York at Stonybrook/Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health
Pamela Kurtzman joined Sequoia Healthcare District in August 2006 to launch the HeartSafe Program. In 2010, she was appointed Director of Healthy Youth Initiatives and developed the District’s Healthy Schools Initiative. In 2014, she became Director of Grants and Programs and also managed the Caring Community Grants Program before becoming CEO in January, 2018.  As CEO, Ms. Kurtzman will more deeply incorporate the District’s core values of cohesiveness and inclusion into objectives and strategies that foster health equity– a definition of health that is, “not simply the absence of disease, but rather the overall quality of life” for all District residents. 

Pamela Kurtzman, CEO

650.421.2155 Ext. 202   
Education:
BS, Arizona State University; MPH, University of New York at Stonybrook/Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health
Pamela Kurtzman joined Sequoia Healthcare District in August 2006 to launch the HeartSafe Program. In 2010, she was appointed Director of Healthy Youth Initiatives and developed the District’s Healthy Schools Initiative. In 2014, she became Director of Grants and Programs and also managed the Caring Community Grants Program before becoming CEO in January, 2018.  As CEO, Ms. Kurtzman will more deeply incorporate the District’s core values of cohesiveness and inclusion into objectives and strategies that foster health equity– a definition of health that is, “not simply the absence of disease, but rather the overall quality of life” for all District residents.

Karen Li, MD, Director of School Health/HeartSafe

650.421.2155 Ext. 204  

Education:  BS, UCLA; MD, UCSF; Pediatric Residency, Children’s Hospital, Oakland
Dr. Li identifies health and safety needs, formulates plans and goals, provides vision and leadership, and collaborates with school district wellness coordinators and community partners. Prior to working at the District, Dr. Li was the Wellness Coordinator at Sequoia Union High School District. She brings with her a wealth of medical knowledge and expertise in working with children and adolescents from her former career as a pediatrician.

Karen Li, MD, Director of School Health

/HeartSafe

650.421.2155 Ext. 204   
Education:  BS, UCLA; MD, UCSF; Pediatric Residency, Children’s Hospital, Oakland
Dr. Li identifies health and safety needs, formulates plans and goals, provides vision and leadership, and collaborates with school district wellness coordinators and community partners. Prior to working at the District, Dr. Li was the Wellness Coordinator at Sequoia Union High School District. She brings with her a wealth of medical knowledge and expertise in working with children and adolescents from her former career as a pediatrician.

Jenny Bratton, Program Coordinator 

(650) 421-2155 Ext. 207   

Education: BA, UCLA; Teaching credential, UCSD; MA, SJSU
Ms. Bratton joined Sequoia Healthcare District in July 2017. Prior to joining SHCD, Ms. Bratton spent the last 15 years working in public education, of which the past four years were spent teaching at Woodside High School in the Sequoia Union High School District. Ms. Bratton provides overall support for HSI work and grants programs.

Jenny Bratton, Program Coordinator 

(650) 421-2155 Ext. 207  

Education: BA, UCLA; Teaching credential, UCSD; MA, SJSU
Ms. Bratton joined Sequoia Healthcare District in July 2017. Prior to joining SHCD, Ms. Bratton spent the last 15 years working in public education, of which the past four years were spent teaching at Woodside High School in the Sequoia Union High School District. Ms. Bratton provides overall support for HSI work and grants programs.

Heidi Stamper, Administrative Executive 

(650) 421-2155 Ext. 201   
Education: BA, technical writing certificate, CSU Chico
Ms. Stamper first joined the District as a member of the Living Healthy team in 2014. Prior to joining SHD, she has worked as a grant writer, software release coordinator, technical writer, event coordinator, convention organizer, and bookkeeper.  In August 2017, Ms. Stamper took on the role of office manager, bookkeeper, and clerk of the Board.  

Heidi Stamper, Administrative Executive 

(650) 421-2155 Ext. 201   
Education: BA, technical writing certificate, CSU Chico
Ms. Stamper first joined the District as a member of the Living Healthy team in 2014. Prior to joining SHD, she has worked as a grant writer, software release coordinator, technical writer, event coordinator, convention organizer, and bookkeeper.  In August 2017, Ms. Stamper took on the role of office manager, bookkeeper, and clerk of the Board.