The Board of Directors at FHCCGLA

Jorge Ventura

Jorge has served on the FHCCGLA Board of Directors since 2009. He is engaged in many civic organizations and was the founder of the Bell Gardens Chamber of Commerce. His other accomplishments include work as President of the Bell Gardens Lions Club, Bell Chamber of Commerce, and Kiwanis of Bell-Maywood-Cudahy. Jorge is a licensed realtor and has served as Vice President of the Southeast Los Angeles Association of Realtors. In addition to his extensive business experience he completed a certificate program at LA Trade Tech in Graphic Arts Management.


Marie Bagwell
Marie has served on the FHCCGLA Board of Directors since 2001.  She has a degree in Early Childhood Development from Cal State Los Angeles, and has extensive experience in early childhood education.  She was Senior Citzens Director for the City of Montebello having retired in 2010. Marie is on the board of directors for the Montebello-Commerce YMCA and has served on the senior board for senior housing for Beverly Towers and The Golden Rule Association. She is also a board member of Soroptimist International of Montebello and the Montebello High School Alumni Association.



Mayra Majano
Mayra has served on FHCCGLA Board of Directors since 2009. She is very interested in health care issues surrounding uninsured and vulnerable populations. Her experience includes work with L.A. Care Health Plan focusing on increasing access to health care resources for indigent populations. In addition she has worked as a volunteer for Rancho Los Amigos Rehabilitation Medical Center. 



Jackie Derimow
Jackie has served on the FHCCGLA Board of Directors since 2006 and has been Board Secretary since 2009. She has worked extensively with the Montebello Police Activities League with focus on their martial arts program which works with children in the Montebello community. Her dedication to the clinic and its patients is evident in her generous commitment of time to the work of FHCCGLA. Jackie has worked for many years in office management and bookkeeping.



Dr. Binesh Batra
Dr. Batra has served on the FHCCGLA Board of Directors since 2010. Dr. Bartra is the Area Medical Director of the Kaiser Permanente Downey Service Area. He is a Board Certified Internist and Gastroenterologist. A native of India who completed medical school at the University of New Delhi with honors, and his internal medicine residency and fellowship in Gastroenterology at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital in the Bronx, New York. In 1998 he completed the USC Management Development Program in Health Care, and in 2003 was selected by the California Health Care Foundation for their Health Care Leadership Fellowship. 



Maria Luisa Hernandez
Maria Luisa has served on the FHCCGLA Board of Directors since 2007.  She is active in her local church (Asemblia de Dios-Bell Gardens) and public schools, serving as a volunteer in her local elementary school. Maria Luisa’s other interests include working with low income communities volunteering in local food banks. In addition Maria Luisa is very interested in music and has promoted local musicians.



Gladys Muños
Gladys has served on the FHCCGLA Board of Directors since 2008. She is active in her local public school serving for many years as a volunteer. Gladys is very dedicated to the work of the FHCCGLA and is interested in advancing the work we do in promoting community health and well being.