Leadership Team & Board of Directors

Hospice Board RoomHospice Services of Lake County is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, governed by a Board of Directors, which has oversight of Hospice operations. The Board members work collaboratively with Hospice Services of Lake County’s Executive Director and Administrative Team to set policy, create a strategic plan for the future, approve the budget and oversee the finances, and monitor compliance  with regulations.

The Board members are residents of the communities served by Hospice Services of Lake County. They are elected and serve three year terms. The Board meets every month, and each Board member also sits on one or more committees.

Leadership Team 

Executive Director, Cindy Sobel

Finance Director, Carol Brandt

Community Relations Manager,  Beth Havrilla

Development Director, Janine Smith-Citron

Board of Directors

Don Hubbard
Enrolled Agent

Vice President
Patty Brunetti
Community Leader

Diane Tomkins Plante, CPA
Tomkins Tax Consultants

Petra Bergstrom
Realtor, Morgan Lane Real Estate

Past President
Mark Borghesani
Owner, Kelseyville Lumber

David Neft
Retired Realtor
Professional Musician

Betty Carrola, PT
Community Leader

Tracy Hazelton, FNP/PA-C
Adventist Health Clearlake

Jeannette Bartley
Bartley Pumps

Dana Kearney
Community Leader





“Most people want to die in comfort and peace, with time for friends and family to say good bye.  When we can open dialogues with our loved ones about our desires and needs for how we want to leave this world, we can start creating peaceful endings.” – Diane Pege, MD, MMM, FACP
Past Board Member

“I love what Hospice is all about – not just the high quality care given to patients, but the wonderful attention given to the caregivers.”  – David Neft

“I believe in hospice and the right of the dying to walk their final days in dignity. I believe that our Hospice goes above and beyond to provide comprehensive support to the family and loved ones. “ – Betty Carrola