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Sacramento Native American Health Center Promotes Chief Program and Development Officer

Sacramento, California – February 2, 2023 – Sacramento Native American Health Center (SNAHC) has added a new role to the Executive Leadership Team. We are honored and excited to announce the promotion of Dr. Maureen Wimsatt, PhD, as our first Chief Program and Development Officer (CPDO). Prior to her promotion, Dr. Wimsatt served SNAHC as Development Director.

As CPDO, Dr. Wimsatt provides strategic direction to the organization’s community grant programs and initiatives for increasing and diversifying funding sources to sustain the health center vision. She is also responsible for effective resource stewardship and procurement of private and public funding mechanisms to raise the agency’s profile as a patient-centered health home and community collaborator in health promotion and disease prevention.

Dr. Wimsatt brings nearly 20 years of non-profit, public, and private sector experience to this role. Her expertise in program development, grant writing, strategic planning, public health research/evaluation, continuous quality improvement, and health education have helped her successfully expand SNAHC’s annual grant revenue, fundraising structure, partnerships, and community benefit programming.

“Dr. Wimsatt has been with SNAHC for three years, in that time she has had multiple large and much needed, federal, state, and foundation proposals funded,” said Britta Guerrero, CEO. “She has led the organization’s program development, implementation and evaluation teams both internally and externally. Her depth and breadth of knowledge and experience is impressive. I am excited to continue to grow our organizational capacity through her leadership.

Sacramento Native American Health Center is a non-profit 501(c)(3) Federally Qualified Health Center committed to continue and share the legacy of a healthy American Indian / Alaska Native community based on cultural values delivered through a traditional, innovative and accessible patient-centered health home. SNAHC offers primary care, oral health, behavioral health, specialty, and supportive services in midtown Sacramento. We are open to all, and all are welcome. For more information on SNAHC, visit or call 916-341-0575 for an appointment.

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Jeanine Gaines



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