Parkinson Association of Northern California Board of Directors
SEAN TRACY - VICE CHAIR
Sean continues his service with the State of California going on 34 years, and currently serves as the Health and Safety Program Chief for the California Department of State Hospitals. Sean and his Mother co-lead the Northeast support group and both are active in the Arden-Arcade support group. Sean has decades of volunteer community service experience, and joined the Parkinson Association board in 2017.
kate rodrigues– Director
Kate has a background in marketing communications. She worked in the computer and medical industries and retired from UCD Medical Center in 2016. Her father died from Parkinson’s complications and she was diagnosed with the same condition in 2014.
Christine Grmolyes, GCM – Director
Christine is a Certified Geriatric Care Manager, working with Senior Care Solutions. She is an accomplished community leader and joined the Parkinson Association board in 2016.
suketu khandhar, m.d. -director
Dr. Khandhar is a Movement Disorder Specialist and the Medical Director of the Comprehensive Movement Disorders Program for Northern California, Kaiser Permanente. He completed a fellowship in Parkinson’s disease & Movement Disorders (University of California, San Francisco). Dr. Khandhar works with a team of specialists focusing on Parkinson’s disease, Essential Tremor and Dystonia. He has championed multi-disciplinary care using an integrated practice model.
MARTHA (MARCIE) LARKEY– DIRECTOR
Marcie is a retired healthcare professional previously holding a wide range of positions in education, marketing, business development and fundraising. She has served on the Board of Directors for numerous non-profit organizations and joined the Parkinson Association of Northern California board in 2017.
Chris Chediak - Director
Chris is a senior shareholder and corporate transactional attorney for Weintraub Tobin. His practice focuses on governance, mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, and fiduciary matters. He has served on the Board of Directors for numerous non-profit organizations throughout the Sacramento region and joined the Parkinson Association board in 2017.