Our Staff

Sandra Poole

Interim CEO/Consultant

Sandra O. Poole, MPA currently serves as the interim CEO of the California Black Health Network (CBHN). She is also the Founder/Owner of Sandra O. Poole and Associates LLC, a organizational consulting firm. Ms. Poole was previously employed as a Policy Manager at Molina Healthcare of California and also served as Deputy Director for CBHN.  She has over 25 years in Executive management positions with the State of California and County of Riverside.   Ms. Poole has also held executive positions with non-profit mental health organizations and has many years of health policy and advocacy experience. 

Ms. Poole has held numerous leadership, professional memberships and Board of Director positions with community-based, civic, fraternal and non-profit organizations. She continues to be actively involved in many community and social justice activities in the greater Sacramento area. Ms. Poole is a life member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated, a member of the Solano County Chapter of the Links Incorporated and Pi Alpha Alpha National Honor Society for Public Affairs and Administration.   Ms. Poole is a founding member of the Sacramento State Alumni Association- Black Alumni Chapter, currently serves as President and has remained a member since its inception.

Sandra has a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology and a Masters Degree in Public Administration. She is also a Real Estate Broker licensed by the State of California.


Veronica Williams

Office Manager

Veronica brings both experience and a positive and great personality to the CBHN workplace. Having worked as part of the clerical team for the Department of Health and Human Services in the areas of Child Protective Services, Emergency Response, Family Reunification and Children’s Mental Health, she has earned a wealth of clerical and administrative support experience. Veronica also worked for Monterey County Department of Health and Human Services as an Eligibiliy Worker I.

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