Nurse, former director of Nursing, and the first Director of Risk Management at California Hospital, member of Soroptimist International of Los Angeles for over 50 years, and former region Governor. An innovator in the nursing profession, having pioneered specialized procedures for the neonatal intensive care unit at California Hospital.
Chairman of the Board and founder of Lazarex Cancer Foundation, a nationwide public nonprofit organization. Among other endeavors, Dana serves as a board member of the USC Center for Civic Engagement and the USC Brain and Creativity Institute, council member and Vice Chair of the governing board of the Yosemite Conservancy, and member of the Massachusetts General Hospital President’s Council.
Founder and CEO of St. Thomas Beverage, Inc., a beverage product development firm specializing in product formulation, development, and manufacturing of nonalcoholic beverages. She is also a member of Yosemite Conservancy, current Director of the Rotary Club of Los Angeles, and former Director of Boy Scouts of America and the California Railway Museum.