• First Choice Community Healthcare is governed by a community-based Board of Directors which reflects the ethnic, racial and economic diversity of the communities in which First Choice is located.
  • At least 51% of the board members are patients of First Choice Community Healthcare.
  • Our Board of Directors is an informed and effective governing body, which advocates for quality community-based healthcare in New Mexico.
  • The full board meets monthly, on the third Tuesday. Meetings are open to the public. Call Rose Sanchez for location and agenda at 873-7402.

Board of Directors

Patient Members
Ms. Sara Baca - South Valley Area
Ms. Grace Chavez - South Valley Area
Ms. Mary Dominguez - North Valley Area
Ms. Linda Holle – Edgewood Area
Ms. Lucy Jojola - South Broadway Area
Mr. Henry Rod Mercure - Alameda Area
Ms. Patricia West - South Valley Area
Ms. Lourdes Ortiz, Los Lunas Area
Non Patient Members
Dr. Lance Chilton
Ms. Gloria Sue Doherty
Ms. Rachel Flores
Mr. Paul Luna, President
Mr. Floyd Wilson, Treasurer
Mr. Paul Luna, President
Ms. Grace Chavez, Vice-President
Mr. Floyd Wilson, Treasurer
Mr. Henry Rod Mercure, Secretary

Our Patient-Centered Healthcare Home makes you feel welcomed and cared for by a team that:

  • Knows your health history and goals
  • Communicates effectively with you and with each other
  • Gives you appointments when you need them
  • Coordinates the complexity of labs, prescriptions, referrals and insurance

We go the extra mile to help our patients get help paying for their health care.

  • We assist with Medicaid applications
  • We help patients find insurance on the Marketplace
  • We enroll patients in special programs when they are eligible
  • We provide a discount for services based on family size and income