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November 6, 2018 — California General Election
Special District

Eden Township Health Care DistrictCandidate for Director

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Mariellen Faria

Registered Nurse
49,181 votes (24.03%)Winning
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Support programs that educate and promote prevention of diabetes, encourage heart health, and access to mental health services.
  • Promote working in collaboration with Alameda County and other community based organization for access to health care services.
  • Meet with community groups to listen, represent and advocate for the health needs of the Eden Township Healthcare District.



Profession:Registered Nurse
Planning Commissioner, City of Hayward — Appointed position (2010–current)
Director of Nursing, San Leandro Hospital (2013–2013)
Human Services Commissioner, City of Hayward — Appointed position (2000–2009)
Manager, St. Rose Hospital (1988–1995)
Staff Nurse, St. Rose Hospital (1985–1988)


California State University, Los Angeles Master of Science, Nursing administrion, strategic planning, budgeting, patient education, community health and research (2007)
California State University, Dominguez Hills Bachelor Degree, Nursing, Studied various aspects of nursing including community health, patient education and researdh application. (1991)
California State University, Dominguez Hills Bachelor of Science, Nursing, patient education, community education, disease processes, research (1991)
California State University, Hayward Bachelor of Arts, Sociology (1973)

Community Activities

Volunteer, New Start Tattoo Removal Program (1995–current)
Volunteer, South Hayward Parish (2016–current)
Board Member, Hayward Area Historical Society (2016–current)

Who supports this candidate?

Featured Endorsements

  • Hayward, Firefighters Union, 1909

Organizations (1)

  • Alameda County Democratic Party

Elected Officials (1)

  • Alameda Labor Council, AFL-CIO

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