Chief Executive Officer
Clinica Sierra Vista
Steve Schilling has worked at Clinica Sierra Vista (CSV) for 28 of the agency's 30 years. He is a fifth generation Californian, originally from the Bay Area. He graduated from Chico State University where he studied Business and Public Administration. After graduate school and service in the Peace Corps in Venezuela, he came to Weedpatch to join Clinica Sierra Vista.
As Chief Executive Officer (CEO), he helps manage the operations of this large non-profit organization which employs more than 550 full-time employees at 39 locations in Kern and Inyo counties. It is one of the largest comprehensive community health center networks in California.
Schilling has been involved with dozens of community organizations, including Kern Health Systems, Kern Area Health Education Center, Lamont Chamber, Weill Foundation, The Tree Foundation, The Human Relations Commission, The Salvation Army, The Red Cross and The Bakesfield Rotary Club. On a larger scale he has served on the National WIC Advisory Board, the Family Planning Advisory Board, the National Rural Health Association, Clinic Mutual Insurance Company, and as past president of the State Primary Care Association. Steve has been a member of the Kern County Network for Children's Governing Board since its inception and is currently President of the Central Valley Health Network.
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