Debra L. Plass RN, MS, is Vice President, Operations at Dignity Health Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital. She is a leader with more than 18 years in strategy, business development, physician relations, marketing and performance excellence at Dignity Health. Known for her expertise in team development, Ms. Plass manages complex healthcare organizational systems in constant change to innovate, improve and drive sustainable results. Her decade of clinical nursing experience provides a founding for her work across the Dignity Health organization on mission, organization performance improvement and innovation. She brings experience in national and international business consulting for improving the patient experience and strengthening organizational leadership. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and a Master in Science in Organization Development and Leadership. As a community leader she serves on the Nevada County Economic Resource Council Board of Directors, and a highly successful local cooperative market.