Jim Mangia is the President and CEO of St. John’s Well Child and Family Centers, a network of a dozen nonprofit federally qualified health centers and school-based clinics providing free medical, dental and mental health services to more than 200,000 patient visits in south Los Angeles.
Mangia serves as a State Commissioner on the State of California Workforce Investment Board and was appointed by the Governor as an Expert Advisor to the Let’s Get Healthy California Task Force. He is the Chair of the Public Health & Prevention Task Force for the California Primary Care Organization. Mangia served on the LA Care Health Plan’s Board of Governors from 2008-2012 and was a member of President Obama’s Health Advisory Task Force.
Mangia is the founder of the south Los Angeles Health & Human Rights Conference and has built a myriad of innovative partnerships with school districts, government agencies, community-based organizations, and schools to increase access to health care services and strengthen the health care safety net for impoverished and economically disadvantaged children and their families.