Richard Torrez Resigns from Tulare Hospital Board

Richard Torrez has resigned from the Tulare Local Healthcare District’s Board of Directors, Board Chair Kevin Northcraft confirmed.

“We were very appreciative of his support when he clarified and ratified the actions of the last three meetings of the new board, and we are happy he did come to the meeting for those things,” Northcraft told the Voice.

He stated that Torrez had resigned during the special session of the September 23 board meeting, and that the resignation was effective as of 12:00am Thursday, September 28.

Northcraft also stated that recruitment to replace Torrez would begin soon.

This is a developing story and will be updated.

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  1. So why didn’t he say anything at the last meeting on Wednesday when discussion was held if board members are absent (him specifically) 3 times they should removed? He was already removing himself. Which is a great plan! “Adios crook.”

  2. At least Mr Torrez left in a much more dignified fashion than Linda Wilbourn. She did it in a very gutless and classless fashion, giving a resignation letter to the HCCA attorney couple of hours before the Board meeting.

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