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Joseph Boscacci

California Ambassador

Name:  Joseph R. Boscacci

Hometown: Rancho Santa Fe, CA

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Civilian Education: BA, Social Science (Pre-Law) California State University, S.F., CA. 1964; Lifetime General Secondary Teaching Credential, 1966; MPA, Public Administration, Health Care Management, 1983, Golden Gate University, S.F., CA.

Organizations/Clubs/Philanthropies: VFW Lifetime Member,

AUSA Presidio SF Chapter Lifetime Member & Past President Chapter; Past Commander of American Legion Post 558, Los Altos, CA; Volunteer, 31 yrs., Employer Support to the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), presently Vice Chair of the CA. ESGR Committee; President, Camp Pendleton Chapter Military Officers of America (MOAA); Board Member, Korean War Memorial Foundation, SF, CA.; Volunteer and Board Member, Veterans Administration Health Care System, Palo Alto, CA.; Service Academy Review Board Member (10 yrs.) for U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein; Rotary Club and Kiwanis.

Civilian Honors: ESGR 1990, Seven Seals Award; 2012, ESGR National Volunteer of the Year for Training; 2013, ESGR Secretary of Defense Award, Outstanding Achievement; 2015, ESGR National Volunteer of the Year, Operations; 2015, James M. Roche Spirit of Volunteerism Award; 2018, ESGR Lifetime Achievement Award.

Military Retirement Rank and Date, Service and Key Positions: Colonel, MSC, Retired JAN 97; AGR Executive Officer Positions, 347 General Hospital and 352 Evacuation Hospital; Health Services Command, Mobilization Planner, Fort Knox, KY.; HQS, Sixth US Army, PSF, CA, Surgeons Office and DCSPER; Inspector General, 120th ARCOM, Executive Officer, 349 Gen. Hospital; Inspector General, 63d ARCOM.

Name of Spouse and Children: Janie (wife), 4 children, Tony, Paul, Daniel, and Theresa along with 7 grandchildren.

Army Reserve Ambassador Joseph Boscacci upon completion of AFS, transitioned into private health care delivery. He became VP, Clinical and Support Services, El Camino Hospital, Mountain View, CA. From there he became the Corporate Compliance Director, Daughters of Charity Health System, 7 hospitals, Northern and Southern CA. Lastly, Director of Health Care Compliance, Protein Design Labs, Fremont CA.