Susan Benham

Vice President
Bakersfield Memorial Hospital Foundation

Nancy Bussani

Susan Benham  is the vice president and chief philanthropy officer at Bakersfield Memorial Hospital Foundation. In this role, she oversees the Bakersfield Memorial Hospital Foundation and also serves as the policy advocacy liaison for the hospital.

Previously, Ms. Benham served on the Bakersfield City Council, and currently serves on board of directors for the Greater Bakersfield Chamber of Commerce.  She is also a member of the Rotary Club of Bakersfield and the State Bar of California.

Ms. Benham received her J.D. from the University of California, Los Angeles,  and her bachelor’s degree in science from the University of Pennsylvania.