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Eileen B. Koch ’71

Eileen Koch ’71, June 3, 2000, in Oakland, California. She earned a master’s degree in social work from Hunter College in 1974 and a master’s in public health from the University of California, Berkeley, in 1975. Later, she earned the credential of Real Property Administrator with the Building Owners and Managers Institute, and a Diplomat with the American College of Hospital Administrators. She was assistant administrator of Children’s Hospital Medical Center in Oakland until 1985, when she became director of support services with the California State Bar Association, a position she held at the time of her death. She founded the Women’s Healthcare Executives of Northern California and served as vice president and membership chair in the ’80s. She also served on a committee of the Jewish Community Federation of West Bay. An active supporter of animal welfare and protection, she was an advisory board member and volunteer of the Valley Humane Society in Pleasanton. She was an excellent equestrienne who frequently rode in competitions, and was a past president of the Metropolitan Horseman’s Association. Survivors include her parents, a sister, and two nieces.

Appeared in Reed magazine: February 2001

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