Volunteer Chaplains | Chaplaincy Services and Education | UC Davis Health

Volunteer Chaplains

  • Susan Farrar: Buddhist

    Susan Farrar: Buddhist

    Susan is a volunteer who provides spiritual care to patients, families, and staff once a week serving all faiths or no faith at all. She is a leader at Lion’s Roar Temple in Sacramento.

  • Col. David Tool: Buddhist

    Col. David Tool: Buddhist

    Col. Tool is a Vietnam Veteran who serves the needs of the veteran population here at UC Davis Health.  He is a wonderful resource for our veterans who might respond to an officer about their experiences in the hospital and beyond.

  • Steven Pierce

    Steven Pierce


  • Sue Roberts: Roman Catholic

    Sue provides patients with the Eucharist (Holy Communion) upon request. She volunteers as a chaplain for patients and families as needed once a week.