Advisory Committee

Co-Leads

Karen Grimley, Chief Nursing Executive – UCLA Health
Linda Zorn, Statewide Initiative Director – HWI

Members

BJ Bartleson, VP Nursing & Clinical Services – CA Hospital Association
Laura Brunetto, Acting Nursing Director, Public Health – Santa Clara Public Health Department
Blanca Castro, Sr Mgr of Advocacy – AARP
Garrett Chan, HealthImpact CEO
John “JC” Cordova, Health & Statewide Director – Health Workforce Initiative
Pilar De La Cruz-Reyes, Nurse Administrator Member – CA Board of Registered Nursing
Mary Dickow, Program Director – CA Action Coalition
Liz Dietz, Liaison & Past President – American Nurses Association\CA
Lisa Duncan, Director of Clinical Compliance & Regulatory Support – Family Health Centers of San Diego
Larissa Estes, Program Manager for Health System Transformation – Prevention Institute
Dan Gillette, Senior Research Scientist – CITRUS, UC Berkeley
Grissel Hernandez, Nursing Staff Dev Specialist and Caritas Coach – Stanford Health Care
Marketa Houskova, Executive Director – American Nurses Association\CA
Jeffery Hudson-Covolo, VP Patient Care Services and CNE – Sierra View Medical Center
Kelly Johnson, Chief Nursing Officer – Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital, Stanford
Karyn Karp, Practice Director – CA Association of Nurse Anesthetists
Lorna Kendrick, President Elect (April 2019) – CA Association of Colleges of Nursing
Michelle Lopes, SVP of Patient Care Services/CNO – John Muir Health
Alice Martanegara, State Director of Nursing, CA – Western Governors University
Sandy Melton, President – CA Organization of Associate Degree Nursing Programs, South
Angie Millan, Nursing Director – Los Angeles County
Joseph Morris, Executive Officer – CA Board of Registered Nursing
Wanda Morris, President Elect – CA Organization of Associate Degree Nursing Programs, South
Natalee Muth, Board President – CA Nursing Students’ Association
Austin Nation, Board Member – Bay Area Black Nurse Association
Aileen Oh, Director, Ambulatory Clinical Services, SCPMG – Kaiser Permanente
Susanne Phillips, Chair – Advanced Practice Registered Nurses
Maria Luisa Ramira, San Diego President – Philippine Nurses Association of CA
Stephanie Robinson, President Elect – CA Organization of Associate Degree Nursing Programs, North
Joanne Spetz, Associate Director of Research, Healthforce Center – University of CA, San Francisco
Ann Stoltz, Director, School of Nursing – Touro University
Tim Talbert, Retired Director – St. Joseph Hospital
Annie Tat, Liaison – American Nurses Association\CA
Kim Tomasi, CEO – Association of CA Nurse Leaders
Anna Valdez, President – CA Organization of Associate Degree Nursing Programs, North
Anna Valdez,Past President – CA Organization of Associate Degree Nursing Programs, North
Mila Velasquez, President – National Coalition of Ethnic Minority Nurse Associations
Nikki West, HealthCare Education Management Director – Kaiser Permanente
Judith Yates, SVP – Hospital Association of San Diego & Imperial Counties
Scott Ziehm, President – CA Association of Colleges and Nursing