Quarterly SOHLstice
March 2021
In This Issue
Regent's Message
President's Message
SOHL Awards and Recognitions
SOHL Programs: Quarterly Update
Welcome Our Newest Members of SOHL
Q1 2021 National News
Resourcefulness: A Key Leadership Skill
Accomplishments Build Careers
Special Thanks to Our Platinum and Gold Sponsors
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Chapter Officers

Executive Board


Regent (California - Southern)
Harry C. Sax, , MD, FACHE, FACS
Cedars Sinai Medical Center

 

President
Nora Bota
County of San Diego

 

Immediate Past Co-Presidents
Dasha Dahdouh
Rady Children's Hospital - San Diego

Darrell Atkin

Johan Otter
Scripps Health

 

President Elect
Jessica Taylor
Jessica Taylor Consulting


Co-Treasurers
Sarah Norwood
Tech Coast Angels San Diego

James Revels
UC San Diego Health

 

Secretary
Peter Chu
UC San Diego Health


Board of Directors


Membership
Debbie Jacobs
Catalyst

Aubrianna Schumacher
UC San Diego Health Physician Group


Programs
Jack Hallmark
Optum

Lydia Isabel Napa
UC San Diego Health


Marketing and Communications
Ana Victoria Ramirez
Sharp Coronado Hospital

Sean Olmo
Scripps Health


Sponsorship
Barbara Gerber
Devon Hill Associates, LLC

Gary Fybel
FMG Leading


Career Development
Alice Dang
Scripps Health

Sarah Guerard
VA San Diego Healthcare System

 

Subcommittee Members


Diversity Council
Kelly Price Noble
University of Phoenix


Imperial County Liaison
TBD


Allied Healthcare Professional Council
County: Nora Bota, County of San Diego

Military: LT Jac Thomas

VA: Sarah Guerard, VA San Diego Healthcare System

Community Health: TBD


Volunteer Coordinator
Kristine Ortwine
Integrated Health Partners


Annual Conference
Peter Chu
UC San Diego Health

Johan Otter
Scripps Health

 

Newsletter
Mike De Castro
ECG Management Consultants


Social Media
Lilly Najera
County of San Diego


Website Manager
Jeffrey Jimenez
County of San Diego


Marketing Volunteer
Susan Stone
Sharp HealthCare


Mentoring
TBD

 

Executive Program
Celerina Cornett
UC San Diego Extension

Jack Hallmark
Optum


Advancement Study Group
Carol Cannizzo
County of San Diego

 

Early Careerists
Jennifer Reyes
Family Health Centers of San Diego


Graduate Program Council, San Diego State University
Brandy Lipton

Thuy Do

Britney Seidemann

 

Graduate Program Council, National University
Negin Iranfar

Joy De Dios

 

Graduate Program Council, UC San Diego
Robert Kaplan

Justin Sigmund

Michael Chan


Graduate Program Council, University of Phoenix
Kelly Price Noble
University of Phoenix


College Bowl
Negin Iranfar
National University


Senior Advisors Council
Mary Parra
Neighborhood Healthcare

Mark Campbell
TRICARE Regional Office – West


Members-At-Large
Jared Vogt
Rady Children's Hospital

Trish Daly
Daly Consulting Solutions

SOHL Awards and Recognitions

ACHE Recognition Awards

Congratulations to the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) Recognition awardees! The ACHE Recognition is awarded to members who have made significant contributions to healthcare management excellence through their volunteer service to the San Diego Organization of Healthcare Leaders (SOHL) Chapter, ACHE, and the healthcare profession. On behalf of ACHE, SOHL is honored to acknowledge the ACHE Recognition Awardees listed below.

*One star is awarded for every 30 hours of service.

1 STAR Fellow – Service Award:

  • Carol Cannizzo, RN, FACHE
  • Bernard F. Carr, LFACHE
  • Sherwood G. Covill, LFACHE
  • Andrea Gonzalez, FACHE
  • Howard W. Salmon, LFACHE

1 STAR Member – Service Award:

  • Nora M. Bota, MPH
  • Keith D. Brady, DSc, FACHE(R)

2 STAR Fellow – Distinguished Service Award:

  • CDR Eric A. Polonsky, FACHE

2 STAR Member – Distinguished Service Award:

  • Jared A. Vogt

3 STAR Fellow – Exemplary Service Award:

  • Aaron J. Byzak, FACHE

ACHE Regent Awards

Congratulations to the SOHL Board members listed below who received the 2020 ACHE Regent Award! This award is bestowed upon SOHL Board members who have gone above and beyond in terms of their volunteer service and commitment to the organization and healthcare leadership.

  • Peter Chu, MHSA
  • Howard W. Salmon, LFACHE

SOHL ACHE Congress Scholarship Awards

Congratulations to the students listed below who are recipients of the SOHL scholarship to help cover partial costs of this year’s ACHE Congress registration! The scholarship provides SOHL members the ability to connect with colleagues, discover new insights from innovative leaders across the nation, and access resources to empower them to lead in the healthcare field.

  • Thuy Do
  • Essohouna Tchonda

Celebrating Over 20 Years of Excellence

Last year marked SOHL’s 20th year anniversary since the Healthcare Executives and San Diego Women in Healthcare Administration merged, forming SOHL. In 2001, SOHL applied to be an ACHE Pilot Chapter and was awarded ACHE Pilot Chapter status in 2002, leading to official ACHE Chapter status in 2004.

For over two decades, SOHL has been leading with excellence, developing healthcare leaders to last a lifetime, and ensuring all communities have an equal opportunity to advance their careers. Thank you to the SOHL Presidents listed below who have dedicated time and support to advance healthcare leaders for over 20 years.

  • 2001 - Lieta Maffei and Andrew Shogren
  • 2002 - Lieta Maffei
  • 2003 - Jennifer Keersmaker
  • 2004 - Nick Macchione
  • 2005 - Mary Para
  • 2006 - Kristin Garrett
  • 2007 - Trish Daly
  • 2008 - Mary Para
  • 2009 - Stonish Pierce
  • 2010 - Deeann Green
  • 2011 - Ron Nowosad
  • 2012 - Jared Vogt
  • 2013 - Mark Campbell
  • 2014 - Lisa Thakur
  • 2015 - Johan Otter
  • 2016 - Victoria Shumulinsky
  • 2017 - Nia Price
  • 2018 - Darrell Atkin
  • 2019 - Dasha Dahdouh
  • 2020 - Darrell Atkin, Dasha Dahdouh, and Johan Otter
  • 2021 - Nora Bota 
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