South Texas Chapter of ACHE Newsletter

September 2021
In This Issue
President's Message Summer 2021
Vice President's Message Summer 2021
Message from Your ACHE Regent - Summer 2021
Leadership and Professional Development
Healthcare Leadership - Thoughts From My Foxhole
Chapter Happenings
Diversity Committee Director Update
STC-ACHE Local Program Councils
2021 STC-ACHE Student Symposium
Programs Committee Update
Programs Committee Update
Member Spotlight
Member Spotlight - Pressanna Parackal
Administrative Notes
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Chapter Officers


Mary Anne Weidner, MHA


Immediate Past President

Roxanne Rosa, MHA, FACHE  

Vice President

Kimberly A. Tansey, DPT, FACHE


Roxanne Rosa, MHA, FACHE  

Programs Committee Update
Programs Committee Update
Programs Director, Robin Moreno, FACHE

Hello STC-ACHE Members,

I hope this finds you and your family well and safe.

Please follow our virtual offerings through our Eventbrite page:

The STC-ACHE Programs Committee is comprised of Lana Bamiro, Alex Bradford, Jake Reyna-Casanova, Brian Turner, and Nita Hawke. 

We currently have a Fall Event on October 1st. This event is a collaboration between the STC-ACHE and the San Antonio Nursing Consortium. This event will be held at The Club at the Sonterra, and will include lunch, panels, and happy hour.  Our topics and panels are:  

Dan Cooper, Chief Operating Officer,  Baptist Medical Center


  • Mason Raven, MHA, CLSSBB, Access Physicians
  • Lana Bamiro, DrPH, MPH, MBA, Baptist Medical Center
  • Damon King, MBA, MPM, LSSGB, ITIL, FACHE, WellMed

Equity of Care
Dr. Pressanna Parackal  DNP, RN, RN-BC, CCRN, CNRN, CRRN


  • Dr. Nelson Tuazon, DNP, DBA, RN, NEA-BC, CENP, CPHQ, CPPS, FNAP, FACHE 
  • Christopher Sandles, MBA, FACHE
  • Kristen Lemus, Group Chief Nursing Executive for Texas
  • Roberta Martinez, Patient Safety Officer, Baptist Medical Center

Thank you to all who have graciously volunteered their time to participate as moderators or panelists for our local events. Your time and experience are appreciated. Are you interested in serving as a panelist or moderator? Please contact me at and we can discuss your interests. You do not need to be a fellow to be a panelist or moderator!

I hope to see you at our Fall Event!

Robin Moreno, FACHE
Programs Committee Chair, South Texas Chapter – ACHE


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