Each year, Health Care Communicators of San Diego requests nominations and holds an election for President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer positions, and appoints other members to board positions representing key roles within the organization. This process takes place each year in December and the new board assumes their role immediately following the annual Finest Awards Dinner and Presentation. All board member positions are served within a volunteer capacity.
2016/2017 HCCSD Board of Directors
Christina Campo has more than 20 years in the healthcare industry, with experience including clinic settings, medical device, and project management. Christina is the campaign manager at Scripps Health in their Marketing and Communications department. She works as project manager for their large marketing campaigns and is their CRM platform SME. Christina’s communication skills are at the forefront of her work. With her bachelors in communication, she is an expert in deciphering technical lingo and relaying it in novice terms, allowing the Scripps Health marketing team to work cohesively. She is also responsible for delivering communication to patients regarding physician changes within Scripps Coastal and Scripps Clinic. In her spare time she is training for half marathons, hiking with her family, and mentoring recent graduates at her alumni university. Contact Christina at email@example.com.
Vice President 2017-18
Wendy Berke is a clinical consultant with specialties in healthcare IT, pain management, patient safety and critical care. She currently provides clients with clinical product development expertise and marketing/education tools within consumer and clinical markets. As a BSN/MHA educated critical care nurse, she has served multiple companies and healthcare organizations in bedside nursing, executive leadership, medical education, clinical marketing and scientific communications. While at the American Association of Critical Care Nurse (AACN), a membership organization, she served as the Director of Business Development. She has also contributed to medical device product development at companies including CareFusion (Cardinal Health), HemoTheapies, and VitalCom. Contact Wendy at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Susana Medrano has over 8 years of health care marketing experience. She is currently a Project Manager for Scripps Health. Prior to Scripps Health, Susana was in the mortgage banking industry for 12 years working at banks such as Washington Mutual and First Bank. In her spare time, Susana is working on completing her graduate degree. Projected graduate date is late 2016. Contact Susana at email@example.com.
Director of Digital Marketing
Saurav Rimal is a marketing manager at Gazelle/ecoATM. He has more than 10 years experience in content marketing, SEO, social media and digital PR in diverse settings including b2c and b2b organizations (national & global) from retail, financial to education. He has a Business Information Technology degree from Coventry University in UK. He moved to US from UK in 2011 and has continued to support several non-profit organizations locally. Contact Saurav at firstname.lastname@example.org
Finest Website Chair
Lucy Alvarez has been a Web Developer for 8 years. She earned her Web Design and Developing degree while gaining experience at Southwestern College as the official Web Developer. Her career has given her many opportunities to work with companies from different cultures including Mexico and Central America. Lucy currently works as a travelling consultant for the EPIC software. She is currently in the PeaceHealth project in Washington and Oregon regions, working as a trainer to help transition from the old EMR documentation to the new CareConnect/Epic software for Ancillary and Clinical services. Lucy is grateful to have the opportunity to teach caregivers a new software and help improve not only the caregivers daily lives but also the patient(s) experience and support when they need it the most. Contact Lucy at email@example.com.