California Association of Healthcare Leaders

Delvecchio Finley Reminds CAHL Of Our Purpose Together at Annual Meeting Keynote

The CAHL Annual Meeting and Awards Ceremony drew leaders from across California to reconnect to our purpose and celebrate those leading the way. Click through for summaries of the day’s insights, this year’s award winners, and the award photo gallery.

Mentorship Spotlight | Kristine Cannon

Her Philosophy: Mentoring is about being curious, asking questions and sharing knowledge and experiences that help others unlock their potential and grow in the ways they are seeking. I enjoy the opportunity to meet other healthcare professionals and see how we might be able to learn from each other.

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The Northern and Central California chapter of the American College of Healthcare Executives serves the professional development needs of 50 of California’s 58 counties and extends as far south as Kern County and San Luis Obispo and North to the Oregon border. Membership offers you the opportunity to:

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Upcoming Events

Volunteer Spotlight | Kevin Clougherty

Kevin Clougherty, MHA, FACHE, serves in multiple capacities with CAHL He is currently Director of Operations for NorthBay Health. Connect with him on LInkedIn here.  Please tell us a bit about what you've been doing as a volunteer, and why you chose to take that...

Volunteer Spotlight | Bryan Rivera

Bryan Rivera, FACHE is involved with the Mentorship and Senior Executive Engagement Committees for CAHL. He is the Director of Oncology, Neuroscience, and Clinical Research at Sutter Eden Medical Center and serves as President-Elect at Habitat for Humanity...

Member Spotlight | Robin Ply

Robyn Ply, MHA is a volunteer with the Career Transition and Development Committee and the Mentorship program.  Please tell us a little bit about what you've been doing as a volunteer, and why you chose to take that particular role. I am currently the Mentee Liaison...

Volunteer Spotlight | Pravin Venketsamy

Pravin Venketsamy, MHA, volunteers on the Member & Volunteer Growth committee. He is a VP of Operations at One Medical, a healthcare subsidiary of Amazon.  Please tell us a bit about what you've been doing as a volunteer, and why you chose to take that particular...

Volunteer Spotlight | Armika J. Berkley

Armika J. Berkley, DSc., MPH, is a member of the JEDI Committee. She is a Senior Health Executive with extensive experience as an Administrator and Operations Strategist.  Please tell us a bit about what you've been doing as a volunteer and why you chose to take that...

Mentorship Spotlight | Alex Aleman

Alex Aleman is a Senior Quality Specialist with Kaiser Permanente. He shares his insights as a mentee in the Spring 2023 Formal Mentor Program. Describe your CAHL Formal Mentor program cohort experience. "It was an amazing experience to be a mentee in the CAHL Mentor...

Volunteer Spotlight | Sanjit K. Sodhi

Sanjit K. Sodhi, FACHE, is involved with the Membership Advancement and Career Development & Transition committees with CAHL. Sanjit was one in a cohort of twelve 2022 ACHE’s Thomas C Dolan Executive Diversity Scholars. She is Chief Operating Officer for Kaiser...

Volunteer Spotlight | McKenna Zoucha

McKenna Zoucha, MBA, is Co-Chair of the CA Valley Local Programming Council. In her role, she oversees programming for educational and networking events in her local area.  Please tell us a bit about what you've been doing as a volunteer and why you chose to take that...

Volunteer Spotlight | Mateika Martin, MHA, EMT

Please tell us a bit about what you’ve been doing as a volunteer, and why you chose to take that particular role. I currently volunteer as the Vice Chair for the Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (JEDI) Committee for the CAHL Chapter of ACHE. I started my ACHE...

Volunteer Spotlight | Ryan deGive

Ryan deGive, FACHE, CPHIMS, is the newest Co-Chair of the CAHL Higher Education Network Committee and recently started a new role with Contra Costa Health System as a Health Service Administrator. Ryan received the Volunteer of the Year Award for Generating Pride and...

Member Spotlight | Yevgeny Ostrovskiy

Yevgeny Ostrovskiy is involved with two CAHL committees related to career growth. He shares how networking with CAHL has led to meaningful connections have driven his own career and industry relationships forward. Please tell us a bit about what you've been doing as a...

Member Spotlight | Bridget Burke

Bridget Burke is the newest member of the CAHL Finance Committee and vice president of technology company PatientPredict. She served with NCAL HIMSS and brings a wealth of experience to CAHL. Please tell us a bit about what you've been doing as a volunteer, and why...

Volunteer Spotlight | Kimberly Duangchai Lamountry

Please tell us a bit about what you've been doing as a volunteer, and why you chose to take that particular role. I currently serve as a member of the CAHL HEN committee and I am the Vice Chair of the CAHL Student council. In these roles, I bridge the connection from...

Member Spotlight | Carla Stanley

Carla Stanley, HC,BSN,RN,FACHE,HCM-BC,NEA-BC Chief Nurse Executive with Cal Corrections Health Care Services. Carla Stanley was honored with a 2022 Service Award at this year’s CAHL Annual Meeting, held in August 2022.  Carla learned servant leadership at an early...

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