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Optometrists (Kaiser)

Officers

David Huang, OD
President
Mary Cavanaugh, OD
1st Vice President & Union Partnership Representative
Email: Mary.Cavanaugh@unacuhcp.org
Madhu Chawla, OD
2nd Vice President
Marsha Vinson, OD
Secretary
Mayra Berdugo, OD
Treasurer
Daniel Pollack, OD
Parliamentarian

Contract Specialist

Marsha Vinson, OD
2017 Contract Specialist
Cell: 626-825-1268
Email: kpasco.cs@unacuhcpaffiliate.org

Optometrists (Kaiser) News

San Jose Team Returns from Bargaining With Kaiser

Posted on April 1, 2012

We just finished three days of National Kaiser Bargaining this week. Thanks to the hundreds of UNAC/UHCP members who attended bargaining this week! You made a difference! This week we discussed our interests and goals in the area of benefits, the partnership, healthy workforce, and the growth of Kaiser. On the last day of bargaining, the benefits group met for part of the day, without management, to discuss our interests in protecting our benefits.

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A Special Message from Sonia Moseley, NP

Posted on March 16, 2012

As health care professionals, we spend our entire working lives taking care of other people. At the point when we retire, we have demonstrated a profound commitment not just to our profession and our patients, but to Kaiser. Kaiser has sent a clear message through recent actions that it wants to shift the burden of […]

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UNAC/UHCP Kaiser Bargaining Update #1

Posted on March 9, 2012

National negotiations with Kaiser began on Tuesday, March 6th. We spent the initial three sessions on training the bargaining team members on bargaining strategy and approach. On Thursday management and the Unions broke into five sub-groups: 1. Benefits 2. Enhancing the Partnership 3. Growth of KP and Unions 4. Total Health 5. Workforce of the […]

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Join Us for Bargaining: Questions and Answers

Posted on February 16, 2012

All UNAC/UHCP members are strongly encouraged to attend National Negotiations to see first-hand how our issues and concerns are addressed as we negotiate our new contract. Register to Attend Bargaining: 1. Sign up on line at unacuhcp.org/socal2012signup or 2. Fill out the I’ll Be There registration card and turn it into your Affiliate Officers or […]

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UNAC/UHCP Bargaining Team Elected!

Posted on February 10, 2012

Last week ballots were counted in an election held by the UNAC/UHCP Executive Committee to elect our representatives to serve on the National Bargaining Committee. We are pleased to announce that the following leaders will be representing us: Ken Deitz, RN, UNAC/UHCP President Barbara Blake, RN, UNAC/UHCP State Secretary Bill Rouse, UNAC/UHCP Executive Assistant to […]

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Get the Latest News

Posted on June 2, 2011

In the last year, UNAC/UHCP has emailed out critical information to members about contract negotiations, license notices, and health care benefits. Don’t be left out because we don’t have your email address. Send us your email address at publicaffairs@unacuhcp.org along with your name and your affiliate.

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UNAC/UHCP Hits the Black Barbershop

Posted on March 8, 2011

Nurses screened hundreds of patients, and optometrists gazed into more than 200 eyeballs at this year’s African American Men’s Health and Empowerment Summit. Though the program is known as the Black Barbershop Outreach Program, this year’s event was held at the Los Angeles Convention Center, a sign of its continued growth and success.

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Kathryn Nelson, OD, Continues Her Sweep of Regional Awards and is Named Southern California Optometrist of the Year

Posted on February 21, 2011

United Nurses Associations of California/Union of Health Care Professionals (UNAC/UHCP) Kaiser Permanente Association of Southern California Optometrists (KPASCO) Member and Kaiser Woodland Hills standout optometrist Dr. Kathryn Nelson, OD has been named Southern California Permanente Medical Group Optometrist of Year.

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KPASCO General Membership Meeting

Posted on January 11, 2011

Date:   Jan 29, 2011 Time: Immediately After Symposium Location: Hilton Long Beach 701 West Ocean Boulevard Long Beach, CA 90802 Meeting Rooms: Atlantic I & II Agenda Updates Per Diem Clocking Peer Review Financial Reports Proposed Budget for 2011 Workflow Pilot

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UNAC/UHCP OD and NP Honored for Exceptional Care

Posted on December 3, 2010

Kathryn Nelson, OD, & Pamela Yamek, NP, receive award at Kaiser Woodland Hills

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