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San Diego (Kaiser)

Officers

Nicole Lam, RN
Hospital President
Email: mrsbossy.lam@gmail.com
Robert Jones, RN
Clinic President
Email: robjsd1@gmail.com
Rebecca Buckingham, RN
Hospital Vice President
Jocelyn Maas, RN
Clinic Vice President
Email: jocelyn_maas_unac@cox.net
Paullette Ashkiani, RN
Treasurer
Email: ksdhcpa.treasurer@unacuhcpaffiliate.org
Nicolasa Avey, RN
Secretary
Email: ksdhcpa.secretary@unacuhcpaffiliate.org
Barbara Perry, RN
Parliamentarian
Cynthia Turner, RN
Affiliate Associate
Vycki Huynh, RN
Affiliate Associate

Contract Specialists

Lorraine Grauso-Herman, RN
2017 Contract Specialist
Cell: 619-481-2148
Email: ksdhcpa.cs@unacuhcpaffiliate.org
Miguel Rubio, RN
2017 Contract Specialist
Cell: 619-890-1694
Email: ksdhcpa.cs2@unacuhcpaffiliate.org

Staff Representatives

Greg Lutz, RN
Staff Representative
Email: Greg.Lutz@unacuhcp.org
Pam Pressney, RN
Staff Representative
Email: Pam.Pressney@unacuhcp.org

KSDHCPA Voicemail: (619) 528-7263

San Diego (Kaiser) News

KSDHCPA Members Donate Over 600 Diapers to Drive

Posted on December 20, 2017

KSDHCPA members attended Assemblymember Lorena Gonzalez-Fletcher’s Annual Holiday Open House and Diaper Drive in December. Last year, the Assemblywoman launched the first of an annual end-of-the-year diaper drive to help meet the more immediate needs of families within her district. This year, KSDHCPA members donated over 600 diapers.

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KSDHCPA Affiliate Officer Election Results

Posted on December 12, 2017

As a result of our recent nominations and election process, the open KSDHCPA officer positions have been filled.

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December 2017 Voice Newsletter: More Attacks on the ACA

Posted on December 11, 2017

This month’s eVoice newsletter featured an article on the continuing attacks on the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Also in this issue, St. Francis registered nurses and Beverly registered nurses are at the bargaining table, all Kaiser UNAC/UHCP members are gearing up for negotiations next year, and highlights from our community service program.

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SCNSC and KSDHCPA Partner to Fight Breast Cancer

Posted on November 5, 2017

On Sunday, November 5, our Specialty Care Nurses of Southern California (SCNSC) and Kaiser San Diego Health Care Professionals Association (KSDHCPA) members partnered to participate in Susan G. Komen’s Annual Race for the Cure at Balboa Park. 

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President Denise Duncan Op-Ed: The ACA is Still Under Attack

Posted on October 23, 2017

While the repeal efforts aimed at the Affordable Care Act are over for now, efforts to destabilize the landmark health care law are ongoing. We need to stay focused on the attacks on health care that threaten access to care.

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California Governor Jerry Brown Signs SB 17

Posted on October 10, 2017

California Gov. Jerry Brown has signed SB 17 into law. Senate Bill 17 requires drug makers to explain price hikes. UNAC/UHCP strongly supported the landmark drug pricing transparency bill as it made its way through the California legislative process.

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In October, We Celebrate

Posted on October 1, 2017

Join us in celebrating our members whose professions are recognized during the month. Click on the links below to find out more. National Midwifery Week: October 1-7, 2017 American Pharmacist Month: October 2017 Physical Therapy Month: October 2017 Physician Assistant Week: October 6-12, 2017 National Case Management Week: October 8-14, 2017

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AFSCME Family Scholarship 2018

Posted on September 30, 2017

The scholarship program for children of full dues-paying AFSCME members, including UNAC/UHCP members, will award 10 scholarships of $2,000.

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STATEMENT: Senate Republicans Pull Graham-Cassidy

Posted on September 26, 2017

UNAC/UHCP opposed the Graham-Cassidy bill because it would have resulted in a loss of health care access for tens of millions of Americans. Patients and those who care for them deserve better. We hope that leaders in the Senate can now get back to finding ways to stabilize the Affordable Care Act.

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All Eyes on the Senate as Graham-Cassidy Under the Microscope

Posted on September 22, 2017

As we near the close of the budget reconciliation timeline where Senate Republicans may attempt again to vote on an Affordable Care Act repeal bill, all eyes have turned to the Graham-Cassidy bill, the last ditch effort to find 50 votes for repeal. UNAC/UHCP President Denise Duncan, RN, shared her thoughts on the latest repeal […]

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