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Officers

Jay O'Brien, RN
SPNN President
Jackie Young, RN
SPNN Vice President
Sheila Berg, RN
SPNN Treasurer
Michelle Byers, RN
SPNN Secretary

Chairs and Co-Chairs

Deborah Shepley, RN
Chair (Mary Birch)
Sherri Scott-Vasquez, RN
Co-Chair (Mary Birch)
Karen Cubelo, RN
Chair (Non-Hospital)
Jan Hodgson, RN
Co-Chair (Non-Hospital)
Shawn McCoy, RN
Chair (Mesa Vista)
Julie Braatz, RN
Co-Chair (Mesa Vista)
Sam Ciechanowicz, RN
Chair (Chula Vista)
Sandi Powers, RN
Co-Chair (Chula Vista)
Jay O'Brien, RN
Chair (Metro)
Gina Schooler, RN
Co-Chair (Metro)
Kristen Palumbo, RN
Chair (Grossmont)
Jill Richison, RN
Co-Chair (Grossmont)

Staff Representatives

Michael Boccio, RN
Staff Representative
Email: Michael.Boccio@unacuhcp.org
Joel Emerson, RN
Staff Representative
Email: Joel.Emerson@unacuhcp.org
Yesenia Godinez
Staff Representative
Email: Yesenia.Godinez@unacuhcp.org

Sharp News

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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STATEMENT: UNAC/UHCP President Denise Duncan on the Graham-Cassidy Repeal Bill

Posted on September 22, 2017

The Graham-Cassidy bill is yet another incredibly shortsighted health care bill. Patients and those who care for them deserve better.

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Help the Hurricane Irma Recovery

Posted on September 17, 2017

As you know, Hurricane Irma wreaked havoc on the people of Florida and its neighboring states — bringing destruction and flooding, leaving millions without power. Our AFSCME sisters and brothers need our help.

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Ask Governor Jerry Brown to Sign SB 17

Posted on September 16, 2017

Join UNAC/UHCP in supporting SB 17, the landmark drug pricing transparency bill sitting on Governor Jerry Brown’s desk right now. Click through to send an email to Gov. Brown asking him to sign this groundbreaking legislation.

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2017 UNAC/UHCP Scholarship Winners

Posted on September 1, 2017

We’re pleased to announce the 2017 UNAC/UHCP scholarship winners!

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A Dream of Equality of Opportunity

Posted on August 31, 2017

King connects the civil rights movement with the labor movement in his 1961 speech to the AFL-CIO Constitutional Convention.

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Stand With Texas

Posted on August 30, 2017

This Labor Day weekend, stand in solidarity with our sisters and brothers here in Southern California and in Texas.

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Stand in Solidarity with SFRNA

Posted on August 11, 2017

Bargaining kicks off for our sisters and brothers at St. Francis Medical Center in two weeks and it’s shaping up to be a fight. Over the last several years, the St. Francis RNs have supported most UNAC/UHCP affiliates during bargaining. It’s time for us to return the favor. Let’s show them we have their back […]

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July Member Newsletter

Posted on July 22, 2017

The July 2017 member newsletter features stories on the Senate health care bill, the Dialysis Patient Safety Act (SB 349), a flood of community service updates, and other articles of note to UNAC/UHCP members.

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2017 NUHHCE Convention: Candidate Bios

Posted on July 21, 2017

Ballots will be mailed on July 26, 2017 for voting on the 2017 NUHHCE Convention delegates from UNAC/UHCP. Click through to review candidate biographies.

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