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Sharp

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

Be There for Wage Talks September 21!

Posted on August 29, 2011

At our next bargaining session, the RN bargaining committee will present our economic proposals. These can’t miss negotiations will cover: • Wages • Health care • Education Benefits Member support is key to winning the best possible contract. Be there to support your future: Wednesday, September 21 Sheraton Four Points 8110 Aero Drive San Diego, […]

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UNAC/UHCP Volunteers Staff San Diego Health Fair For the United Domestic Workers of America

Posted on August 24, 2011

On Saturday, August 20, UNAC/UHCP participated in the United Domestic Workers of America’s health fair in San Diego. UNAC/UHCP members checked blood pressure for more than 100 attendees, many of whom do not have access to health care.

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UNAC/UHCP Rallies in San Diego in Support of UFCW

Posted on August 24, 2011

More than 100 union members, including UNAC/UHCP RNs gathered in front of Ralphs in San Diego to protest the unreasonable contract takeaways, in particular to health benefits, by Ralphs, Vons and Albertsons.

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SPNN Bargaining Update: August 19, 2011

Posted on August 19, 2011

Our bargaining team has reached tentative agreements on two more articles of the contract: Article 2:  Courtesy Article 7:  Association Representation Our bargaining team did an excellent job on Article 7! They secured members’ rights to be represented in workers’ comp meetings at Sharp, and other meetings regarding return to work following an injury. Your […]

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Kaiser South Bay Stands Up for Local UFCW

Posted on July 27, 2011

During a time when unions and collective bargaining rights are under attack, we must make every effort to support other unions and their members. UNAC/UHCP members from Kaiser South Bay did just that in late July.

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Become a SPNN Member Today

Posted on July 14, 2011

With your active involvement, the Sharp Professional Nurses Network (SPNN) can continue to be a catalyst to improve the lives of our patients and our members. SPNN dues pay for United Nurses Association of California/Union of Health Care Professionals (UNAC/UHCP) to represent us in contract negotiations and to enforce the collective bargaining agreement. UNAC/UHCP is […]

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SPNN Contract Campaign Kick-off Training Sessions Held in May

Posted on July 14, 2011

The first training sessions for this year’s contract negotiations were a huge success!  Registered Nurses throughout the Sharp facilities attended to discuss their experiences and give their input on what they would like to see at negotiations. SPNN Officers, RNAC members and Contract Support Team (CST) members discussed SPNN history, the negotiation process and the […]

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You’re Invited

Posted on July 14, 2011

As a Sharp Registered Nurse, you are always invited to attend the SPNN Executive meeting held at the UNAC/UHCP San Diego office on the second Thursday of each month at 5:30 p.m.  Supper is provided.

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Your Contract Support Team

Posted on July 14, 2011

The following are SPNN activists who have been specially trained to assist Sharp RNs throughout the contract negotiation process.  Feel free to approach them with questions or comments. Sharp Chula Vista Hospital Miguela Alonzo, ACC Cynthia Cohen, IMCU-DOU 2 (5E) Ruby Escalada-Lacson, MICU Amanda Galsim, ACC Christina Kelley, MICU Donna Lewis, OR Annie Lopez-Liban, L&D […]

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SPNN Veteran Celebrated as Employee of the Month

Posted on July 14, 2011

Carole DeVito, SPNN Co-Chair at Sharp Metropolitan Medical Campus, was named one of Sharp‘s Employees of the Month for March/April 2011. DeVito, who has been a nurse for 26 years, is a member of the Registered Nursing Advisory Committee (RNAC). She takes her responsibilities there very seriously, as is befitting of an Employee of the […]

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