Specialty Care Nurses (Kaiser)


Liza Ventura
President (North)
Email: presnorth.scnsc@unacuhcpaffiliate.org
Jessica Guillory
President (South)
Email: pressouth.scnsc@unacuhcpaffiliate.org
Adriana Mendez
Email: secretary.scnsc@unacuhcpaffiliate.org
Rob Peterson
Email: treasurer.scnsc@unacuhcpaffiliate.org
Anna Rehman
Vice President (Orange County)
Email: vpoc.scnsc@unacuhcpaffiliate.org
Rachelle McGlover
Vice President (West L.A.)
Email: vpwla.scnsc@unacuhcpaffiliate.org
Alice Grant
Vice President (Independence Park/Downey)
Email: vpdowney.scnsc@unacuhcpaffiliate.org
Gemma Frulla
Vice President (San Diego)
Email: vpsd.scnsc@unacuhcpaffiliate.org
Orion Wright
Vice President (South Bay)
Email: vpsb.scnsc@unacuhcpaffiliate.org
Christina Achebe
Vice President (Panorama City)
Cell: 626-541-2386
Email: vppc.scnsc@unacuhcpaffiliate.org
Rafael Rodriguez
Vice President (Fontana/Ontario)
Email: vpfo.scnsc@unacuhcpaffiliate.org
Aida Qose
Vice President (Woodland Hills)
Email: vpwh.scnsc@unacuhcpaffiliate.org
Melanie Wilkes
Vice President (Kern)
Email: vpkern.scnsc@unacuhcpaffiliate.org

Contract Specialists

Kristie Joy Otero, RN, CMU
2018 Contract Specialist (North)
Cell: 626-653-8379
Email: scnscnorth.cs@unacuhcpaffiliate.org
Deshemia Johnson, RN, CMU
2018 Contract Specialist (South)
Cell: 626-653-8378
Email: scnscsouth.cs@unacuhcpaffiliate.org

Staff Representatives

Donna Haddad, RN, BSN
Staff Representative (North)
Email: Donna.Haddad@unacuhcp.org
Graciela Velazquez, RN
Staff Representative (South)
Email: Graciela.Velazquez@unacuhcp.org

Specialty Care Nurses (Kaiser) News

Nominations Open for the 2018 AFSCME Convention

Posted on March 16, 2018

Nominations are now open for UNAC/UHCP delegates to the 43rd International AFSCME Convention, to be held in Boston on July 16-20, 2018. Nominate yourself or a colleague! The deadline to submit a nomination is 12 pm on April 5, 2018.

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Big Win for Tele

Posted on February 28, 2018

A team of RNs presented 2,000 petitions to Kaiser management on February 27, this time regarding the 1:3 nurse-to-patient UNAC ratios in tele units. We stood strong together, and Kaiser heard us! Click through to watch the video.

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We Are The Heart of KP

Posted on February 22, 2018

Watch the video recap of our February 14 actions across Southern California! #WeAreUNACUHCP

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What’s At Stake

Posted on February 19, 2018

Join thousands of union members on Saturday, February 24, 2018 in San Diego. We stand together as working people to secure our future.

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Kaiser PSP Payouts

Posted on February 6, 2018

Under the Performance Sharing Plan (PSP), qualifying union members will receive a final payout based on the 2017 performance goals reached by each medical center and regional operation in the Kaiser Permanente Southern California region.

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Are you joining the 2nd Annual Women’s March in your community this Saturday?

Posted on January 18, 2018

Wear UNAC/UHCP Blue and tag @UNACUHCP on social media! Los Angeles: Downtown LA, 9 am-4 pm Orange County: Santa Ana, 9 am–1 pm First Aid volunteers needed. San Diego: Waterfront Park, 10 am-1 pm March with San Diego Labor Council and our local CLUW chapter. For more information about where we’re meeting at 9:30 am […]

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Another SCNSC Toy Drive to Benefit House of Ruth

Posted on December 21, 2017

The Specialty Care Nurses of Southern California (SCNSC) held a toy drive this 2016 holiday season to benefit House of Ruth, an organization dedicated to assisting families victimized by domestic violence.

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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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