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Specialty Care Nurses (Kaiser)

Officers

Liza Ventura
President (North)
Email: presnorth.scnsc@unacuhcpaffiliate.org
Jessica Guillory
President (South)
Email: pressouth.scnsc@unacuhcpaffiliate.org
Michelle Curtis-Ussery
Secretary
Email: secretary.scnsc@unacuhcpaffiliate.org
Maria Palacio
Treasurer
Email: treasurer.scnsc@unacuhcpaffiliate.org
Rose Sutton
Vice President (Orange County)
Email: vpoc.scnsc@unacuhcpaffiliate.org
Michele Shack
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
Rob Peterson
Vice President (LAMC/Region)
Email: vplamc.scnsc@unacuhcpaffiliate.org
Kristina Stone
Vice President (South Bay)
Email: vpsb.scnsc@unacuhcpaffiliate.org
Alicia Allen
Vice President (Antelope Valley)
Angel Chavira, MSN, RN, PHN, CDE
Vice President (Riverside)
Christina Achebe
Vice President (Panorama City)
Cell: 626-541-2386
Email: vppc.scnsc@unacuhcpaffiliate.org
Angela Dettelbach
Vice President (Fontana/Ontario)

Contract Specialists

Phyllis Crutchfield, RN
2017 Contract Specialist (North)
Cell: 626-653-8379
Email: scnscnorth.cs@unacuhcpaffiliate.org
Rafael Rodriguez, RN, BSN
2017 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

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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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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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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