Committee Members


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Joan Eng, MSN, RN
Director, Regulatory Affairs
Sharp HealthCare, San Diego

Vice Chair

Margaret Swisher, RN, MSN
System VP Regulatory Readiness
Dignity Health, San Francisco


Melissa Clancy, MSHCA, CPHQ
Manager, Quality & Patient Safety
John Muir Health, Walnut Creek

Jackie Collins, RN, BSN, CEN
Regional Director, Accreditation, Regulation & Licensing
Kaiser Permanente Southern California Region, Pasadena

Donald David, MD
Chief Medical Officer
Universal Health Services, Inc. Southern California Region, Corona

Maureen Doherty, RN, MSN, NEA-BC, CPHQ
Senior Quality Consultant
Stanford Health Care, Stanford

Andrea Godinez
Quality and Patient Safety Executive
Kindred Hospital – San Diego, San Diego

Wendy Hendrickson
Manager Accreditation Support PSJH
St. Joseph Health, Irvine

Barbara Jones
Regulatory Affairs Advocate
Tenet Healthcare Corporation, Anaheim

Marilyn Lang, RN
Director of Patient Safety and Regulatory Compliance
Hoag Hospital Irvine, Newport Beach

Helen Lau, RN, MHROD, BSN, BMus
Patient Safety/Regulatory/Accreditation/ Infection Prevention
St. Joseph Health, Irvine

Jeff Logan
Director, Quality/Regulatory Management
Clovis Community Medical Center, Clovis

Sheila Martin, RN, MSN, MBA
Director of Accreditation and Licensure
Sutter Health, Sacramento

Maria Del Pilar Messner, RN
Corporate Director of Accreditation, Regulations and Licensing
Adventist Health, Roseville

Christine O’Farrell, BSN, CPHQ, PHRM
Director, Quality Management, Population Health, and Infection Control
Barton Memorial Hospital, South Lake Tahoe

Carol O’Dea, RN, MN, EdD
Administrative Director, Quality/Patient Safety
Providence Saint John’s Health Center, Santa Monica

Lynn Parkinson
Managing Director, Hospital and Health Plan Quality
Kaiser Permanente Northern California Region, Oakland

Judy Pugach, RN, MPH, CPHQ, CPHRM
Vice President, Regulatory Affairs
PIH Health, Whittier

Sonia Rosales, BSHA, HACP
Clinical Risk Manager – Quality Risk and Regulatory Management
City of Hope, Duarte

Reynaldo Rosario, MSN, RN-BC, CPHQ
Enterprise Quality Manager Accreditation, Regulatory Affairs & Licensing
Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, San Jose

Cari Toneck, RN, MN, CNS, CPHRM
VP, Chief Compliance and Risk Officer
Methodist Hospital of Southern California, Arcadia

Leslie Towns Navarra
Director, Medical and Regulatory Affairs
UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento

Christine Tuchmayer, RN, MSN, CIC, HACP
Interim Director, OLAR
Cedars-Sinai Health System, Los Angeles

Harsha Upadhyay, MBA, MS, CSHA, CPHQ
Executive Vice President, Clinical Operations
Prime Healthcare Services, Ontario

Diane Wynn, RN, MSN
Vice President, Risk Management Services
MemorialCare Health System, Fountain Valley


Kiyomi Burchill, MPA
Vice President, Policy
California Hospital Association, Sacramento

BJ Bartleson, RN, MS, NEA-BC
Vice President Nursing & Clinical Services
California Hospital Association, Sacramento

Barbara Abeling
Safety and Reliability Clinical Advisor
California Hospital Patient Safety Organization, Sacramento

Megan Howard
Senior Policy Analyst
California Hospital Association, Washington

Lois Richardson, JD
Vice President & Legal Counsel
California Hospital Association, Sacramento

Julia K. Slininger, RN, BS, CPHQ
Vice President, Regional Quality Network, HQI
Hospital Quality Institute, Los Angeles

Barb Roth
Administrative Assistant
California Hospital Association, Sacramento