CHA Staff

Rony Berdugo

Legislative Advocate

Job title:
Legislative Advocate
Phone number:
(916) 443-7401
Email:
rberdugo@calhospital.org

Address:
1215 K Street, Suite 800
Sacramento, CA 95814

Rony Berdugo represents the interests of CHA member hospitals before lawmakers and their staff in the California Legislature. His main areas of advocacy include Disaster Issues, Facility Operations, Telehealth, Homelessness, and Workforce Development. He also testifies on behalf of CHA at legislative hearings on issues of importance to the hospital industry.

Prior to joining CHA, he worked as a legislative representative and federal policy liaison for the League of California Cities. Rony also worked as a legislative consultant for the California Department of General Services and as a legislative aide for the former California Senate Health Chairman, Senator Ed Hernandez.

Rony has a bachelor’s degree in political science from California State University, Fullerton and is a former California Senate Fellow.