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Career Summary: Thirty years experience developing health care policy, managing public health and emergency
management programs and promoting multicultural approaches to health. Demonstrated capacity for leadership, creative
problem solving, effective communication, and coalition building in highly visible and sensitive positions. Combined
professional expertise with commitment to inclusion to improve the health of California communities.
Management and Leadership
President, Global Vision Consortium
Partner, Freeman & Freeman Consulting and Coaching
Interim Executive Director, Community Technology Foundation of California.
Vice President, Strategic Resources, The California Endowment.
Force on Multicultural Health.
Emergency Medical Services Authority
Program Development and Consultation
Supported program initiatives of The California Wellness Foundation, The California Endowment, Community
Technology Foundation of California, California HealthCare Foundation and The James Irvine Foundation in
multicultural health, community technology, leadership development, youth development, health improvement,
training, cultural competence technical assistance,
policy and program development, and convening planning.
Facilitated the start-up of the Center for Multicultural Development in the California Institute for Mental Health.
Continued as consultant through development of Center and initiation of best practices research project.
Consultant to California Medical Association Foundation for start-up of Network of Ethnic Physician Organizations
that brought together 41 physician organizations representing California
convenings of those organizations.
Co mm unity Clinic and Health Center Te m plate for
Principal author for California Primary Care
E m ergency Operations Plans. Provided consultant services and technical assistance in emergency preparedness to
community clinics in Contra Costa County, Indian Clinics throughout California, and clinics in Alaska. Developed
Pandemic Influenza Response Plan Template for community clinics.
Principal Consultant developing Emergency Operations Plans, conducting training and exercises for the Center for
Provided leadership in developing EMS Authority programs in injury prevention and EMS data. Provided technical
assistance to hospitals, county health departments, community clinics and other agencies and community-based
organizations in preparing for and responding to disasters.
Principal author for California State Disaster Medical Response Plan (2007) and managed projects that created the
California Disaster Medical Operations Manual and Pediatric Disaster Medical Guidelines, all for the California EMS
Developed continuity of business plans for six California state departments and emergency management plans and
programs for the California Department of Public Health and Contra Costa Health Services.
Data and Research
tewide ethnic advocacy organizations to establish the
Multicultural Health Information Network, consisting of databases on human and programmatic resources
contributing to the health of their respective communities.
Developed policy briefs on food access in low-income communities for African American 5-a-Day Campaign and the
Center for Health Improvement.