CTCA Executive Committee (EC)

CTCA is led by volunteers from local and state TB Control programs within California. The Executive Committee (EC) consists of elected officers and representatives from large, medium and small/rural health jurisdictions. 

Executive Committee (EC) Officers, 2020-2021: 

Past President: Susan Strong, NP, TB Controller (San Bernardino County)

President: Angelito Bravo, Program Manager, Pulmonary Disease Services, (Orange County Healthcare Agency)

Incoming PresidentElsa Villarino, MD, MPH, Assistant Public Health Offier, TB Controller (Santa Clara County)

Secretary-Treasurer: Susannah Graves, MD, MPH, TB Controller (San Francisco)

Ex-Officio Member: Jennifer Flood, MD, MPH, Chief, TB Control Branch Chief (California Department of Public Health (CDPH))

At-Large Members:

Representative from the Highest Morbidity Jurisdiction: Claire Hastings, MPH, Sr. Health Educator (Los Angeles County)

TB Controller-at-Large: Lisa Goozé, MD, TB Controller (San Mateo County)

Nurses and Allied Health Professionals Forum (NAHPF) Co-chairs: Laurie Crider, RN, PHN, CCM, TB Program Manager (Contra Costa County)

Rural and Small Health Jurisdictions (RSHJ): Katie Kelsch, BSN, RN, PHN, TB Program Manager (Yolo County) 

The Executive Committee meets once a month to advance the work prioritized at the beginning of the EC cycle, usually July though June. All CA TB Program staff are welcome to join these calls. Our calls are currently scheduled for first Thursdays, 2-4PM. Contact us through this website for call in information.