The Health Care Institute has announced that healthcare design, construction, operations, real estate and other facilities related professional across Southern California now have, within easy reach, opportunities for local networking and targeted educational sessions with the launch of HCI Southern California.
Led by Bill Foulkes of Cumming Corp. as president and Dianne Lee of AECOM as president-elect, the newest local HCI chapter supports the national organization’s mission to enhance the skills of and unite professionals within the healthcare built environment.
The new organization’s board is rounded out by experienced professionals from area organizations, including:
Liz Gribben, Kitchell Contractors Inc. – vice president & program co-chair, Orange County
Jeff Hankin, Stantec – treasurer & program co-chair, San Diego
Tom Bethmann, Layton Construction – secretary & sponsorship co-chair
Tan Warren, RTKL Callison – sponsorship co-chair
Chai Jayachandran, SmithGroupJJR – program co-chair, Los Angeles
Anat Grant, DLR Group – program co-chair, Los Angeles
Alyssa Scholz, Gensler – program co-chair, Orange County
Trisha Clark, Cannon Design – program co-chair, San Diego
Paul King, McCarthy Building Co. – program co-chair, San Diego
HCI Southern California will provide a local focus for healthcare facility management, design, construction and real estate professionals by providing regular educational programs and networking events in Los Angeles, Orange County and San Diego.
The organization kicks off this effort with a program on May 24 that asks: “Where Do You See Healthcare Organizations Investing Their Capital Resources Over the Next 10 Years?”
The organization is seeking additional volunteers with a passion for providing education and professional development opportunities. To learn more about HCI Southern California, visit www.hcisocal.info.