Organizational Structure

The membership of DPHN includes Directors of Public Health Nursing in local health agencies. They are responsible for public health administration, planning, oversight, and management of public health nursing personnel.

The organization is divided into four regions: Bay Area, Central, North and South. The executive committee consists of a President, President-Elect, Past President, and an elected representative from each region. A Treasurer and Secretary are also appointed or elected from the membership.

Executive Committee Roster

 NamePresent PositionCounty
Rose Mary RahnPresident 2017-18Fresno
Tina Venable
Past President 2016-17Plumas
Angela BallPresident Elect 2018-19Alameda
Bruce CoonSouthern Region RepresentativeSan Diego
Laura BrunettoBay Area RepresentativeSanta Clara
Cathy VolpaCentral Region RepresentativeTulare
Cindy Wilson Northern Region RepresentativeNevada
Cindy WatsonSecretary Solano
Pamela DudleyTreasurerSan Luis Obispo

Committee Representatives

Committee  Name County
Association of Public Health Nurses (APHN)Pam DudleySan Luis Obispo
Board of Registered Nursing (BRN) Marianne Biangone
California Conference of Health Officers (CCLHO)Rose Mary RahnFresno
CCLHO Chronic Disease Jan Babb / Colette McGeoughAssociate/
CCLHO Communicable DiseaseVacant
CCLHO Environmental Health Vacant
California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Health EquityHermia ParksRiverside
 CHEAC Shelly Davis/Melissa Parrish 
Health ImpactLaura BrunettoSanta Clara
Legislative RepAnita Alvarez  Santa Cruz
MCAH ActionVacant P.O. Box 861 Pismo Beach, CA 93448

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