California Health Advocates’ 10th Anniversary Photo Album

California Health Advocates’ 10th Anniversary Photo Album

<6. HICAPManagersPalmSprings'99HICAP Program Managers – Palm Springs, 1999

8. Bonnie Burns & Donna ShalalaBonnie Burns, California Health Advocates Training and Policy Specialist and Donna Shalala, former U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS)

SacramentoStaffSacramento CHA team: Jasmine Gutierrez, Operations Manager; Candi Mayfield, Referral Specialist; John Gallapaga, 1-800 Referral Specialist; Marti Hill, Bookkeeper; and Marta Erismann, Community Outreach Coordinator

Clare-Karen-05Clare Smith, CHA CEO/President, and Karen Fletcher, CHA Publications Consultant, 2005

33-JF-DL-CSJeanne Finberg, Staff Attorney, National Senior Citizens Law Center (NSCLC), David Lipschutz, CHA Staff Attorney, and Clare Smith, CHA CEO/President

4.-CS-holding-'99-guide-to-MedicareClare Smith, California Health Advocates CEO/President holding 1999 Medicare Guide while speaking to CSU Chico nursing class

36-JasmineJasmine Gutierrez, CHA Operations Manager – Asilomar, 2006 – CHA/SMP Conference

34-SoCal-CHAteamWen Daniels, Community Outreach Coordinator, Anne Gray, SMP Project Coordinator, and Julie Schoen, SMP Project Director, Orange County

9. LisaRiley-PeerAchievementAward'99Lisa Riley, former HICAP Program Manager, Clare Smith, Julie Schoen, and Bonnie Burns, CHA, at Palm Springs conference 1999. Lisa is receiving the Peer Achievement Award

LilyClare Smith’s dog, Lily Barker, faithfully guarding ‘Let’s Learn Medicare’ materials

11.-CA-Health-Decisions-awardMarilyn Lozis, former Orange Co. HICAP Program Manager, Anne Kasper, Riverside Co. HICAP Program Manager, Clare Smith, California Health Advocates CEO/President, Julie Schoen, SMP Project Director and Carol Jimenez, California Health Advocates Legal Counsel with California Health Decisions Award for excellence in advocacy and education – 2000

12.-Medicare's-35th-anniversaryMedicare’s 35th Anniversary Celebration, Oakland, 2000 – Jessica Soske, former Legal Assistance for Seniors Attornery, Karen Fletcher, former Alameda Co. HICAP Community Ed. Coord., Janet Van Deusen, Alameda Co. HICAP Program Manager, Clare Smith, California Health Advocates CEO/President

13.-2001-CMS-Award-webBonnie Burns, California Health Advocates Training and Policy Specialist receives 2001 Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Award. From left to right, Julie Walton CMS Private Health Insurance Group, Ruben King Shaw CMS Deputy Administrator for Operations, and Bonnie Burns.

15.-MarilynLozis&EdLong-'01Marilyn Lozis, former Orange Co. HICAP Program Manager, and Ed Long, former SHIP-HICAP Director, 2001

18. CHA-SMP '02 Conf. JV, LL, JoCazanezeJanet Van Deusen, Alameda Co. HICAP Program Manager, Lennis Lyon, Contra Costa Co. HICAP Program Manager, and Jo Cazenave, Congressman Pete Stark’s Office. Ms. Cazenave is accepting California Health Advocates’ award for Congressman Stark in recognition of his leadership on behalf of California Medicare beneficiaries. California Health Advocates/SMP Conference, Berkeley, 2002

19. CHA-SMP '02 Conf. JoCazanezeJo Cazenave, Congressman Pete Stark’s Office, accepting California Health Advocates’ award for recognition of Congressman Stark’s leadership on behalf of California Medicare beneficiaries. California Health Advocates/SMP Conference, Berkeley, 2002

20. CHAOfficeOpening-KW,PB,JCSacramento Office Opening Celebration – 2002 – Karen Weddle, former HICAP Program Manager, Peter Bauer with CMS, and Jack Christy, former California Health Advocates Board Chair

26.-CHAOfficeOpening'02--CJ&Sacramento Office Opening Celebration – 2002 – Carol Jimenez, California Health Advocates Legal Counsel, and Herb Schultz, an adviser to the Office of Governor Schwarzenegger on health care reform

23. CHAOfficeOpening-Sarah SutroSacramento Office Opening Celebration – 2002 – Sarah Sutro Steenhausen, with the California Department of Health and Human Services

25.-CHAOfficeOpeningSacramento Office Opening Celebration – 2002 – Bonnie Burns, CHA, and Wayne Lindley, CA Dept. of Aging HICAP Team

27. Fall-Appeal---CHA-training '03Medicare ‘Fall Appeals’ Training ’03 with Vicki Gottlich, Attorney with the Center for Medicare Advocacy

24. MedicareMaddness'04 - Yolanda Prado & Clare SmithMedicare Madness, Spring 2004 – Prescription Drug Discount Cards and Part D training – Yolanda Prado, Kern Co. HICAP Program Manager and Clare Smith, California Health Advocates CEO/President

49. Debbie, Susan, Anne, Janet, Karen, Clare, Diana, Bruce - Palm Springs SMP '07Debbie Shally, Susan Haley, Anne Gray, Janet Van Deusen, Karen Fletcher, Clare Smith, Diana Gray, Bruce Thompson – SMP Conference 2007, Palm Springs

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