General Information

2017 California Hospital Volunteer Leadership Network Mini-Conferences

We are grateful to the February 2017 California Hospital Volunteer Leadership Conference speakers who agreed to present versions of their conference session via Skype at the August 2017  Mini-Conferences.  

A list of speakers and resource materials for both August 2017 Mini-Conferences – one Northern California location and one Southern California location – are provided below.  Click here to view photos from the sessions.

Population Health


Southern California – August 21, 2017

Monica Ray
Associate, Population Health
Cottage Health

Ama Atiedu
Consultant, Population Health
Cottage Health


Northern California – August 31, 2017

Kimi Tahara
Health Advocates Coordinator | Care Management
Alameda Health System


Cottage Data2Go

Cottage Health Evaluation Toolkit

Converting Theory Into Caregiving:  Population Health Programs 

The Waiting Room 24:53 – 29:53

#IfOnlyYouKnew:  Carey’s Story

Transformation 2018

National Volunteer Caregivers Network – Ventura County Senior Care Continuum

Volunteer Recruitment


Susan Ellis
Energize, Inc.


Re-positioning Health Care Volunteering Starts by Asking the Right Questions

Volunteer Recruitment for Health Care Thoughts to Consider in 2017


Roundtable Topics

CAHHS Leadership Network

To reflect the evolving transformation of California’s health care delivery infrastructure, the structure and scope of the California Hospital Volunteer Leadership Network has been expanding.  If you would like to know more about the network or how you can help, please contact Joan Cardellino by email ( or phone (916-552-7504).

Free e-book: Measuring the Impact of Volunteers: A Balanced and Strategic Approach

CAHHS has purchased a limited number of copies of the e-book Measuring the Impact of Volunteers:  A Balanced and Strategic Approach.  All mini-conference attendees are eligible to receive one free e-book.   Click here to request  your copy.  


Thank you to our mini-conference supporters!

John Berger Sales
9221 E. Baseline Road, Suite 109-166
Mesa, AZ  85209
(626) 437-5319
You Tube – Main Street Earrings for Sensitive Ears

Hosiery for Older Americans
Nithya Raman, Founder
(323) 337-6426

Bubbles and Butter
Nicole K. Lundy
PO Box 4335
Walnut Creek, CA  94596
(415) 967-2408

DM Merchandising
Teresa Connolly
835 N. Church Court
Elmhurst, IL  60126
(800) 548-6784

Jelly Belly
Daphne Risso
One Jelly Belly Lane
Fairfield, CA  94533
(800) 522-3267
(707) 399-2390

Kathleen Milne Company
1411 Patu Street
Alameda, CA  94501
(800) 349-9541

Leanin Tree
Elizabeth Krans, West Regional Sales Manager
Trumble Greetings, Inc.
PO Box 9800
Boulder, CO  80301
(800) 525-0656

See’s Candies
Fundraising, Business Gifts, Group Discount
Stephanie Edgerton, Field Sales Representative
333 S. McDowell Blvd. # 28A
Petaluma, CA 94954
(707) 953-9082

Compression Socks
Tama Weidner, Sales Representative
(415) 244-2143