Jan Emerson-Shea
Vice President, External Affairs

Jan Emerson-Shea serves as chief spokesperson for CHA, overseeing the association’s media relations activities. She also is responsible for developing and implementing strategic communications and public affairs initiatives that support CHA’s advocacy objectives. In addition, Jan provides communications counsel to the Hospital Council of Northern and Central California, Hospital Association of Southern California, and Hospital Association of San Diego and Imperial Counties.

Jan has 30 years of experience in media relations and public affairs primarily in health care, including the Health Forum division of the American Hospital Association, Sutter Health, Access Health and Foundation Health Plan.

Jan has a bachelor’s degree in government-journalism from California State University, Sacramento, and is a graduate of Health Forum’s Creating Healthier Communities Fellowship Program.

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