Council Meeting June 12, 2024 (Day 1)

California Health Workforce Education and Training Council (Council)

Committee Details

The California Health Workforce Education and Training Council is responsible for helping coordinate California’s health workforce education and training to develop a health workforce that meets California’s health care needs.



June 12, 2024, 10:00 a.m. – 2:50 p.m.

The Board/Committee may not discuss or act on any matter raised during the public comment section that is not included on this agenda, except to place the matter on a future meeting agenda. (Government Code §§ 11125, 11125.7, subd. (a).)

Day 1
Microsoft Teams Link for Public Participation

Call in Line (audio only): 1-916-535-0978
Conference ID: 735 565 013#

Day 2
June 13, 2024, 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Day 1 Agenda Wednesday, June 12, 2024

  1. Call to Order
    Facilitator:  Van Ton-Quinlivan, Chair

  2. Swearing in and Introduction of New Council Member
    Facilitator: Elizabeth Landsberg, Director, HCAI

  3. Roll Call
    Facilitator:  Charise Frisch, HCAI Staff

  4. Approval of March Meeting Minutes– Vote to approve the March Meeting Minutes.
    Facilitator:  Van Ton-Quinlivan, Council Chair

  5. HCAI Land Acknowledgement
    Presenter:  Elizabeth Landsberg, Director, HCAI

  6. HCAI Director Remarks
    Presenter:  Elizabeth Landsberg, Director, HCAI

  7. HCAI Workforce Program and Recommendations Update
    Presenter:  Libby Abbott, Deputy Director, Health Workforce Development, HCAI

  8. Health Workforce Program Milestones and Successes – A creative overview of program progress, outreach, media development, and success stories.
    – See video testimonials from Certified Wellness Coaches, hear about Caring4Cal home- and community-based care providers, Health Professions Careers Opportunity Program and more.
    Facilitator: Chris Roina, Lead Communications Analyst, HCAI

Lunch Break

  1. Interprofessional Education of Primary Care Teams – Policy considerations for California
    Facilitator: Diane Rittenhouse, Senior Fellow, Mathematica

  2. General Public Comment
    Facilitator:  Van Ton-Quinlivan, Chair

  3. Council Reflection Update– Update Council on next steps from the Reflection discussion in March and summarize what was discussed
    Presenter: Janis Herbstman, HCAI, Legal Counsel and Jalaunda Granville, HCAI Section Chief, Policy

  4. Recess Day One Meeting
    Facilitator:  Van Ton-Quinlivan, Chair

Board Members 

Abby Snay, M.Ed.
Catherine Kennedy, RN
Cedric Rutland, MD
Deena McRae, MD
Elizabeth Landsberg
Judith Liu, RN MSN
Katherine Flores, MD
Kevin Grumbach, MD
Kimberly Perris, DNP, RN, CNL, PHN
Nader Nadershahi, DDS, MBA, EdD
Raul Ramirez
Rebecca Ruan-O’Shaughnessy
Rehman Attar, MPH
Roger Liu, PhD
Van Ton-Quinlivan, MBA 
Vernita Todd, MBA 

HCAI Staff

Elizabeth Landsberg, Director
Libby Abbott, Deputy Director
Hovik Khosrovian, Senior Policy Advisor
Jalaunda Granville, Policy Section Chief
Janis Herbstman, Legal

The California Health Workforce Education and Training Council (Council) agenda and other notices about meetings are posted online and can be found by searching for the California Health Workforce Education and Training Council (Council) and meeting month at

For further information about this meeting, please contact or send a letter to The Department of Health Care Access and Information, 2020 West El Camino Avenue, Sacramento, CA 95833.

The Board/Committee may take action under any agenda item.

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