BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Position

 Name  Contact

 started on board

 Years Served in Position
 President Barbara Barney-Knox, MBA, MA, BSN, RN (CDCR)  President@wachsa.org  2017  2023-2025
 President-ElectShelly Davis, MN BSN-RN, PHN, CCHP, Siskiyou County, Director of Public Health, Director of Correctional Health Services

 

 SDavis@wachsa.org

     

     2021 

 

    2023-2025

 Past-President Paul Adler, DO, FACEP, MBA (Orbit Health)  PaulAdler@wachsa.org 2016  2023-2025
 Secretary 

Niki Kelley, RN, BSN (Oregon)

 Niki@wachsa.org
2019 2023-2026
 Treasurer

Paulette Finander, MD (NCCHC Surveyor, Ret. CDCR)

 Paulette@wachsa.org

2013  2023-2026 
 Ex-Officio Bruce Barnett, MD, JD (NCCHC Surveyor, Ret. CDCR, Past President)  BruceBarnett@wachsa.org 2009      
 Ex-Officio

Alexander Chyorny, MD, CCHP-P (Santa Clara Co. Past President)

 AlexChyorny@wachsa.org 2015  
 Member@Large Martha Tadesse, RN, MSN, MPH (LA County)
2016  2016-present
 Member@Large Heike Olafson, DDS (Santa Barbara Co)
2019  2019-present
 Member@Large Nirvana Mexia, RN, BSN, MSN, CCHP-RN (CDCR)
Nirvana@wachsa.org
 2016  2023-present
 Member@Large

Nnenna Ikegbu, MD (CDCR)


 2016  2016-present
 Member@Large

   
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WACHSA MISSION STATEMENT

  To promote compassionate and competent medical care for all arrestees and inmates,

in accord with the laws of our land that grant incarcerated persons the right to necessary health care; 

Correctional professionals are duty-bound to treat those under their care and control respectfully and cautiously to avoid causing undue harm. 

WACHSA

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