Works to increase Western Area infrastructure efficiencies by improving chapter alignment with the Area and national office with an accurate database in MMS, developing and coordinating processes for enhanced data collection, analyzing and aggregating chapter specific information.Read More
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As Vice Chair, Pediatric Radiology at Miller Children’s Hospital Long Beach, California, Karen is a physician, also trained in records capturing, data archiving and reporting. She holds both an MBA and MPH, and is a graduate of the Scott Hawkins Leadership Institute – Cohort II. She is most proud of chronicling and digitally documenting her chapter’s award winning childhood obesity program.
Updates Area history, works to increase chapter awareness on the importance of document retention, and helps to create a 59 chapter cluster archivist communications umbrella.Read More
Carol is an artist and archivist. She is a member of the Watercolor Art Society of Houston, San Jose Water Color Society, Surface Design Association, Women In Visual and Literary Arts, Fiber Artist of Houston, Memorial Writers Group, Houston Books Arts Guild, Houston Calligraphy Society, and a Major League Baseball Alumni Association/Lifetime Member. She holds B.S., M.S. degrees in education.
Guides the strategy for all communications, social media, and public relations messages throughout the Western Area to consistently articulate The Links, Incorporated’s mission.Read More
Marsha is a veteran journalist and City Editor at the Honolulu Star-Advertiser newspaper. She is a former John S. Knight Fellow at Stanford University, and previously worked at newspapers in San Antonio, New Mexico and California.
Aligns the strategic goals and plans of the Western Area with national priorities. Facilitates the development, implementation and performance tracking of Western Area work plans.Read More
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Veronica is principal of Catalyst Strategy Group, and formerly Senior Vice President of J. Walter Thompson. She has provided strategy and branding solutions to Johnson & Johnson, Federal Express, the Department of Labor and Marriott. With an MBA from Columbia University, she is also a speaker on branding and strategy.
Sets strategy for technology infrastructure, and promotes technological enhancements to improve operational efficiencies and member engagement throughout the Western Area.Read More
Yvette is a 19-year veteran with Chevron, currently as Training & Competency Development Manager. Yvette was inducted into the Houston (TX) Chapter in 2010. She has been given the opportunity to serve in a variety of capacities, inclusive of Technology Chair, National Trends & Services Co-Chair, National Trends & Services Chair, and her current role as Vice President of Programs.