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ADCES California Network and Nevada LNG!
This group represents and supports members and groups throughout our states.
We encourage you to look around, join in discussions and participate.
Just use the links below to start networking with your peers!


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Congratulations
Beverly Thomassian, RN, MPH, CDCES, BC-ADM 
2021 Kim Higgins Excellence Award Recipient!
 



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Local Networking Group Contacts

Central Coast Jacqueline Thompson: jthompson@mydiabetestutor.com
Central Valley Lisa Franco: lisa.francord@gmail.com  
Inland Empire Facilitator needed
Kern Nicole Ng: nicole.ng11@gmail.com
Long Beach Linda Kerr: lkerr@brandman.edu
Rebecca Gerl: rgerl@mednet.ucla.edu 
Los Angeles Laleh Mohajeranilaleh@me.com
April Goldenberg White: aprilgoldenberg@gmail.com
North State (Chico and surrounding areas)
Dawn Bryan & Christine Zaveson: aadechicolng@gmail.com
Orange Facilitator needed
Sacramento Sara Boyd & Margie Junker: AADESAC@gmail.com 
San Diego Janine Loescher: sdade06@gmail.com
San Francisco Chris Quan: bell4077@sbcglobal.net 
Silvia Helena Kellum: silviadsk@aol.com
San Joaquin Valley Pam Noonan: epamnoonan@gmail.com
Santa Barbara/Ventura Lily Yip: lily.yip.pharmd@gmail.com
Santa Clara Dorthy Lee: dorthylee@aol.com or santaclaraadceslng@gmail.com
Elaine Lee: elaineleerd@gmail.com
Santa Rosa Facilitator needed
Nevada Colleen Corey: colleenbike64@gmail.com
Julie Suckowjulie@creatinganewnorm.com
**Please continue to scroll down for the latest blog posts from the state and for information regarding your local networking group (LNG) including discussions and upcoming events.
Be sure to subscribe to your local LNG to stay up to date with events in your area and to network with local ADCES members. For questions or information on how to do this, please reach out to the CB Technology Leader here **
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2022 CA Coordinating Body Leaders

Advanced Practice Liaison
OPEN

CB Chair
Kimberly Torres-Kebelbeck
(Long Beach)

CB Chair-Elect
OPEN

Disaster Planning


OPEN


Education Leaders

Christine Zaveson (Chair)
(Chico)
Mary Jean Christian
(Orange)

Nathan Painter 
(San Diego)
Dorthy Lee
(Santa Clara)
Linda Cooper
(Santa Clarita)

Financial Leaders

Richard Peng
(Los Angeles) 
Christine Zaveson
(Chico)

Grassroots Coordinators

Suzanne Lohnes
(San Diego)
Co-lead position - OPEN

Membership Leaders (LNG Facilitators)

April Goldenberg White 
(Los Angeles) 

Pharmaceutical CEU's

Nathan Painter 
(San Diego)

Scholarship/Award Coordinators

Jacqueline Thompson 
(Central Coast)
Dorthy Lee
(Santa Clara)

Secretary/Historian

Becky Gerl
(Long Beach)

Technology Leaders (Webmaster, Marketing and Registration)

Richard Peng
(Los Angeles)
Dawn Bryan
(Chico)
Saira Torres 
(Long Beach)
Becky Gerl
(Long Beach)

Vendor Liaisons

April Goldenberg White
(Los Angeles)
Co-lead position - OPEN

CB Members at Large

Christine Quan
  (San Francisco)
Chuck Newcomb
  (Central Valley)
Lisa Franco 
(Central Valley)
Linda Kerr
(Long Beach)

Volunteer Opportunities

  • Sunday, June 13, 2021 - (open-ended)
    Quick Task (less than an hour)
    California Coordinating Body

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Latest Discussions

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    AB 97 News!

    Greetings everyone, Following up on my recent post, the Governor is proposing to exempt CGMs from the provider cuts in AB 97 in his May Revision. While the details for the exemption will not be available until release of the trailer bill, the May Revision ...

  • Dear California ADCES Members, As I have written before AB 97 is threatening to diminish the effort everyone put in to get Medi-Cal beneficiaries covered for CGMs. Below is information I recently received from the CGM Coalition. ...

  • Thank you for this opportunity to learn more about this subject! ------------------------------ Dolores Rangel ARNP,NP,RN FNP Diabetes Educator Panorama City CA (818)298-7449 ------------------------------

  • Hello California Members, I'm sharing this CE opportunity that I received from ADCES. ADCES and ADA are partnering in providing the following opportunity. Deploying a team-based approach is necessary to overcome therapeutic inertia in diabetes ...

  • Register for the 2022 Virtual Public Policy Forum I would just like to remind you that ADCES will host its annual advocacy event, the Public Policy Forum, as a virtual event on Friday, May 20, 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. PT. This event is open to all ADCES ...

  • ADCES has published competencies for educators "health coach" level to BC-ADM type level... see attached Mary Jean Christian, MA, MBA, RD, CDCES

  • Hi Amy, Although I do not have a direct answer to your questions, I was recently researching this topic and found great information on the CDC website, including handouts for a lifestyle coaching program, and curricula. Perhaps this might help you ...

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    Health Coach vs DCES

    Hello Fellow Educators! I'm sure I'm not the only one who has posed this question, but I have been asked to provide documentation of what type of care a health coach can provide to PWDs. There appears to be a handful of credentialing services and boards ...

  • Please note the NEW live event date May 14 . We changed the date based on your feedback, so we'll see you then! Updated flyer attached. Registration is OPEN for the 2 CE program "Optimizing Your Time & Outcomes While Avoiding Burnout" with ...

  • Dear California ADCES Members, ADCES is excited to announce that registration for its annual advocacy training event is now open! The Public Policy Forum will take place virtually on Friday, May 20. This event is open to all ADCES members and no prior ...

  • Dear California ADCES Members, The Diabetes Coalition has sent a letter to key members of the Assembly and Senate budget committees requesting that they eliminate the 10% Medi-Cal provider rate cut for continuous glucose monitors. The issue of eliminating ...

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