APIC San Diego Chapter

2021 Board Members

Past President
Tracy Lanier, BSN, RN, CIC

Infection Preventionist
California Department of Public Health

President
Karin I. Pardoel, BSN, MHA, RN, CIC, CPHQ

Director of Infection Prevention and Control
Kaiser Permanente – San Diego Service Area

President-Elect
Margaret (Maggie) Turner M.Ed, RN, FAPIC, PHN

Infection Preventionist IV
UC San Diego Healthcare System

Treasurer-Elect
Cindy Chambers, RN, BSN, MS, PHN, CIC

Nursing, Consultant, Program Review
HQ Lead Infection Control ICP
California Correctional Health Care Services/CDCR

Treasurer
Megan Medina, MSN, MBA, RN, CIC

Infection Preventionist
Rady Children’s Hospital

Secretary
Sondra Lintz, MSN RN CIC

Infection Control Coordinator
Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego

Education Chair & Committee
Jarrod Becasen, MPH, CIC

Infection Preventionist
Palomar Health

William Cardona, MSN, RN, CIC
Infection Preventionist
Kaiser Permanente

Social Chair & Committee
Sheri Morgan, RN, BSN, CIC

Infection Preventionist
Kaiser Permanente

Margot Hudson, RN, BS
Infection Control Coordinator
Scripps Mercy Hospital

Palak Patel, MPH, BS, CIC
Infection Preventionist
UC San Diego Healthcare System

Membership
Liz Jefferson, B.S., Ph.D., CIC

Infection Prevention and Epidemiology
Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla

Legislative Representative
Sherri Cummings, MS, RN, CNS, CIC

Infection Preventionist
Kaiser Permanente

Nominating Committee
Claudia Sanchez Goad, RN

Infection Preventionist
Scripps Health

Rowena Okumura, RN, CIC
Epidemiology Manager
Scripps Health