Southern California SGNA

Southern California Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates – Region 7

NEWS: December 2015

This year’s  SCSGNA Fall Conference was held October 17, 2015 in San Diego at the Scottish Rite Event Center.    Thank you to all who attended, and for your patience and support!  The conference was faced with audio challenges early on, but ended on a good note! Our many thanks to our outstanding speakers:  Debbie DenBoer, Dr. Errol Korn, Mary Farwell, Dr. Samuel Ho, Patty Heckman, Dr. Dong Dao, and Dr. Mary Lee Krinsky.  Our lunch session was provided by Imedex, led by Michele Rubin, Program Chair.  Every attendee was given an iPad for use during the educational program on the Evolution of IBD.  This year, our raffle fundraiser collected $635.00 for the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation; SCSGNA will round out the donation and submit $650 to the organizaton.
Thank you to Board Member, Memo Santoyo for taking on the role of photographer!  Please click on the Dropbox icon to view the photos of our conference. 

This year’s election also ushered in many new board members to SCSGNA!  We welcome Joanna Alejaga, Andrea Rose, Wanda Woten and Kathy Bordeaux to the Board of Directors! We thank Jerri Brown our President for a successful year and look forward to Teri Derimanoczy as President in January 2016!

Once again, we thank all of you for your support of SGNA and Southern California SGNA! We wish you and your loved ones  a Joyous, Peace-filled,  holiday season!  See you in 2016!

SCSGNA Board, left to right:  First row – 2015 President Jerri Brown; Secretary, Cathie Wulff; 2016 President Teri Derimanoczy; Director of Education, Rita Walters-Peyton.
Second Row – Kathy Bordeaux; Andrea Rose; CEU Coordinator, Janet Lemon; Memo Santoyo; Joanna Alejaga; 2015 Immediate Past President, Judy Lindsay; Website, Midolie Loyola; Wanda Woten; Director of Vendors, Cathy Dye; and Mandie Lee.
Not pictured – Treasurer, Kathy Krol.



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December 2015