Community Advisory Board

Ana Carricchi Director of Policy, Latino Health Access
Ms. Carricchi is the Director of Policy at Latino Health Access, a non-profit organization focusing on the health needs of Latinos in Orange County.
Elisa A. Nicholas Chief Executive Officer of The Children's Clinic, Serving Children and Their Families
Elisa A. Nicholas, MD, MSPH is a pediatrician with training in preventive medicine and public health.  Dr. Nicholas is the CEO of The Children's Clinic Serving Children and Their Familes, a community health center providing comprehensive health care and health promotion to underserved, low income, ethnically diverse populations in the greater Long Beach area.  She is also founding member for the Long Beach Alliance for Children with Asthma (LBACA) and the Long Beach Alliance for Food and Fitness (LBAFF).
Gloria Inzunza-Franco HSI Project Director, California State University, Long Beach
Ms. Inzunza-Franco is the Project Director of the HSI (Hispanic Serving Institution) Project, "Mi Casa, Mi Universidad", at CSULB.
Jessica Quintana Executive Director, Centro CHA
Jessica Quintana is the Executive Director of Centro CHA in Long Beach.
Lillian Lew Director of Families in Good Health, St. Mary's Medical Center, Long Beach
Lillian Lew has been the Director for Families in Good Health at St. Mary's Medical Center in Long Beach for over 15 years.
Nettie DeAugustine City of Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services, Preventive Health Bureau Manager
Nettie DeAugustine is the Preventive Health Bureau Manager for the City of Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services. 
Thomas Siegmeth, MPH, CHES Director of Wellness and Cultural Competency Programs, AltaMed Health Services
Thomas Siegmeth is the Director of Wellness and Cultural Competency Programs for AltaMed Health Services, and Center Director of the East Los Angeles Area Health Education Center (AHEC). For close to 10 years, Mr. Siegmeth has developed programs addressing cultural & linguistic competency, health education, employee wellness, and workforce initiatives in AltaMed's Health care system which serves Los Angeles and Orange counties.  He is a graduate of the Master in Public Health Program at Loma Linda University, and has more than 14 years in public health that includes experience with the health care systems in India, Mexico, and Guatemala.