worked for 45 years in pediatric gastroenterology. He earned his Medical degree at the University of California, Los Angeles.  He served in the military as a research investigator at the US Army Medical Center Research Institute, in the Infectious Disease Unit, Bethesda, Maryland.  He completed a Pediatric Gastrointestinal Fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical…

is the Director of Development for the College of Health and Human Services at California State University, Long Beach.  Previously, she was the Development Director at the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Long Beach specializing in annual funding campaign, major gifts, special events, marketing, cultivation and stewardship. She is the President Elect for the Long…

worked for 45 years in pediatric nursing. She has a BS in Nursing from UCLA and a Public Health Nurse Credential.  For fourteen years, Judy worked as a pediatric bedside nurse, unit manager and shift supervisor.  Then, she became the manager of the Infant Development Program.  In 1990, she created and managed 15 different Pediatric…

Linda Silver is a retired Healthcare Imaging Manager. She graduated from Southern Illinois University with a BS in Health Care Administration. She has been a Long Beach resident since 1992 and has been an active member of the Long Beach Community ever since. She is a current member and past Co-President of American Association of…

graduated from Columbia University with a bachelor degree in occupational therapy.  Melanie created a group in Washington, D.C. for treating toddlers with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, and worked to support the caregivers for those children. In Long Beach, Werts worked at Long Beach Memorial Hospital for occupational therapy and trained nursing aides on rehabilitation. Then she…