Terri Meier CHFP, CSMC, CSBI

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Perla Pace

President Elect
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Basak Kaya

Immediate Past President
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Violeta Aguirre

Vice President
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Cindy Pizarro

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Shelly Robertson

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Fahd Benjalil

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Susan Kilmer

Director of Programs – Education Events
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Tonya Richardson

Director of Programs – Social Events
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Christina Bolanos

Director of Programs – Social Media
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Paromita Laskar

Director of Communications
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Adam Taylor

Director of Sponsorship
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Alece Hon

Director of Membership
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John Garcia

Director of Certification
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Julie Haluska

Awards, Founders

Our chapter’s Certified Members and Fellows:

  • Fahd Benjalil, FHFMA
  • Jared Berkson, CHFP
  • Clive Chibaya, FHFMA
  • Katy Courson, CHFP
  • Mendy-Sue Drew, CSAF,FHFMA
  • Craig Du Fault, CHFP
  • John Garcia, FHFMA
  • Andrea Gonzalez, FHFMA
  • Mary Grossman-Scudder, CHFP,CRCR
  • Alec Hendry, CHFP,CRCR,CSBI
  • Reid Hollyfield, FHFMA
  • Alece Hon, FHFMA
  • Basak Kaya, FHFMA
  • Thomas Kumura, FHFMA
  • Jeffrey Lambert, FHFMA, CMA,CSAF,CSBI,CRCR
  • Patrick Lash, CPA, FHFMA
  • Terri Meier, CHFP,CRCR
  • Mayflor Mejia-Obispo, CHFP
  • Maya Mohan, FHFMA
  • Urvashi Pathak, CHFP,CSBI
  • Beata Piehl, CHFP
  • Travis Pittman, CHFP
  • Sean Putnam, CPA,CHFP
  • Judy Riesen, FHFMA
  • Lisa Thakur, FHFMA, CPA
  • Narciso Vazquez, CRCR,CHFP
  • Xiang Wu, CHFP

The certification committee has one main focus – to get you certified. Our motto is “Just do it,” (take the test that is!)  Are you interested in becoming a certified member?  Check out the invaluable information on National’s website.  https://www.hfma.org/certification/

Chapter contact:

Chair: John Garcia, FHFMA

Sharp HealthCare
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Chapter Information

The San Diego-Imperial Chapter of the Healthcare Financial Management Association is a professional membership organization for individuals in financial management of healthcare institutions and related patient organizations. Refer to the following links to learn more about our chapter.

Our Chapter leaders are here to serve the members. If you have any suggestions to improve our services; or would like to participate on a committee; or have an idea for educational programming or social events please feel free to contact any of our Chapter officersboard members or committee chairpersons.

Below is a listing of our Chapter’s Founders Merit Award Series recipients.

Interested in Certification? Here are our current certified members and information about how to become certified: Become HFMA Certified

HFMA San Diego Imperial Chapter Past Presidents listing: HFMA_Past_Presidents.pdf (180 KB)

Our Chapter offers many services to our members, as well as many ways to volunteer your services and become involved in the Chapter.

If you have suggestions to improve our services, would like to participate on a committee, or have an idea for educational programming, please email hfmasandiego@gmail.com or contact any of our Chapter officers, board members or committee chairpersons.