Our Team

Staff

Simran Kaur, MPH

Communities for Healthy Kids Program Director 6 Valley Children’s Healthcare

Advisory Council

The Advisory Council (established in 2019) is responsible for providing guidance to Communities for Healthy Kids.

Rosemarie Amaral 6 Fresno County Department of Public Health
Jane Alvarado-Banister 6 Center for Wellness and Nutrition
Kate Bourne 6 Tulare County HHSA
Phoebe Copp 6 Dairy Council of California
Tim Curley 6 Valley Children’s Healthcare
Cyndi Dean 6 Fresno County Superintendent of Schools
Ivonne Der Torosian 6 Saint Agnes Medical Center
Genoveva Islas 6 Cultiva La Salud & Fresno Unified School District Trustee
Simran Kaur 6 Valley Children’s Healthcare
Sue Kincaid 6 FCHIP (Fresno Community Health Improvement Partnership)
Karina Macias 6 UC Cooperative Extension (Fresno & Madera)
Chelsea McClarty Ketelsen 6 HMC Farms
Nichole Mosqueda 6 Camarena Health 
Brandi Muro 6 California Health Collaborative
Artie Padilla 6 Every Neighborhood Partnership
Anita Ruiz 6 Alliance for Healthier Generation
Courtney Shapiro 6 CalViva Health
Deepa Srivastava 6 UC Cooperative Extension (Kings & Tulare)

Steering Committee Members

The Steering Committee (2017-2019) was integral in identifying strategies for childhood obesity prevention in the Central Valley leading to the development of Communities for Healthy Kids and the Regional Agenda to Reduce Childhood Obesity in the Central Valley framework.

Rosemarie Amaral 6 Fresno County Department of Public Health
Jane Alvarado-Banister 6 Center for Wellness and Nutrition
Brandie Banks-Bey 6 Cultiva La Salud
Sara Bosse 6 Madera County Department of Public Health
Phoebe Copp 6 Dairy Council of California
Tim Curley 6 Valley Children’s Healthcare
Cyndi Dean 6 Fresno County Superintendent of Schools
Ivonne Der Torosian 6 Saint Agnes Medical Center
Genoveva Islas 6 Cultiva La Salud & Fresno Unified School District Trustee
Simran Kaur 6 Valley Children’s Healthcare
Chelsea McClarty Ketelsen 6 HMC Farms
Sue Kincaid 6 FCHIP (Fresno Community Health Improvement Partnership)
Karina Macias 6 UC Cooperative Extension
Alma Martinez 6 Community Medical Centers 
Nichole Mosqueda 6 Camarena Health
Brandi Muro 6 California Health Collaborative
Artie Padilla 6 Every Neighborhood Partnership
Anita Ruiz 6 Alliance for Healthier Generation
Rebecca Russell 6 Adventist Health
Courtney Shapiro 6 CalViva Health
Deepa Srivastava 6 UC Cooperative Extension