Speakers Confirmed for 2013 ITUP Conference!

October 31, 2012

ITUP is pleased to announce a list of distinguished individuals who will be speaking at the 16th annual statewide conference on Tuesday February 5, 2013. Register HERE!

Confirmed Speakers
Jason Andrews, Broker, SMB & Insurance Associates
John Arensmeyer, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Small Business Majority
Charles Bacchi, Executive Vice President, California Association of Health Plans
Carmen Balber, Washington Director, Health Access
Kim Belshé, Executive Director, First 5 L.A.
Diana Bontá, Chief Executive Officer, The California Wellness Foundation
Alex Briscoe, Director, Alameda County Health Care Services Agency
Richard Chambers, President, Molina Healthcare
James Cruz, Medical Director, Molina Healthcare of California
Diana Dooley, Secretary, California Department of Health and Human Services
Toby Douglas, Director, California Department of Health Care Services
Paul Fearer, Board Member, California Health Benefit Exchange
Len Finnocchio, Associate Director, California Department of Health Care Services
Jonathan Freedman, Chief of Strategy, L.A. Care Health Plan
Dean Germano, Chief Executive Officer, Shasta Community Health Center
Sandra Goodwin, President & CEO, California Institute for Mental Health
Betsy Imholz, Director of Special Projects, Consumers Union
Oscar Hidalgo, Communication & Public Affairs Director, California Health Benefit Exchange
Ken Jacobs, Chair, Center for Labor Research and Education – UC Berkeley
Howard Kahn, Chief Executive Officer, L.A. Care Health Plan
Mitch Katz, Director, Los Angeles County Department of Health Services
Deborah Kelch, President, Kelch Policy Group
Bill Kramer, Executive Director, Pacific Business Group on Health
Elizabeth Landsberg, Director of Legislative Advocacy, Wester Center on Law & Poverty
Peter Lee, Executive Director, California Health Benefit Exchange
Peter Long, Chief Executive Officer, Blue Shield of California Foundation
Michael Lujan, Director, Small Business Health Options Program, California Health Benefit Exchange
Cindy Mann, Deputy Administrator & Director, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Burt Margolin, CEO Founder, The Margolin Group
Louise McCarthy, President and Chief Executive Officer, Community Clinic Association of Los Angeles County
Holly Mitchell, California State Assembly
Marian Mulkey, Director of Health Reform & Public Programs Initiative, California HealthCare Foundation
Eric Murray, Senior Vice President, California Association of Public Hospitals
Katherine Neuhausen, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholar, UCLA Department of Family Medicine
Kathy Ochoa, Service Employees International Union
David Panush, Director of Government Relations, California Health Benefit Exchange
Janice Rocco, Deputy Commissioner, California Department of Insurance
Andrea Rosen, Director of Health Plan Management, California Health Benefit Exchange
Robert Ross, President & Chief Executive Officer, The California Endowment
Wes Samms, Health Advocate, California Student Public Interest Research Group
Andy Schneider, Consultant
Rusty Selix, Executive Director, Mental Health Association of California
Sandra Shewry, Director of State Health Policy, California HealthCare Foundation
Suzie Shupe, Executive Director, California Coverage & Health Initiatives
Lauren Sobel, Senior Attorney, Consumer Union
Marvin Southard, Director, Los Angeles Department of Mental Health
Darren Urada, Asst. Research Psychologist, UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs
Alan Weil, Executive Director, National Academy for State Health Policy
Bill Wehrle, Vice President – Health Insurance Exchanges, Kaiser Permanente
Micah Weinberg, Senior Policy Advisor, Bay Area Council
Ellen Wu, Executive Director, California Pan-Ethnic Health Network
Lucien Wulsin Jr., Executive Director, Insure the Uninsured Project
Bobbie Wunsch, Consultant, Pacific Health Consulting Group