The H-CAP partners began working together in 2000 to design a worker-centered, industry-driven program to address specific workforce needs in the healthcare industry.


Kaiser Permanente
Monica Morris, Director of National Workforce Planning & Development and Co-Director of Ben Hudnall Memorial Trust
Zeth Ajemian, Director of National Workforce Development of Southern CA & Hawaii Regions – alternate

HealthNet, Inc.
Martha Santana-Chin, Vice President, Dual Eligible Health Services Management

SEIU United Healthcare Workers West
Rebecca Miller, Director of Workforce Development
Chokri Bensaid, Kaiser Division Director – alternate

SEIU Local 2015
Laphonza Butler, President
Danielle Copeland,
Director, Workforce Development- alternate


University of Miami Hospital
Lori Lupe, Associate Chief Nursing Officer
David Zambrana, Chief Executive Officer, – alternate

1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East
Dequasia Canales, Vice President


Michael Monson, Healthcare Strategy and Operations Senior Executive

SEIU Healthcare Illinios/Indiana
Myra Glassman, Secretary Treasurer
Greg Kelley, Executive Vice President


Steward Health Care System
Kara Ellis, Vice President, Strategic Business Solutions

Boston Medical Center
John M. Hickey, Director of Employee & Labor Relations

1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East
Tyrek Lee, Executive Vice President, 1199SEIU MA
Maryellen Levielle, Vice President, 1199SEIU MA – alternate


Michael J. Deluca, Director, Labor Relations & HR Compliance Consultant
Lynelle M. Wood, Senior Director, Labor Relations & Human Resources Compliance – alternate

SEIU Healthcare – MN
Liz Asmus, Executive Vice President & Director of Hospitals and Clinics
Brenda Hilbrich, Director, Chief of Staff alternate


League of Voluntary Hospitals and Homes of New York
Rita Mercieca, Senior Regional Executive Director, Northwell Health, H-CAP Employer Chair, H-CAP Employer Co-Chair
Lynn Richmond, Executive Vice President & Office of the President, Montefiore Health System – alternate
Jeff Cohen, Vice President, Labor Relations and Human Resources, The Mount Sinai Health System
Madelyn Pearson, Senior Vice President for Patient Care, Services/Chief Nursing Officer, Beth Israel – alternate

Audrey Wathen, Senior Vice President, The New Jewish Home
Hope Miller, Senior Vice President for Care Services, Isabella Nursing Home – alternate

Best Care, Inc.
Ilyne Rabinowitz, Vice President of Clinical Services

Premier Home Health Care Services
Margaret Furlong, Director Clinical Services

1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East
Norma Amsterdam, Executive Vice President of RN Division
Patricia Marthone, Vice President of RN Division – alternate

1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East
Estela Vazquez, Executive Vice President of Health System 6
Veronica Turner, Senior Executive Vice President – alternate

1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East
Milly Silva, Executive Vice President for Nursing Homes

1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East
Rona Shapiro, Executive Vice President for Home Care


Allegheny General Hospital
Marge Dicuccio,Vice President, Patient Care Services, CNO
Angela Costa,Nursing Division Director – alternate

Golden Living
Scott Norton,Vice President of Labor Relations

SEIU Healthcare PA
Zach Zobrist, Executive Vice President
Ben Brewer, Assistant Organizing Director – alternate

SEIU Healthcare PA
Matt Yarnell, Vice President


Crouse Hospital
John Bergemann, Director of Human Resources
Betty O’Connor,Vice President of Nursing Operations – alternate

Kaleida Health
Mary Ellen Creighton, Director of Nursing – Pediatrics
Cherie Hepp, Nurse Recruiter at Women and Children’s Hospital of Buffalo – alternate

Loretto Health System
Kimberly Townsend, President and Chief Executive Officer

The McGuire Group
Stephen Mercurio, President

Strong Memorial Hospital/University of Rochester
Stanley Byrd, Director of Organizational Development and Staff Diversity at University of Rochester – alternate

1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East – Upstate NY
Bruce Popper, Vice President
Pat Greenberg, Executive Director of Nurse Alliance – alternate

James Scordato, Vice President for Western New York Hospital Division of 1199SEIU
Rosemary Speranza, RN & Vice Chair of Western NY Nurse Council 1199 Upstate – alternate

1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East – Upstate NY
Ruth Heller, Vice President
Todd Hobler, Vice President – alternate


Swedish Medical Center – Ballard Campus
Jennifer A. Graves, Chief Executive and Nurse Executive, Swedish Ballard & Interim Chief Executive, Swedish Edmonds

Valley Medical Center, UW Medicine / University of Washington
Megan V. Stevens, Professional Development Specialist
Deann Edgers, Director of Professional Development and Education – alternate

MultiCare Health System
Darci Gibson, Director of Strategic Workforce Planning

Group Health Cooperative
Tami Lamp, Executive Vice President Human Resources

State of Washington Department of Social and Health Services
Bill Moss, Assistant Secretary

SEIU Healthcare 1199NW
Diane Sosne, President, H-CAP Labor Chair

SEIU 775
David Rolf, President
Lani Todd, Legislative and Policy Director alternate


SEIU Executive Board
Maria Castaneda, Secretary Treasurer

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