Health Care Executives of Southern California is positioned for a wonderful year. The Board of Directors of HCE, under the very able leadership of Dr. Tricia Kassab, FACHE, has launched 2020 with exceptional education programs and networking opportunities for its members.

I would like to thank the 2020 HCE Board of Directors, Vice Chairs and committee members for their volunteer leadership. If you are interested in getting more involved in your Chapter, there are many opportunities on committees, so please reach out!

Nationally, ACHE offers many educational and career advancement opportunities as well. I encourage you to take a tour through to access all of the resources that ACHE has to offer. The opportunity to explore advancement to Fellow status in ACHE is available for members who meet specific requirements. Again, the ACHE website offers information about the FACHE process. Please keep an eye out for a Board of Governors study series to be offered by HCE this year.

I would like to introduce Dr. Harry Sax, FACHE, as your newly elected ACHE Regent for Southern California. It has been an honor to serving as your Regent for the past three years and connecting with so many of you. As health care leaders, we do our best working together for the patients and communities we serve.

As always, our industry continues to face many different challenges. It is more important than ever to stay informed and engaged. Stay tuned for many innovative programs at the local level from your HCE Chapter!

Ellen Zaman, FACHE