Susan Harrington, MS, RD, President, Communities Lifting
Communities, Hospital Association of Southern California. Susan
is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and has worked in public
health for over 32 years. She is a former director of the
Riverside County Department of Public Health and is a public and
community health consultant. In July 2018, Susan joined the
Hospital Association of Southern California (HASC) as the
Executive Director for Communities Lifting Communities (CLC).
Dominique Diaz joined the Hospital Communities Lifting
Communities (CLC) in January 2021. She is currently a Program
Coordinator supporting the implementation of CLC’s initiatives.
Ms. Diaz has an interest in leadership engagement as well as
optimizing community collective impact model to address Social
Determinants of Health.
Karen Ochoa, Director of Health Equity Programs and Operations,
Communities Lifting Communities, Hospital Association of Southern
California. Karen manages projects and daily operations of the
organization. Prior to joining CLC, Karen served as the Education
Manager for the Hospital Association of Southern California. In
her role as Education Manager, she supported the development of
the various educational programs that focused on leadership
development for hospital clinical and healthcare executives.