Board of Directors

Board of Directors

President Joan Ortiz
Previous President Linda Goldman
President Elect Carmen Rezak
Treasurer Stacey Armato
Secretary Denise Parker
At Large Susan Aldana
At Large Rosemarie Cervantes
At Large Magdalene Whitman
At Large  Maricela Renteria de Rivera
At Large Shawn Guy-Gerritsen

If interested in joining the board or have questions please email:


Executive Director Arissa Palmer
Program Manager –
Hospital & Healthcare
Cindy Young
Education Coordinator Christine Staricka
Program Assistant
Program Manager –
Worksite Lactation
Erica Glinsky
IBCLC Consultant –
Hospital & Healthcare
Réka Morvay
Consultant –
Hospital & Healthcare
Susan Aldana


  • California Department of Public Health

    New In-Hospital Breastfeeding Data.

    Read more here!

  • Healthcare

    The Regional Hospital Breastfeeding Consortium (RHBC) meetings to provide ongoing support and guidance for staff from participating hospitals. Learn more

  • LA Convention Center-Breastfeeding Friendly!

    Learn more here.

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