Career Conversations October 2009

Career Conversations @ Lunch

Hosted by the USC Sol Price School of Public Policy
USC State Capital Center – Sacramento, CA
October 2009

 

Ana Bagtas Ana Bagtas
Program Coordinator/Planner
Aging and Adult Services, Marin County

Ana Bagtas is currently Program Coordinator/Planner at the Division of Aging and Adult Services, Marin County Department of Health and Human Services. In this capacity, she is responsible for the development of the Area Agency on Aging’s Area Plan and the implementation of its activities to address the prioritized needs of older adults in Marin. She also oversees the contracts of community-based aging programs funded through federal and state grants. Bagtas has a Master of Health Administration degree from USC in Sacramento.
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Stephen Ferraiuolo Stephen Ferraiuolo
Vice President of Operations
BloodSource

Stephen Ferraiuolo is Vice President of Operations for BloodSource. In this position, he has oversight responsibilities for laboratory operations, including donor testing, component production and hospital services. He has been with BloodSource for more than 13 years. He holds a Master of Health Administration from the University of Southern California’s State Capital Center in Sacramento.
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Peter Tateishi Peter Tateishi
Deputy Chief of Staff
Office of Congressman Daniel E. Lungren

Peter Tateishi currently serves as Deputy Chief of Staff for Congressman Dan Lungren. In this role, he manages both the Washington, D.C., and district offices, overseeing all issues from legislation to constituent services. He has been in this role since February 2009. Peter opened a consulting business in Hawaii and Sacramento, focused mostly on Indian gaming and Hawaiian national issues. Tateishi has a Master of Public Administration from USC in Sacramento.
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Christopher L. Wood Christopher L. Wood
Director
Sutter Neuroscience Institute

Christopher L. Wood is Director of the Sutter Neuroscience Institute in Sacramento. He has been part of Sutter Health since 2001 and has been in his current position since June 2005. Prior to joining the Sutter Health organization, Wood worked for an HMO/PPO insurance corporation where he initiated contracts with medical groups and outpatient surgical centers. Chris has a bachelor of science degree from USC Davis and a Master of Health Administration from USC State Capital Center in Sacramento.
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Edgar Zazueta Edgar Zazueta
Legislative Advocate
Los Angeles Unified School District

Edgar Zazueta serves as a Legislative Advocate in the Office of Government Relations for the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD). Prior to this appointment, Zazueta was a Legislative Consultant for State Senator Denise Moreno Ducheny. He previously served as a California Senate Fellow and as a Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHCI) Intern where he worked for the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans. Zazueta received his bachelor’s degree in political science from California State University, Fullerton and a Master of Public Administration from USC in Sacramento.
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