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ANA\California's Racism in Nursing and Healthcare Taskforce

In June 2020, ANA\California convened a group of ethnically diverse nursing and healthcare professionals to address systemic and institutionalized racism. Over the following 18 months, this Taskforce helped create the Assessment to Eradicate Racism in Nursing for Health Institutions.

Meet Our Taskforce Members

  • Dr. Anita Girard, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, ANA\California Board President 2019-2023, Chief Nursing Officer & Vice President of Nursing at Cedars-Sinai

  • Dr. Quanna Batiste-Brown, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN, Chief Nursing Officer Ambulatory Care at UCLA Health

  • Dr. Charlotte Gullap-Moore, DNP, MSN, APRN, ANP-BC, CEO and Adult Nurse Practitioner of Moore on Health, Santa Barbara City College Board Trustee

  • Kim Brown Sims, MBA, RN, FACHE, NEA-BC, Vice President, Chief Nurse Executive Officer at Dignity Health

  • Tasha Haley, BSN, RN, Clinical Nurse Manager at City of Hope

  • Samantha Gambles Farr, MSN, NP-C, CCRN, RNFA, SICU/ Trauma Nurse Practitioner & Neuro Critical Care Nurse Practitioner at UC San Diego Health

  • Nancy W. Parker, MSN, RN, PHN, CNL, Faculty University of San Francisco School of Nursing and Health Professions

  • Dr. Giancarlo Lyle-Edrosolo DNP, RN, CNL, NE-BC, CCRN-CMC, PHN, CPhT

  • Jared Fesler (ANA\California Communications and Programs Manager)


  • Dr. Fatima Arastu DNP, MBA, RN, NEA-BC, CNEn®, Caritas Coach®, 2023 ANA\California Advocacy Institute Fellow

  • Carla Stanley MBA-HC, BSN, RN, FACHE, HCM-BC, NEA-BC, NE-BC, 2023 ANA\California Advocacy Institute Fellow

  • Carter Todd, MS, MBA, RN, NE-BC, CCRN, 2022 ANA\California Advocacy Institute Fellow

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