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04 December, 2031
11:45 am
Kid Healthy’s Community Advisory Council is made up of members that represent social, business and health interests from throughout the community. The mission of the CAC is to function in an advisory capacity to promote the mission and vision for Kid Healthy and all of its programs.

Goals for Community Advisory Council

  • To realize the vision for KID HEALTHY
  • To engage ambassadors who can embrace and promote this mission throughout the community
  • To identify key stakeholders as members of this council who have the ability to invest in KID HEALTHY with both knowledge and financial investment
  • To provide strategic oversight and direction to the organization and its programs
  • To create a succession plan for organizational leadership


  • Kim Benson, Behr Process Corporation
  • Teresa Blanco, Northgate Gonzalez Markets

  • Alan B. Cortez, M.D., Kaiser Permanente
  • Clemente González, Aetna
  • Claudia S. Hernandez, CalOptima
  • Vince Kikugawa, Food Dude, Inc.
  • Teresa Samaniego, ABC7

  • Barbara Shipnuck, Kaiser Permanente (retired)
  • Brenda Steffensen, M.D., Kaiser Permanente
  • Jackie Teichmann, Retired, Founder, Kid Healthy

To become a member of the Kid Healthy Community Advisory Council, please contact: [email protected]