Board of Directors

Each year, Health Care Communicators of San Diego requests nominations and fills the roles for President, Secretary, Treasurer, and appoints other members to board positions representing key roles within the organization.  This process takes place each year in December and the new board assumes their role in January. All board member positions are served within a volunteer capacity.

Christina Campo


Christina has more than 20 years experience in the medical field. Currently she is the product manager and administrator for SalesForce products at Scripps Health. She previously held a role as project manager for health care marketing campaigns and data analysis during her time with Scripps. Christina is passionate about classic cars, good wine and meditation. She can be reached at

Arika Daniels


Arika Daniels the co-founder of Scatena Daniels a full-service, integrated communications agency and PR firm providing local, regional and national strategic campaigns for the healthcare, professional service and philanthropy industries. When she is not putting out PR fires or singing her clients’ praises, she can be found shuttling her three kids around for their extracurricular activities, wine tasting with her husband in Paso Robles or getting her blood flowing at the gym. Contact Arika at

Megan Jackson


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Ashleigh Farver

VP of Events and Professional Development

Ashleigh Farver has 9 years of event planning experience. She is currently the Senior Manager of Events for Biocom, the largest, most experienced leader and advocate for California’s life science sector. Ashleigh holds a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from San Diego State University. In 2015, she received her Events Management Certificate from the University of San Diego. Contact Ashleigh at

Taliyah Ferris 

VP of Digital

Taliyah has 6 years of marketing experience and this is her third year serving on the HCC board. She has a BA in History and Montessori Primary teaching credential.

She does competitive sailing and loves yoga, hiking and biking.

Wendy Berke

VP of Development & Sponsorship

Wendy Berke BSN/MHA is a clinical consultant with specialties in healthcare IT, pain management, patient safety and critical care. She currently provides clients with clinical product development expertise and marketing/education tools within consumer and clinical markets. Contact Wendy

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Jody Schneider

VP of Communications

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Victoria Hilger

VP of Membership

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Joselyn Wojtalewicz

Social Media Chair

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Marisa Delao

Events Chair

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Poolak Forutanpour

Scholarship Chair

Poolak Forutanpour has more than 15 years of internet marketing experience managing affiliate programs in various industries such as mortgage, insurance, pet supply and ink and toner products. She earned her Master in English Literature and published her first novelette in 2017 titled, “Stories I Left Behind.” It depicts her life growing up in California as a first generation Iranian-American in the mid-80s and how her life was shaped through the influence of her mother, a Registered Nurse. Poolak is currently the Client Brand Manager at AMN Healthcare and enjoys reading, going to the gym and spending time with her husband and boy/girl twins. Contact Poolak

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