Sacramento Media and Key Contacts

Updated:Jul 10,2013

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Media Relations:

Michael Castillo, Director, Communications and Marketing (916) 431-2383

For national media inquiries, please call (214) 706-1173

Additional Media Resources:

AHA National Newsroom,, includes our national news releases and multi-media resources
Heart and Stroke Statistics
Heart and Stroke Encyclopedia

Sacramento Event Contacts:

Executive Director, Jessica Gordon Lannom (916) 431-2369

Advocacy and Government Relations:

Senior State Legislative Director, Jamie Morgan (916) 431-2359

Grassroots Director, Josh Brown (916) 431-2364

Go Red For Women Luncheon:

Senior Director, Social Market & Go Red For Women, Shannon MacAdam (916) 431-2386

Business Development Coordinator, Jordan Seavers (916) 431-2325

Heart Ball: Business Development Director, Amy Sims (916) 431-2371

Heart & Stroke Walk:

Director, Chelsea Berg, (916) 431-2360

Director, Erica Ralston, (916) 431-2370

Business Development Coordinator, Natalie Reyes (916) 431-2336

Jump Rope For Heart/ Hoops For Heart: Youth Market Director, Brian Zambor (916) 446-6505

Heart Chase:
Director, Paula Birdsong, (916) 431-4120

Stroke Initiatives: Coordinator, Carrie Vines, (916) 431-2380

Sacramento Main Office: (916) 446-6505

National Call Center: 800-242-8721

2013-2014 Sacramento Board of Directors:

Patricia Rodriguez, Chairman of the Board, Kaiser Permanente, South Sacto
Tim Maurice, Incoming Board Chairman, UC Davis Medical Center
Margaret Mette, President
Douglas Schuch, M.D. Incoming Board President
Diane Sobkowicz, M.D. Auburn Cardiac Medicine Associates (Cardiologist)
Donna Deterding, Deterding Health Care
Doris G. Frazier, RN, MS, VP Cardiovascular Services Mercy
Ed Krampf COO Adelante Media Group
Fredric Gorin, M.D. PhD, UC Davis- Department of Neurology
Glen McDonald, Blue Shield
Jeff Hilliard, President Compudigital Industries
Joseph Debbs, J. Taylor Associates
Dr. Joseph Rahman, Cardiologist, Mercy Heart and Vascular
Kathryn Jeffrey, Sacramento City College
Steve Dominguez, Bank of the West
Suzanne Hennessy, Murphy Austin Adams Schoenfeld