Jay O'Brien, RN
SPNN President
Deborah Shepley, RN
SPNN Vice President
Sheila Berg, RN
SPNN Treasurer
Anna Patterson, RN
SPNN Secretary

Chairs and Co-Chairs

Rachelle Padilla, RN
Chair (Coronado)
Cynthia Karlicek, RN
Co-Chair (Coronado)
Kristen Palumbo, RN
Chair (Grossmont)
Sandy Cooper, RN
Co-Chair (Grossmont)
Melissa Reed, RN
Chair (Chula Vista)
Malyne Santos, RN
Co-Chair (Chula Vista)
Shawn McCoy, RN
Chair (Mesa Vista)
Julie Braatz, RN
Co-Chair (Mesa Vista)
Jan Hodgson, RN
Chair (Non-Hospital)
Carmen Picaso, RN
Co-Chair (Non-Hospital)
Deborah Shepley, RN
Chair (Mary Birch)

Staff Representatives

Michael Boccio, RN
Staff Representative
Email: Michael.Boccio@unacuhcp.org
Joel Emerson, RN
Staff Representative
Email: Joel.Emerson@unacuhcp.org
Yesenia Godinez
Staff Representative
Email: Yesenia.Godinez@unacuhcp.org

Sharp News

Sharp RNs Deliver Ten Day Strike Notice

Posted on November 17, 2016

Sharp HealthCare’s registered nurses intend to strike beginning the Monday after Thanksgiving, November 28. The strike comes in response to Sharp’s repeated violations of federal labor law and refusal to address patient care problems caused by an escalating crisis in nurse turnover.

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SPNN Bargaining Update #14

Posted on November 15, 2016

At negotiations on November 15, we met with management and asked a series of questions concerning the implementation of management’s last, best and final offer.

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Sharp HealthCare RNs Vote to Strike

Posted on November 10, 2016

Sharp HealthCare registered nurses voted to authorize an unfair labor practice strike to protest Sharp’s unlawful implementation of its so-called last, best and final offer and other unfair labor practices. “We are willing to do whatever it takes to protect our patients, up to and including a strike,” said Nieysha White, RN, from Sharp Mary Birch.

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Sharp HealthCare Illegally Declares Impasse

Posted on October 31, 2016

Our Union is aware of Sharp’s communication and vigorously disagrees with its characterization of our negotiations being at impasse. As a result of their unilateral implementation of its last contract proposal, we will begin conducting strike vote meetings on Wednesday, November 2.

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Important SPNN Strike Vote

Posted on October 31, 2016

Sharp Professional Nurses Network (SPNN) will be conducting strike vote meetings starting Wednesday, November 2.

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SPNN Bargaining Update #13

Posted on October 28, 2016

Sharp management has informed us and you that it is implementing selected parts of its so-called “last, best and final” contract offer. This is a slap in the face and a clear violation of federal law. It is an insult to our solidarity and our determination to achieve a fair contract.

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Watch SPNN RNs Rally for Patient Care

Posted on October 26, 2016

On October 6, Sharp RNs were the biggest news story in San Diego! This video explains why Sharp HealthCare is bleeding nurses and why it matters to the San Diego community.

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RN Delegation Delivers Thousands of Petition Signatures to Sharp Management

Posted on October 26, 2016

On October 26, a large delegation of Sharp nurses delivered thousands of petition signatures to Sharp management. The nurses stand united in their petition demands for a contract that protects our patients and our practice.

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SPNN Bargaining Update #12

Posted on October 14, 2016

With hundreds of RNs present at negotiations on October 14, we put forward a completely new first year wage schedule for all Clinical Nurses and Advanced Clinicians.

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Sharp Hearts, Sharp Cares, Sharp Nurses

Posted on October 11, 2016

More than 300 nurses, health care professionals, clergy, students, union members and a lawmaker gathered the morning of October 6 in solidarity with Sharp Healthcare nurses. Click through for coverage from AFSCME and the California Labor Federation.

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