California Central Service Association
We are a professional Association of those active and associated with Central Service/Sterile Processing and Distribution Personnel.
CCSA is governed by President, Past President, President-Elect, Regional Directors and Member-at-Large. The Regional Directors represent counties in a geographical area. Regional Directors are elected for a Two year term.
The mission of CCSA is to promote patient safety by raising the level of expertise and recognition for those in the Central Service profession. CCSA accomplishes this by working in conjunction with the International Association of Central Service Materiel Management.
CCSA accomplishes this:
- By providing education, professional development, certification thru IAHCSMM, communication and representation opportunities for Central Service;
- Through collaboration efforts with allied partners, members and associates; and
- Through advocacy initiatives for public policy changes.
Tim Parsons, CRCST, CIS, CHL
San Francisco, California
CCSA Office Contact:
CCSA Office Manager
2063 Rancho Valley Drive
Suite 320, PMB 253
Pomona, California 91766
Board of Directors (2020-2021):
Tim Parsons, CRCST,
Kenneth Hare, CRCST
LuAnn Jones, CRCST,
Nichole Falls, CRCST, CIS
Nicole M. Romero, CRCST, CIS
Rebecca Taylor Alvino, RN,
MS, CNS, CIC, CNOR
Gene Ricupito, BA,
CRCST, CFER, CHL, PMP
Casey Czarnowski, CRCST,
Roy (Pete) Leist, CRCST,
Lisa Everett, CRCST, CIS
Christopher Everhart, CASSPT
Jignesh Patel, CRCST,
CIS, CER, CHL, ST
Josue (Josh) Figueroa, AAS,
CRCST, CHL, CST, CPR
Talitha Valdez, CSPM,
Zeljko (Jack) Vidovic,
|26 Jun 2021;|
08:00AM - 03:45PM
CCSA: 35th Annual Conference & Vendor Exhibit
By Casey Czarnowski
CCSA Region 1 Director
The California Central Service Association is going virtual!
CCSA is planning many events this year to bring quality education to Professionals across California and Nevada, even considering the requirements of keeping ourselves, our families and our patients safe.
Information and on-line registration for these events can be found at our website: www.CCSA1.com.
We are looking forward to our Annual Convention, but now online! VCON 2020 will be hosted in partnership with Beyond Clean, which is generously providing hosting services. We appreciate Beyond Clean’s commitment to furthering the cause of sterile processing education!
On Saturday, July 25th, VCON 2020 will host 4 great speakers:
-Sheri Bookstaff - Lifetime of Impact
-Alex Miseirvitch - Aesculap
-Bob Marrs - Beyond Clean
-Scott Knight - Surgical Instrument Service Company (SIS)
We have filled a Saturday with the hottest topics in our field. Don’t miss out!
VCON 2020 will be free to CCSA members. Membership is only $25, so all who wish to attend can complete our simple membership registration to attend this and all of our educational offerings for a year. A great deal!
Continuing through the summer and fall, the CCSA will host Saturday virtual seminars in September and November. Members will receive updates on events through email, and we will also post our activities on social media.
CCSA invites all members of the profession to visit the Education tab on our website. The Education tab provides curated resources for those seeking quality educational resources and continuing education credits for IAHCSMM and CBSPD.
And, please follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn for great discussions, new ideas, information about our world-class events, and networking!
For further information about membership in the CCSA, we invite you to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 657-286-8029. We are 617 Professionals strong, and would love to have you join us!
The CCSA is an Affiliated Chapter of the International Association of Healthcare Central Service Materiel Management. Our mission is to provide Central Service Professionals with world-class educational offerings throughout California and beyond.