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2023 AZ Workforce Recruitment & Retention Conference

September 28 @ 8:00 am - September 29 @ 3:00 pm

$50.00 – $350.00

Join us for the Recruitment and Retention Conference on September 28-29 at Vee Quiva!

This year’s topics will include: 

  • Management and Leadership Training for Retention
  • Linking Clinical Education with Primary Care Provider Recruitment
  • Using Data to Inform Healthcare Workforce Development
  • Effective Job Posting & Marketing
  • Candidate Interviewing
  • Inclusive Practices for Retention
  • Workforce Updates & More

Who should attend:

  • Health Center & NHSC Approved Practice Site Staff: Human Resources, Recruitment, Workforce, Marketing & Staff Development
  • Healthcare & Academic Workforce Program Partners

Agenda Outline

September 28

  • 8:00 am-9:00 am – Registration & Continental Breakfast
  • 9:00 am-10:00 am – Welcome and Opening Session
  • 10:00 am-11:30 am – Keynote Speaker
  • 11:30 am-11:45 am – Networking Break
  • 11:45 am-12:30 pm – General Session
  • 12:30 pm-1:15 pm – Lunch
  • 1:15 pm-3:00 pm – Breakout Sessions (HR/Staff Development & Recruitment/Marketing)
  • 3:00 pm-3:30 pm – Networking Break
  • 3:30 pm-4:30 pm – General Session
  • 4:30 pm-5:00 pm – Closing

Friday, September 29

  • 8:00 am-9:00 am – Continental Breakfast
  • 9:00 am-9:30 am – Welcome and Opening Session
  • 9:30 am-11:30 am – General Session
  • 11:30 am-11:45 am – Networking Break
  • 11:45 am-12:30 pm – Breakout Sessions (HR/Staff Development & Recruitment/Marketing)
  • 12:30 pm-1:30 pm – Lunch
  • 1:30 pm-2:30 pm – General Session
  • 2:30 pm-3:00 pm – Closing

Hotel Information

  • Gila River Resorts and Casinos- Vee Quiva
  • Address: 15091 South Komatke Lane, Laveen Village, Arizona 85339

For reservations, call Vee Quiva at 520-796-4900 and mention “AACHC AZ Workforce Recruitment & Retention Conference” to receive a 15% discount off the best available rate. Guests will provide their own credit or debit for Room & Tax plus an incidental hold at check in; $50 per night. Hotel Rooms are limited so they should make their reservations as soon as possible.

Cancellation Policy

  • Substitutions are encouraged.
  • Cancellations received at least 30 business days prior to the event will result in a full refund.
  • Cancellations received at least 15 business days prior to the event will result in a 50% refund.
  • No refunds will be offered for cancellations received 14 business days prior to the event or later.
  • Cancellations after the conclusion of the event are non-refundable.
  • No Shows are non-refundable.
  • To receive a refund or request a substitution, contact us at aachctraining@aachc.org.


  • The Alliance strongly encourages COVID-19 vaccination for all attendees.
  • By registering for this event, you agree to receiving email correspondence from the Alliance.


September 28 @ 8:00 am
September 29 @ 3:00 pm
$50.00 – $350.00
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Gila River Resorts & Casinos – Vee Quiva
15091 S Komatke Ln.
Laveen Village, Arizona 85339 United States
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Jessica Yanow
President& Chief Executive Officer, AACHC & CVN

Kat Bergman
Director of Human Resources

Patty Macias
Office Manager

Christopher Robinson
Executive Assistant

Da-Nell Pedersen
Director of Communications & Training

Lindsay Dietz
HCCN Project Director

Jamie Duncan
HCCN Project Coach

Jasman Shakya
HCCN BI Analyst

Deepti Vedala
HCCN Project Coach

Jennifer J. Burns
Senior Director of Government & Media Relations

Melinda Cobb
Consortium Manager, Rural Opioid Response

Dr. Robert Elk
Chief Medical Officer

Janelle Jones
Substance Use Disorder Program Manager

Leah Meyers
Director of Rural Women’s Health & Substance Use Disorder

Lisa Nieri
Chief Operations Officer

Emily Oake
Senior Director of Population Health

Lorraine Ramirez
Program Manager, Rural Women’s Health & Oral Health

Meryl Deles
Outreach & Enrollment Services Information Manager

Claudia Maldonado
Associate Director, Outreach & Enrollment Services

Angela Bryant
CAAHEC: Pathways Program Manager

Lourdes Montez
Workforce Development Manager

Mallika Peddada
CAAHEC: Outreach & Development Program Manager

Ana Roscetti
Director of Workforce

Ana Roscetti
Director of Workforce

Kate Luna
Quality Improvement Manager

Michelle Horne
Chief Business Development Officer

Kai McKinstry
CAAHEC Program Coordinator

Elizabeth Hernandez
Outreach & Enrollment Services Program Manager

Ebone Johnson
Senior Director of Grants, Contracts & Compliance

Frank Nagy
Director of Grants & Contracts

Brenda Hanserd
Chief Financial Officer

Cecilia Nguyen
Staff Accountant

Mayra Gomez
Program Manager, Outreach & Enrollment

Zepporah Fuller
HCCN Project Director

Kendall Gillispie
Communication & Events Coordinator