New Roles in the Santa Clarita Valley
Trinity Classical Academy
The old adage that you can never go home again isn’t true at Trinity Classical Academy. On the first day of school, there was a new but familiar face greeting the sixth grade class. Kaeli Massetto, a graduate from the class of 2012, returned to her alma mater to begin her teaching career.
Miss Massetto has spent the last four years at Northwestern Christian University in Eugene, Oregon where she received an academic scholarship and a merit scholarship, as well as an athletic scholarship to play softball. An exceptional student who remained on the NCU Dean’s List every semester, Miss Massetto graduated Honors Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Teacher Education.
Assistant Superintendent, Business
Saugus Union School District
The Saugus Union School District announced the appointment of Nick Heinlein to the position of Assistant Superintendent, Business. Mr. Heinlein comes to SUSD from a similar position with the Tehachapi Unified School District, and officially joined the district in October.
The Tehachapi Unified School District serves nearly 5,000 students in three elementary schools, one middle school, one alternative education school and a comprehensive high school.
“Mr. Heinlein brings a wealth of experience as a business and fiscal services professional,” said Dr. Joan Lucid, Superintendent of SUSD. “We are fortunate to have him and we look forward to his leadership joining an already accomplished team.”
Christian Raigosa, MD
Physician in Charge
Kaiser Permanente Santa Clarita
Christian Raigosa, MD is now Physician in Charge for Kaiser Permanente Santa Clarita Medical Offices, heading up a team of 42 physicians and 112 employees. In addition to his patient panel and administrative duties, the Santa Clarita resident is a champion for Kaiser Permanente, speaking with brokers, employers, members and elected officials about the value of its care delivery system and bringing high quality affordable care to the members and communities of the Santa Clarita Valley.
Dr. Raigosa joined Kaiser Permanente in 2003, and was previously Physician in Charge of Kaiser Permanente North Hollywood and Mission Hills Medical Offices. He is board certified in Family Medicine and earned his medical degree from the University of California, Los Angeles.
Kingman Ho, MD
Vice President of Professional Services, Chief Medical Officer
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital has named Kingman Ho, MD, to its Executive Leadership Team where he will serve as Vice President of Professional Services and Chief Medical Officer (CMO). In his role as CMO, Dr. Ho will act as the primary liaison between hospital leadership and medical staff facilitating communication and collaboration.
Among his responsibilities will be working closely with medical staff and leadership to oversee strategic patient quality and safety initiatives while fostering cross functional collaborative teamwork with the Chief of Staff, department and committee chairs, and other physician leaders.
“We are pleased to have such an accomplished healthcare leader join the Henry Mayo team and help us create an exceptional healthcare environment for our patients, physicians, and staff,” said Roger Seaver, president and CEO.
Culinary Arts Advisory Committee
College of the Canyons
Princess Cruises Fleet Director of Guest Culinary Experience Pierre-Marie Leprince has been invited to join the College of the Canyons Culinary Arts Advisory Committee.
The committee meets twice a year and is comprised of various educators and industry partners to discuss trends and changes. LePrince will share his expertise with regards to the culinary and restaurant operations in the cruise industry that will help properly train College of the Canyons students and assist the staff to prepare curriculum accordingly.
Leprince brings more than 30 years of experience to his current position at Princess Cruises as fleet director of guest culinary experience, overseeing the food offerings of the cruise line’s fleet of 17 cruise ships sailing all over the world.
Circle of Hope, Inc.
Circle of Hope, Inc. recently announced past president Jill Bondy as the new head of Client Services. After many years of experience with the Board of Directors, Jill is excited to settle into a role that allows her to interact with clients on a more personal level.
“This position has really given me more fire and reminded me why we do the work we do,” Jill said with audible passion.
In her new role, Jill works with prospective and current clients to guide them through the organization’s services. She helps determine the client’s emotional, financial and educational needs and how to best assist them moving forward.
“We never turn a client down,” she said.
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