Gerald Syas will be attending the Veterans Administration (VA) Assistant Development Director Program in Washington, DC during 2014. Gerald has also been offered an invitation for the post doctoral fellowship at the Veteran's Health Care Administration, National Center of Organizational Development, (NCOD). He will receive his Doctorate this Fall, 2013, graduating from the PsyD Program in Organization Development, Fresno Campus.
Heather Stiawalt, has currently accepted a position with Nellis Medical Center, United States Airforce as a Family Advocacy Outreach Manager in the Mike O'Callaghan Federal Medical Center. Heather is an LCSW and student in the PsyD in Organization Development, resides in Las Vegas, NV and commutes for her classes to the Fresno Campus. (see picture)
David Weikel currently accepted a position at Madera County Department of Behavioral Health Services as a Program Supervisor. Davis is a doctoral student at the Fresno Campus earning his PsyD in Organization Development.
Andrew Lee, student in the PsyD in Organization Development program in Fresno has just accepted the position as Executive Director of Diversity and Inclusion at Advocate Health Care Corporate Headquarters. Andrew left Kaiser Permanente in Okland, CA to accept this offer and has moved his family to their new home in Naperville, IL, a suburb of Chicago. He will finish his courses this Fall semester and is completing his dissertation and looking forward to commencement on June 7th, 2014. Recognized as one of the nation's top 10 health systems, Advocate Health Care is the largest integrated health care system in the state of Illinois. Andrew told us he felt he was selected for the Executive Director position because of his learning from faculty, practical aspects of application, and his participation in the program at Alliant.