Northern Coastal Region

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Trudy Old Deputy Sector Navigator Health / Regional Director
Hosted by Butte College

With 25+ years of health care experience, Trudy works with the region's colleges and employers to create alignment around and deliver on workforce training and career pathways in health care occupations. She collaborates with the North Region on the Allied Health Learning Community Model and provides technical assistance for program start-ups: CNA, MA, HHA, ADN, LVN and Imaging. 

Business Administration Degree plus medical and management courses
25 + years health care experience including:

  • Grant and Contract Manager for over $2M annually: EWD, SB70, CDE, Private Industry Council and Workforce Investment Boards
  • Coordinate SWAC, 3C-NAC, COADN and HWI meetings
  • Coordinate educator and incumbent worker professional development
  • Manager, home health agency for five northern counties
  • Facilitator for HHA and CNA continuing education
  • Hospice volunteer
  • Medical transcription business

Regional priorities include:

  • Expand advisory board;
  • Continue existing industry, college and association partnerships and expand scope;
  • Collaborate with the North Region on Allied Health Learning Community Model;
  • Technical assistance for program start-ups: CNA, MA, HHA, ADN, LVN and Imaging;
  • CTE Pathways: ADN to BSN to MSN;
  • New Grad RN Transition Programs: Butte and Sierra Colleges;
  • Continue RN Specialty and incumbent worker training;
  • Faculty/staff development for MA and Ambulatory Care Curriculum;
  • Health Career Fair in Siskiyou County and CPR/First Aid training in Butte County for K-12;
  • Create the NorCal Science Teacher Collaborative, first meeting 9-30-13; and
  • Partner with HASPI to provide teacher convening in Sacramento in spring 2014.