Michelle Simms

Vice Chair

msimmsMichelle Simms is a communications director for Kaiser Permanente, one of America’s leading health care providers and not-for-profit health plans that serves more than 10 million members in eight states and the District of Columbia. Since joining the organization in 1997, she has held several communication roles and currently directs communication for the organization’s National Compliance, Ethics & Integrity Office. Her focus includes employee communication, external communication and issues management.

Prior to coming to Kaiser Permanente, she worked for major corporations in the petroleum refining and aerospace and defense industries, focusing on employee communications; technical editing and proposal management; marketing; media and external relations; and crisis communications.

Michelle holds a master’s degree in business organizational management from the University of La Verne and a bachelor’s degree in technical publications from San Jose State University.

Michelle has held several other IABC board roles, including past president of the IABC San Francisco Chapter. In addition to IABC, Michelle served as a board member for a private school and is an active member of two multicultural business resource groups for Kaiser Permanente employees and physicians. In her personal life, Michelle is a single mom of a college-aged son, and finds time for many activities, such as reading and roller skating.

 

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Upcoming Events

Jun
11
Sun
2017
7:35 PM 2017 IABC World Conference @ Washington, D.C. Hilton
2017 IABC World Conference @ Washington, D.C. Hilton
Jun 11 @ 7:35 PM – Jun 14 @ 8:35 PM
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Jun
16
Fri
2017
2:00 PM Monthly PPR Board Meeting
Monthly PPR Board Meeting
Jun 16 @ 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
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Jul
21
Fri
2017
2:00 PM Monthly PPR Board Meeting
Monthly PPR Board Meeting
Jul 21 @ 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
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Aug
18
Fri
2017
2:00 PM Monthly PPR Board Meeting
Monthly PPR Board Meeting
Aug 18 @ 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
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Sep
15
Fri
2017
2:00 PM Monthly PPR Board Meeting
Monthly PPR Board Meeting
Sep 15 @ 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
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Oct
20
Fri
2017
2:00 PM Monthly PPR Board Meeting
Monthly PPR Board Meeting
Oct 20 @ 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
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Nov
17
Fri
2017
2:00 PM Monthly PPR Board Meeting
Monthly PPR Board Meeting
Nov 17 @ 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
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Dec
15
Fri
2017
2:00 PM Monthly PPR Board Meeting
Monthly PPR Board Meeting
Dec 15 @ 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
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Jan
19
Fri
2018
2:00 PM Monthly PPR Board Meeting
Monthly PPR Board Meeting
Jan 19 @ 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
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Feb
16
Fri
2018
2:00 PM Monthly PPR Board Meeting
Monthly PPR Board Meeting
Feb 16 @ 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
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