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Shamika Ossey

Shamika Ossey graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing from Mount Saint Mary’s University, in 2005, and began her Public Health Nursing career in 2007 with the County of Los Angeles. She has been an emerging leader in the community earning several awards, and recognition from local elected officials, the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the White House. Ms. Ossey enjoys community engagement, promoting emergency preparedness, and has been a volunteer with the American Red Cross Los Angeles Region since 2014 as a Community Ambassador. As an Instructor and Co-Program Manager of the Watts Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Program Ms. Ossey volunteers her time engaging the community in emergency and disaster preparedness education and training. Ms. Ossey currently serves as a SEIU 721 Union Steward, Co-Chair of SEIU 721’s Bargaining Unit 311 (LA County Registered Nurses), SEIU Nurse Alliance of California Steering Committee Member, Co-Chair of LA County Department of Public Health’s RN Joint Labor Management Committee, and Commissioner on the City of Los Angeles Health Commission.

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2nd Vice President
(Council District 15)