Board Information

TREF has an all-volunteer Board that consists of the Trauma Program Managers from the six San Diego Trauma Centers. Your current Board Members are:

  • Kathi Ayers, RN, MSN, CFNP
    President, TREF
    Trauma Program Manager,
    Sharp Memorial Hospital
  • Melinda Case, RN, MSN
    Secretary, TREF
    Trauma Program Manager,
    Palomar Medical Center
  • Angela Kilty, RN, BSN
    Treasurer/Assistant Secretary, TREF
    Trauma Program Manager,
    UC San Diego Health
  • Brian McCord, RN, MSN, CCRN
    Board Member, TREF
    Senior Director Trauma, Emergency, and Critical Care Services
    Scripps Mercy Hospital
  • Anthony Chiatello, RN, BSN
    Board Memeber, TREF
    Trauma Program Manager,
    Scripps Memorial Hospital – La Jolla
  • Matthew Derkrikorian, BSN, RN, CEN, CPEN, AEMT
    Board Member, TREF
    Trauma Program Manager,
    Rady Children’s Hospital San Diego
  • Melanie Gawlik, RN, MSN
    Chair, TREF Injury Prevention & Outreach
    Director, Trauma Services,
    Scripps Memorial Hospital-La Jolla