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ABOUT US

Who We Are

The California Council for Excellence (CCE) is a non-profit organization dedicated to the pursuit of performance excellence within all of California's industries. CCE is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors. CCE was founded in 1992 as an emulation of the national Baldrige Performance Excellence Program and is the official Baldrige-based program in California. 

CCE administers the California Awards for Performance Excellence (CAPE) program, which honors manufacturing companies, service companies, educational institutions, government agencies, healthcare, non-profit and military organizations. The CAPE Program offers four levels of Baldrige-based assessments for organizations at any stage of their performance excellence journey.

Mission

To inspire and enable California organizations to achieve world-class results based on the framework of the Baldrige Performance Excellence Program.

Vision

To be the partner of choice in leading organizations to world-class performance excellence.
 

Values

Integrity; Customers; Members; Volunteers; Sponsors; Personal and Organizational Learning

BOARD OF

DIRECTORS

Denise Shields

Chair 

Shields Resource Group

E. David Spong

Vice Chair 

The Boeing Company (Ret.) 

Brent Duggleby

Treasurer

Brent Duggleby Consulting and Coaching 

Amy Kosifas

Secretary

Sharp HealthCare

Tracy Barron

Member at Large

Dawson & Dawson, Inc.

Wayne Ferch

Council of Trustees, Co-Chair

Adventist Health Central Valley Network 

Dr. Lisa Kreber

CAPE Council Chair 

Adventist Health Bakersfield

David Miller

Government Relations Chair

CalPERS Board of Administration

Beth Rowett

Strategic Planning Chair

Hospital Quality Institute (Ret.) 

Roger Triplett

Member at Large

Eaton Corporation (Ret.)

Janet Wagner

Council of Trustees, Co-Chair

Mills-Peninsula Medical Center

Jessica Williams

Member at Large

Health Net

STAFF

Lindsey Cunningham

Director of Operations 

lindsey@calexcellence.org

Tel: 858.486.0400

California Council for Excellence is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization (Tax ID: 33-0542335)

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