Reg joined UCLA in January 2010 as a Training Specialist. In his current role as the Senior Organizational Development Specialist, he designs, develops, and facilitates training courses based on adult learning methodologies using the ADDIE model for UCLA Health.
Prior to joining UCLA, Reg, co-founded the human & leadership-development consulting firm J R Randlés Enterprises, Inc. located in the Del Rey neighborhood of Los Angeles, California. He successfully led and/or collaborated on organizational development transitions and leadership development of several organizations including the Los Angeles County Department of Public Social Services, Best Buy Corporation, AT&T Broadband, Comcast, and the FAA Federal Credit Union ensuring talent was equipped with the core competencies and continuous learning required for exceeding expectations.
Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI®) Certified Practitioner
Master of Arts, Organizational Leadership - Chapman University
Published Author: “Practice! Practice! Practice! ‘Til It Rolls Off Your Tongue Like Your Mother’s First Name” ISBN: 1-4241-8059-7; a book on personal empowerment.
Published Research: Case Study “Organizational Citizenship Behavior, Motivation, and Productivity and its Impact on the Sales Force of a Global Electronic Retail Chain” presented at the Winter 2008 Hawaii Global Conference on Business and Finance hosted by the Institute for Business and Finance
Past President Marina del Rey Middle School and Performing Arts Magnet Booster Club.
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Clayton joined UCLA Health in 2012 as a Training Specialist. He supports the ongoing design, development and facilitation of training classes.
Clayton is passionate about the delivery of quality customer service. He comes to UCLA Health with over 14 years experience in the health care field with an emphasis on employee training and leadership development, specializing in the design of simulation models and exercises that enhance customer service. He also provides leadership and training consultation to local non-profit organizations. Clayton began his teaching career as a High School teacher where he coached a nationally ranked debate team that produced three consecutive state championships and two national champions. Prior to working in health care he taught Human Sexuality at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City where he also received his Bachelor's degree in English and Communications.
Clayton enjoys writing and served as a researcher and consultant for three seasons of HBO's Big Love. He was also the published in the David Geffen School of Medicine Literary Journal THE BEAT, where his short story, "A Good Idea at the Time," received 1st place.
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Sherry Dodge is a Training Specialist for UCLA Health CORE Training. A true UCLA Bruin, Sherry has earned both her bachelor's and master's degrees from UCLA and has worked at the university for over 9 years, joining the training team in 2013. Sherry's areas of expertise include professional development coaching, counseling in higher education and classroom facilitation for adult learning. Sherry is a certified Career Management Coach and finds great fulfillment in motivating others to discover their potential and be life-long learners.
The widely-used Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) classified Sherry as an ENFJ (Extraversion, Intuition, Feeling and Judging). According to the MBTI, ENFJs are described as "people-focused individuals. They live in the world of people possibilities. More so than any other type, they have excellent people skills. They understand and care about people, and have a special talent for bringing out the best in others."
Outside of UCLA, Sherry holds an Adjunct Faculty position at Santa Monica College where she teaches evening classes in Counseling. In her spare time, she enjoys watching Bruin football and basketball, volunteering as a health and safety instructor for the American Red Cross, and training for triathlons
Francesca joined the Center for Organizational Readiness and Education (CORE) in October of 2017 as an Organizational Development Consultant. In this role, Francesca is accountable for facilitating the full catalog of instructor-led training courses, as well as engaging in various organizational development activities throughout the enterprise.
Previously, Francesca was the Training Manager for UCLA Health’s Patient Communication Center (PCC). In that role, she managed and mentored a team of trainers and quality coaches, across three locations with 250+ employees. Not long after joining the PCC in September 2016, she led the redesign of the PCC new hire training program to include competency-based learning in customer service, CareConnect, insurance and clinic-specific modules.
Prior to joining UCLA Health, Francesca was the Regional Training Manager for FirstSteps for Kids, Inc. During her four years in that role, she managed and conducted clinical training programs for instructors providing behavior intervention services to children diagnosed with autism and other development disabilities. These training programs included principles of cross-cultural awareness and cultural sensitivity, communication strategies, applied behavior analysis, ethical compliance, and data collection protocol.
Francesca holds a Master of Arts degree in Intercultural Relations from the University of the Pacific and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Theatre from the University of Southern California. Additionally, she has received Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst Certification and Organizational Behavior Management Certificate from the Florida Institute of Technology.
Debby joined The Center for Organizational Readiness and Education (CORE) as an Organizational Development Specialist in January 2017. She will facilitate training classes offered to the UC Community to provide employees with tools to support staff development and readiness, as well as customer service (CICARE), conflict-resolution and communication.
Prior to CORE Training, Debby began her employment with UCLA Health in September 1997 and worked for 19 years in the Human Resources Department. She facilitated the New Employee Orientation program for 16 years, welcoming thousands of new employees to UCLA Health. She led the HR Chapter in all its accreditation activities, personnel file interviews and survey inspections. She is also a content expert on the HR Competency process. She was responsible for training staff in managing and completing all annual requirements and annual education. Debby's Human Resources and Training career began at Children's Hospital in Boston and Good Samaritan Hospital in downtown Los Angeles.
Debby has a Bachelor of Science degree in Rehabilitation Counseling from Boston University. Her focus was helping young adults with disabilities gain employment and successful independent living skills to become productive members of their community.
Debby has always had a passion for teaching and feels that providing skills, tools, confidence and responsibility to others to better themselves always ends up helping many more along the way. Outside of work, she enjoys traveling, reading, writing, trying out new restaurants and farmers' markets. She is married with two children and most importantly loves spending time with her family and friends.
Argelia joined UCLA in 2004 and has been with CORE since 2008. Prior to joining CORE, Argelia was Manager for the Teacher Education Program (M.Ed.) at UCLA’s Graduate School of Education & Information Studies, as well as Residency Program Coordinator for the Department of Pediatrics at the David Geffen School of Medicine. Before coming to UCLA, Argelia was Operations Supervisor for Laureate International Universities' Teacher Continuing Education Programs department.
Argelia has 15 years experience in the administration of adult education programs in the health and teacher education fields at both brick & mortar and online universities.
As the Organizational Development Administrator, Argelia is responsible for office management and workflow, project management, database development, programming, and administration, course scheduling and coordination, website design and improvements, budget management, and reports and analysis. Argelia is also a Qualified Volunteer Medical Interpreter proficient in Spanish.
The widely-used Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) classified Argelia as an ESFJ (Extraversion, Sensing, Feeling and Judging). According to the MBTI, ESFJs "project warmth through a genuine interest in the well-being of others. They are often skilled at bringing out the best in people, and they want to understand other points of view. They are serious about their responsibilities, seeing what needs to be done and then doing it. Generally proficient at detailed tasks, they enjoy doing little things that make life easier for others."
Outside of work, Argelia enjoys arts and crafts, going on road trips with her family, and reading non-fiction books.
Courtney joined UCLA Health in July of 2007 and has been with the CORE Training Team since September 2015. Prior to joining CORE, Courtney was a part of the staffing and recruitment department. As the CORE Training Coordinator for the team Courtney works very closely with all of the trainers to assistant in any way she can. She handles all of the enrollment, training setups, calls and more to be there for the team.
Courtney has 8 years of administrative healthcare experience. 10 years prior to working at UCLA Health; Courtney worked in sales.
Outside of work, Courtney loves to spend time with her 2 girls, husband and has a 3rd little girl on the way to join the Scarlata Family. She also enjoys health, fitness, movies, reading, baking, art projects and crafts. Her biggest love is spending time with her family and friends.