Board of Directors

The Center for Oncology in Pediatrics Foundation (COP Foundation) Board of Directors is located in San Diego, California, comprised of community and business leaders who volunteer their time in all phases of the Foundation’s work

Executive Committee

Jose A. Honold M.D. – President


Rady Children’s Hospital – San Diego

Armida Fernandez – Vice President


INNOVEST Insurance & Financial Services, Inc.

Joaquin Zavala – Vice President

Rady Children’s Hospital – San Diego

Rich Geisler Esq., CRB – Secretary

Vice President

J.Whalen Associates. Inc

Jose F. Cabrera – Treasurer

Certified Public Accountant, San Diego, California

Board Members

Melanie Barker, MPH/MSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Maricela Gracia Portela


Prudential CA Realty

Ignacio Hernandez

President LLC

Susana Honold

Events Coordinator

Rosamelia Lopez Platt, RN BSN

ScrippsHealth International Liaison

Center for Oncology in Pediatrics Foundation

For more information please contact us at (858) 480-1251 or send a message to

Past Event:

HOPE 2014
GALA & Benefit Concert

with special musical performance by:
Senator Ben Hueso and friends

Presenting Sponsor: PepsiCO

Join us for HOPE 2015
Gala & Benefit Concert

(date to be determined)