2019 Leadership San Jose: Chelsea Byom

19_Leadership San Jose Collateral (10).png
A day in the life of Heather (5).png

Chelsea is the Manager of Marketing and Communications at Santa Clara Family Health Plan, a local safety net health plan, where she develops and implements multi-channel, cross-functional strategies to advance the organization’s mission to provide access to affordable, quality health care in Santa Clara County.

She leads member material production, digital communications, creative services, outreach, public relations and corporate communications.

Chelsea currently serves as chair of the Marketing Executives Committee of the Local Health Plans of California, a state-wide trade association. Previously, she was Marketing & Communications Manager at Hospice of the Valley, overseeing advertising, social media, and internal and external communications for the nonprofit organization.

Through LSJ, Chelsea is excited to gain skills and experience to enable more strategic partnerships, lead and empower change, and become a more informed and engaged citizen in her work, community, and church.

Chelsea received her Bachelors of Science degree from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. Chelsea enjoys seeing the world through the eyes of her almost two-year old son, and cooking and traveling with her husband. She is a resident of Willow Glen and member of Christ the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, where she engages in social justice advocacy and activism.