California Diversity Council, Education Chair

California Institute for Human Science, Board of Directors, Diversity & Inclusion Chair

La Jolla Golden Triangle Rotary, Chair Rotarians Fight Cancer

Association of University Programs in Health Administration

Healthcare Finance Management Association

Healthcare Information Management Systems Society

SHRM-Society for Resource Management

Northeasterners, Inc., Washington, D. C.

American College of Healthcare Executives

Francis Parker School Board Trustee: 2013; Secretary, 2014 - 2018; Homecoming Chair, 2011-2012; Strategic Planning, Finance Committees; Chair Diversity and Inclusion Committee; 2012 -2013; Parent Association: 2006-2009

VA San Diego Healthcare System Employee Association

Paralyzed Veterans of America’s Association of Chapter Executive Directors, National President, 2006-2011

San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce 2006-2011

Boy Scouts of America 2006-2010


2016 Faculty Scholar Award, University of Phoenix, San Diego, CA

2014 Faculty Scholar Award, University of Phoenix, San Diego, CA

2009 Distinguished Faculty of the Year, University of Phoenix, San Diego, CA

2011 Best Newsletter Award
2010 President’s Award
2010 Most Outstanding Chapter Award
2009 Most Outstanding Chapter Award
2009 Best Newsletter Award
2009 Best Website Award
2008 Most Outstanding Chapter Award
2008 Best Newsletter Award
2008 Best Website Award
2007 Best Newsletter Award
2005 Best Newsletter Award

2001 Continued Education grant to attend San Diego State University 

1992 Emmy Nominee for Children’s Special, FANTASTIC, Gallaudet University 

1988 Production Fellowship award from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting

1987 TV & Film Festival Gold Medal award for Wall $treet Week with Louis Rukeyser’s 1987 Money Guide

Dr. Kelly Price Noble is the Principal of KAPN Consulting: Innovative Solutions, LLC, connecting people to people.  Prior to that, she was a Clinical Researcher at the Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System assigned to the Spinal Cord Injury Center; the Executive Director of Cal-Diego Paralyzed Veterans Association and the President of the Paralyzed Veterans of America's Association of Chapter Executive Directors. 

She is Chair for the College of Health Professions, supervising local and online faculty and students in 29 states.  Responsibilities: Health Services Administration, Higher Education Administration, Team Leader, Leadership, Management, Training, Leadership Development. Strategic Planning, Management, Staff Development, Program Management, Research, Policy, Organizational Development, Recruiting, Marketing, Interviews, Budgets, Facilitation, Community Outreach, Coaching, and Public Speaking. 

For the National Veterans Transition Services, Inc., she facilitates Acing the Interview, assisting Active Duty, Veterans, and Spouses transition to civilian life;  and is the former Chair of the Graduate School of Business and Management and Dissertation Chair for Argosy University San Diego.

Dr. Price Noble graduated from Mount Holyoke College with a B. A. in English, French, and Third World Relations.  She earned a Continued Education Certification from San Diego State University in Community Economic Development, a M.A. from the University of Phoenix in Organizational Management, and a Doctorate in Health Administration from University of Phoenix.

She has more than 25 years in Public Relations, Television and Sales experience and was an Emmy Nominee for Gallaudet University's Fantastic, a television program geared toward children who were deaf and hard of hearing.

For more than a decade, she was affiliated with the United States Navy as a member of the Navy Wifeline Association and several Navy Spouse Clubs around the globe including Agana, Guam and Rota, Spain. She received formal training as Causality Assistance Calls Officer (CACO) and provided support with base activities in conjunction with Fairconron One & Two.

She is married with two children in college.

Kelly Price Noble, DHA

​KAPN Consulting: Innovative solutions LLC

 Connecting People to People


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Contributing Writer: Beachcomber, a monthly publication of the Cal-Diego PVA, 2004-2011

Contributing Writer: University of Phoenix, Las Vegas, NV Newsletter