2019 Chairperson: Brenda Demirjian, Geriatric Medical
Develop and hold social and fundraising events throughout the year. Seek sponsorships for fundraising and education events. Ensure proper accounting of all fundraising activities in conjunction with Association accountants.
2019 Chairperson: Lynn Carpenter, Genesis Harris Hill Center
Work in conjunction with NHHCA Executive Board and members of NHHCA to identify education needs for nursing facility and residential care providers. Develop and schedule such programs.
Government Relations Committee:
2019 Chairperson: First-Vice Chair
Monitor and comment to the General Membership on proposed legislation. Use regulatory and legislative hearings as opportunities to educate. Review and comment on state/federal rules not covered by other committees. Work to maintain funding to pay for quality care.
2019 Chairperson: Secretary, Lori McIntire, Hanover Hill Health Care Center
Solicit new members at all levels – Business Members, Assisted Living Facility Members, and Nursing Facility Members – and ensure that membership services are provided appropriately.
Payment for Services Committee:
2019 Chairperson: Jeanne Sanders, Golden View Health Care Center
Pursue a fair reimbursement system for residential care services. Maintain good communication with state and membership regarding audit and regulatory interpretations.
Survey Committee for Assisted Living Facilities:
Review, report and comment on federal and state regulations relating to standards and survey process for assisted living facilities, including the enforcement rules. Review the member surveys and summarize for Member Meetings and Executive Board.
Survey Committee For Nursing Facilities:
2019 Co-Chairperson: Lynda Goldthwaite, Havenwood Heritage Heights
2019 Co-Chairperson: Rosemary Simino, Golden View Health Care Center
Review, report and comment on federal and state regulations relating to standards and survey process for nursing facilities, including the enforcement rules. Review the member surveys and summarize for Member Meetings and Executive Board.
Activities Professional Council:
2019 President: Brenda Twardosky, Belnap Coounty Nursing Home
Promote standards of excellence, provide an opportunity for professional networking, assure educational opportunities, and to ensure the right of the elderly to an enriching life experience.