AHCA Board of Governors Elects Two New Members

Reginald Hartsfield and Tina Sandri Elected to AHCA Board of Governors


WASHINGTON, D.C. –  This week, the American Health Care Association (AHCA) expanded the size of its Board of Governors and elected two new members to at-large positions: Reginald (Reggie) Hartsfield of Michigan and Tina Sandri of Washington, D.C. Hartsfield is president and owner of Advantage Living Centers, and Sandri is the chief executive officer of Forest Hills of D.C. 

“We are fortunate to have Tina and Reggie joining our Board. They are both extraordinary leaders in long term care, and their knowledge and passion will be crucial for our sector during this extremely challenging time,” said AHCA President and CEO Mark Parkinson. “The long term care profession is facing unprecedented challenges on multiple fronts, and it is critical that our Board include new voices to help us navigate these difficult times and usher in a stronger, more inclusive future.”

Hartsfield has been in the long term care sector for over 20 years. His experience as a licensed nursing home administrator, owner, and operator adds great value to the AHCA Board. His company Advantage Living Centers includes 10 skilled nursing facilities and two assisted living communities. As an active leader at the state and national levels, Hartsfield is a proponent of high quality care, enhanced communication, and diverse viewpoints and inclusiveness. Prior to being appointed to the AHCA Board, Hartsfield served as Board Chairman for the Health Care Association of Michigan and on AHCA’s Independent Owner Council and Future Leaders. 

With more than 20 years of operations experience in health care, Sandri is committed to improving conditions for frontline caregivers and the public perception of careers in long term care. Sandri has diverse experience serving as a leader within hospitals, retirement communities, skilled nursing centers, assisted living communities, and hospice care in for-profit, non-profit, chain and freestanding communities. Sandri also has extensive experience serving her community in civic, school and church organizations that focus on developing youth through immersive, hands-on experiential learning and community service. 

The American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL) represent more than 14,000 non-profit and proprietary skilled nursing centers, assisted living communities, sub-acute centers, and homes for individuals with intellectual and development disabilities. By delivering solutions for quality care, AHCA/NCAL aims to improve the lives of the millions of frail, elderly and individuals with disabilities who receive long term or post-acute care in our member facilities each day. For more information, please visit www.ahcancal.org.