AHCA/NCAL Board Members Elected at Annual Convention

Nashville, Tenn. — Today at its annual Convention & Expo, the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL) elected AHCA's Board of Governors and NCAL's Board of Directors for the 2022-2023 term. Phil Fogg, president and CEO of Marquis Companies, was re-elected as AHCA Chair, and Gerald Hamilton, co-owner of BeeHive Homes, was re-elected as NCAL chair. 

"We are fortunate to have such determined, diverse leaders on the AHCA/NCAL boards," said Mark Parkinson, president and CEO of AHCA/NCAL. “Nursing homes and assisted living communities are eager to rebuild, rebound, and revitalize in 2023. We must strengthen the entire profession for a growing elderly population, and our expert board members are focused on the task at-hand."

AHCA Board of Governors:

  • Phil Fogg of Marquis Companies (Ore.), Chair
  • Phil Scalo of Bartley Healthcare (N.J.), Vice Chair
  • Chris Wright of iCare Health Network (Conn.), Secretary/Treasurer
  • Debbie Meade of Health Management (Ga.), Immediate Past Chair
  • Steve Flatt of National HealthCare Corporation (Tenn.), Multifacility Representative  
  • Nathan Schema of The Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society (S.D.), Not for Profit Representative
  • Mark Traylor of Traylor Porter Healthcare (Ala.), Independent Owner Representative 
  • Ted LeNeave of Accura Healthcare (Iowa), Regional Multifacility Representative Derek Prince of HMG Healthcare, LLC (Texas), At-large Representative 
  • Reginald Hartsfield of Advantage Living Centers (Mich.), At-large Representative
  • Norman Rokeach of Marquis Limited (Mass.), At-large Representative  
  • Tina Sandri of Forest Hills of DC (D.C.), At-large Representative
  • Sarah Schumann of Brookside Inn (Colo.), At-large Representative 
  • Alex Terentev of Lilac Health Group (Fla.), At-large Representative
  • Julianne Williams of Elevate Health Care (Calif.), At-large Representative
  • Bill Weisberg of Saber Healthcare Group (Ohio), At-large Representative
  • Gerald Hamilton of BeeHive Homes of Albuquerque (N.M.), NCAL Representative
  • Jesse Samples of the Tennessee Health Care Association, ASHCAE Representative
  • Betsy Rust of Plante Moran, Associate Business Member Representative

NCAL Board of Directors:

  • Gerald Hamilton of BeeHive Homes (N.M.), Chair
  • Mark Maxfield of The Cottages, LLC (Idaho), Vice Chair
  • Sarah Silva of Avamere Health Services (Ore.), Secretary/Treasurer
  • Helen Crunk of Pemberly Place (Neb.), Immediate Past Chair,
  • Paula Adams of Sunrise Senior Living (Va.), At-large Representative
  • John Bolduc of Odd Fellows' and Rebekahs' Home of Maine (Maine), At-large Representative
  • Megan Campbell of IntegraCare Corporation (Pa.), At-large Representative
  • David Chensvold of Healthcare of Iowa, Inc. (Iowa), At-large Representative
  • Ana de la Cerda of Aegis Living (Wash.), At-large Representative
  • Darryl Fisher of Mission Senior Living (Nev.), At-large Representative
  • Esmerelda Lee of Century Park Associates (Tenn.), At-large Representative
  • Barbara Mitchell of Magnolia Manor, Inc. (Ga.), At-large Representative
  • Jessica Pelligrino Tsoukalas of Bridgeway Senior Healthcare (N.J.), At-large Representative
  • Julie Simpkins of Gardant Management Solutions (Ind.), At-large Representative
  • Jennifer Svoboda of Arete Living (Ore.), At-large Representative
  • Elizabeth Wheatley of Benchmark Senior Living (Mass.), At-large Representative
  • Kristopher Woolley of Avista Senior Living (Ariz.), At-large Representative
  • Phil Fogg of Marquis Companies (Ore.), AHCA Chair
  • Phil Scalo of Bartley Healthcare (N.J.), AHCA Vice Chair
  • Peter Corless of OnShift, Associate Business Member Representative
  • Doug Farmer of Colorado Health Care Association, State Affiliate Representative
  • Zachary Shamberg of Pennsylvania Health Care Association, State Affiliate Representative
  • David Voepel of Arizona Health Care Association, ASHCAE Vice President
"Furthering our assisted living profession at a national level is a significant commitment, and we are grateful to the NCAL Board of Directors for their unwavering service," said LaShuan Bethea, NCAL Executive Director. “We look forward to their insight and collaboration this coming year." 

Members of the AHCA Board of Governors are elected by the association's governing body, the Council of States. The NCAL Board of Directors is elected by current members of the NCAL Board and by the NCAL State Leaders. Both boards hold annual elections at the AHCA/NCAL Convention & Expo.​