Board of Directors

Executive Committee

Christopher E. Laxton, Chair
Executive Director
AMDA – Dedicated to Long Term Care Medicine™

Jay Sackman, Past Chair
Individual Member

CC Andrews, Vice Chair
Quantum Age Collaborative

Theresa Schmidt, Secretary
Discern Health

Dheeraj Mahajan, Treasurer
Individual Member

Members at Large

Barbara Bowers
Helen Denne Schulte Professor/ Associate Dean for Research, University of Wisconsin Madison
AANNET – American Academy of Nursing

David Gifford, MD
Senior Vice President, Quality & Regulatory Affairs
AHCA - American Health Care Association

Steve Fromm
Immediate Past Chair
ACHCA – American College of Health Care Administrators

Janine Boyle Finck
Vice President, Regulatory Affairs

Penny Cooke
Executive Director
Pioneer Network

Randy Lindner
President and CEO
Foundation of the National Association of LTC Administrator Boards

Legacy of Leaders

In addition to its diverse membership, Advancing Excellence has a legacy of active and engaged leadership. Board chairs have included:

2006 – 2009

Larry Minnix, former President & CEO, LeadingAge

2009 – 2012

Mary Jane Koren, MD, MPH, former Vice President of Delivery System Reform, The Commonwealth Fund

2012 – 2014

David Gifford, Senior Vice President, Quality & Regulatory Affairs, American Health Care Association

Cheryl Phillips, Senior Vice President, Public Policy & Advocacy, LeadingAge

2014 – 2016

Beverley Laubert, Ohio State LTC Ombudsman; past-president, National Association of State LTC Ombudsman Programs

2016 – present

Jay Sackman, Representative, The New Jewish Home

Send Us an Email

Captcha Code