Regulatory Committee

Regulatory Committee Members

2020 Regulatory Committee Roster

Chair

Sally Aldrich, RN, MSN

Baptist Trinity Hospice Memphis, TN Term 1: 1/1/2019 – 12/31/2020
Vice-Chair

Cindy Hatton

Hospice of the East Bay Pleasant Hill, CA Term 2: 01/01/2019 – 12/31/2020

Jennifer Bauguss, MHA, CPC, CPMA, CEMC

Trellis Supportive Care Winston Salem, NC Term 1: 1/1/2020 – 12/31/2021

Carrie Bill

Seasons Healthcare, Inc. Rosemont, IL Term 1: 1/1/2019 – 12/31/2020

Pete Brunnick

Hospice & Palliative Care Charlotte Region Charlotte, NC Term 1: 2/19/2020 - 12/31/2021

Teresa Craig, BBA, CPA

Netsmart Overland Park, KS Term 2: 1/1/2020 – 12/31/2021

Toni Eaton, MS, BSN, RN

Old Colony Hospice, Inc. West Bridgewater, MA Term 1: 1/1/2020 – 12/31/2021

Melinda Egging, BS, CHC

Care Synergy Denver, CO Term 2: 01/01/2019 – 12/31/2020

Corrinne Ehlert, RN, BS

Alive Hospice Nashville, TN Term 1: 1/1/2020 – 12/31/2021

Kerri Ervin, MS, BSN, RN, CHC, CHPN, CHPCA

Avow Hospice, Inc. Naples, FL Term 1: 01/01/2019 – 12/31/2020

Joelle Goldade, RN, BSN, CHPN, COS-C, HCS-D

CHI Health at Home-Home Health and Hospice Fargo, ND Term 2: 1/1/2020 – 12/31/2021

Carolyn Goodall, MSN

Sutter VNA and Hospice Fairfield, CA Term 2: 1/1/2020 – 12/31/2021

Nancy Grissom, MSN, CHC

Heartland Home Health and Hospice Toledo, OH Term 2: 1/1/2020 – 12/31/2021

Nikki Gruis Diekmann

Seasons Hospice Rochester, MN Term 1: 2/14/2019 – 12/31/2020

Renee Hahn, BBA, MS

Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice Wichita, KS Term 1: 1/1/2020 – 12/31/2021

Melinda Halm, RN, MSN

Hospice of Cincinnati Cincinnati, OH Term 1: 1/1/2020 – 12/31/2021

Mandy Lawrence, RN, BSN, MBA, CHPCA

Compassus Hospice and Palliative Care Brentwood, TN Term 1: 1/1/2020 – 12/31/2021

Lori Jordan, BA, ACHE, CEC

Hospice of Kona Kailua Kona, HI Term 1: 1/1/2020 – 12/31/2021

Jeffrey Lycan, RN, BS, MS

Hospice Alliance of Ohio Columbus, OH Term 2: 1/1/2020 – 12/31/2021

Steve Mooney

Infinity Hospice Care Las Vegas, NV Term 2: 01/01/2019 – 12/31/2020

Laura Mosby, MSW, LCSW

Empath Health | Suncoast Hospice Clearwater, FL Term 1: 01/01/2019 – 12/31/2020

Kelly Murray, RN, MSM, CHC, CHPCA

Bella Care Hospice Westerville, OH Term 1: 1/1/2020 – 12/31/2021

Jane Quinn

Agrace HospiceCare Fitchburg, WI Term 1: 1/1/2020 – 12/31/2021

Pam Saucier, RN, BSN, MBA

Chapters Health System Tampa, FL Term 2: 01/01/2019 – 12/31/2020

Sylvia Singleton

Caris Healthcare Knoxville, TN Term 2: 01/01/2019 – 12/31/2020

Kimberly Skehan, RN, BSN, MSN

Simione Healthcare Consultants, LLC Hamden, CT Term 1: 01/01/2019 – 12/31/2020

Joe Solien, PharmD, BCPP, BGCP

OnePoint Patient Care Tempe, AZ Term 1: 1/1/2020 – 12/31/2021

Holly Swiger, PhD, MPH, RN, CHC

The Elizabeth Hospice Escondido, CA Term 2: 1/1/2020 – 12/31/2021

Susan Swinford, MSW

Bluegrass Care Navigators Lexington, KY Term 1: 01/01/2019 – 12/31/2020

Linda Trout, RN, PhD, CHPN, RN

Samaritan Healthcare & Hospice Marlton, NJ Term 2: 01/01/2019 – 12/31/2020

Tracy Tull Nielson, MSN, CHPCA

Delaware Hospice, Inc. Milford, DE Term 2: 01/01/2019 – 12/31/2020

Mary Kay Tyler, MSN, CNP, CHPCA, FPCN

Hospice of the Western Reserve Cleveland, OH Term 1: 1/1/2020 – 12/31/2021

Rene Wheaton

Faith Hospice Grand Rapids, MI Term 1: 1/1/2020 – 12/31/2021
Council of States Representative

Barbara Hansen

Oregon Hospice & Palliative Care Association Marylhurst, OR Term 1: 1/1/2020 – 12/31/2021
Pediatrics Representative

Holly Davis, MS, APRN

St. Francis Healthcare System of Hawaii Honolulu, HI Term 2: 1/1/2020 – 12/31/2021
Adviser

Jean Acevedo, CHC, CPC

Acevedo Consulting Inc. Delray Beach, FL
Adviser

Candy Bartlett, JD

Legislative Counsel AseraCare Hospice Arlington, TN
Adviser

Roseanne Berry MS, RN

Partner and Consultant Tempe, AZ
Adviser

Cherry Meier, MSN

Vice President of Public Affairs VITAS Healthcare Corporation Miami, FL
Counsel

Brooke Bumpers, JD

Attorney Hogan Lovells Washington, DC
Counsel

Meg Pekarske, JD

Chair, Hospice & Palliative Care Practice Group Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren S.C. Madison, WI
Ex Officio

Edo Banach

President and CEO National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization Alexandria, VA
Ex Officio

Gregory A. Wood, MS, LSW

Hospice of the Ozarks Mountain Home, AR
Staff Liaison

Judi Lund Person, MPH, CHC

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization Alexandria, VA
Staff Liaison

Melissa “Missy” Ring, MSN, RN

Director of Regulatory and Compliance National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization Alexandria, VA
Staff Liaison

Jennifer L. Kennedy, MA, CHC

Director, Regulatory & Compliance National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization Alexandria, VA
Staff Liaison

Hope Fost

Regulatory and Quality Liaison National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization Alexandria, VA