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Regulatory Committee Members

2018 Regulatory Committee Roster

Jeanne Dennis

Yonkers, NY  

Mike Nisco, MD, MBA, HMDC
Fresno, CA


Pam Saucier, RN, BSN, MBA
Chapters Health System
Tampa, FL

Cindy Brock, BSN, MS, BS
Gentiva (Kindred at Home)
North Port, FL

Sue Sciabbarrasi, BSN, CHPN
Hospice and Palliative Care of Greensboro
Greensboro, NC 

Janine Cacciatore, BSN, MBA, CHPCA
Gold Coast Home Health & Hospice
Fort Lauderdale, FL  

Sylvia Singleton
Caris Healthcare
Knoxville, TN  

Amy Cannizzo-Brennan, BSN, CPHQ
Trustbridge (Hospice of Palm Beach County)
West Palm Beach, FL

Lynn Stange, RN, BSN, MA, CHC
Weatherbee Resources, Inc.
Hyannis, MA 

Synthia Cathcart, RN, BSN
Hospice Compassus
Brentwood, TN

Holly Swiger, PhD, MPH, RN, CHC
The Elizabeth Hospice
Escondido, CA 

Ellen Coughlin, RN, MA, MPA, CHPN
Center for Hope Hospice
Scotch Plains, NJ

Linda Trout, RN, PhD, CHPN
Hospice of Philadelphia (a division of the VNA of Greater Philadelphia)
Philadelphia, PA  

Teresa Craig, BBA, CPA
Overland Park, KS

Tracy Tull, MSN, CHPCA
Delaware Hospice, Inc.
Milford, DE

Hallie DeCapp, BSN
Harbor Light Hospice
Glen Ellyn, IL

Christine Turner, BSN, MA, CHPN, CHPCA
VNA Home Health Hospice
South Portland, ME 

Vivian Dodge, RN, BSN, MBA
Talbot Hospice
Easton, MD

Janelle Wheeler, MSW, LCSW
Heritage Hospice, Inc.
Danville, KY

Melinda Egging, BS, CHC
Care Synergy
Denver, CO 

Council of States Representative
Tracy Wodatch, RN, BSN, COS-C

CT Association for Healthcare at Home
Wallingford, CT 

Robert Friedman, MD, FAAFP, FAAHPM, HMDC
Hospice Austin
Austin, TX

Judy Wooten, MHA, FACHE
Arkansas Hospice, Inc.
North Little Rock, AR

Joelle Goldade, RN, BSN, COS-C, HCS-D
CHI Health at Home
Fargo, ND 

Candy Bartlett, BA

AseraCare Hospice
Arlington, TN

Carolyn Goodall, MSN
Sutter VNA and Hospice
Fairfield, CA 

Roseanne Berry MS, RN
R&C Healthcare Solutions
Mesa, AZ

Nancy Grissom, MS
Heartland Home Health and Hospice
Toledo, OH

Gregory Dyke
One Point Patient Care
Morton Grove, IL 

Renee Hahn
Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice
Wichita, KS 

Greg Kite
Consolo Services Group, LLC
Lexington, KY

Jennifer Handel
Hospice of Michigan
Detroit, MI

Cherry Meier, MSN
VITAS Healthcare Corporation
Miami, FL

Dianne Hansen, MT(ASCP), MHA, BCHH-C
Partners In Home Care, Inc.
Missoula, MT

Meg Pekarske
Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren S.C.
Madison, WI 

Cindy Hatton
Hospice of the East Bay
Pleasant Hill, CA

Jean Acevedo, CHC, CPC

Acevedo Consulting Inc,
Delray Beach, FL 

Maureen Kelleher, RN, MBA, CHPCA
Bon Secours Hospice
Portsmouth, VA

Brooke Bumpers, JD

Hogan Lovells
Washington, DC

Elizabeth Kopochis, BSN, MS, CHC
Seasons Healthcare Management, Inc.
Rosemont, IL

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

Jeffrey Lycan, RN, BS, MS
Hospice Alliance of Ohio
Columbus, OH

Jan Jones President & CEO
The Elizabeth Hospice
Escondido, CA

Ed Martin, MD, MPH
Home and Hospice Care of Rhode Island
Providence, RI 

Staff Liaison
Jennifer L. Kennedy, MA, CHC Director, Regulatory & Compliance
National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization
Alexandria, VA 

Steve Mooney
Infinity Hospice Care
Las Vegas, NV

Judi Lund Person, MPH, CHC
National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization
Alexandria, VA