Board of Directors

Chair - Kimberly Nystrom - New England Homecare, Inc.

  • The Board of Directors consists of elected representatives who establish policies and make decisions on behalf of the Association on its members.
  Business & Finance

Chair - Michele Gorat Salisbury VNA

  • The Business & Finance Committee is responsible for the fiscal and business management operations of the Association.
  Community Awareness

Chair - Andrew Eavesa.m.eavesConsulting, LLC

  • The Community Awareness Committee creates statewide avenues to increase public awareness and education of home care services.

Chair - Alyson Blanck, Western Connecticut Home Care

  • The Education Committee works with the Association staff to prepare workshops, meetings and seminars on issues pertinent to home care.

Chair - Mary TherienStratford VNA

  • The Governance Committee is responsible for identification, assessment and monitoring of governance issues.
  Government Relations

Chair - William F. SullivanVisiting Nurse Services of CT

  • The Government Relations Committee deals with key issues affecting Medicare and Medicaid, as well as advocacy development.
  Hospice & Palliative Care
- Robin Viklund, Regional Hospice & Home Care of Western Connecticut
  • The Hospice & Palliative Care Committee reviews regulatory, legislative and policy issues affecting hospice.
  Personnel & Compensation

Chair - Susan AdamsMasonicare Home Health and Hospice

  • The Personnel & Compensation Committee is responsible for annual review of personnel and compensation policies.

Chair - Carla GiugnoVisiting Nurse Association of South Central Connecticut

  • The Policy Committee deals with key issues including home health regulations, CMS public reporting and criminal background checks.
  Quality Improvement

Chair - Teresa BoyaInterim Healthcare of Hartford

  • The Quality Improvement Committee plays a leadership role in quality issues affecting the home care industry.