Worked in LTC for over 20 years; certified dementia practitioner and trainer; teaches Boot Camp; PAST coordinator for Area XI
DON at Meadowbrook MCF for 16 years
**TREASURER: DAWN DeCAMP : firstname.lastname@example.org
She has specialized in geriatrics and LTC for over 35 years, as a nurse practitioner, DON, and nurse consultant. Consulting focuses on quality improvement and compliance.
Worked in LTC for 30 years with strong Quality Improvement background
Worked in LTC for over 30 years, beginning as CNA in 1986, while in nursing school. Has worked at Ingham County Medical Care Facility for 30 years and has been DON since 2013.
Consultant in LTC
Worked in LTC for over 35 years, starting as a CNA. She has worked every position in nursing. She has also been an Administrator, Nurse Consultant, Regional Director of Operations, VP of Clinical Services, and Chief Nurse of Clinical Operations. Participates on education and scholarship committees at NADONA and at the state level. She is Past President of MINADONA. VP of NADONA 2017.
FOUNDER: PEGGY GODFREY – email@example.com
**Denotes elected position. President and Treasurer elected odd years and Vice President and Secretary elected even years.
AREA COORDINATORS (SEE MAP)
(Macomb, Oakland & Wayne counties)
(Bay, Gratiot, Isabella, Midland & Saginaw counties) DON of Saginaw Senior Care and Rehab, a 71 bed SNF in Saginaw; meetings are every other month
AREA III: MISCHELLE PEEL – firstname.lastname@example.org
(Ionia, Kent, Mecosta, Montcalm, Muskegon, Newago, Osceana & Ottowa counties)
Mischelle has been in the long term care field for 25 years. She currently serves as Director of Clinical Services. She received her MBA with a healthcare concentration in 2017 and aspires to attain her NHA in April 2018.
AREA IV: JIM PRESTON -Jimpreston@alamonh.net
(Allegan, Barry, Van Buren, Kalamazoo, Calhoun, Berrien,Cass, St. Joseph and Branch Counties)
AREA V: RENEE CUNNINGHAM – email@example.com
(Alcona, Alpena, Arenac, Crawford, Gladwin, Iosco, Montmorency, Ogemaw, Oscoda, Otsego & Roscommon counties)
Note: Area V holds joint meetings with Area X and Area XII
Meetings 2nd Friday of every other month (January, March, May, July, and September) at 11 AM-1 PM at Kalkaska Memorial Health Center Conference Room
AREA VI: ANGEL BATES – firstname.lastname@example.org
(Baraga, Gogebic, Houghton, Iron, Keweenaw & Ontonagon counties)
(Clinton, Eaton, Ingham, Livingston & Shiawassee counties) A nurse for 35 years, started as CNA; experience in acute care, home care and LTC, certified DON, wound care and CDM; DON at Willows at Okemos.
AREA VIII: KIM SHAUGHNESSY – email@example.com
(Hillsdale, Jackson, Lenawee, Monroe & Washtenaw counties) A nurse for over 30 years and DON since 2004 at Arbor Manor Rehab and Care Center in Spring Arbor; meetings are every other month March through December with lots of networking
AREA IX: GEANNE RICE – firstname.lastname@example.org
(Alger, Delta, Dickinson, Marquette, Menominee & Schoolcraft counties)
(Charleviox, Cheboygan, Chippewa, Emmet, Luce, Mackinac & Presque Isle counties)
Note: Area X holds joint meetings with Area V and Area XII
Meetings 2nd Friday of every other month (January, March, May, July, and September) at 11 AM-1 PM at Kalkaska Memorial Health Center conference room
Patty Inservice/IC nurse at Bortz Health Care in Petosky
Facility: Advantage Living Center-Armada (Huron, Lapeer, Sanilac, ST. Clair & Tuscola counties) Meeting scheduled aevery other month for breakfast meetings at China Lik Restaurant in Port Huron
AREA XII: CHERYL PATTON – Cheryl@meadowbrookmcf.com
(Antrim, Benzie, Clare, Grand Traverse, Kalkaska, Lake, Leenanau; Manistee, Mason, Missaukee, Osceola & Wexford counties
Note: Area XII holds joint meetings with Area IV and Area X
Meetings 2nd Friday of every other month (January, March, May, July, and September) at 11 AM-1 PM at Kalkaska Memorial Health Center)
AREA XIII: Open