It is my pleasure to serve as Vice President for this amazing organization that continues to impact Cancer survivors that are currently under treatments. Having my own personal experience with this disease and being a survivor increases my passion for making an impact in the community, and serving on the Board of this amazing organization.
I have held several Executive positions during my Career serving as a Nursing Home Administrator for 20 years, Executive Director and specialist in Alzheimer’s Memory Care. Also, attained the “Governors Gold Seal of Excellence Award” and 5-star state rating for 3 nursing homes, advocated for the elderly in Tallahassee and represented communities to legislators during Senate Bill 1202 legislation. Received the Senior Residents Advocacy Award from the Florida Association of Homes for the Aging (FAHA), 2002. Conducted Town Hall meetings and hosted a panel of legislators running for the 2002 election. I have attended meetings with state legislators in Tallahassee to promote senior healthcare and Resident Rights. During my tenure, became a subject matter expert in Long Term Care and enjoyed being a Care-Giver for over 20 years.
Community Relations & Marketing: Created and Launched a strategic marketing plan for the ALF/SNF community to attract local physicians and healthcare providers while promoting our community image and mission statement. Achieved 100% occupancy in an ALF120-unit and 29-bed SNF unit within 6 months, which had not been achieved in 5 years since initial opening. On-going efforts to achieve high occupancy throughout allowed me to help other communities do the same.
Adjunct Faculty & State Certified Preceptor NHA: served as an Adjunct Professor for Barry University and prominent instructor in the Health Services Administration Master’s Program with specialty in Long Term Care.
I currently serve on The Rotary Club Jupiter-Tequesta Board as President-Elect, a member of BNI International, and have volunteered my time and support to many charities. Currently, I am an Broker in Health, Life, Disability, Medicare Supplement, Long Term/Short Term Care and Cancer Policies and a full-time Realtor as well.
It is an Honor now to serve as your Vice President for The Pink Queen Foundation.