Community Relation Committee

ANN’S CHOICE, INC.:

Barbara Bisgaier, Chair

Ms. Bisgaier, chair of the Ann’s Choice Community Relations Committee (CRC), a member of the Maris Grove CRC and community Boards, retired from her position as Managing Director of Public Financial Management, Inc. with more than 40 years of experience in local government and public finance. She is a member of the Board of Directors of National Senior Campuses and serves as chair of the NSC Audit Committee, as vice chair of the NSC Budget and Finance Committee and as a member of the NSC Strategic and Long-term Planning Committee. She also serves on the Board of Directors of WHYY, Philadelphia’s public radio and television stations where she is a member of the Executive Committee, Chair of the Governance Committee and a member of the Finance Committee. She also serves as a member of the Finance Committee of ECRI, a nationally recognized patient safety organization. Ms. Bisgaier is a graduate of Mount Holyoke College and received a master of city and regional planning degree from Rutgers University.

Mary Colins

Judge Colins was appointed to the National Senior Campuses, Inc Board of Directors effective April 1, 2018. In October of 2010, she became a member of the PA/NJ regional community boards of Ann’s Choice, Maris Grove, Seabrook Village, and Cedar Crest Village. In 2016 she was appointed to the Lantern Hill Board of Directors. Additionally, she has served as a member of the Governance and Internal Affairs and the Diversity, Inclusion and Corporate Social Responsibility Advisory Committees of NSC. Judge Colins is law trained. She serves as a Senior Trial Judge in Philadelphia Pennsylvania. She also served as the Chairman and a founding member of the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board. Judge Colins has taught Trial Advocacy and Gaming and Casino Law at numerous law schools and universities. She has lectured and taught at American Bar Association and International Association of Gaming Attorneys and Regulators conferences throughout the country as well as continuing legal education programs.

Howard Bishow, Director Living in Community

Mr. Bishow, Director Living in Community at Ann’s Choice, is a retired senior vice president of the New York Times. He has served on the Board of Directors for the Red Cross of Greater New York; the Board of Directors of the West Side YMCA in New York City; the Board of Directors of the New York Newspaper Guild; member of the Board of Advisors to the Cornell University Labor School; and chair of the Board of Directors for Clinton House (an outreach program for teens). Mr. Bishow has been a member of the AARP’s Florida Leadership Council. He has served as chair of the AARP Florida Training Operations and as a community coordinator. Before moving to Ann’s Choice, he was also a member of the Florida State Long Term Care Ombudsman Council. Mr. Bishow is a veteran of the Korean War.

 

ASHBY PONDS, INC.:

Eileen Erstad, Chair

Ms. Erstad serves as Treasurer of NSC, and as Chair of the Operations and Risk Management Committee, as a member of the Audit Committee, the Budget & Finance Committee, as Chair of the Riderwood Village Board of Directors, as well as serving on the Community Relations Committees of Ashby Ponds and Greenspring Village. She is a senior executive and a Chief Financial Officer in the healthcare, hospitality and financial services industries. Ms. Erstad has developed and implemented strategic plans, growth and reorganization strategies, and also participated in new product development. Her most recent position was Chief Operating Officer for ResortQuest. Her previous positions include Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President of Symphony Health Services, LLC; and Director of Financial Planning and Analysis at PHH Corporation. Ms. Erstad graduated Magna Cum Laude from Loyola College in Maryland and is a licensed Certified Public Accountant.

Jackson Bain

Mr. Bain currently serves as Chair of the Vision Advisory Committee and is a member of the Governance and Internal Affairs Committee of NSC. He is also Chair of the Greenspring Village Board of Directors and its Community Relations Committee. Mr. Bain is Chairman and CEO of Bain and Associates, Inc., a public affairs consulting firm. Prior to that, he was Senior Vice President of Public Affairs at the National Association of Children’s Hospitals. A communication expert and journalist with 30 years of experience, Mr. Bain joined NBC News in the 1970s as a White House and Congressional Correspondent and news anchor. He holds degrees in Journalism and Political Science from Reinhardt University and the University of Georgia.

Mary Tondreau, Director Living in Community

Ms. Tondreau serves as Director Living in Community of Ashby Ponds, as a member of the Ashby Ponds Board of Directors and a member of its Community Relations Committee. Ms. Tondreau was the founder and CEO of TvT Associates, Inc., a consulting firm that provided advisory services in support of public health programs to U.S. government agencies and nongovernmental organizations. Following the acquisition of her company in 2002 by Social & Scientific Systems, Inc., of Silver Spring, MD, she continued with the acquiring company as a corporate officer until her retirement in 2006. In 2013, Ms. Tondreau and her husband moved to Ashby Ponds. She has been active on several Ashby Ponds committees and the Resident Advisory Council, serving as chair from 2015 to 2016. Ms. Tondreau holds a bachelor’s degree from Smith College and studied economics at the graduate level at Boston University.

 

BROOKSBY VILLAGE, INC.:

Carolyn Markey, Chair

Ms. Markey currently serves on NSC. She is a member of the NSC Vision Committee as well as the Governance and Internal Affairs committee. She is the chair of the BBV Community Board and CRC. Ms. Markey was president and CEO of the Visiting Nurse Association of America (VNAA) from 1997 to 2007. During her tenure, she led the 400 visiting nurse agencies throughout the country in the areas of advocacy, national image, clinical education, and regulatory compliance. Ms. Markey has 30 years’ experience in home health and community care in both for-profit and not-for-profit organizations. Prior to VNAA, she was the CEO of Special Care Home Health Services, a $100 million division of Advantage Health. She served on the board of Myomo, Inc., and was a member of Leadership 18 and National Healthcare Coalition in Washington, D.C. She is a registered nurse and graduate of North Shore Community College.

Bruce Beardsley

Mr. Beardsley currently serves on the board of NSC and is a member of the Budget and Finance Advisory Committee. He is the chair of the Lantern Hill Community Board and CRC and also serves on the CRC at Brooksby Village. He was a co-founder and served as a principal at Next Step Healthcare, LLC, where he provided senior housing and nursing facility consulting, transactional and valuation services. Previously, he was senior vice president of acquisitions and VP of planning and development at Harborside Healthcare Corporation, serving there for almost 20 years. Mr. Beardsley has served as chairman of the board of assessors for the Town of Medfield, Massachusetts and as a member of the owner/operator advisory board for the National Investment Center (NIC). Mr. Beardsley earned his Bachelor of Science in Business and Economics at Lehigh University and his Master’s of Business Administration from Boston University.

Kenneth Laurence, Director Living in Community

Mr. Laurence is the Director Living in Community at Brooksby Village and has been a resident, with his wife Lynda, since October 2011. After graduating from the Harvard Law School in 1963, he practiced law in New York City and Boston for 27 years, representing both nonprofit and corporate clients in the areas of health care, banking, environmental, and antitrust law. From 1990 to 2007 he was an associate justice of the Massachusetts Appeals Court and served as vice chair of the Brooksby Resident Advisory Council in 2013 and 2014. He has been involved in a number of musical activities at Brooksby, including singing with the Brooksby Gentlemen, while continuing to enjoy playing French horn in the Shrine Band, several municipal bands, and the Salem State University Orchestra.

 

CEDAR CREST VILLAGE, INC.:

Arnold Speert, Chair

Mr. Speert is chair of the Cedar Crest Board and Community Relations Committee. He is also a member of the Lantern Hill and Seabrook Community Relations Committees. He serves as a member of both the NSC Investment and Trust Advisory Committee and the NSC Vision Advisory Committee. Dr. Speert served as the sixth president of William Paterson University from 1985 until his retirement in July 2010. He has served on the boards of seven nonprofit institutions, two of which he chaired. In addition, he has served on the boards of the State Farm Indemnity Company, The Ramapo Bank, and the Broadway Bank and Trust Company. Dr. Speert also was a founding commissioner of the Passaic County (New Jersey) Improvement Authority. He earned his Ph.D. in chemistry from Princeton University and his areas of expertise include institutional governance, institutional community building, and diversity.

Frederick W. Haas

Mr. Haas joined the PA/NJ community Boards in 2007, serving as their treasurer until 2011. During that period, he also served on the NSC Budget and Finance committee and the NSC Investment committee. In 2011, he became Board Chair of the two New Jersey communities, which lead to his appointment to the NSC Board in 2012. In 2015, he became Board Chair of the two Pennsylvania communities; in 2016 the two Massachusetts communities; and ultimately the seven community Northeast region, all of which Fred chaired until March of 2018. In his professional career, Fred was a tax partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers, from 1978 until 2001, when he retired. From 1972 until 1982, he served in various positions on the professional staff at Coopers & Lybrand. After graduating from Penn State with a degree in accounting in 1966, Fred served as an aircraft maintenance officer in the USAF until 1971.

Dan Valerio, Director Living in Community

Mr. Valerio, Director Living in Community at Cedar Crest, spent the majority of his career in sales and marketing management for Schering Corporation, a division of Schering-Plough Pharmaceuticals. At retirement, he held the position of director of marketing administration. A graduate of Northeastern University College of Pharmacy, Mr. Valerio was president of several home school associations, treasurer of the local Boy Scout troop, and long-time volunteer at Liberty Science Center. At Cedar Crest retirement community, he is cantor and a member of the choir at Catholic Masses; treasurer of the new Model Railroad Club; member of the Chorale; and past president of the Resident Advisory Council. He also was chair of its Conservation Committee.

 

EAGLE’S TRACE, INC.:

E. Michelle Bohreer, Chair

Ms. Bohreer serves as the Chair of the Boards of Eagle’s Trace and Highland Springs, Inc. and serves as a Director on the National Senior Campuses, Inc. Board as well as serves as Secretary for the Board. Michelle chairs the CRC for Eagle’s Trace. She also serves as Chair of the NSC Governance and Internal Affairs Committee. Ms. Bohreer is a partner in the law firm of Bohreer & Zucker LLP focused on employment law defense and commercial litigation, and is a licensed CPA. Ms. Bohreer grew up in Houston, graduated with honors from the UH and UH Law Center and loves all things Texas. She serves on a number of non-profit boards and held key volunteer leadership roles with the American Cancer Society, Rotary District 5890 and the H.E.A.R.T. Program. Ms. Bohreer served as the first woman chair of a National College Football Award, chairing the Rotary Lombardi Award. Ms. Bohreer has served on the Highland Springs Board since 2011 and on the NSC Board since 2014.

James Hayes

Mr. Hayes joined the National Senior Campuses, Inc. (NSC) Board of Directors in 2006. His past roles have included Chairmanship of the following Advisory Committees: Diversity and Inclusion, Operations and Risk Management, and Audit. Additionally, he served as a member of the Investments Committee. He also chaired the West Region Community Boards from 2014 to 2018. In 2018 he was appointed to NSC’s Executive Committee. A registered CPA, Mr. Hayes is the former Director of Admissions and Financial Aid at the Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan. He is a retired partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers, where he served as Partner in Charge of Minority Recruiting and Retention, and Partner in Charge of Workforce Diversity at Coopers & Lybrand. Mr. Hayes holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from St. Joseph’s University in Pennsylvania.

Janet Marvin, Director Living in Community

Ms. Marvin, newly appointed Director Living in Community for Eagle’s Trace, is a registered nurse (RN, MN). She is the former Director of Patient Care Services, Shriners Hospital for Children, Galveston, Texas. Ms. Marvin has 50 years of experience in health care, and has had a number of leadership and educational roles throughout her career, including serving as the Associate Director of the University of Washington (UW) Burn Center and an Associate Professor in the Schools of Medicine and Nursing at the UW. Mr. Marvin attended Texas Woman’s University for a Bachelors Degree and the UW for a Masters Degree. After retirement, Ms. Marvin moved to Eagle’s Trace where she has been active in several committees and served 6 years on the Resident Advisory Council.

 

FOX RUN VILLAGE, INC.:

James Hayes, Chair

Mr. Hayes joined the National Senior Campuses, Inc. (NSC) Board of Directors in 2006. His past roles have included Chairmanship of the following Advisory Committees: Diversity and Inclusion, Operations and Risk Management, and Audit. Additionally, he served as a member of the Investments Committee. He also chaired the West Region Community Boards from 2014 to 2018. In 2018 he was appointed to NSC’s Executive Committee. A registered CPA, Mr. Hayes is the former Director of Admissions and Financial Aid at the Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan. He is a retired partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers, where he served as Partner in Charge of Minority Recruiting and Retention, and Partner in Charge of Workforce Diversity at Coopers & Lybrand. Mr. Hayes holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from St. Joseph’s University in Pennsylvania.

Michael Roskiewicz

Mr. Roskiewicz has served as a regional board member for National Senior Campuses since 2007. He currently serves a member of NSC’s Audit, Budget and Finance and Vision Committees, and as a member of the Community Relations Committee for the Fox Run community in Novi, Michigan. Mr. Roskiewicz is a lawyer by training with extensive experience in corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions. He is a founding member of WestCongress Insurance Services, where he serves as executive vice president and general counsel with responsibility for human resources, claims, regulatory compliance, M&A, corporate governance, litigation management, and contract matters. Mr. Roskiewicz was previously the general counsel of First Mercury Financial Corporation (NYSE: FMR) and a partner in the Michigan law firm of Dickinson Wright. Mr. Roskiewicz received his B.A. in psychology from the University of Michigan and his J.D. from Washington University School of Law in St. Louis.

Doreen Poupard, Director Living in Community

Ms. Poupard serves as the Director Living in the Community for the Fox Run Village Community. She is a retired educator with 43 years of experience as a classroom teacher, school principal, academic dean of an urban Detroit-area college and retired as Assistant Superintendent for the Ann Arbor Public Schools. She holds a Ph.D. from the University of Michigan. Dr. Poupard was recognized by Rotary International as Educator of the Year in 1997; received the Humanitarian Award from the Girl Scouts of the U.S.A. in 2001; and was named the 2016 Citizen of the Year for the City of Novi, Michigan. Active in community organizations, she served as President of the Huron Valley Girl Scout Council, was a long-time volunteer with Arbor Hospice, chaired a not-for-profit Board for Kenyan Orphans, served on the Novi City Council and currently is a Trustee for the Novi Public Library.

 

GREENSPRING VILLAGE, INC.:

Jackson Bain, Chair

Mr. Bain currently serves as Chair of the Vision Advisory Committee and is a member of the Governance and Internal Affairs Committee of NSC. He is also Chair of the Greenspring Village Board of Directors and its Community Relations Committee. Mr. Bain is Chairman and CEO of Bain and Associates, Inc., a public affairs consulting firm. Prior to that, he was Senior Vice President of Public Affairs at the National Association of Children’s Hospitals. A communication expert and journalist with 30 years of experience, Mr. Bain joined NBC News in the 1970s as a White House and Congressional Correspondent and news anchor. He holds degrees in Journalism and Political Science from Reinhardt University and the University of Georgia.

Eileen Erstad

Ms. Erstad serves as Treasurer of NSC, and as Chair of the Operations and Risk Management Committee, as a member of the Audit Committee, the Budget & Finance Committee, as Chair of the Riderwood Village Board of Directors, as well as serving on the Community Relations Committees of Ashby Ponds and Greenspring Village. She is a senior executive and a Chief Financial Officer in the healthcare, hospitality and financial services industries. Ms. Erstad has developed and implemented strategic plans, growth and reorganization strategies, and also participated in new product development. Her most recent position was Chief Operating Officer for ResortQuest. Her previous positions include Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President of Symphony Health Services, LLC; and Director of Financial Planning and Analysis at PHH Corporation. Ms. Erstad graduated Magna Cum Laude from Loyola College in Maryland and is a licensed Certified Public Accountant.

Roy O’Connor, Director Living in Community

Mr. O’Connor serves on the Treasury and Investment Committee of National Senior Campuses, and as the Director Living in Community of Greenspring Village, serving on its Board and its Community Relations Committee. Previously, Mr. O’Connor worked for IBM for 27 years in various finance and planning management positions. After retiring from IBM, he moved to Lexington, Virginia, to teach at the Virginia Military Institute. He taught courses in management, marketing, and international business at VMI and was a faculty advisor to the Cadet Investment Club, retiring in 2001. Mr. O’Connor graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1960 with a B.S. degree in engineering and served as 1st lieutenant in the U.S. Army and a captain in the Reserves. He earned an M.B.A. from the University of Hartford in Connecticut in 1969.

 

HIGHLAND SPRINGS, INC.:

E. Michelle Bohreer, Chair

Ms. Bohreer serves as the Chair of the Boards of Highland Springs, Inc. and Eagle’s Trace, and serves as a Director on the National Senior Campuses, Inc. Board as well as serves as Secretary for the Board. Michelle chairs the CRC for Eagle’s Trace. She also serves as Chair of the NSC Governance and Internal Affairs Committee. Ms. Bohreer is a partner in the law firm of Bohreer & Zucker LLP focused on employment law defense and commercial litigation and is a licensed CPA. Ms. Bohreer grew up in Houston, graduated with honors from the UH and UH Law Center and loves all things Texas. She serves on a number of non-profit boards and held key volunteer leadership roles with the American Cancer Society, Rotary District 5890 and the H.E.A.R.T. Program. Ms. Bohreer served as the first woman chair of a National College Football Award, chairing the Rotary Lombardi Award. Ms. Bohreer has served on the Highland Springs Board since 2011 and on the NSC Board since 2014.

Jim Hayes

Mr. Hayes joined the National Senior Campuses, Inc. (NSC) Board of Directors in 2006. His past roles have included Chairmanship of the following Advisory Committees: Diversity and Inclusion, Operations and Risk Management, and Audit. Additionally, he served as a member of the Investments Committee. He also chaired the West Region Community Boards from 2014 to 2018. In 2018 he was appointed to NSC’s Executive Committee. A registered CPA, Mr. Hayes is the former Director of Admissions and Financial Aid at the Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan. He is a retired partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers, where he served as Partner in Charge of Minority Recruiting and Retention, and Partner in Charge of Workforce Diversity at Coopers & Lybrand. Mr. Hayes holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from St. Joseph’s University in Pennsylvania.

John “Jack” Daniels, Director Living in Community

Mr. Daniels is a Director Living in Community from Highland Springs in Dallas, Texas. Prior to retirement he spent 40 years in the retail and catalog industries, where he was involved in all aspects of business for several large national chains. He held many executive and management positions covering everything from managing inventory to sales, budgeting, and buying. He was owner and CEO of Jack Daniels Associates and a manufacturing representative for both domestic and international companies, which required negotiating and travelling overseas. Mr. Daniels also held management and executive positions with Montgomery Ward, Avon Fashions, and JC Penney. Mr. Daniels was president of the Resident Advisory Council and is involved in many committees and activities at Highland Springs. He and his wife, Janet, spend a lot of time with their ten grandchildren. Mr. Daniels served in the Missouri National Guard. He graduated from the University of Kansas with a degree in business administration.

 

LANTERN HILL, INC.:

Bruce Beardsley, Chair

Mr. Beardsley currently serves on the board of NSC and is a member of the Budget and Finance Advisory Committee. He is the chair of the Lantern Hill Community Board and CRC and also serves on the CRC at Brooksby Village. He was a co-founder and served as a principal at Next Step Healthcare, LLC, where he provided senior housing and nursing facility consulting, transactional and valuation services. Previously, he was senior vice president of acquisitions and VP of planning and development at Harborside Healthcare Corporation, serving there for almost 20 years. Mr. Beardsley has served as chairman of the board of assessors for the Town of Medfield, Massachusetts and as a member of the owner/operator advisory board for the National Investment Center (NIC). Mr. Beardsley earned his Bachelor of Science in Business and Economics at Lehigh University and his Master’s of Business Administration from Boston University.

Arnold Speert

Mr. Speert is chair of the Cedar Crest Board and Community Relations Committee. He is also a member of the Lantern Hill and Seabrook Community Relations Committees. He serves as a member of both the NSC Investment and Trust Advisory Committee and the NSC Vision Advisory Committee. Dr. Speert served as the sixth president of William Paterson University from 1985 until his retirement in July 2010. He has served on the boards of seven nonprofit institutions, two of which he chaired. In addition he has served on the boards of the State Farm Indemnity Company, The Ramapo Bank, and the Broadway Bank and Trust Company. Dr. Speert also was a founding commissioner of the Passaic County (New Jersey) Improvement Authority. He earned his Ph.D. in chemistry from Princeton University and his areas of expertise include institutional governance, institutional community building, and diversity.

David Marr, Director Living in Community

Mr. Marr currently serves as the Director Living in Community (DLC) for Lantern Hill. He was elected to the first RAC to exist at Lantern Hill, previously served as secretary of the Lantern Hill RAC and is a vice president of the Organization of Residents Associations of New Jersey (ORANJ). After twenty-five years of government-related work for various parts of AT&T and Bell Laboratories, Mr. Marr switched to the development of hardware and software for cell phone systems and retired in 2002 as a Director at Bell Labs/Lucent Technologies, responsible for field trials and special projects involving Lucent’s cell phone systems. He later consulted to start-up companies and is now an investor and is leading several family history projects. Mr. Marr received a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from The Johns Hopkins University.

 

LINDEN PONDS, INC.:

Willow Pasley, Chair

Ms. Pasley has served on the Board of National Senior Campuses, Inc. (NSC) since 2005. She concurrently served on the Boards of the New England communities, where she chaired the Audit Committee and served on the Budget & Finance Committee. Since 2016, she also served as a Board member of the Pennsylvania/New Jersey communities. She currently chairs the NSC Investment & Treasury Advisory Committee. In 2017, she was appointed to serve on the newly-created Long Range Strategic Planning Committee. Formerly, she chaired the NSC Governance Advisory Committee for three years. With twenty years of experience in the banking industry, she is a seasoned finance and management professional. In her role as Executive Vice President of BayBank, she managed a commercial lending group of 15 staff members that specialized in lending to not-for-profit organizations, including continuing care retirement communities, assisted living facilities and skilled nursing facilities. Ms. Pasley earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from Hartwick College in Oneonta, New York and her MBA from Simmons College in Boston, MA.

Wayne Craig

Mr. Craig has served as a regional director of Brooksby Village and Linden Ponds since 2007. During that tenure he has served on the Executive Committee and the Audit Committee of both communities, and has served as Chairman of the Regional Budget and Finance Committee of both communities, as well as the Long Range Strategic Planning Committee and the Maple Grove Development Committee at Brooksby Village. Mr. Craig has also served on the NSC Budget and Finance Committee and is currently a member of the NSC Investment and Treasury Committee as well as the Vision Committee. In addition, Mr. Craig has been employed full time as the chief financial officer for SMV Management Company since December of 2009. SMV Management Company is responsible for the oversight of approximately 200 skilled nursing facilities, assisted living facilities, and long-term acute care hospitals that are located in 22 states and owned by a small group of private investors. Mr. Craig previously worked as CFO for a small, family-owned health care provider in Massachusetts and as VP of finance for Harborside Healthcare Corporation.

Nate Dudley

Mr. Dudley currently serves on the National Senior Campuses, Inc. (“NSC”) Operations and Risk Management Committee, which he has been a member of for the past five years. In addition to his role at NSC, Mr. Dudley has served as New England Board member for the Brooksby Village and Linden Ponds communities since 2012.  Outside of role at NSC, Mr. Dudley serves as general counsel for Shields Health Solutions, one of the leading providers of specialty pharmacy management services to hospitals in New England and throughout the country. A graduate of Dartmouth College and Northeastern University School of Law, Mr. Dudley is also a member of the Board of Directors for the Institute of Senior Living of Florida, Inc. and the Orlando Rehabilitation Group, Inc.

Eva Marx, Director Living in Community

Ms. Marx became Resident Director (now Director Living in Community) at Linden Ponds in Hingham, Massachusetts in 2014. She joined the National Senior Campuses Diversity, Inclusion, and Corporate Social Responsibility Advisory Committee in 2018. At Linden Ponds she co-chairs the Diversity and Inclusion Committee, is vice chair of the Interfaith Council, serves on the RAC Political Interest Committee, the Resident Care Fund Advisory Committee, and the Philanthropy Advisory Committee. She has been a member of the Resident Advisory Council (RAC). Professionally she worked with federal, state, and local education and public health agencies and national organizations to promote the health and learning of students and their schools. She has a master’s degree in Human Services Management from the Heller School for Social Policy at Brandeis University and a B.A. in philosophy from Antioch College.

 

MARIS GROVE, INC.:

Mary Colins, Chair

Judge Colins was appointed to the National Senior Campuses, Inc Board of Directors effective April 1, 2018. In October of 2010, she became a member of the PA/NJ regional community boards of Ann’s Choice, Maris Grove, Seabrook Village, and Cedar Crest Village. In 2016 she was appointed to the Lantern Hill Board of Directors. Additionally, she has served as a member of the Governance and Internal Affairs and the Diversity, Inclusion and Corporate Social Responsibility Advisory Committees of NSC. Judge Colins is law trained. She serves as a Senior Trial Judge in Philadelphia Pennsylvania. She also served as the Chairman and a founding member of the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board. Judge Colins has taught Trial Advocacy and Gaming and Casino Law at numerous law schools and universities. She has lectured and taught at American Bar Association and International Association of Gaming Attorneys and Regulators conferences throughout the country as well as continuing legal education programs.

Barbara Bisgaier

Ms. Bisgaier, chair of the Ann’s Choice Community Relations Committee (CRC), a member of the Maris Grove CRC and community Boards, retired from her position as Managing Director of Public Financial Management, Inc. with more than 40 years of experience in local government and public finance. She is a member of the Board of Directors of National Senior Campuses and serves as chair of the NSC Audit Committee, as vice chair of the NSC Budget and Finance Committee and as a member of the NSC Strategic and Long-term Planning Committee. She also serves on the Board of Directors of WHYY, Philadelphia’s public radio and television stations where she is a member of the Executive Committee, Chair of the Governance Committee and a member of the Finance Committee. She also serves as a member of the Finance Committee of ECRI, a nationally recognized patient safety organization. Ms. Bisgaier is a graduate of Mount Holyoke College and received a master of city and regional planning degree from Rutgers University.

Patricia Johnson, Director Living in Community

Ms. Johnson is the Director Living in Community for Maris Grove. She is recently retired as the CEO & President of a national non-profit agency (Associated Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired). During her tenure, she provided valuable services to over 800,000 people who are blind or severely visually impaired while significantly increasing the endowment fund. Ms. Johnson also managed a high rise building in Center City Philadelphia, as well as served as a lobbyist. She has worked on the Corporate Staff at CIGNA in various senior level executive positions. Earlier, served as the Director of the Parks and Recreation Department for New Castle County, DE. Ms. Johnson has extensive knowledge in long range strategic planning, financial oversight, people management, relationship marketing, and has served on multiple Boards. Her MBA is from The Wharton School with an undergraduate degree from the University of Delaware.

 

OAK CREST VILLAGE, INC.:

Stephanie Reel, Chair

Ms. Reel is a Director on the National Senior Campuses Board and serves on the NSC Operations and Risk Management Committee. She is also a member of the Community Relations Committee of Oak Crest Village and Riderwood Village. Dr. Reel is the Chief Information Officer for all divisions of the Johns Hopkins University and Health System. She was appointed Vice Provost for Information Technology and CIO for the Johns Hopkins University in January 1999. She is also Vice President for Information Services for Johns Hopkins Medicine, a post she has held since 1994. Ms. Reel is a member of HIMSS, CHIME, the Healthcare Advisory Council, the American College of Medical Informatics, and EDUCAUSE. She serves on the advisory board of Health Care Information. Ms. Reel graduated from the University of Maryland with a degree in information systems management and holds a M.B.A. from Loyola College in Maryland.

Carolyn Jacobs

Carolyn Jacobs is a health care attorney who practices in Baltimore. Carolyn serves on the NSC Finance Advisory Committee and the NSC Operations and Risk Management Advisory Committee. She currently is of counsel with the Baltimore firm of Jacobs & Dembert, P.A., after having practiced at several large Baltimore law firms. Ms. Jacobs received her law degree from the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law, where she graduated Order of the Coif. Ms. Jacobs also received a master’s in social work from the University of Maryland School of Social Work, and prior to her legal career, she worked as a hospital-based social worker at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. Ms. Jacobs received her B.A. from Syracuse University.

Barbara Zorn, Director Living Community

Barbara Zorn is Director Living in Community (DLC) at Oak Crest Village (OCV). She retired in 1997 after 22 years with the Maryland Association of CPAs, Inc. As executive director, she led a diverse membership of nearly 10,000. Ms. Zorn adopted a team approach among the Board of Directors, staff and volunteers developing a strategic plan with challenging annual goals. Accomplishments included successful legislative results, quality and timely continuing professional education, and integration of technology into the profession. Since moving to Oak Crest Village in 2010, she has been an active volunteer, served a two-year term on the Resident Advisory Council as vice-chair and chair, and is co-founder of the various iPad Users groups. Ms. Zorn was appointed to the Oak Crest Village Board of Directors in 2015 and currently serves as Director Living in Community. She also serves as a member of the OCV Community Relations Committee and the OCV Audit Committee.

 

RIDERWOOD VILLAGE, INC.:

James Anders, Chair

Mr. Anders currently serves as the Chair of National Senior Campuses Board of Directors and is a member of the Executive Committee, the Strategic Positioning and Long Term Planning Committee. He was also previously a member of the Budget and Finance Committee and the Investment and Treasury Advisory Committee. He is the Administrator and Chief Operating Officer for Kennedy Krieger Institute, Inc., and all subsidiary corporations. Kennedy Krieger Institute is an internationally recognized academic, research, health care, and educational facility dedicated to serving children and young adults with developmental disabilities and spinal cord injuries. He serves as chair of the South Region of National Senior Campuses. Mr. Anders has an M.B.A. from the University of Baltimore and is a C.P.A.

Eileen Erstad

Ms. Erstad serves as Treasurer of NSC, and as Chair of the Operations and Risk Management Committee, as a member of the Audit Committee, the Budget & Finance Committee, as Chair of the Riderwood Village Board of Directors, as well as serving on the Community Relations Committees of Ashby Ponds and Greenspring Village. She is a senior executive and a Chief Financial Officer in the healthcare, hospitality and financial services industries. Ms. Erstad has developed and implemented strategic plans, growth and reorganization strategies, and also participated in new product development. Her most recent position was Chief Operating Officer for ResortQuest. Her previous positions include Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President of Symphony Health Services, LLC; and Director of Financial Planning and Analysis at PHH Corporation. Ms. Erstad graduated Magna Cum Laude from Loyola College in Maryland and is a licensed Certified Public Accountant.

Patricia Davis, Director Living in Community

Ms. Davis serves on the Vision Committee of National Senior Campuses, and as the Director Living in Community of Riderwood Village, serving on its Board and its Community Relations Committee. Ms. Davis is a registered nurse who worked in a variety of outpatient settings, including an inner city emergency room and a medical clinic for the homeless. She was employed as a writer/editor, an adult educator, a pastoral associate, and an organizational consultant and served on the Board of the National Association for Lay Ministry. Ms. Davis holds a B.A. in sociology from the University of Michigan, an A.A. in nursing from Montgomery College, and an M.Div. from the Washington Theological Union. As a Riderwood resident since 2006, she has been chair of the Resident Advisory Council and co-chair of the Staff Appreciation Fund in addition to serving on several resident-staff committees.

 

SEABROOK VILLAGE, INC.:

Frederick W. Haas, Chair

Mr. Haas joined the PA/NJ community Boards in 2007, serving as their treasurer until 2011. During that period, he also served on the NSC Budget and Finance committee and the NSC Investment committee. In 2011, he became Board Chair of the two New Jersey communities, which lead to his appointment to the NSC Board in 2012. In 2015, he became Board Chair of the two Pennsylvania communities; in 2016 the two Massachusetts communities; and ultimately the seven community Northeast region, all of which Fred chaired until March of 2018. In his professional career, Fred was a tax partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers, from 1978 until 2001, when he retired. From 1972 until 1982, he served in various positions on the professional staff at Coopers & Lybrand. After graduating from Penn State with a degree in accounting in 1966, Fred served as an aircraft maintenance officer in the USAF until 1971.

Arnold Speert

Mr. Speert is chair of the Cedar Crest Board and Community Relations Committee. He is also a member of the Lantern Hill and Seabrook Community Relations Committees. He serves as a member of both the NSC Investment and Trust Advisory Committee and the NSC Vision Advisory Committee. Dr. Speert served as the sixth president of William Paterson University from 1985 until his retirement in July 2010. He has served on the boards of seven nonprofit institutions, two of which he chaired. In addition he has served on the boards of the State Farm Indemnity Company, The Ramapo Bank, and the Broadway Bank and Trust Company. Dr. Speert also was a founding commissioner of the Passaic County (New Jersey) Improvement Authority. He earned his Ph.D. in chemistry from Princeton University and his areas of expertise include institutional governance, institutional community building, and diversity.

Jeanne McArthur, Director Living in Community

Ms. McArthur has served on the Seabrook Board of Directors since 2013. Prior to that she served as president of the Seabrook RAC for two years and chair of the Finance committee for two years. As the Director Living in the Community she meets monthly with several resident committees and holds quarterly social meetings with residents to communicate what the board is doing as well as hear concerns they have. Before moving from New York to Seabrook in 2009 she served on the board of directors of the Jericho Project and for 15 years on the board of her condominium. Her professional experience is in teaching and wealth management. Ms. McArthur has a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Vassar College, a master’s degree in Teaching Math from Stanford and was a Chartered Financial Analyst.

 

TALLGRASS CREEK, INC.:

Zina Jacque, Chair

Reverend Jacque was appointed to the Board of Directors of the National Senior Campuses in 2017, and as the chair of the Diversity Inclusion and Corporate Social Responsibility Advisory Committee in 2018, Rev. Dr. Zina Jacque comes to the work of senior living and wellness from a community engagement background. She is the senior pastor at the Community Church of Barrington, Illinois. Previously she served on the staffs of multicultural, urban, and suburban churches and has done extensive work in the areas of higher education, counseling, and faith based not for profits. Dr. Jacque sits on the Board of Directors of the American Baptist Churches USA, JourneyCare Palliative Care and Hospice Center and the Samaritan Counseling Center of the Northwest Suburbs. Additionally, she served as a western regional director of NSC, beginning in 2009. Dr. Jacque holds a doctorate of theology and a master of divinity degree (Summa Cum Laude) from Boston University, an M.A. from Columbia University, and a from Northwestern University.

Georgia Erickson, Director Living in Community

Georgia Erickson is the Director Living in Community at Tallgrass Creek in Overland Park., Kansas. She serves on the CRC and as a member of the NSC Advisory Audit Committee. She has been a resident at Tallgrass Creek for 3 years, involved in the community governance since the beginning. She previously served 14 years on the Overland Park City Council as President of the Council and Chair of Public Safety. She currently serves on the Police Committee on non-biased racial profiling. She helped found and develop the Overland Park Arboretum and Botanical Gardens and is an active member of the Friends of the Arboretum and Friends of Public Art for the City.

 

WIND CREST, INC.:

Grover Wrenn, Chair

Mr. Wrenn serves as Vice Chair of the NSC Board, Chair of the Budget & Finance Committee, Chair of the Wind Crest Board and is a member of the newly formed Strategic Planning and Long Range Planning committee. Mr. Wrenn is a retired entrepreneur and senior executive with 40+ years of experience in health care services, environmental technology, regulatory policy, and occupational health and safety. He serves as Vice Chair of the NSC Board, Chair of the Budget & Finance Committee and Chair of the Wind Crest Board. He also served as chairman of Axolotl, Inc., a health information technology company; president and COO of Safety-Kleen Corp.; CEO of EnSys Environmental Products, Inc.; chairman of Strategic Diagnostics, Inc.; CEO of Applied Bioscience International; and founder and CEO of Environ International Corp. He also served as a trustee of Eckerd College for approximately 25 years. Mr. Wrenn currently serves as a director and vice chair at Nielsen BioScience, Inc., a privately held biopharmaceutical firm based in San Diego. He holds a B.S. degree in chemistry from Clemson University and a master of science in public health from the University of North Carolina.

James Hayes

Mr. Hayes joined the National Senior Campuses, Inc. (NSC) Board of Directors in 2006. His past roles have included Chairmanship of the following Advisory Committees: Diversity and Inclusion, Operations and Risk Management, and Audit. Additionally, he served as a member of the Investments Committee. He also chaired the West Region Community Boards from 2014 to 2018. In 2018 he was appointed to NSC’s Executive Committee. A registered CPA, Mr. Hayes is the former Director of Admissions and Financial Aid at the Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan. He is a retired partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers, where he served as Partner in Charge of Minority Recruiting and Retention, and Partner in Charge of Workforce Diversity at Coopers & Lybrand. Mr. Hayes holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from St. Joseph’s University in Pennsylvania.

Anne Mills, Director Living in Community

Ms. Mills is a resident of the Wind Crest community in Highlands Ranch, Colorado and recently served as its Resident Advisory Council President. After teaching for 4 years, Ms. Mills joined IBM and retired after 26 years having served in a variety of executive financial and planning positions. Then she became Ottawa University’s Vice-President for Business Management and CFO for 11 years. She also served as a mutual fund trustee for 28 years and board chair for 10 years. Ms. Mills holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Physics and Mathematics from Brown University and a Master’s Degree in Education from Stanford University. She is a Trustee Emerita of Brown University and a Life Trustee of Ottawa University.