Maris Grove Community Relations Committee

Mary Colins, CRC 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 serves as Chair of the Governance and Internal Affairs and is a member of the Diversity, Inclusion and Corporate Social Responsibility and Operations & Risk Management Advisory Committees of NSC. Judge Colins is law trained.  She served 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 and as vice chair of the NSC Budget and Finance 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.  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 and is a member of the NSC’s Communications Advisory Committee. 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.