Volunteers

The Ohio Council for Home Care & Hospice is grateful for the many volunteers who support our mission. Throughout the year, OCHCH receives input, insight, and time from our members on a variety of projects, programs, and activities. The Ohio Council for Home Care & Hospice is pleased to acknowledge the following individuals who work tirelessly to ensure the success of our programs and to support all our agencies and members. Thank you for all your hard work and dedication!

  • Deborah Albaugh, RN, BSNMHA, Union Hospital Home Health, Board of Directors - Chairman, Executive, Advocacy
  • Gerene Bauldoff, PhD, RN, FCCP, FAACVPR, The Ohio State University, Nominating, CCBC Board of Directors
  • Donna Berry, Richter Healthcare Consultants, Financial Issues
  • Dave Besancon, Maxim Healthcare Services, Inc., Board of Directors - Secretary, Executive, Financial Issues
  • Sue Blockberger, Interim HealthCare of Columbus, Inc., Education
  • Donald Bradley, Constance Home Healthcare, LLC, Financial Issues
  • Michelle Brough, Interim HealthCare of Lima, Inc., Hospice Compliance & Financial Issues and Palliative Care
  • Candie Burbick, New Leaf Residential Services, Inc., Advocacy 
  • April Burgett, RN, Ohio Valley Home Health, Inc., Compliance & Regulatory Issues 
  • Peggy Carnahan, Community Health Professionals, Inc., Hospice Compliance & Financial Issues and Palliative Care
  • Rebecca Chenault, BS, RN, Fidelity Health Care, Board of Directors - Secretary, Executive, Education
  • Tracy Clark, Central Star Home Health Services, Compliance & Regulatory Issues
  • Susan Crawn, Maxim Healthcare Services, Inc., Education Quality Assurance
  • Leslie Cunningham, Community Choice Home Care, Inc., Compliance & Regulatory Issues
  • Ann Dickinson, RN, MS, OhioHealth Hospice, Board of Directors, Hospice Compliance & Financial Issues and Palliative Care
  • Jamie Dixon, CPA, Gilmore, Jasion & Mahler, LTD, Financial Issues
  • Paula Duebner, Mobilex USA, Membership
  • Mary Dwire, Stay Well Home Health LLC, Compliance & Regulatory Issues, Membership
  • Jacqueline Ellison, RN, Caretenders VNA Fayette, Education Quality Assurance
  • Solarix Fireheart, Loving Family Home Care, Inc., Board of Directors, Membership
  • Denis Fleming, Almost Family, Inc., Advocacy
  • Kerry Gerken, RN, Ashtabula Regional Home Health Services, CCBC Board of Directors
  • Ty Ghezzi, Union Hospital Home Health, Education
  • Lisa Goodlow, MSM, RN, NE-BC, JFSA Care at Home, Board of Directors, Compliance & Regulatory Issues
  • Kimberly Goodson, Caretenders, Compliance & Regulatory
  • Cheri Greenwell, Cleveland Clinic Akron General Visiting Nurse Service, Compliance & Regulatory Issues
  • Shon Gress, BCS, MSHCS, Guernsey County Senior Citizens Center, CCBC Board of Directors
  • Jacklyn Griffith Forney, RN, Primary Care Nursing Services, Inc., Advocacy
  • Suzanne Hakeos, Loving Family Home Care, Inc., Advocacy 
  • Ruth Hancock, RN, MSN, GNPC, Heartland Home Health Care & Hospice, Board of Directors - Treasurer, Executive, Education
  • Penny Holvey, Mature Services, Inc., Education
  • Amy Hoyda, Bridge Home Health and Hospice, Hospice Compliance & Financial Issues and Palliative Care
  • Sandy Ickes, RN, Union Hospital Home Health, Education, Nominating
  • Penny Kill, RN, Interim HealthCare, Inc., Membership
  • Kimberly King, Home Care Network, Inc., Advocacy
  • Stewart Lengerich, Maxim Healthcare Services, Inc., Compliance & Regulatory Issues
  • Deborah Locke, Ohio Valley Home Health Services, Advocacy, Quality Assurance
  • Rose Anne Lonsway, RN, BSN, MA, CRPI, M.Div, R.A. Lonsway Consulting LLC, CCBC Board of Directors
  • Felicia Luyster, RN, BSN, OhioHealth Hospice, Education, Nominating
  • Dave Macke, VonLehman & Company, Financial Issues, Hospice Compliance & Financial Issues and Palliative Care
  • Elizabeth Madigan, RN, PhD, Case Western Reserve University, CCBC Board of Directors
  • Jeremy Markewicz, Maxim Healthcare Services, Inc., Advocacy
  • Christine Marsick, MD, Visiting Nurse Association of Ohio, Board of Directors
  • Lindsey Martin, Almost Family, Inc., Education
  • Peggy McMillin, Nationwide Children's Hospital Homecare & Hospice, Education
  • Laura McQuithy, RN, BSN, Mount Carmel Home Care, Board of Directors
  • Coulter Minix, Almost Family, Inc., Advocacy
  • Maria Luz Munez, Pro Health Care Services, LLC, Compliance & Regulatory Issues, Medicaid Rate Focus Group
  • James Myers, Loving Family Home Care, Inc., Education Quality Assurance, Nominating
  • Trisha Peace, Cleveland Clinic Center for Connected Care, Hospice Compliance & Financial Issues and Palliative Care
  • Kathy Pierron, RN, Advantage Home Health Care, Inc., Compliance & Regulatory Issues
  • Maribel Quezada, MBA, ProHealth Care Services, Nominating
  • Larke Recchie, Ohio Association of Area Agencies on Aging, CCBC Board of Directors
  • Yolanda Riley, Richter Healthcare Consultants, Education
  • Laura Rozcicha, Nationwide Children’s Hospital Homecare & Hospice, Hospice Compliance & Financial Issues and Palliative Care
  • Luke Russell, AARP - Ohio, CCBC Board of Directors
  • Jenny Sand, Home Care by Black Stone, Advocacy
  • Joann Scott, BFA, MFA, Wilson Home Health and Hospice, Hospice Compliance & Financial Issues and Palliative Care
  • Angie Shamblin, Transitions Home Health & Hospice, Inc., Advocacy
  • Susan Sharp, Primary Care Nursing Services, Inc., Compliance & Regulatory Issues 
  • Kaye Smith, RN, OhioHealth Home Care, Compliance & Regulatory Issues
  • Melissa Smith, RN, BSN, MHA, Community Choice Home Care, Inc., Education
  • Ronnell Spears, MBA, Home Care by Black Stone, Board of Directors, Financial Issues, Education Quality Assurance
  • Wanda Stackpole, RN, BS, MHA, Nationwide Children’s Hospital Homecare & Hospice, Board of Directors - Past Chair, Exectutive, Advocacy, Nominating
  • Joe Stanley, Medline Industries, Membership
  • Debra Studer, TSO Management Corp. dba Interim HealthCare, Board of Directors, Compliance & Regulatory Issues
  • Abbey Summers, New Leaf Residential Services, Inc., Compliance & Regulatory Issues
  • Karen Thompson, MS, RN, CNS, SOMC Home Health Services, Advocacy, Hospice Compliance & Financial Issues and Palliative Care, Membership, CCBC Board of Directors
  • Brent Tow, MBOL, Community Health Professionals, Inc., Membership
  • David Tramontana, BS, Home Care by Black Stone, Advocacy
  • Tracy Uhl, Advantage Skilled Care, Inc., Advocacy
  • Michael Vallee, JD, Ohio Valley Home Health, Inc., Board of Directors - Chairman-Elect, Executive, Financial Issues, CCBC Board of Directors
  • Michelle Wagner, Cambridge Home Health, Compliance & Regulatory Issues
  • David Walsh, Hospice of Southwest Ohio, Board of Directors, Hospice Compliance & Financial Issues and Palliative Care
  • Mary Walters, BSN, CRNI, Fidelity Health Care, Education
  • Susan Whitney, VITAS Healthcare Corporation, Hospice Compliance & Financial Issues and Palliative Care
  • Mari Willis, RN, BSN, MBA, Cambridge Home Health - Canton, Advocacy
  • Sharron Zook, New Leaf Residential Services, Inc., Financial Issues