Directors, Officers & Staff
Candace L. McMullen (RN, NHA, MHA, CLNC)
Sophie A. Campbell (MSN, RN, CRRN, RAC-CT)
Sophie Campbell, is a director in the Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP healthcare consulting group with greater than 35 years of operational and consulting experience in the healthcare industry, with a focus on long-term care, and experience in acute care and acute rehabilitation. Her expertise includes operational and clinical areas for healthcare providers, including staff development, MDS accuracy and training, documentation compliance, management training and monitoring, OBRA survey preparation and response, development of performance improvement and clinical compliance programs, preparation of responses to RAC audit requests and findings and development of QAPI programs. Sophie also has experience in admissions management, care planning and management, restorative nursing program development and management, infection control program management, short-term rehabilitation unit conversions and hospital based TCUs. Sophie is certified as a rehabilitation nurse and as a resident assessment coordinator.
Terri Gabany (RN, BSN, WCC, NHA)
Deborah Kennedy (RN-BC, BSN, CNDLTC, GRN)
Lois M. Pasco (MSN RN, NHA, RN-BC, RAC-CT)
Debbie Supplee (MSN, RN-BC, CWCA)
Wendy Hildenbrandt (RN, BSN, QDCS, CNDLTC)
June Bummer (RN)
Kathleen is currently the Director of Nursing at Oakwood Heights of Presbyterian Senior Care. Since 1995, she has been working in the geriatric field serving in a variety of different roles. She currently holds a Masters of Science in Nursing degree.
Karen Coleman (RN-BC, NHA, MSN, CNDLTC)
Karen received her Associates Degree from Catonsville Community College in 1987. She later received her Bachelor of Science degree in 2009 from Chamberlain College of Nursing. In 2013 Ms. Coleman received her Masters of Science in Nursing with a major in Nursing Education from Walden University. Most of her nursing career has been strongly focused in the care of seniors. Since 1992 she has been Board Certified as a Gerontological Nurse and since 2007 she has been Wound Care Certified. Karen joined Homewood in 1990 as a Registered Nurse and served this organization as Director of Nursing from 1997-2017. Ms. Coleman was responsible for the direction and coordination of all levels of nursing care on the Homewood campus.
Ms. Coleman became licensed as a Nursing Home Administrator in 2017 and assumed the Nursing Home Administrator/Executive Director role at Homewood at Plum Creek in January of 2018. Karen has been a member of PADONA since 1999.
Joanne McMinn (RN-BSN, CDP, CNDLTC)
Joanne started her nursing career at Pocopson Home in 2011 as a nursing assistant while attending LPN school. Once graduating from LPN school and passing her boards, she was promoted to a full time LPN position. She enrolled in RN school as quickly as possible. She completed RN school and was promoted to a full time RN position on the short term rehab unit at Pocopson Home. While on this unit she started working on her BSN. In 2016 she was promoted to a unit manager position. She completed her BSN in May 2016 from West Chester University. She remains currently in the unit manager position. She became dementia certified in 2017 as one of her units is a secured dementia unit. She also holds a BA in English Literature with a minor in Psychology from West Chester University.
Susan Keogh (BS)
Susan has a BS Degree in Business Administration and a minor in Marketing from Delaware Valley College. She then received her Master Certification in Human Resource Management from Villanova University. Susan is currently the Human Resources Associate at the Palisades School District. Since 2010, she also works part-time with PADONA as their Webmaster.
Candace has worked at PADONA for 23 years maintaining membership records, program registrations and the distribution of continuing education contact hour certificates. She also performs bookkeeping for PADONA transactions, maintains all records and distributes minutes from committee conference calls.
Linda Chamberlain (RN, BSN, MS)
Linda has a BSN from Seton Hall University (NJ) and an MS in Organizational Science from Villanova University (PA). She has held progressive nursing and administrative positions in LTC for over 20 years (including educator, DON, special projects manager, corporate nurse and administrator). Her regulatory positions in State government have included 13 years in the Division of Nursing Care Facilities as a nursing home surveyor and field office supervisor and most recently as Director, Division of Home Health. She has also served on a variety of national, state and county task forces, committees and advisory boards in long term care. Linda has been an active member of PADONA since its start in 1987 serving as a board member, area vice-president, state liaison, education coordinator and journal editor.
Rebecca Flack (BSN, MSN, CRNP, DNP)
Rebecca has been a nurse for over 30 and a DON in long-term care for over 20 years. She obtained a BSN, MSN and CRNP from the University of Pittsburgh in 1995 and a DNP from Waynesburg University in 2010. She has been adjunct faculty at Waynesburg University, Carlow University and Westmoreland County Community College. She was Manager, Clinical Quality Assurance for Focus Care 2011-2016. CRNP experience includes community health nursing. Experience includes a CMS Contracted Reviewer for various insurance plans throughout the eastern United States in 2015. Rebecca is looking forward to working with many of the members in her new role as Professional Development Nurse Educator and co-committee chair for the Education Committee.
CommitteesCommittees meet on an as needed basis via toll-free telephone conference. To join a committee or for further information please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Chairperson: Terri Gabany
Chairperson: June Bummer
Chairperson: Lois M. Pasco
Chairperson: Debbie Supplee
Chairperson: Wendy Hildenbrandt
Chairperson: Sophie Campbell
Chairperson: Mitch Haines
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