Volume XXX, Number 10
October 2015

President’s Report

 “If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.”
John Quincy Adams

Well, we’ve made it!…..With the successful completion of the 65th THCA Annual Convention and Trade Show in Grapevine, and the AHCA Annual Convention this past week that brought over 2,300 attendees to San Antonio, these last three weeks have gone by at a rapid pace.

Thank you to all of the attendees, business members, sponsors and presenters who joined us in Grapevine and made for a great Convention! During this year’s House of Delegates, THCA elected new directors to serve on the Association’s Board for the 2015-2016 term. Your 2015-2016 THCA Board of Directors are:

Mark McKenzie,
Senior Care Centers

Past Chair:
Ron Payne,
Southwest Long Term Care

Vice Chair:
Bronz Peterson,

Don Sowell,
Nexion Health

Sandy Klein,
Touchstone Communities

Independent Owner Council Chair:
Darlene Evans,
Autumn Winds Retirement Lodge

Multi Facility Owner Council Chair:
Cassandra Mistretta,
Genesis Healthcare Centers

Assisted Living Council Chair:
Mary Ann Earlywine,
SAVA Senior Care

AHCA Council of States:
Derek Prince,
HMG Healthcare

Nurse Council Chair:
Robin Hayes,
Touchstone Communities

Administrator Council Chair:
Jeff Tait,
SAVA Senior Care

Elected Director At Large:
Brandon Tappan,
Senior Care Centers

Elected Director At Large:
Douglas B. (Sonny) Humble,
Cedar Lake Nursing Home

Appointed Director At Large:
Ron Haney,
Cascade Health Services Ltd.

Business Advisory Committee Chair:
Buddy Parker,
First Choice Medical Supply

Region 3 Chair:
Raul Espinosa, Jr.,
San Pedro Manor (San Antonio)

Region 4 Chair:
Julie Wyatt,
Heritage House of Marshall H&R (Marshall)
Region 5 Chair:
Sean Phillips,
Park Bend Senior Health Center (Austin)

Region 6 Chair:
Becky LaRocca,
Kountze Nursing Center (Kountze)

Region 7 Chair:
Conner Greenspan,
Park Manor of WestChase (Houston)

Region 8 Chair:
Jodi Scarbro,

Region 9 Chair:
James Culp,
Remington Medical Resort (Richardson)

Region 10 Chair:
Bill Lowe,
Valley Grande Manor (Weslaco)


Thank you to our newly elected Board of Directors for your willingness to serve in THCA Leadership and support our mission to “unite, represent, and support professionals who strive to improve the delivery, quality, and integrity of long term healthcare services”


Onward and Upward

President’s Report

  • President’s Report


 Legislative Update


 Commitment to Care

MDS Member Alerts

If you have any questions about the THCA C to C Initiative or would like to share your facilities successes please contact me at gbwilliams@txhca.org or call (512) 458-1257.


State News


National News


Announcements & Recognitions

THCA’s 65th Annual
Convention and Trade Show

THCA 65-01


Official Convention Sponsor




Thank you to our 2015 Official THCAPAC @ Convention Sponsor


?’s About THCAPAC…Here’s How To Contact Us
Ron Payne, THCAPAC Co-Chair
Mark McKenzie, THCAPAC Co-Chair
Gina Muniz, THCAPAC Liaison


Region News





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