The National Adult Day Services Association (NADSA) wishes to recognize leaders in the adult day services field that serve as members of the association’s board of directors.

NADSA’s board of directors is responsible for governing the association, providing strategic direction, fiduciary oversight and developing new policies and programs. These individuals represent adult day services providers from across the country.

Edwin “Ned” Morgens of Gyrfalcon Senior Care of Johns Creek, Georgia, will serve as chair of the board. The following individuals join Morgens as board members:

  • Linda Alexander-Lieblang – Alzheimer’s Association California Southland Chapter, Los Angeles, CA
  • Keith A. Anderson – The College of Social Work: Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
  • Melinda Burchett – American Health Management, Inc., Albany, KY
  • Troy Carter – Adult Day Care Association of Texas, Missouri City, TX
  • Susan Hulce Cerletty – Retired Healthcare Exec & Licensed Physical Therapist, Brookfield, WI
  • Chip Cromartie Adult Center for Enrichment, Greensboro, NC
  • Terry Fishler ADS Data Systems, Inc., Stevenson, MD
  • Joan Marie Granato – Future Focus, Bayonne, NJ
  • Rick Greene – Department of Veterans Affairs, Geriatrics and Extended Care, Washington, DC
  • Kathy O’Brien – Senior Gerontologist, MetLife Mature Market Institute, Westport, CT
  • Lisa Peters-Beumer – Easter Seals, Chicago, IL
  • Sarah Price – Alzheimer Society of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
  • Jocelyn Schowalter – Amherst H. Wilder Foundation, Brookfield, WI
  • Thomas TenkelyFoundation of Senior Living, Phoenix, AZ
  • Dana Territo – Alzheimer’s Services of the Capital Area, Baton Rouge, LA
  • Steve Zarit – Penn State University, University Park, PA

In Morgens’ words, “NADSA is founded on collaboration and partnerships forged by members in communities all across the country.  The new board of directors represents these adult day service providers as they work with consumers, families, policy makers and the media. NADSA’s new team of incredibly gifted and committed members are working together to develop leadership that will tell the story of adult day services’ value across the country.”

The National Adult Day Services Association ( is the leading voice of the rapidly growing adult day services industry in the United States. NADSA is an independent national organization dedicated to raising public and government awareness of the value of adult day services. Adult day services provide community-based care for frail elders as well as persons of all ages with multiple and special needs associated with conditions such as Alzheimer’s disease, developmental disabilities, traumatic brain injury, mental illness, HIV/AIDS, vision and hearing impairments, and more. NADSA’s Officers and Board Members reflect the range of adult day services providers in the industry. NADSA provides its members, adult day centers across the U.S., with effective national advocacy, educational and networking opportunities, and technical assistance, research and communication services.