CALA Board of Directors


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Ron Mead

Vice President of Operations,
Senior Resource Group, LLC

Ron Mead oversees community operations for Senior Resource Group, LLC, which has 19 communities in California.

Dave Eskenazy


David Eskenazy

Cogir Management USA, Inc.

David Eskenazy is the CEO of Cogir Management USA, Inc., which operates communities in the Western US, including eight in California.


Laura Fischer

Chief Operating Officer,
Integral Senior Living

Laura Fischer is the COO of Integral Senior Living, a national company managing 25 Assisted Living communities in California.

Courtney Siegel


Courtney Siegel

President & CEO,
Oakmont Management Group

Courtney Siegel is President and CEO of Oakmont Management Group, based in Irvine, which manages and/or owns 38 communities in California.

Danielle Morgan


Danielle Morgan

President & COO,
Clearwater Living

As the president of Clearwater Living, Danielle Morgan oversees operations and expansion for the company throughout the western United States.


Michel Augsburger

Chairman & CEO,
Chancellor Health Care, Inc

Michel Augsburger heads up Chancellor Health Care, Inc., a company offering skilled nursing, independent living and Assisted Living, with two Assisted Living communities in California.

Mark Cimino

CEO & Co-Owner

Mark J. Cimino, J.D., is CEO and co-owner of CiminoCare, overseeing all operations of 14 senior care communities located throughout Northern California.

Dave Coluzzi

President & CEO,
Carlton Senior Living

David Coluzzi is President & CEO of Carlton Senior Living, based in Concord which owns and operates 10 Senior Living communities throughout Northern California.

Tara Cope

Tara Cope

Chief Legal and Administrative Officer,
Vi Senior Living

Tara Cope is Chief Legal and Administrative Officer for Vi Senior Living which operates two Continuing Care Retirement Communities in California.

Denise Falco

Senior Vice President of North American Field Operations,
Sunrise Senior Living

Denise Falco is the Senior Vice President of North American Field Operations. A multi-national company, Sunrise Senior Living has 18 communities throughout the state of California.

Paula Hertel

Senior Living Consult

Paula Hertel is the founder of Senior Living Consult, a network of consultants focused on improving elder care in senior housing and other community based settings.

Rick Jensen

Rick Jensen

President & CEO,
Northstar Senior Living

Rick Jensen is the president and CEO of Northstar Senior Living, which manages 25 communities throughout California, Arizona, Florida, New Mexico, Nevada, and Mexico.

Michelle Kelly

Senior Vice President, Investments,
National Health Investors, Inc.

Michelle Kelly is Senior Vice President, Investments for National Health Investors, Inc., a REIT investing in senior living, skilled nursing and other medical properties.


Rodger Lederer

Senior Vice President,

Rodger Lederer is Senior Vice President of Marsh Senior Care Practice, an insurance broker and risk advisor specializing in the senior living sector.

Ray Leisure

Division Vice President,
Brookdale Senior Living

Ray Leisure is the Division Vice President for Brookdale Senior Living. A national company, Brookdale has 41 communities throughout the state of California.

Douglas Lessard

COO & Executive Vice President,
Belmont Village Senior Living

Douglas Lessard is COO and Executive Vice President of Belmont Village Senior Living. A national company, Belmont has 11 communities throughout the state of California.

Tana McMillon

Regional Vice President of Operations,
Silverado | Memory Care Communities

Tana McMillon is Regional Vice President of Operations for Silverado Memory Care, which has 27 communities throughout the United States.

Nancy Schier Anzelmo

Gerontologist & Principal,
Alzheimer’s Care Associates LLC

Nancy Schier Anzelmo is principal at Alzheimer’s Care Associates LLC, a consulting firm which offers services for specialized dementia care and senior living communities.

Todd Shetter CALA Vice Chair

Todd Shetter

Chief Operating Officer,
ActivCare Living

Todd Shetter is the COO/Partner of ActivCare Living which specializes in residential memory care for those with dementia, with six locations in California

Jay Thomas

Assistant General Counsel, Operations,
Atria Senior Living

Jay Thomas is Assistant General Counsel, Operations for Atria Senior Living, a national provider with 35 communities throughout California.

Ex-Officio Directors

Josh Allen

Josh Allen

Allen Flores Consulting Group

Josh Allen is Principal for Allen Flores Consulting Group which provides clinical management and consulting services to assisted living providers throughout the United States.

Joel Goldman

Hanson Bridgett, LLP

Joel Goldman is a partner at Hanson Bridgett, LLP in San Francisco. His practice focuses almost exclusively on the representation of owners and operators of senior care communities.