Board of directors

Florida Senior Living Association’s Governing Board represents senior living member organizations and provides direction on Association activities.

Executive Committee

Chair: Shelley Esden
Chief Operating Officer
Sonata Health Care

Immediate Past Chair: Melinda Skirvin
Regional Director of Operations
Five Star Senior Living

Vice Chair: Jay Thomas
Assistant General Counsel – Operations
Atria Senior Living

Past Chair Emeritus: Mary Sue Patchett
Executive President – Community Operations
Brookdale Senior Living

Secretary: Joe Jedlowski, MBA/MHA
Distinctive Living

Treasurer: Chris Callahan
Vice President, Regional Operations
Brookdale Senior Living

Board Members

Education Chair: Marisa Strain
Director of Quality Assurance
SRI Management

Industry Partner Chair: Matt Depenbrock
Director of Business Development
Guardian Pharmacy

Membership Chair: Krone Weidler
Vice President
Marcus Millichap

Parliamentarian: Marian Nease
Of Counsel
Berger Singerman

PC Chair: David Nussbaum
Senior Vice President
Belmont Village

J. Justin Hutchens
Executive VP, Senior Housing

Janann Holt
Regional Director of Operations
Harbor Retirement Associates

Gloria Hughes
Vice President of Operations
Meridian Senior Living

Lindsey Hacker​
President and Chief Financial Officer
Validus Senior Living

Tina Keating, RN
Regional Director
Blue Harbor Senior Living

Heidi Kuckenbacker
Director of Operations
SLM Services, LLC

Sharon Roth Maguire, MS, RN,
GNP-BCI SVP Wellness
Eclipse Senior Living

Jamie Merrill
Vice President, Regional Operations
Brookdale Senior Living

John Moschner
Chief Executive Officer
Sencare/Grand Villa Senior Living

Diana Saxton
Regional Director of Operations
Senior Lifestyle Corporation

Bill Sciortino
Chief Operating Officer
Discovery Senior Living

Gwen Thibault
Divisional Vice President
Legend Senior Living

Michele Thompson
Regional Vice President
Elegance Senior Living

Lee Young
Vice President of Operations
Holiday Retirement