Board of directors

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

Executive Committee

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

Chair-Elect: Shelley Esden
Chief Operating Officer
Sonata Health Care

Past Chair: Gwen A. Thibault
Divisional Vice President
Legend Senior Living

Secretary and Legislative Committee Chair: Jay Thomas
Assistant General Counsel – Operations
Atria Senior Living

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

Treasurer: Joe Jedlowski, MBA/MHA
Milestone Retirement Communities

Board Members


Chad Carnes
Regional Director of Operations
Brookdale Senior living

Parliamentarian: Marian Nease
Of Counsel
Berger Singerman

Bill Sciortino
Chief Operating Officer
Discovery Senior Living

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

PC Chair: David Nussbaum
Senior Vice President
Belmont Village

Finance Chair: Ron Shuck
Windermere Strategic Partners

Linda Ellis
Vice President of Administrative Services
SLM Services, LLC

Bart Palumbo
Senior Vice President
SLM Services, LLC

Marisa Strain
Director of Quality Assurance
SRI Management

Janann Holt
Regional Director of Operations
Harbor Retirement Associates

Adam Pruitt
Regional Director of Operations
Enlivant Senior Living

Damon Thomas
Regional Director of Operations
Meridian Senior Living

Tina Keating
Executive Director
Blue Harbor Senior Living

Melissa Rogers
Vice President of Clinical Strategy
Validus Senior Living

Lee Young
Vice President of Operations
Holiday Retirement

John Moschner
Chief Executive Officer
Sencare/Grand Villas

Diana Saxton
Regional Director of Operations
Senior Lifestyle Corporation

Membership Chair: Krone Weidler
Vice President
Marcus Millichap