Updated: Dec 20, 2021
For Immediate Release: 10/18/2021
WILSONVILLE, Ore. – Sarah Silva, Avamere Living Division President Community-Based Care, was elected Secretary/Treasurer to the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL) Board of Directors on October 13, 2021.
Members of the AHCA Board of Governors are elected by the association’s governing body, the Council of States. The NCAL Board of Directors is elected by current members of the NCAL Board and by the NCAL State Leaders. Both boards hold annual elections at the AHCA/NCAL Convention & Expo.
Silva currently sits on the NCAL Board of Directors, their Assisted Living Taskforce, and on their Quality Committee. She served as a Baldrige Quality Award Examiner for the American Health Care Association. She is a graduate of the AHCA Future Leaders Program and served as the NCAL state leader for Oregon.
On her election, Silva noted, “It is an honor to continue to serve the NCAL membership and board.”
Silva has a wealth of knowledge to bring to the board as their new Secretary/Treasurer. She has been in the healthcare and senior living industry for 21 years. In addition to her work with AHCA/NCAL, she has experience in community-based care with additional experience in hospice, home health, and home care. Sarah is passionate about enhancing the quality of care provided in CBC across the country. She is also a member of the OHCA Quality and Compliance Council and chairs their Assisted Living Council.
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