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Meet Our Dedicated Leaders

Our organization thrives because we have members who are invested in its success. The AAHomecare Board of Directors and Advisory Councils are made up of volunteer members who meet throughout the year to set priorities, evaluate progress and establish strategic guidance. The Board and Councils are made up of a diverse cross-section of the homecare industry, including providers, manufacturers and other related companies. Use the filters to see each member of our Board and Councils.


Executive Committee


Stephen Ackerman

Spectrum Medical, Inc.
Silver Spring, Md.


Bill Guidetti

Apria Healthcare Group
Red Bank, N.J.



Pride Mobility Products
Exeter, Pa.


Joel C. Mills

Advanced Home Care
High Point, N.C.


John J. Letizia

Laurel Medical Solutions, Inc.
Ebensburg, Pa.

Executive Committee Members, At Large

Doug Coleman

Major Medical
Colorado Association for Medical Equipment Services
Loveland, Colo.

Steve Griggs

Orlando, Fla.

Mike Kloos

VGM Group, Inc.
Waterloo, Iowa


Board of Directors Members, At Large

Rob Boeye

Brightree, LLC
Lawrenceville, Ga.

Robert Brown

Andrew Brown's Home Healthcare
Scranton, Pa.

Mark Capra

Philips Respironics
Murrysville, Pa.

Randall R. Carson

Smith & Nephew - Wound Management Division
Fort Worth, Texas.

David Chester

Roberts Home Medical
Germantown, Md.

Dean Childers

Invacare Corporation
Elyria, Ohio

Larissa D'Andrea

San Diego, Calif.

Robert Fahlman

Preferred Homecare
Phoenix, Ariz.

Robert Fary

Inogen Corp.
Goleta, Calif.

John Goetz

Permobil, Inc.
Belleville, Ill.

Rhonda Hines

The MED Group
Lubbock, Texas

George Kucka 

Fairmeadows Home Health Center, Inc.
Schererville, Ind.

Scott Maughan

Alpine Home Medical
Salt Lake City, Utah

Laura McIlvaine

Shield Healthcare Centers
Valencia, Calif.

Gary Sheehan

Cape Medical Supply
Sandwich, Mass. 

Jennifer Pederson

Lincare Holdings
Clearwater, Fla.

Debra Silvers, CIPP, CHC

Hoveround Corporation
Sarasota, Fla.

General Counsel

Cara Bachenheimer

Brown & Fortunato
Alexandria, Va.

Committee Chairs

Debra Silvers, CIPP, CHC

Regulatory Council Chair
Hoveround Corporation
Sarasota, Fla.

Ruth Ann Ellison, RN, MBA

Medical Gases Council Chair
Apria Healthcare Group
Lake Forest, Calif.

Nancy Froslie 

Complex Rehab & Mobility Council Chair
Sanford Healthcare Accessories
Jamestown, N.D.

Missy Cross

HME/Respiratory Therapy Council Chair
ProMedica Home Medical Equipment
Sandusky, Ohio

Stephen Katich 

Medical Supplies Council Chair
Har-Kel, Inc.
Bridgeville, Pa.

Active Ex Officio

Robert Steedley, Jr.

Barnes Healthcare Services
Valdosta, Ga.

Joel Marx

Medical Service Co.
Cleveland, Ohio


Complex Rehab and Mobility Council


Nancy Froslie

Sanford Healthcare Accessories
Jamestown, ND


Torger Sikveland

Bozeman, MT

AAHomecare Staff

Ashley Plauché

Government Affairs Manager

Home Medical Equipment / Respiratory Therapy Council


Missy Cross

ProMedica, Inc.
Sandusky, Ohio


Al Neumann

Corner Home Medical
New Hope, MN

AAHomecare Staff

Ashley Plauché

Government Affairs Manager

Regulatory Council

Deb Silvers

Hoveround Corp.
Sarasota, FL


Gwen Turner

Lakewood, NJ

AAHomecare Staff

Kim Brummett

Vice President of Regulatory Affairs

State Leaders Council


Rose Schafhauser

Executive Director of Midwest Association for Medical Equipment Services & Supplies

AAHomecare Staff

Ashley Plauché

Government Affairs Manager

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