Quality Assurance and Improvement Committee - Committee Members

Committee Members are appointed by the Secretary of the Department of Health Services for a 12 month period with extension possible at the discretion of the Secretary.

Committee Members

Patricia Benesh (chairperson)
Quality Assurance Program Specialist
Division of Quality Assurance

Barbara Bowers RN, PhD, FAAN, Associate Dean for Research
Helen Denne Schulte Professor
School of Nursing
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Heather Bruemmer, Executive Director
Board on Aging & LTC

Jan A. Demuth
Franciscan Villa Campus

John George, Administrator
St. John's on the Lake

Amy Jo Haavisto Kind, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine, Geriatrics
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Curtis W. Hancock, MD, President
Wisconsin Association of Medical Directors

Dan Idzikowski, Executive Director
Disability Rights of Wisconsin

Helen Marks-Dicks, State Issues Advocacy Director
AARP Wisconsin

Mary Ellen O'Connell, AC-BC
Professional Networking Chair
WI Representatives of Activity Professionals

Tom Moore, Executive Director
WI Health Care Association

John Sauer, Executive Director
LeadingAge

Greg Simmons, President and CEO
MetaStar, Inc.

Jeanette Stangland, RN, DON
Golden Living Center-Dorchester

Patricia Virnig, Director
Bureau of Nursing Home Resident Care

Otis Woods, Administrator
Division of Quality Assurance

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Last Revised: April 27, 2016