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Adult Care Home Community Advisory Committee


The Adult Care Home Community Advisory Committee is part of an advocacy network to help promote and protect the rights of long term-care residents. The Adult Care Home Community Advisory Committee was established by North Carolina General Statute to be a volunteer, grassroots advocate for residents in adult care homes. Committee members visit facilities, interact with residents, and advocate for quality care in the homes. The committee is also involved in issues advocacy, public education, and the promotion of community involvement within long term care facilities.

Members and Non-Voting Staff Person(s)

Members must reside within Forsyth County and have no conflict of interest.
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Members are appointed by County Commissioners for an initial one year term and can be reappointed for a three year term. The composition of the Committee should include individuals from a spectrum of vocations and professions who have an interest in long term care. One third of the appointments are to be from nominations submitted by adult care home administrators in Forsyth County.
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NOTE: In accordance with the laws establishing the Committee, no member of the Committee or an immediate family member of a person on the Committee shall be a patient in, employed by, have a financial interest in, or be on the governing board of an Adult Care Home served by the Committee. An "immediate family member" is defined as mother, father, sister, brother, spouse, child, grandmother, grandfather, and in-laws.
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Committee members must complete required training, which is provided by the Piedmont Triad Regional Council Area Agency on Aging Ombudsmen. Committee members are required to visit long-term care facilities at least once every three months, and attend quarterly business/training sessions.

Currently Serving

NameTitleTerm Expires
Ms. Tanika Butler 6/30/2020
Ms. Adrienne Calhoun
Ms. Tina L Carson 7/31/2018
Ms. Dora M Collins 1/30/2018
Mr. Christopher R Dyer 5/30/2020
Ms. Ashley Farmer 5/30/2018
Ms. Melinda S Hull 6/30/2020
Mr. William Itterly 6/30/2020
Ms. Carla R Jones 5/30/2020
Mr. Johnnie Jones 7/31/2019
Ms. Melissa A Kirchner 9/30/2019
Ms. Joan F Kirk-Graham 3/31/2020
Ms. Monica P Lonon 11/30/2017
Ashley Marcolivio
Ms. Jamera D McQueen 2/28/2018
Ms. Johnsie Potts 9/30/2019
Mr. Brian H Sternecker 5/30/2017
Ms. Antoinette L Van-Riel 3/30/2017
Ms. Dianna M Watson 11/30/2018
Ms. LaTonya L Watson 9/30/2020
Mr. James S Wilks 3/31/2020
Mr. Terry Zhu 7/30/2017


Meetings are held quarterly on the 1st Wednesday of March, June, September, and December on the following dates: March 6, June 5, September 4 and December 4. Meetings will be at 1:00 pm at Piedmont Triad Regional Council, 1398 Carrollton Crossing Drive, Kernersville, NC 27284.

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