The BMNO executive board provides strategic leadership and serves as a connect to key local, state, and national stakeholders. Each BMNO member agency has key staff who are involved in the continual development, evaluation, and dissemination of the Bridge Model:

Debra Verschelde
MA, LSW, Executive Director
Aging Care Connections

Dana Schrage
MA, Transitional Care Supervisor*
Aging Care Connections

Carol Aronson
Division Director
Shawnee Alliance, Social Service Division; Shawnee Health Service

Marsha Nelson
Community Service Unit Director
Shawnee Alliance, Social Service Division; Shawnee Health Service

Amanda Groaning
Program Manager
Shawnee Alliance, Social Service Division; Shawnee Health Service

Robyn Golden
MA, LCSW, Associate Vice President of Population Health and Aging
Shawnee Alliance, Social Service Division; Shawnee Health Service

Walter Rosenberg
MSW, MS-HSM, LCSW, Director of Social Work and Community Health*
Department of Social Work and Community Health at Rush University Medical Center

Noreen Syed
BA, Project Coordinator*
Department of Social Work and Community Health at Rush University Medical Center

Elizabeth Cummings
MSW, LCSW, Coordinator of Transitional Care*
Department of Social Work and Community Health at Rush University Medical Center

Susan Altfeld
PhD, Clinical Assistant Professor
University of Illinois at Chicago, School of Public Health and Center for Research on Health and Aging

Xiaoling Xiang
PhD, MSW, MPhil, Assistant Professor*
University of Michigan School of Social Work

Phyllis Mitzen
MSW, Consultant, Center for Long-Term Care Reform
Health and Medicine Policy Research Group

* designates members of the BMNO Operations Team, who manage operations, communications, training efforts, and the Bridge Model Collaborative.

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