Congratulations to the Winners of the 2020 ACHCA Awards!

Plan now to attend the ACHCA Annual Convocation & Exposition, August 30-September 2, 2020 in New Orleans, Louisiana to view the award winners receive peer recognition. The ACHCA Board of Directors and Awards Subcommittee will recognize the recipients during the Awards Dinner (business casual/black-tie optional) on Tuesday, September 1st from 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside. 

ACHCA Individual Awards

  • Distinguished Nursing Home Administrator — Elizabeth Schmeizl, FACHCA
  • Distinguished Service — Charles F. Shelton Jr., CNHA, FACHCA
  • New Nursing Home Administrator — Tina Richardson
  • Outstanding Member — Debra Hollander
  • AIT Preceptor — Michael Barry, CNHA, FACHCA
  • Public Service — Harry Tzvi Barax
  • Education — Nelia S. Adaci (RNC, BSN, CDONA, C-NE, RAC-CT), VP, The CHARTS Group (TCG)
  • Journalism — W. Bruce Glass, CNHA, CALA, FACHCA
  • Mentor — Michael A. Hotz, CNHA, FACHCA

ACHCA Partner Awards

  • Champion — NYS Health Facilities Association (NYSHFA)
  • Business Partner — McKesson Corporation

ACHCA Chapter/District Achievement Award Recipients

  • District 1; Project/Initiative: The New England Administrator; District Director (D-1): Matt Lessard, CNHA, FACHCA
  • ACHCA Connecticut; Project/Initiative: Collaboration with the Department of Public Health; (Chapter President (D-1): Elizabeth Schmeizl, FACHCA)
  • ACHCA Massachusetts; Project/Initiative: Member Education; Chapter President (D-1): David Bell

ACHCA Scholarship Recipients

George & Leah Hollander Memorial Scholarship

  • Courtney Lyon
  • Allison Rutherford
  • Jill Tura
  • Ginger Williams

 W. Phillip McConnell Student Scholarships (award recipients will be announced soon)