Turney MunsonCarlsbad, Calif.-based Integral Senior Living (ISL), a provider of senior living management services, has named Turney Munson community integration liaison. Munson joins ISL after more than 30 years in the senior living industry.

In her new role, Munson will lead the company’s efforts in creating a smooth transition process for communities joining the ISL family. She will also support operations and sales teams in new communities across the country.

“Turney’s experience as an opening specialist, her expertise in community building, and her growth-oriented attitude make her a huge asset to ISL,” said Collette Gray, ISL president and chief executive officer. “Turney will be instrumental in ensuring each of our new communities is brought up to the best-in-class standard that we are proud to provide.”

Bill McGinley, CNHA, CALA, CAS, HSE, FACHCA, president and CEO of The American College of Health Care Administrators (ACHCA), has retired. He joined ACHCA in 1982 and has been in the position since November 2017. Rudy Michalek, a 38-year member and a Fellow of ACHCA, was named interim president and CEO.

Michalek has served ACHCA as a chapter officer, committee chair, member, and in various roles on the national board of directors. With over 40 years of successful operational experience in health care facilities and organizations, he will bring those skills to ACHCA management. Upon his appointment, Rudy said, “I look forward to this opportunity to serve ACHCA and all of its membership.”

​Following an extensive executive search, the Health Care Association of New Jersey (HCANJ) has named Andrew Aronson president and chief executive officer. He will replace Stuart Shapiro, who has served as the association’s interim president and CEO since October 2020.

Aronson is a veteran New Jersey health care law attorney, who started his private law practice in 2000 after having served as both a legal specialist in regulatory affairs and the director of long term care licensing and certification for the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services.

Aronson is a knowledgeable and respected nursing center and long term care advocate, a sought-after industry expert, and a regular media contributor. He currently serves as director of the Nursing Home Advocates of New Jersey and as in-house counsel for Autumn Lake Healthcare, a multistate provider of skilled nursing and assisted living services. He previously served as an HCANJ board member.

HCANJ advocates for economic and regulatory policies that promote access to quality care and enhance quality of life for residents in New Jersey’s long term care centers. As president and CEO, Aronson will represent the association’s diverse membership—nonprofit and for-profit nursing centers, assisted living communities, and facilities for individuals with disabilities—and serve as its spokesman. He also will act as a liaison with the American Health Care Association/National Center for Assisted Living.

Retirement Unlimited (RUI), a Virginia-based, family-owned and -operated senior living community management company established in 1984, has opened the Westmont at Short Pump.

Matt WinninghamMatt Winningham has been with RUI since 2016 and will serve as executive director to direct and oversee operations, strategic planning, recruiting, and training across all departments and disciplines. He has assisted multiple RUI communities in Virginia in an interim-executive director capacity. His most recent role as regional director of plant operations affords him an in-depth knowledge of the Westmont at Short Pump's construction progress.

Brigitta LewisDirector of Marketing and Community Relations Brigitta Lewis will drive all sales and census development initiatives while building relationships with depositors and families. Lewis brings experience in both skilled nursing and multilevel senior living communities.

Anna Fowler, move-in coordinator, will assist Lewis with the move-in logistics and building rapport with depositors and families ensuring the first impression experience is met.

The Board of Directors of the Maine Health Care Association (MHCA) are pleased to announce that Angela Cole Westhoff has been selected as president and CEO. She will succeed Rick Erb, who is retiring after 20 years with MHCA.

Westhoff has most recently served as executive director of the Maine Dental Association and had held a similar position with the Maine Osteopathic Association. Wanda Pelkey, chair of the MHCA Board of Directors, cited Westhoff’s nearly 20 years of experience leading Maine health care organizations as a key strength. Pelkey adds that the board believes Westhoff’s knowledge and skills will be a terrific complement to the dedicated MHCA team.