Who’s Hosting a PTT Event?

The host selection process is underway! Thank you to these organizations and individuals for their commitment to bring the ACP conversation to their communities!

Check out the photo gallery of events here!

Host Organization City, State Event Host
47 Million Reasons Healthcare Movement, Inc. West Palm Beach, FL George Soria, Chairman
Acadiana Advocacy Network Youngsville, LA Jennifer Nugent, Executive Director
Affinity Care of VA Midlothian, VA Lori Beach, Chaplain
Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist – Division of Faith Health Winston-Salem, NC Frederick Keith Stirewalt, Program Director
Big Bend Hospice, Inc. Tallahassee, FL Lenny Marshall, Director of Diversity and Inclusion
Bluegrass Care Navigators Lexington, KY Ashley Holt, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Manager
The Bridge Athens, AL Jackie Warner, Project Manager
Care & Prepare Ft. Worth, TX Leah Wingard, Executive Director
Center for Practical Bioethics Lawrence, KS Polo Camacho, Health Ethics and Community Engagement Program Manager
Charted Healthcare Planning Coalition Muskegon, MI Kelly St. Martin, ACP Coordinator
Cherokee Regional Hospice Cherokee, IA Tonya Oolman, Hospice Manager
Choice Hospice Sulphur Springs, TX Nancy Rooks, Bereavement Counselor
Cleveland Clinic Cleveland, OH Silvia Perez-Protto, MD
Cleveland Clinic–Akron General Akron, OH Sarah Duda, MD
Common Ground Health Rochester, NY Phyllis Jackson, Community Wellness Project Manager
Coteau Des Prairies Health Sisseton, SD Melissa Fries, Case Manager
Doña Ana Communities United/Mesilla Valley Timebank Las Cruces, NM Patricia Mendoza, Director, Timebank Coordinator
Elder Law Project of North Mississippi Rural Legal Services Oxford, MS Al Cutturini, Elder Law Attorney
Empath Health Clearwater, FL Maria Pepe, Community Partnership Specialist
Estes Garden Tucson, AZ Irma Gonzalez, Service Coordinator
Gateway End-of-Life Coalition Creve Coeur, MO Joan Bretthauer, Certified End-of-Life Doula
Greater Vision UMC Huntersville, NC Rev. Dewey Smith, Chaplain
Harney County Home Health & Hospice Burns, OR Christine Biederman, Spiritual Support
Holy Cross Health Silver Spring, MD Jessica Mikuliak, NP
Homeland at Home Harrisburg, PA Barbara Goll, Community Educator/Nutritionist
Hope Behavioral Health Beachwood, OH Cynthia Anderson, Spiritual Director Assistant
HopeWest Montrose, CO Bethany Nehring, Bereavement Coordinator
Hospice and Community Care Lancaster, PA Karen Stauffer, Community Educator
Hospice Giving Foundation Monterey, CA Erandi Garcia, Program Specialist
Hospice and HomeCare of Reno County Reno, KS Meg Green, Community Liaison
Hospice of Lake Cumberland Somerset, KY Michelle Whitaker, Volunteer Coordinator
Hospice of Middletown Middletown, OH Beth Dorn, Community Liaison
Hospice of St. Lawrence Valley Potsdam, NY Kate Favaro, Bereavement Coordinator
Hospice of the Western Reserve Cleveland, OH Heidi Barham, Manager of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Hospital Council of Northwest Ohio Toledo, OH Barbara Gunning, Advance Care Planning Program Director
Lightways Hospice & Serious Illness Care Joliet, IL Kathy Peterson, Senior Director of Marketing
Lower Cape Fear LifeCare Wilmington, NC Jason Clamme, Engagement Manager
Loyal Hands Orlando, FL Ashley Johnson, Owner
MedStar Washington Hospital Center Washington, DC Lucia Wocial, Senior Clinical Ethicist
The Mississippi Coalition Against COVID-19 Belden, MS Vernon Rayford, Chairman
The New York Academy of Medicine New York, NY Elana Kieffer, Director
Ocean Beach Hospital and Medical Clinics Ilwaco, WA Rachel Cassidy, Specialty Programs and Community Outreach Manager
Ohio County Senior Services Hartford, KY Brenda Renfrow, Director
Phoebe Physicians Group Albany, GA Gloria Esoimeme, MD
Pima Council on Aging Tucson, AZ Deb Seng, End-of-Life Initiatives Coordinator
Promotoras y Promotores Foundation Santa Paula, CA Maria-Felix Ryan, Executive Director/Promotora de Salud
St. Mark Missionary Baptist Church Bennettsville, SC Doris Smith, Pastor
St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center Lewiston, ME Elizabeth Keene, Vice President, Mission Integration
Savie Health Lompoc, CA Eryn Shugart, Executive Director
Sunshine Terrace Foundation Logan, UT Amy Anderson, Director of Outreach
Tarleton State University Stephenville, TX Jennifer Edwards, Executive Director
Subi Gandhi, Asst. Director, Rural Communications Inst.
Triad Healthcare Network Greensboro, NC Angela Lewis-Myers, ACP Social Worker
Union County Senior Services Morganfield, KY Melissa Polites, Director
University of Chicago Medical Center Chicago, IL Julian Bond, Chaplain
University of Colorado Denver Denver, CO Hareklia Brackett, Assistant Professor
University of Rochester Medical Center Rochester, NY Phyllis Jackson, Community Wellness Project Manager
UPMC Central PA Region Harrisburg, PA Rev. Brenda Alton, Manager, Spiritual Care Services
Vitas Healthcare Walnut Creek, CA Denise Kline, General Manager
Washoe Tribal Health Center Gardnerville, NV Miriam Volpin, Medical Case Manager
Welcome Home of Chattanooga Chattanooga, TN Sherry Campbell, Founder and Executive Director

Applications from throughout the U.S. are being accepted on a rolling basis. Western states, join the conversation! Learn more and apply today!

ADRD Supplement Hosts

If you are interested in hosting an ADRD supplement event, email Erika Van Dyke.

Host Organization City, State Event Host
Coastal Hospice Salisbury, MD Alvin Harmon, Bereavement Care Services & Compass Program Manager
Dauphin Housing Authority Harrisburg, PA Julie Groh, Community Health Nurse, Penn State Health
Rosalyn Irizarry, Social Service Coordinator
Dr. Ala Stanford Center for Health Equity Philadelphia, PA Tracy Wood, Executive Director
Ecumenical Retirement Community Harrisburg, PA Dawn O’Neill, Director of Resident Services, Independent Living
Renee Harlow, Fitness Director
Pennswood Village Newtown, PA Amy Keiper-Shaw, LCSW, Resident Life, Director
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus Aurora, CO Joanna Fitzgibbons, Program Coordinator