Purple Flag

Governance Committee

The responsibilty of the Governance Committee is to create the structure and provide strategic leadership to fulfill the Purple Flag for Dementia Care™ program mission and ensure the outcomes defined in the Cornerstone Philosophy.

The Governance Committee consists of experts who have demonstrated experience, skill and knowledge in the care of persons with dementia, as well as possess an understanding of the regulatory requirements and best practices as established by the Alzheimer’s Association Dementia Care Practice Recommendations. Specific members of the committee shall include the CALA President and the Alzheimer’s Association Representative, staff professionals and volunteers of the Alzheimer’s Association and CALA, and selected representatives in Case Management, Nursing, Social Work and Management in the field of aging services.

Christopher Carter

President, Connecticut Assisted Living Association

Carlene Rhea

Vice President Community Life, McLean – Purple Flag Governance Committee Chair

Stacy Carleton

Director of Therapeutic Recreation, Montowese Health and Rehabilitation Center

Shanon Jordan

Director of Operations, Home Instead

Lisa Clark

President, McLean 

Eleonora Tornatore Mikesh

President & CEO, CaringKind NYC

Carolyn DeRocco

Advisor, Vice President of Programs and Education, Alzheimer’s Association Connecticut Chapter

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