Advisory Council & Committees

AALNA’s Advisory Council

The mission of the advisory council is to help guide AALNA Board of Directors on new trends, technology, educational needs in Assisted Living and other issues in the Assisted Living industry that we should be working on for our membership. The advisory council will attend AALNA board calls quarterly.

Advisory Council Members


  • Certification Committee: Revise our AL certification exam and consider updating self-paced webinar. Board Member Liaisons – Sheri Easton Garrett and Margo Kunze
  • Membership Committee: work on recruiting state leaders, chapters news and update board on issues in state or news for members. Board Member Liaison – Deb Choma
  • Marketing Committee Conference: work on marketing ideas for AALNA news, membership and conference. Board Member Liaisons – Calvin Groeneweg, Mandy Curtis
  • Nurse Competency/Education Committee: work on education for members from conference to webinars and providing ideas on nurse competency updates to members. Board Member Liaisons – JoAnne Carlin
  • Media Committee: work on keeping updates on website, linked-in and other social media. Board Member Liaison– Margo Kunze

Deb Choma will seek additional support from State Leaders on each committee and we can ask our members via e-blast to help support these committee contract Deb or Calvin