Executive Profiles.

National Association of Directors of Nursing Administration in Long Term Care

Chief Operations Officer

Lynn Biot-Gordon is a licensed clinical social worker with a Bachelors degree in psychology and a master of social work degree from Boston University. Her social work experience spans 20 years and includes mental health, hospice, long term care, and school social work. She has served in the areas of administration, direct practice, health education, and clinical supervision. She founded Gordon Social Work Consultants in 1997 to provide consultation services for long term care facilities which includes training and in-services on a variety of topics for residents, families, and health care staff.

Sandra Stimson CALA ADC AC-BC CADDCT CDP CDCM Certified Online Trainer Professional by the International Council for Certified Online Trainer Professionals
Chief Executive Officer

Sandra Stimson CALA, ADC, AC-BC, CDPSandra has over 20 years in long term care. Her experience is as an  Corporate Activity Consultant, Corporate Dementia Consultant, Regional Activity Consultant, Assistant Administrator, Dementia Unit Coordinator / Manager, Activity Director, Activity Consultant, National Speaker, Corporate Trainer, Regional Activity Director, In-Home Recreation Therapist, Support Group leader and Author. She is active on numerous boards.

She has worked in a variety of long term care settings, adult day care, boarding homes, residential facility, assisted living, nursing homes and Alzheimer's Association for At Home With the Arts Program (in home recreation therapy).

She is an Corporate Activity Consultant and Corporate Dementia Consultant to several national chains.

Sandra is also a consultant to facilities that wish to implement dementia units or survey readiness in the area of Activities and or Dementia Units.

She is the author of several books and publications dealing with  pet therapy, volunteer management, policy and procedures, in-services, etc. She has authored numerous articles dealing with long term care issues,Alzheimer's & dementia units and dementia related topics.

Sandra is a Certified Dementia Practitioner, Certified Dementia Care Manager, Certified Assisted Living Administrator, Certified Activity Director, Activity Consultant Board Certified and Life Replay Specialist 

Sandra has been nominated for numerous awards and honored with several awards in  the health care industry.

She was a founding member of NJAVA and is  a member of NJAPA and NCCAP. Sandra is the CEO and founder of the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners®, LLC

She has sat on numerous boards and currently is apointed to NAAP Advisory Board Member and
Professional Patient Advocate Institute Board Member.

Sandra served on the panel 2012-2013 for Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Bureau of Health Professions In Support of the National Alzheimer’s Project Act

Happy Birthday Sandra

Yvette Adessa BA CDP
Vice President of of Membership Services

Nellie Stolarz, BS CALA ADC CDP CADDCT CDCM Certified Online Trainer Professional by the International Council for Certified Online Trainer Professionals
Vice President of Corporate Training

Vice President of Corporate Training

Vice President of Corporate Training

Rachelle Blough CTRS CDP CADDCT
Vice President of Corporate Training

Dr. Denise Scruggs CDP CADDCT
Vice President of Corporate Training

Mary (Liz) Amato, BA
Director of Membership Services
Renewal Questions, Online Live Support, Social Media Service

Kristine Fullman
Vice President Support Services

Jennifer Duffy 
Vice President Accounting

Melonie Stovin
Support Services




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