Gov. Perry Reappoints Three to Nursing Facility Administrators Advisory Committee
Gov. Rick Perry has reappointed three members to the Nursing Facility Administrators Advisory Committee for terms to expire Feb. 1, 2019. The committee advises the Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services on the licensing and regulation of nursing facility administrators.
Michael Keller of Plainview is an assistant professor and chair of the Clinic Administration and Rehabilitation Counseling Program at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. He is a member and fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives, a past board member of the Texas Hospital Association, and a past member of the Texas Home and Community Services Advisory Council. He is also a colonel in the U.S. Army Reserve. Keller received a bachelor's degree and nursing degree from West Texas A&M University, a master's degree in healthcare administration from Wayland University, and a master's degree in strategic planning and strategy from the U.S. Army War College, and is currently pursuing a doctorate in leadership and organizational theory from Texas Tech University.
Barbara Manousso of Houston is CEO of Manousso Mediation Training and Alternative Dispute Resolution Services, and a certified mediator, arbitrator, facilitator, negotiator and ombudsman. She is a member of the Texas Association of Mediators, Elder Care Association, Labor and Employment Relations Association, University of Texas Consortium on Aging and Houston Gerontology Society, and a member and distinguished credentialed mediator of the Texas Credentialing Association. She is also an executive board member and program chair of the Texas Mediation Trainers Roundtable, a member and co-chair of the international health care section of the Association for Conflict Resolution, and past president of the Association for Conflict Resolution Houston Chapter. Manousso received a bachelor's degree from Brown University, a master of public health from the University of Texas School of Public Health and a doctorate in conflict analysis and resolution from Nova Southeastern University.
Donna Scott Tilley of Colleyville is an associate professor of nursing at Texas Woman's University, and a certified nurse educator and certified adult sexual assault nurse examiner. She is a member of the National League for Nurses, Southern Nursing Research Society, Texas Nurses Association, International Association of Forensic Nurses, Texas Rural Health Association and Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing. She is also a mentor for the Texas Woman's University Chancellor's Research Fellows Program, past president and a past board member of Hospice of Lubbock, and past president of the Texas Nurses Association District 18. Tilley received a bachelor's degree and a master's degree in nursing from the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Nursing, and a doctorate in nursing from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.
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