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CHARLESTON -

The West Virginia Health Care Association has elected its officers and board of directors for 2013-14, with newcomers joining five existing board members.

Newly elected officers who will serve one year are president Roger Topping of Princeton Health Care Center, vice president Gene Alfonsi of Braxton Health Care and Rehabilitation Center in Sutton, secretary Todd Jones of AMFM in Charleston and treasurer Larry Pack of Stonerise Healthcare in South Charleston.

Newly elected board members who will serve two-year terms are Deatra Adkins of Stonerise Healthcare, Michael Gore of Lincoln Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Hamlin, Kathy Haddon of Genesis HealthCare of Morgantown, Rodney Hannah of United Transitional Care Center in Bridgeport, Michael Herald of Heartland of Charleston; Barbara Sisarcick of Peterson Rehabilitation Hospital & Geriatric Center in Wheeling; and Drema Thompson of Dunbar Center.

Other board members include Rosalene Black of Midland Meadows Senior Living in Ona, Denise Campbell of Elkins Rehabilitation and Care Center, Greg Elliot of AMFM, Traci Henderson of Meadowview Manor Health Care Center in Bridgeport; and Greg Stephens of Eagle Pointe in Parkersburg.

Kathy Haddon will also serve as the board member at large to the executive committee, and Mary Ferrell of Genesis HealthCare in Morgantown is immediate past president.

The WVHCA, headquartered in Charleston, is a statewide nonprofit organization representing long-term facilities providing care for some 12,000 residents. Members include licensed nursing facilities, hospital-based skilled nursing units and assisted living communities.