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Long Term Care Facility Advisory Board

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Long Term Care Facility Advisory Board Members

The Long Term Care Facility Advisory Board is authorized by the Oklahoma Nursing Home Care Act {63 O.S. § 1-1900 et seq.}.  The Advisory Board, consisting of twenty-seven (27) members, is appointed by the Governor and functions as a professional advisory body to the State Commissioner of Health. 

Board Members

Name Position Term Dates
Kim Zaman
Jessica Clayton
Stephen Ross
ADC Facility Owner-Operator 11/1/2023
11/1/2024
10/31/2022
Jimmy McWhirter
Lori Peck Morton
Debra A. Weaver
CC Facility or AL Center Owner-Operator 11/1/2023
11/1/2021
11/1/2022
Joanna Martin
Modina Allen
Gene C. Reid
Joanne Alderman
Charles Schwarz
Esther Houser
General Public Over Age 65 11/1/2019
11/1/2021
11/1/2022
11/1/2023
11/1/2019
11/1/2019
Vacant Licensed General Pactitioner  
Angela Heikes Licensed Practical Nurse 11/1/2022
Brandy Chiles Licensed Registered Nurse 11/1/2023
Adam Jordan - Secretary
Jeffery L. Gregston
Wendell Short - Chair
Nursing Home Operator-Administrator 11/1/2024
11/1/2023
11/1/2022
Ronald Eimen Osteopathic General Practitioner 11/1/2022
Denise Wilson
Jonny Brandon
Krisinda Housh
RC Home Operator-Administrator 11/1/2024
11/1/2023
11/1/2022
Wilsie Gara Registered Pharmacist 11/1/2024
William Whited - Vice Chair/Representative Representative, DHS  
Vacant Representative, DMHSAS  
Vacant Representative, OHCA  
Vacant Representative, State Fire Marshal  

Services:

  • As part of their routine activities, the Advisory Board serves as an advisory body to the Department of Health for the development and improvement of services for care and treatment of residents of facilities subject to the provisions of the Nursing Home Care Act, homes subject to the provisions of the Residential Care Act, facilities subject to the Continuum of Care and Assisted Living Act, and facilities subject to the provisions of the Adult Day Care Act. 

  • In its advisory capacity, the Advisory Board reviews, makes recommendations, and approves the system of standards developed by the Department of Health.

  • The Advisory Board may make recommendations to the Department of Health as necessary and appropriate.

Enabling Legislation:

Date Time location Agenda/
Handouts
Minutes

Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2022

**CANCELLED**

1:30 PM 123 Robert S Kerr Ave.
Oklahoma City, OK 73102
   
Wednesday, April 6, 2022 1:30 PM 123 Robert S Kerr Ave.
Oklahoma City, OK 73102
 
Wednesday, July 6, 2022 1:30 PM 123 Robert S Kerr Ave.
Oklahoma City, OK 73102
 
Wedesday, Oct. 5, 2022 1:30 PM 123 Robert S Kerr Ave.
Oklahoma City, OK 73102
   

 Date TIME Location Agenda/
Handouts
 Minutes
Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021 1:30 PM 123 Robert S. Kerr Ave.
Oklahoma City, OK 73102
   
Wednesday, April 14, 2021 1:30 PM 123 Robert S. Kerr Ave.
Oklahoma City, OK 73102
 
Wednesday, July 14, 2021
**CANCELLED**
1:30 PM 123 Robert S. Kerr Ave.
Oklahoma City, OK 73102
   
Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021 1:30 PM 123 Robert S. Kerr Ave.
Oklahoma City, OK 73102
 

 Date TIME Location Agenda/
Handouts
 Minutes
Jan. 8, 2020 1:30 PM OSDH - Room 1102 Agenda

Handouts
Minutes
April 8, 2020 CANCELLED

CANCELLED Agenda

Handouts
n/a
July 8, 2020 CANCELLED CANCELLED Agenda n/a
Oct. 14, 2020 CANCELLED CANCELLED n/a n/a
Nov. 4, 2020 1:00 PM VIRTUAL - Link and number are provided in agenda Agenda

Handouts
 


Contact Information

Mailing Address:
Oklahoma State Department of Health
Long Term Care Services
123 Robert S. Kerr Ave., Suite 1702
Oklahoma City, OK 73102-6406

Physical Address:
Oklahoma State Department of Health
123 Robert S. Kerr Ave.
Oklahoma City, OK

Phone: (405) 426-8200
Contact: Janene Stewart, Director 
Email:
LTC@health.ok.gov

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