Board of Directors

PALA thanks all of our Board of Directors for their dedicated service and time commitment in ensuring that Personal Care Homes and Assisted Living Residences are being represented throughout the Commonwealth.  It is through these individuals’ service that PALA continues to serve our membership.

Lisa Sikes

Board President

Cardinal Senior Management
Chief Operating Officer

Ian Yannuzzi

Board Vice President

PALA Public Policy Committee Chair
Brandywine Living
Senior Executive Director

Matt Buchanan

Board Treasurer

PALA Finance Committee Chair
Legend Senior Living
Executive Vice President

Julie Alakson

Board Secretary

UPMC Senior Communities
Regional Director of Independent Living

Christine Horn

Board Immediate Past President

Horst Senior Care
Vice President Operations

Gail Bergman

Board Member

PALA Education Committee Chair
Brookdale Senior Living
District Director of Clinical Services

Ann Coda

Board Member

Discovery Senior Living
Corporate Director of Memory Care - Compliance

Angie Conklin

Board Member

PALA Marketing Committee Chair
Merrill Gardens
Vice President of Operations

Tim Coughlin

Board Member

LifeServices Assisted Living

Barbara Dickens

Board Member

Atria Senior Living
Assistant General Counsel, Operation

Mary Ann Parisse

Board Member

Philadelphia Protestant Homes
Vice President Residential Living and Personal Care

Bobby Petras

Board Member

Priority Life Care
COO & Owner

Diana Ponterio

Board Member

Country Meadows Retirement Communities
Sr. Vice President of Operations & Regulatory Compliance

Dana Wright

Board Member

Five Star Senior Living
Sr. Regional Director of Operations

Kerri Zwolak

Board Member

Sunrise Senior Living
Regional Director of Operations

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