ASHA PUBLIC POLICY COMMITTEE AND SENIORS HOUSING PAC STEERING COMMITTEE

A hallmark of ASHA is its strong commitment to federal advocacy on behalf of the seniors housing industry.  ASHA's Public Policy Committee (PPC) provides regular guidance and oversight regarding policy positions, key priorities and legislative strategies.  

PUBLIC POLICY COMMITTEE MEMBERS:                                               

  • David Freshwater, Watermark Retirement Communities
  • Adam Kane, Erickson Living
  • Andy Kohlberg, Kisco Senior Living
  • Chad White, Brookdale Senior Living 
  • Michelle Kelly, Welltower Inc. 
  • Chris Kasulka, Oakmont Senior Living
  •  Joe Eby, Bickford Senior Living
  • Jerry Frumm, Senior Lifestyle Corporation 

 

The Seniors Housing PAC is overseen by a Steering Committee chaired by Mercedes Kerr of Welltower Inc.  This Committee is charged with setting SH PAC disbursement priorities and insuring a balanced approach in targeting moderate, business friendly Democrats and Republicans who serve in positions where they are likely to be influential on a wide range of issues that affect our industry and our residents. 

 SH PAC STEERING COMMITTEE MEMBERS: 

  • Mercedes Kerr, Welltower Inc. (SH PAC Chair)
  • David Freshwater, Watermark Retirement Communities
  • Jerry Frumm, Senior Lifestyle Corporation
  • John Dornblaser, Senior Star
  • Tim Fox, Senior Resource Group 
  • Pat Kennedy,Hawthorn Retirement Group