ABOUT US
Organizers and Sponsors

Co-Sponsors:
American College of Health Care Administrators (ACHCA) and The Foundation of the National Association of Long-Term Care Administrator Boards (NAB)






Founding Sponsor:
The Wertlieb Family

Partnering Organizations:

 American Health Care Association/National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL), Argentum, LeadingAge, LCS, and
National Investment Center for Seniors Housing and Care (NIC)




For sponsorship information, please contact Dr. Doug Olson at olsondou@uwec.edu .

Universities:
Department of Health Services and Senior Living Leadership, Bellarmine University; Department of Health Policy and Management, The George Washington University;

The Erickson School, Management of Aging Services Program, University of Maryland - Baltimore County; Health Care Administration Program,
University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire; Health Care Administration Program, Western Kentucky University





Summit Organizers:
Dr. Kevin Hansen , NELS Director and Assistant Professor, Health Care Administration Program, University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire
Dr. Douglas Olson , NELS Senior Advisor and Professor, Health Care Administration Program, University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire
Dr. Robert Burke , Professor, Health Policy and Management, Milken Institute School of Public Health, George Washington University


NELS Steering Committee


Vani Barry, Administrator, Good Samaritan Society
Dr. Robert Burke, Professor, Health Policy and Management, Milken Institute School of Public Health, George Washington University
Dr. Kevin Hansen, NELS Director and Assistant Professor, Health Care Administration Program, University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire
Susan Hildebrandt, Vice President of Workforce Initiatives, LeadingAge

Jennifer Johnson, Administrator, Marquardt Village
Dr. Keith Knapp, Associate Professor, Department of Health Services and Senior Living Leadership, Bellarmine University
Christy Kramer, Director, LeadingAge D.C.
Elizabeth Liberman​, National Investment Center
Randy Lindner, President and CEO, National Association of Long-Term Care Administrator Boards (NAB) and the NAB Foundation
Mike Muetzel, Founder and CEO, Mx Marketing Management Solutions
Dr. Douglas Olson, NELS Senior Advisor and Professor, Health Care Administration Program, University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire
Urvi Patel, Director of Quality Improvement, American Health Care Association/National Center for Assisted Living
Emily Rickman, Administrator, Alden Management Services
Daniel Schwartz, Chief Operating Officer, Almost Family
Cynthia Thorland, Vice President, Director of Talent Development, LCS
Dr. David Wolf, Associate Professor, Health Services Administration, Barry University


Contact Us


If you have any questions or need further information, please contact:
Dr. Kevin Hansen, NELS Director (
hansekev@uwec.edu  or 715.836.3149)

Mailing Address and NELS Email Address:
National Emerging Leadership Summit
Attn:  Dr. Kevin Hansen, Dept. of Management and Marketing (Schneider Hall)
University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire
105 Garfield Avenue, P.O. Box 4004
Eau Claire, WI 54702-4004
nelssummit@gmail.com