LeadingAge Welcomes Colleen Frankenfield to Board of Directors

President and CEO of Lutheran Social Ministries of New Jersey Provides Leadership, Policy Direction, Fiduciary Oversight for National Nonprofit Aging Services Association

LeadingAge, the association of nonprofit, mission-driven providers of aging services, is proud to announce Colleen Frankenfield, president and CEO of Lutheran Social Ministries of New Jersey, joins its Board of Directors for a three-year term beginning this month. 

Led by board chair Roberto Muñiz, president and CEO of Parker Health Group, Inc., the board is composed of executives at the helm of the association’s members: mission-driven, nonprofit providers of more than 5,400 aging-focused organizations providing services to older adults across the care continuum, from skilled nursing to home health, hospice and senior living communities, including affordable housing for low-income older adults. The board guides how the association works to transform aging services and provides strategic leadership, policy direction, and fiduciary oversight.

“It is an honor to join the LeadingAge Board of Directors,” Colleen Frankenfield shared. “I look forward to partnering with my aging services colleagues as we adapt to changes in our industry and work toward continued innovation for the future.”

Members of the 2024 LeadingAge Board of Directors:

Roberto Muñiz
Parker Health Group, Inc.
Piscataway, NJ

Mike King
Immediate Past Chair
Volunteers of America
Alexandria, VA

Christie Hinrichs

Boulder, CO

Terri Cunliffe
Covenant Living Communities
Skokie, IL

Walter Ramos
Rogerson Communities
Roslindale, MA

Mark Anderson
Knute Nelson  
Alexandria, MN

Deke Cateau
A.G. Rhodes
Atlanta, GA

Rev. Ken Daniel
United Church Homes
Marion, OH

Colleen Frankenfield
Lutheran Social Ministries of New Jersey
Burlington, NJ

Laurence Gumina
Ohio Living
Westerville, OH

Lisa Henderson
LeadingAge Maine & New Hampshire
Newmarket, NH

Ursula Robinson
PACE of the Triad
Greensboro, NC

Kate Rolf
Nascentia Health
Syracuse, NY

Joseph Scopelliti
VNA Health System
Shamokin, PA

Barbara Sullivan
National Village to Village Network
St. Louis, MO

Erica Thrash-Sall
Horizon House
Seattle, WA

Justine Vogel            
The RiverWoods Group
Exeter, NH

Danny Williams                     
City of Cleveland Heights       
Cleveland, OH

About Lutheran Social Ministries of New Jersey: Lutheran Social Ministries of New Jersey (LSMNJ) is a faith-based, statewide, not-for-profit provider of compassionate, quality senior care services, hospice and home care, affordable housing for seniors and families, immigration legal services, as well as community-based programs and services. For more information about LSMNJ, visit www.lsmnj.org.

About LeadingAge: We represent more than 5,400 nonprofit and mission-driven aging services providers and other organizations that touch millions of lives every day. Alongside our members and 36 partners in 41 states, we use advocacy, education, applied research, and community-building to make America a better place to grow old. Our membership encompasses the entire continuum of aging services, including skilled nursing, assisted living, memory care, affordable housing, retirement communities, adult day programs, community-based services, hospice, and home-based care. We bring together the most inventive minds in the field to lead and innovate solutions that support older adults wherever they call home. For more information visit leadingage.org.