Board of Directors

Doug Irvin – Chair

Vitas Healthcare
1340 S. Damen Ave, Suite 200
Chicago, IL 60608

Merilee Smith – Vice Chair

Cordt Kassner – Secretary

Hospice Analytics, CEO
2355 Rossmere Street
Colorado Springs, CO 80919

Carrie Bill – Treasurer

Fawn Hendershott

Uplifted Care
482 Main St. NW
Bourbonnais, IL 60914

Wendy Bongero

Wendy Bongero

Residential Hospice and Palliative Care
5440 Corporate Drive
Troy, MI 48098


Julie Goldstein

Ethics and ACP Educator – Advocate Health Care
836 W. Wellington Ave.
Chicago, ILĀ  60657

Ellen Byrne

Public Policy Consultant
Chicago, IL

Kristin James

Executive Chair – Doug Irvin
Finance – Carrie Bill
Education – Merilee Smith
Communications & Membership – Wendy Bongero
Chair – Doug Irvin
POLST Committee – Julie Goldstein
Pass-Through Elimination Workgroup – Ellen Byrne