Board of Directors


Mary Sheehan – Chair

Joliet Area Community Hospice
250 Water Stone Circle
Joliet, IL 60431

Sara Dado – Vice Chair

Transitions Hospice – Executive Director


Robert Seipel – Treasurer

Hospital Sisters Health System – Central Illinois Division – Director of Finance
Springfield, IL 62769

Connie Lemon – Secretary

Hospice of Kankakee Valley – Executive Director
482 Main Street NW
Bourbonnais, IL 60914

Wendy Bongero

Wendy Bongero

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

Margi Carlson

Margaret Carlson

Independent Geriatric / End of Life Consultant
13727 N. River Beach Drive
Chillicothe, IL 61523

Paul Crockett

Loyola Medicine Home Care / Loyola Medicine Hospice
2301 W. 22nd Street, Suite 107
Oak Brook, IL 60523

Susan Enright

Rainbow Hospice and Palliative Care – Interim President
1550 Bishop Court
Mount Prospect, IL 60056


Julie Goldstein

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


Cordt Kassner

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


Ryan Klaustermeier

Heartland Hospice – Madison


Mary Mihalyo

Delta Care Rx / Duquesne University
105 Whitehall Place
Steubenville, OH 43953


Kellie Newman

VITAS Healthcare-Chicagoland
National Patient Care Administrator
580 Waters Edge, Suite 100
Lombard, IL 60142

Bio Pic Diane Nowak

Diane Nowak

Dignity Memorial – General Manager
12300 South Kedzie Ave
Chicago, IL 60805

Kate proctor

Kate Proctor

Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care Rosemont, IL – Vice President, General Counsel
6400 Shafer Court, Suite 700
Rosemont, IL 60018


Dale Righter

Senator, 55th District
88 Broadway, Suite 1
Matoon, IL 61938

Nancy Sehy

Lincolnland Hospice/Sarah Bush Lincoln Health System-Manager
1004 Health Center Drive, Suite 202
Mattoon, IL 61938

Pam Cramer

Pam Cramer – IL-HPCO Executive Director

The PMC Group, Inc
902 Ash Street
Winnetka, IL 60093

Executive Committee – Mary Sheehan
Governance Committee – Mary Sheehan
Finance Committee – Robert Seipel
Legislative Committee
– Sara Dado
Education Committee – Connie Lemon
POLST Committee – Julie Goldstein
Communications and Membership Committee -Ryan Klaustermier
Reimbursement Workgroup – Carrie Bill
Pass-Through Elimination Workgroup – Kate Proctor

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