ACHCA Massachusetts Chapter

Advance to Fellow

Fellowship in the College

According to ACHCA website, “Advancement to Fellow represents the highest level of membership in ACHCA. It is the recognition of professional achievement and continuous adherence to the ethical and professional standards of ACHCA. It requires a record of active participation in fulfilling the professional and educational requirements of ACHCA, suitable formal education, professional, civic and community activities and service, and at least two years of voting membership. Taking this important step in your career development will move you toward a major professional achievement, one that will bring the recognition of colleagues, peers, and leaders in the field as well as residents and their families.”  Information on Fellow status is also in the ACHCA Bylaws (on the web site as well) at Article II, Section 4. Professional Advancement, a.

Go to the National website,, and click on the “development” tab. There you will find everything you need to know about certification and Fellowship.

If you have been a member of the College for 2 years or more, please consider applying to become a Fellow. Join these members of the MA Chapter who have already advanced to Fellowship in the College.

John Alessandroni, FACHCA
Michael Baldassarre, CNHA, CAS, FACHCA
David Becker, FACHCA
William Bogdanovich, CNHA, CALA, CAS, FACHCA
Linda Brooke, FACHCA
Louise Clough, FACHCA
Shirley Conway, FACHCA
James Divver, FACHCA
Ted Eliopoulos, CNHA, FACHCA
Stephen Esdale, CNHA, FACHCA
Richard Hamilton, CNHA, FACHCA
Linda Hunter, FACHCA
Gregory Karr, FACHCA
Zofia Long, CNHA, FACHCA
Dennis Lopata, CNHA, FACHCA
Sandra Mahoney, FACHCA
Gertrude Maiorino, FACHCA
Helen Murphy, FACHCA
Patrick O'Connor, CNHA, FACHCA
Denise Okun, FACHCA
Donald Powell, FACHCA
Mark Presutti, CNHA, FACHCA
Julian Rich, CNHA, FACHCA
Alan Richman, CNHA, FACHCA
Loren Salvietti, FACHCA
Ira Schoenberger, FACHCA
Mary Schroeder, CNHA, FACHCA
Roxie Severance, FACHCA
Patrick Stapleton, CNHA, FACHCA
M. Teresa Stephen Pereira, CNHA, FACHCA
Edward Stewart, FACHCA
Geoffrey Stewart, FACHCA
Phyllis Tedesco, FACHCA
Nicholas Thisse, FACHCA
Mark Tobin, FACHCA
Christine Vitale, CNHA, FACHCA
Richard Welch, FACHCA
Thomas Woods, FACHCA


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