2022 ACHCA Award Recipients

The ACHCA Board of Directors and Awards Committee congratulates the 2022 award recipients.  The awards will be presented during the awards dinner at the ACHCA Annual Convocation & Exposition being held from March 21-24, 2022, in New Orleans, Louisiana, Hilton New Orleans Riverside.

ACHCA Individual Awardees


Lina Dureza, FACHCA, Distinguished Nursing Home
Administrator Award






Richard Brown, CNHA, FACHCA, Distinguished Service Award




Ashley Soyka, New Nursing Home Administrator Award





Dan J. Suer, FACHCA, Outstanding Member Award




Janet Merly Liranzo, LNHA, AIT Preceptor Award




John Hoffman, CNHA, FACHCA, Public Service Award





Douglas M. Olson Ph.D., FACHCA, 
Education Award





Sheldon Ornstein EdD, RN, LNHA, Journalism Award





Philip Jean, CNHA, FACHCA, Mentor Award



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ACHCA Partner Award Recipient 

John Enos, Regional Sales Manager/Business Development 
Accepting the Business Partner Award on behalf of ProCare 

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ACHCA Chapter/District Achievement Award Recipients

  • ACHCA New York; Project/Initiative: Diversity and Inclusion; Keith Chambery, FACHCA, Chapter President (D-2);
  • ACHCA Florida; Project/Initiative: Student Involvement and Membership experience; Karen Northover, LNHA, Chapter President (D-4);
  • ACHCA Ohio; Project/Initiative: Rich Fratianne Melting Pot Fundraiser; Bob Bishop, LNHA, Chapter President (D-3);