The VAAACares Team:

Executive Staff:

Kathy Vesley

Stacie Rest
Executive Assistant

Cathey Eades
Care Transitions

Tiffany Robins, RN, BSN
Care Coordination

Advisory Board:


Kyle Allen, DO, AGSF, VP Clinical Integration, Medical Director, Geriatric Medicine and Lifelong Health

Beth A. Bortz, President and CEO Virginia Center for Health Innovation

Eric Coleman, MD, MPH, Professor of Medicine, Division of Health Care Policy and Research, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Director of Care Transitions, Executive Director of the Practice Change Leaders

James A. Rothrock, Commissioner, Virginia Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services

Abraham Segres, VP Quality and Patient Safety, Virginia Hospital and Healthcare Association

Carla K. Thomas, MS, CTRS, CPHQ, Director, Care Transitions Virginia Health Quality Center

Steering Committee:


Cathie Galvin, CEO, Shenandoah Area Agency on Aging

Sarah Henry, Prince William Area Agency on Aging

Marta Keane, CEO,  Jefferson Area Board for Aging

William Massey, CEO, Peninsula Agency on Aging

Regina Sayers, Executive Director, Appalachian Agency for Senior Citizens

Deborah Silverman, Director, Central Virginia Alliance for Community Living

John Skirven, Executive Director, Senior Services of Southeastern Virginia

Leigh Wade, Executive Director, Rappahannock Area Agency on Aging

Thelma B. Watson, Ph.D., Executive Director, Senior Connections, The Capital Area Agency on Aging

Bobby Vassar, Esq., Bay Aging, Assistant to CEO for Advocacy and Employment

Tinsley Goad, CFO, Bay Aging