Two new members recently appointed to the Board have public relations and marketing expertise; timely arrivals as leadership of the facility looks to promote its fiftieth anniversary and upcoming development plans.
Just in time to take part in exciting plans to mark its fiftieth year celebration, the Citizens Nursing Home Board of Directors proudly announces the appointment of two new members: Jacqueline Panowicz of Custom Media Options LLC and James Welch of Re/Max American Dream, Bel Air. The new members were appointed by Harford County Executive Barry Glassman in November 2016 and will serve a three-year term.
Jacqueline Panowicz says, “I am passionate about making the community a better place with a special emphasis on the elderly population; so I look forward to working with the Citizens Nursing Home Board to continue their great work and using my knowledge and experience to further enhance their services and programs.” James Welch accepted his appointment after researching the Center and learning it is the top rated nursing facility in Harford County and ranked very high in the state of Maryland. He notes, “I was very impressed by the Center and its staff and feel my skills will be helpful to the administration in maintaining their excellent reputation and standards.”
Pete Panos is the Administrator of Citizens Care and Rehabilitation Center (CCRC). Of the new Board appointments he states, “Both Jackie Panowicz and Jim Welch embody the spirit of caring and service that define this facility and we welcome their energy and enthusiasm; but we are also eager to tap into their specialized marketing and public relations expertise as we celebrate our fiftieth year and share news about upcoming developments.”
Jacqueline (Jackie) Panowicz has been a resident of Harford County since 1991 and has more than thirty years of sales, management and marketing experience. She holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Kentucky and is currently Chairperson of the Harford County Advisory Board on Aging as well as a member of the Board for the Maryland Tourism Coalition.
James (Jim) Welch is a native of Harford County and a graduate of Bel Air High School. Formerly a Manager and Public Relations Officer for the Bel Air Department of Economic Development, he attended Harford Community College, the University of Maryland and Piedmont Virginia Community College with graduate studies at Eastern Mennonite University and Seminary. He serves on the Boards for the Harford Community College Foundation; the Greater Bel Air Community Foundation; the Albert P. Close Foundation; the Greater Harford Committee; the Harford County Library Foundation; the Maryland Golf and Country Club; and the Rockfield Foundation.
The Citizens Nursing Home Board consists of 10 members, eight of whom are appointed by the County Executive. All board members must reside in Harford County. The Board oversees the management of the Citizens Care & Rehabilitation Center with duties that include making recommendations about maintaining the facility and providing necessary services for the proper care and treatment of aged, convalescent and chronically ill residents of the county.
Other current members of the Board include T. Joyce Jordan, Chairperson; Anna Mae Roberts, Vice Chairperson; Wendell G. Baxter, Jr., Treasurer; Curtis L. Beulah, County Council Representative; John Correri, County Executive Designee; Gina D. Shaffer; Edward D. Yoder and Bob Greene.
For more information about Citizens Care & Rehabilitation Center or the work of the Citizens Nursing Home Board, visit http://www.CitizensCareCenter.com/citizens-board/.
About Citizens Care & Rehabilitation Center (http://www.CitizensCareCenter.com/)
Citizens Care & Rehabilitation Center (CCRC) is a non-profit, comprehensive health care center located in Havre de Grace, Maryland alongside the Susquehanna River. Founded in 1967, the modern facility can house up to 184 residents and provides skilled nursing care along with physical, speech and occupational therapy as well as a wide variety of on and off-campus daily activities. CCRC strives to create a home-like atmosphere and is committed to providing every resident with love, respect and the best personal care possible.