Nursing Home & Adult Care Home Community Advisory Committee


  • 10 am
  • 2nd-Floor Training Room of the David R. Sandifer Administration Building

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

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  • Holly Brenneman, District 1
    Term Expires: March 19, 2021
  • Colleen Combs, At-large
    Term Expires: February 1, 2023
  • Mary Ann DuGan, At-large
    Term Expires: August 5, 2023
  • Arlene Rushin, District 3
    Term Expires: January 1, 2023
  • Carol W Sutter, District 2
    Term Expires: October 7, 2022
  • Sheila Umbricht, At-large
    Term Expires: June 30, 2023
  • Vacant, District 4
    Term Expires: February 1, 2023
  • Vacant, District 5
    Term Expires: April 16, 2022
  • Vacant, At-large
    Term Expires: February 1, 2022
  • Vacant, At-large



  • To monitor the Patient's Bill of Rights for residents in nursing homes in Brunswick County
  • To provide increased social interaction and opportunities for enrichment for these adults
  • To assist in preventing physical and psychological deterioration of these older adults by promoting independence
  • To evaluate the activities of the nursing homes so that they meet the needs of the older adults in Brunswick County
  • To promote community understanding of the aging process and of the needs, problems, strengths and resources of older persons
  • To report to the Brunswick Commissioners the status of the Committee


All members serve 3-year terms.

  • At least 7 members, appointed by the Board of Commissioners
    • 1 member appointed to serve each district; additional at-large members
  • Each member must be a resident of the county which the committee serves.
  • No person or immediate family member of a person with a financial interest in a home served by a committee, or employee or governing board member or immediate family member of an employee or governing board member of a home served by a committee, or immediate family member of a patient in a home served by a committee may be a member of a committee.
  • Prospective members must have 15 hours of training, and members must attend four quarterly business meetings and visit nine nursing homes and adult care facilities in the county on three randomly scheduled days each quarter of the year.


By-Laws (PDF)

Original by-laws adopted February 28, 1987, Revised October 2010; April 2018.