The Board of Directors is comprised of active NAHCA members who serve as the governing body, steering the mission and vision of the Association. These members take the oath of service and make a solemn commitment to ethical practice and leadership. They take an active role in conference planning, educational development and overall experience based counsel to the Association. They are responsible for policy review and recommendations as it pertains to state and federal regulations, public policy and national initiatives such as the annual fundraiser and other special projects..

Sherry Perry

Sherry Perry – Chair

Appointed to the Board in 2015

CNA since 1987, works at her current facility Quality Health and Rehab in Tennessee for 22 years.

NLT Facilitator, Certified Preceptor

NAHCA CNA Member of the year 2016, Facility of the Year in 2015

“Being a member of NAHCA has inspired me to be the best CNA I can be.  It’s helped me to realize that my voice can make a difference not only for other CNAs but most importantly the elders we care for.”

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Sheena Bumpas

Sheena Bumpas – Vice Chair

Appointed to the Board in 2016

CNA since 2003, currently works at Wilkins Health and Rehab in Oklahoma

President of her NAHCA Leadership Team

Won the Excellence in Leadership award at the last two NAHCA Key to Quality Awards

“I was born with a calling for the healthcare profession, especially caring for our elders. NAHCA and being part of the Board of Directors has encouraged me, educated me, and helped me share my passion with others.”

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Karren Ganschinietz – Treasurer

Appointed to the Board in 2016

CNA since 1985, currently works at Missouri Veteran’s Home, St. James, MO

Co-Chair of her NAHCA Leadership Team

2010 Quality Caregiver Award

2014 NAHCA Essay Winner

“It’s an honor and privilege to be on the NAHCA Board of Directors.  I take great pride in the profession I have chosen as my career and am very excited for the opportunity to learn and grow as an individual and a leader.”

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