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Governor Appoints Lowell Resident To Michigan Advisory Commission
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Governor Appoints Lowell Resident To Michigan Advisory Commission

Lowell resident Larry Yachcik was recently appointed by Governor Rick Snyder to serve on the Michigan Long-Term Care Supports and Services Advisory Commission. Housed within the Michigan Department of Community Health, the 17-member commission provides quality assurance reviews of Michigan's long-term care system.

Yachcik is president and chief executive officer of Porter Hills Retirement Communities and Services, a position he has held since 2008. He previously served as vice president of corporate operations for Tendercare Michigan Inc. Yachcik is a licensed nursing home administrator and member of the Aging Services of Michigan board. He earned a bachelor's degree in business and community development from Central Michigan University. Yachcik will represent direct care staff providing long-term care supports and services and replaces Denise Rabidoux.

Yackhcik will will serve four-year term on the commission that expires Dec. 31, 2016.
 
Another appointment to the commission is Clare Luz, of East Lansing, a lead evaluator at Michigan State University's Geriatric Education Center of Michigan. Christine Chesny, of Bay City, was reappointed to the commission. She is vice president of long-term care and home care for MidMichigan Health, where she has worked since 2002. Also, Connie Fuller, of Rock, was reappointed. She has served on various boards and commissions, including the Northern Home Care board and Delta Area Transit Authority board of directors.

 

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