ROCKVILLE, Md. – Ingleside President and CEO Lynn O’Connor, MSA, LNHA, CASP, CMDCP, has been elected to serve as chair for LeadingAge DC’s Board of Directors. LeadingAge DC is an organization of D.C. based not-for-profit, mission-driven aging service providers.
O’Connor has built up over 40 years of aging services leadership experience, first as an administrator in training at a Maryland nursing home and hospice, and later being appointed by Governor Parris Glendening to the Maryland Assisted Living Task Force, charged with creating Maryland’s first assisted living legislation and regulations. O’Connor currently serves as chair of the Board of Directors for the Presbyterian Association of Homes and Services for the Aging.
O’Connor has a bachelor’s in health care management from St. Joseph’s University, a Master of Science in health care administration from Central Michigan University, and Long-term Care Certification from the University of Maryland. She is a Maryland-licensed nursing home administrator, a certified aging services professional and a certified Montessori dementia care professional.
Ingleside is a premier, charitable not-for-profit provider of comprehensive older adult opportunities in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. Based in Rockville, MD, Ingleside is the supporting organization for three CARF-accredited, SAGECare platinum LGBT cultural competency credentialed, not-for-profit life plan communities and two not-for-profit affiliates. Ingleside’s family of communities include Ingleside at Rock Creek (Washington, D.C.), Westminster at Lake Ridge (Lake Ridge, VA), and Ingleside at King Farm (Rockville, MD). Affiliates include Ingleside at Home, a home-based care program and Westminster Ingleside Foundation, which supports the communities’ charitable activities. Named a 2021 Best Workplaces in Aging Services™ by Great Place to Work® and Fortune, Ingleside’s mission is to provide strategic and operational leadership that enables our communities and affiliates to excel in their missions. For more information, visit www.inglesideonline.org.