Our Directors and Advisors

Our Board of Directors

Karl Steinberg, MD, CMD, HMDC
Rev. Doug Edwards, MFT
Chris Wilson, RN, JD, MS-HCE, HEC-C

Dr. Karl Steinberg is a long-term care geriatrician and board-certified family physician with a subspecialty certification in hospice and palliative medicine, and certifications as skilled nursing facility and hospice medical director. 

Rev. Edwards is President of the Duarte Unified School District, and has been a member of the Board since 2013.  He has also served the community of Duarte as moderator for the Duarte Youth and Family Master Plan Task Force.  An ordained minister in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), he has worked in the field of aging and older adult ministry for 38 years. 

Chris Wilson is a registered nurse, attorney and certified healthcare ethicist. During her nursing career she worked in both acute and long-term care. She went on to receive her law degree and later obtained a Master of Science in Health Care Ethics, focusing her practice on bioethics, informed consent and issues concerning both patients and care providers

Our Advisory Board

Brenda Shorkend, MA, Aging Life Care™/ Geriatric Care Manager, Shorkend Care Management

Patty Watson Swan, RN, BSN, Supervisor, Community Nursing, Huntington Hospital Senior Care Network

Thaddeus Mason Pope, JD, PhD, Professor of Law and Director of the Health Law Institute, Mitchell Hamline School of Law

Robert Gibson, PhD, JD, Senior Clinical Psychologist at SD County, Edgemoor DP SNF

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