Boards of Directors

Our story began a century ago with a mission: to provide secure, fulfilling retirement living. Our boards of directors are the stewards of that continuing purpose. Our board members bring executive skills from government, business, health care and more, making sure our policies and our dollars enhance our mission. Each affiliate has its own board of directors.

RICHARD (DICK) RIEGEL, Chair

Ingleside, Ingleside at Rock Creek, Westminster at Lake Ridge & Ingleside at King Farm Boards

Dick spent 30 years with the U.S. Air Force in command and senior leadership positions throughout the United States, Asia, and Europe. He operated and maintained a full service air base community for 10,000 military and family members and 200 aircraft that provided support for airlift participating in Desert Shield/Desert Storm. Dick later worked in private sector and government positions: Special Consultant for Fidelity Technologies Corporation; Senior Management Analyst for the District of Columbia Government; Director of Operations for the National Defense Industrial Association. As a member of Chevy Chase Presbyterian Church, Dick has served in numerous leadership positions, including Chairman of the Board of Trustees where he oversaw a $1.2 million annual operating budget and an early pay-off of a $1 million mortgage for facility renovation, and is currently leading a staff-reorganization team in the wake of the sudden departure of a key staff member. During the winter months, and for the last 11 years, he works as a volunteer for the AARP Foundation to operate a local center for providing free income tax preparation and filing services to low and middle-income people. In his spare time, Dick is learning photography beyond the ‘point and shoot’ level.

BRUCE BARTELS, Vice Chair

Ingleside, Ingleside at Rock Creek, Westminster at Lake Ridge, & Ingleside at King Farm Boards

Bruce M. Bartels has had a long and distinguished career in operational leadership of hospitals and health systems. This includes leadership as CEO, from 1999 to 2014 of Wellspan, a diversified health system with 11,000 employees and $1.5B in revenue. Wellspan includes a home health agency, a 680-provider medical group, four hospitals (York Hospital, a more-than-500-bed community teaching hospital; Gettysburg Hospital, a 75-bed community hospital; Ephrata Hospital, a 122-bed community hospital; and a 73-bed surgery and rehabilitation hospital), a health plan, medical malls, five retail pharmacies, and several other health related activities. Since 2014, Mr. Bartels, has continued his community and health services leadership as a health consultant and as a participant in boards and commissions including the Pennsylvania Governor’s Commission on Early Learning Investment, Penn-Mar Human Services (Board Member), Pennsylvania Partnerships for Children, WITF Enterprises (Board Member, Chair), and the York County Community Foundation (Embracing Aging Committee Chair) and the American Board of Dermatology. Mr. Bartels has a Master of Business Administration from the University of Chicago and a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Wisconsin. He has three daughters and enjoys reading, running, skiing, hiking, and travel.

NANCY KUHN, ESQ., Secretary

Ingleside, Ingleside at Rock Creek, Westminster at Lake Ridge, & Ingleside at King Farm Boards

Nancy Kuhn is an attorney whose eclectic career has spanned 20 years in private practice, as well as a number of years in non-profit and government service. She is a former partner of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, LLP, an international law firm, where she counseled and litigated on behalf of Fortune 200 corporations and national non-profit organizations, including private foundations and educational organizations. More recently, she was Director of External Relations for the Business-Higher Education Forum (BHEF), a national non-profit composed of corporate CEOs, university presidents, and foundation leaders focused on addressing U.S. education and workforce challenges, particularly in STEM. There, she was responsible for BHEF’s fundraising, member relations and outreach, and strategic communications efforts. She currently is vice Chair of LearnServe International, a social entrepreneurship non-profit that equips high school students to tackle social problems locally and abroad; and previously chaired the National Capital Region Advisory Board of College Summit, a national non-profit dedicated to building a diverse pipeline of first generation college-going students. Kuhn earned her J.D. degree from George Washington University; her M.P.A. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; and a B.A. in political science from Wake Forest University. She is a former president of Wake Forest University’s Alumni Association and currently serves on the DC Region WakeWill Campaign Committee. She is a member of the DC Bar.

LYNN O’CONNOR, Ex-Officio

Ingleside, Westminster Ingleside Foundation, Ingleside at Rock Creek, Westminster at Lake Ridge & Ingleside at King Farm Boards

Lynn O’Connor is the President and CEO of Ingleside, which includes continuing care retirement communities; Ingleside at Rock Creek, Westminster at Lake Ridge, and Ingleside at King Farm, the Westminster Ingleside Foundation, the Westminster Ingleside Group (WING) and soon to be launched Ingleside at Home. Lynn has 36 years of experience in senior living leadership, has a BS in Health Care Management from St. Joseph’s University, an M.S.A in Health Care Administration from Central Michigan University, Long Term Care Certification from the University of Maryland, is Licensed Nursing Home Administrator and is certified as a Certified Aging Services Professional. Lynn has been a board member of what is now Leading Age, NJ, Leading Age Colorado, and was a member of the Leading Age House of Delegates and the American Health Care Association. Lynn and her husband, Kevin, live in Washington, DC, have one daughter, a son-in-law and a grandson. They are members of Holy Trinity Church in Georgetown.

JANE ANGUS, Resident Director, Ingleside at Rock Creek

Ingleside, Westminster Ingleside Foundation & Ingleside at Rock Creek Boards

Jane was elected resident director in 2013 by the Residents’ Association of Ingleside at Rock Creek. She had previously served on the IRC board ex officio in 2009-2011, as president of the IRC Residents’ Association. She has chaired the residents’ budget & finance, food & dining, marketing, and hospitality committees and has done much of the photography for Ingleside and Foundation publications and for the Ingleside website. A graduate of Northwestern University and an ordained Presbyterian elder, Jane held a number of church and community leadership positions while her husband Bob served a naval chaplaincy and four civilian churches. She and Bob have organized tours to China, Tibet, Inner Mongolia, India, Nepal, Russia, Ukraine, and 11 African countries. She has also organized cruises for Ingleside and Westminster to Quebec, Bermuda, and Antarctica.

JANE CAMPBELL, Resident Director, Westminster at Lake Ridge

Ingleside, Westminster Ingleside Foundation, & Westminster at Lake Ridge Boards

Jane grew up in Arlington, Virginia. Most of her activities, both volunteer and professional, have involved children. She was part time Christian Education Coordinator at Arlington Presbyterian Church before becoming Director of Children’s Ministry at Westminster Presbyterian Church in Alexandria. While there, she was active in the Association of Presbyterian Church Educators, first as a regional officer, and later as regional representative to the national organization. From 2001 to 2008, she served as a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) gathering information on child abuse and custody issues, and submitting reports and recommendations to judges in the Arlington-Alexandria jurisdiction. Jane and her husband, Bill, are both elders in the Presbyterian Church. In 2009, when they moved to Westminster at Lake Ridge they joined Burke Presbyterian Church. Jane has chaired both the Spiritual Life Committee and the Dining Committee and currently serves on Westminster’s Quality of Life and Care Committee.

RUDY COHEN

Ingleside, Ingleside at Rock Creek, Westminster at Lake Ridge, & Ingleside at King Farm Boards

Rudy Cohen is an accomplished executive with extensive leadership experience in the military, public and private sectors; with a proven record of consistently delivering and overseeing projects and operational activities. He is known for providing dynamic leadership that mentors and motivates multidisciplinary professionals into a cohesive team atmosphere, executing projects/operations on time and within budget. He possesses a keen understanding of information technology, technical services and the professional services marketplaces; as well as leverages excellent communications skills to develop relationships, build esprit de corps, and resolve conflicts by successfully integrating strategies, market understanding, and aligning organizations to exceed customer requirements and deliver innovative ‘out of the box’ solutions. Rudy holds extensive identification, capture, and proposal experience in military, civil, commercial and international environments; capitalizing on his past years of experiences working with numerous Federal departments (e.g., DHS, DoD, DOS, DOE, USCG, USPHS, DOJ, FBI, DNI, CIA), non-governmental and international agencies, especially in the Special Operations, Counterterrorism, Homeland and Security fields. He currently holds Top Secret USG clearance.

JAN FELDMAN

Ingleside, Ingleside at Rock Creek, Westminster at Lake Ridge, & Ingleside at King Farm Boards

Jan is recognized as an innovative problem-solver by colleagues and clients alike. She has earned a well-deserved national reputation for building resourceful coalitions and teams that achieve organizational objectives—quickly and effectively.
Jan has honed those skills over the course of her 30-year career, which includes both administrative and clinical health care positions, with an emphasis on nursing.
Before joining Brink & Associates, Jan served as Hospital Chief Operating Officer and interim Hospital Chief Executive at Georgetown University Medical Center. She also held positions as Vice President for Patient Care Services at Sound Shore Health System, and the Associate Director of the Clinical Center and Director of Nursing at the National Institutes of Health.
Jan brings an enormous amount of experience, enthusiasm, and innovation to projects and issues that face her clients. Besides relying on her own background and experience, Jan also calls upon her network of trusted contacts across the country. She is able to quickly assemble a select team of experts to address virtually any operational challenge or special project.

DR. HUGH F. HILL, M.D., J.D.

Ingleside, Ingleside at Rock Creek, Westminster at Lake Ridge, & Ingleside at King Farm Boards

Dr. Hill is an accomplished physician, having practiced emergency medicine for 40 years in a variety of top-ranked hospitals. Dr. Hill has also served in administrative and academic positions, and is a licensed attorney and practices part-time on a consultative basis in a variety of health law issues. He has also held a number of leadership and consulting positions for government agencies, insurance companies, and hospice and home health care organizations.

SHELLEY JENNINGS

Ingleside, Westminster Ingleside Foundation, Ingleside at Rock Creek, Westminster at Lake Ridge, & Ingleside at King Farm Boards

Shelley retired after more than 30 years of service to Washington Gas and its affiliated companies. She was responsible for maintaining corporate liquidity, for commercial and investment banking relationships, and for managing benefit plan funding. Shelley earned her M.B.A. from George Washington University and her B.A. in Political Science from Wake Forest University. She holds the designation Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and is a member of The CFA Institute and The CFA Society of Washington, where she previously was an officer and director. She currently serves as a Director and Treasurer of The Wellness Community – Greater Washington, DC, an organization that provides education and hope to cancer patients and their families. She is also an Elder of the Georgetown Presbyterian Church in Washington, DC.

EDWARD (MIKE) KELLY

Ingleside, Ingleside at Rock Creek, Westminster at Lake Ridge, & Ingleside at King Farm Boards

Mike has spent a lifetime in leadership positions in industry, finance, public service and education. He was appointed a Governor of the Federal Reserve Board in 1987, continuing in that position until retirement in 2001. He is currently Director Emeritus of the Washington Mutual Investment Fund, a Director of Promontory Inter-financial Network and on the Advisory Board of Capital Partners, Inc. He has been a board member of numerous banks and investment advisory firms, serving as Board Chair on several. He has been a Trustee of his alma mater, Rice University, has chaired the Board of St. John’s school, is Chair of the United Methodist Publishing House, and just recently stepped down from the Board of Wesley Theological Seminary, which he chaired from 2001 to 2006. A graduate of Harvard Business School, he has also applied his knowledge, experience, and concern for society to benefit numerous non-profit organizations and public policy activities. He and his wife, Janet, are Washington residents, with roots deep in the heart of Texas.

ELIZABETH KING (ex-officio) President of the Ingleside Service Board

Ingleside, Westminster Ingleside Foundation, Ingleside at Rock Creek Service Board, President

Elizabeth is currently President of the Ingleside Service Board (formerly Women’s Board). She co-chaired the Ingleside Families Group for 4 years and has been an active Ingleside volunteer since her mother moved to Ingleside in 2006. After graduating from Swarthmore College, Elizabeth worked as an economist in both the Federal Government and private sector — with the International Trade Commission and the International Trade Administration of the Commerce Department as well as with Exxon in TX and NY and Biospherics, Inc. and Potomac Associates in Washington, D.C. She served as Deacon and Elder of Chevy Chase Presbyterian Church and chaired several CCPC committees. Elizabeth has two sons and three grandsons.

WILLIAM (Bill) KING, Resident Director, Ingleside at King Farm

Ingleside, Westminster Ingleside Foundation and Ingleside at King Farm Boards

Bill King and his wife, Pat, had the distinction of being the first residents to move in to Ingleside at King Farm (IKF) in March, 2009. Since moving to IKF, Bill has been an active member of several IKF and Ingleside groups, to include the Ingleside Council and the Westminster Ingleside Foundation. Bill is a 1957 graduate of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, receiving a Bachelor of Science degree in Building Construction. Following graduation, Bill started a forty year career with Armstrong World Industries where he held executive positions in Marketing, Construction Management, Purchasing and Government Relations. Throughout his career, Bill acquired extensive experience in all types of construction-related activities, to include long-range facilities planning, construction supervision and facilities maintenance. In addition to his formal career, Bill was the Chairman of the Board for the National Institute of Building Sciences. Bill has been an active member of the Potomac Presbyterian Church since 1974, serving as a deacon, elder and building committee Chair.

DR. WILLIAM (BILL) LEAHY

Ingleside, Ingleside at Rock Creek, Westminster at Lake Ridge & Ingleside at King Farm Boards

Dr. Leahy (Bill) has recently completed 34 years as President of Neurological Medicine, PA, a neurology practice he co-founded and developed.  His training was at Princeton University, Northwestern University Medical School and Johns Hopkins Medical Institution, with a continued part-time faculty position in the department of Neurology. He also completed positions at the NIH in neurochemistry and in the Army (retired Major) during the Vietnam era.

For the past ten years he has been on the board of Princeton Alumni Corps, and served as president during the past four years.

In 1998 he founded and expanded the High School Home Health Foundation, an educational program which, on a pro-bono basis, prepares non-college bound students for certification as home health aides and CNAs. The program was centered in Prince George’s County. He co-authored the text-book for the course and authored a companion book, Caregiving at Home.

Bill and his wife, Chris, reside in Chevy Chase, Maryland and have two adult children, a daughter and a son. He currently serves on the Personnel Committee of the Chevy Chase Presbyterian Church.

JOAN SHARKEY (Ex-Officio)

Ingleside, Ingleside at Rock Creek Service Board, Vice President

Joan is currently Vice-President of the Ingleside Service Board. She began her career as a Foreign Service Officer in Saigon where she met her late husband, a Washington Post journalist. Their return to Washington and the arrival of three children led Joan to become involved in education instead.  For 20 years she was head of a cooperative pre-school for the DC Department of Parks and Recreation. Long involved with the Boy Scouts of America, she continues to advise Eagle Scout candidates as a member of the Advancement Committee of the Washington DC District Committee. Joan is a member of National Presbyterian Church.

ROBYN I. STONE

Ingleside, Ingleside at Rock Creek, Westminster at Lake Ridge, & Ingleside at King Farm Boards

Robyn I. Stone, Dr.P.H, a noted researcher and internationally recognized authority on long-term care and aging policy, is Sr. VP for Research at LeadingAge and Executive Director of the LeadingAge Center for Applied Research. She has held senior research and policy positions in both the U.S. government and the private sector.  She was a political appointee in the Clinton Administration, serving in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Disability, Aging and Long-term Care Policy and Assistant Secretary for Aging.  Dr. Stone is a distinguished speaker and has been published widely in the areas of long-term care policy and quality, chronic care for the disabled, aging services workforce development, low income senior housing and family caregiving. She serves on numerous provider and non-profit boards that focus on aging issues. Dr. Stone is a fellow of the Gerontological Society of America and the National Academy of Social Insurance.  She was elected to the National Academy of Medicine (formerly the Institute of Medicine) in 2014.

PETER (PETE) WILLSON, Ph.D.

Ingleside, Ingleside at Rock Creek, Westminster at Lake Ridge, & Ingleside at King Farm Boards

Pete was the Founder and CEO of Sotas, Inc., which invented, designed, and manufactured high-tech systems to measure the quality of service for US, European, and Asian telecommunications companies. Sotas was twice honored by Inc. Magazine as being among the 500 Fastest Growing, Profitable, Privately-Held Companies in the U.S. with track-records exceeding five years Entrepreneurship followed his success at turning around several small corporations. In the public/not-for-profit sectors, Pete was the Chief Scientist for Systems Analysis for the Department of the Navy and a charter member of the Senior Executive Service after leading analytical efforts at the non-profit Center for Naval Analyses. He earned M.S. and Ph. D. degrees in physics as a NASA Fellow at Michigan State University. He is currently president of the board of directors of Watergate South where he has restructured the corporation’s finances, management, and operations.