• Extendicare (Markham, Ontario) appointed Shelly Jamieson president of the company, effective immediately. Jamieson assumes management responsibility for Extendicare’s Canadian operations from Gary Chatfield, who recently retired, Extendicare said. Jamieson joined Extendicare in 1998 as vice president of its eastern operations and most recently held the title of executive vice president.
• The newly formed American Association for Homecare (Alexandria, VA) has named its inaugural board of directors. The executive committee of the incoming board consists of Donald White of Associated Healthcare Systems as chairman, David Savitsky of Staff Builders as vice chairman, Joel Mills of Advanced Home Care as secretary, Lawrence Higby of Apria Healthcare Group as Treasurer, and Mario LaCute of Steeley Medical, who is the immediate past chairman.