2021 CDMs of the Month

ANFP recognizes a CDM each month who has incorporated an innovative program or operational change in their facility/organization that has received positive results for the facility, staff, or residents. The following CDMs were recognized in 2021 for their work. 

January

Erica Frame

Name: Milton McGowian, CDM, CFPP

Job Title: Director of Culinary

Employer: Sharon Towers

Job Location: Charlotte, NC

Years at Current Facility: 2 years

Years in Current Position: 2 years
 
CDM Since: 2020

Read more about Milton


February

Dawn Reed, CDM, CFPP

Name: Dawn Reed, CDM, CFPP

Job Title: Certified Dietary Manager

Employer: Markesan Resident Home

Job Location: Markesan, WI

Years at Current Facility: 9 years

Years in Current Position: 3 years
 
CDM Since: 2015

Read more about Dawn


March

Janice Hemel, CDM, CFPP

Name: Janice Hemel, CDM, CFPP

Job Title: Food Service Supervisor, CDM, CFPP

Employer: Lane County Hospital

Job Location: Dighton, KS

Years at Current Facility: 30 years

Years in Current Position: 28 years
 
CDM Since: 1992

Read more about Janice


April

Laura Walters, MS, CDM, CFPP

Name: Laura Walters, MS, CDM, CFPP

Job Title: Director of Culinary Services and Wound Care & Hyperbaric Medicine

Employer: Arkansas Heart Hospital and Arkansas Heart Hospital Encore Medical Center

Job Location: Little Rock, AR and Bryant, AR

Years at Current Facility: 5 years

Years in Current Position: 1 year
 
CDM Since: 2020

Read more about Laura


May

Chas Kelly, CDM, CFPP

Name: Chas Kelly, CDM, CFPP

Job Title: District Manager

Employer: Unidine Lifestyles

Job Location: Southeast & Midwest U.S.

Years in Current Position: 5 years
 
CDM Since: 2001

Read more about Chas


June

Scott Schuld, CDM, CFPP

Name: Scott Schuld, CDM, CFPP

Job Title: Director of Food and Beverage

Employer: Miravida Living
 
Job Location: Oshkosh, WI

Years in Current Position: 1.5 years
 
CDM Since: 2013

Read more about Scott


July

Beth Ray, CDM, CFPP

Name: Elizabeth Ray, CDM, CFPP

Job Title: CDM, CFPP

Employer: Arbor Care Center - Countryside
 
Job Location: Madison, NE

Years in Current Position: 11.5 years
 
CDM Since: 2017

Read more about Beth


August

Penny Settle, CDM, CFPP

Name: Penny Settle, CDM, CFPP

Job Title: Food and Nutrition Director

Employer: Raleigh General Hospital
 
Job Location: Beckley, WV
 
Years in Current Position: 18
 
CDM Since: 1995

Read more about Penny


September

Renee Gordon, CDM, CFPP

Name: Renee Gordon, CDM, CFPP

Job Title: CDM, CFPP/DTR

Employer: Park Health Center - Foundations Health Solutions
 
Job Location: St. Clairsville, OH
 
Years in Current Position: 3
 
CDM Since: 2016

Read more about Renee