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Current Chair

Bertuola Lorraine Bertuola, BA, RRT
Director of Clinical Services
Genesis Rehab/Respiratory Services

Lorraine is currently Director of Clinical Services with Genesis Rehab/Respiratory Services. She has been a member of the AARC since 1998. This is her first position with the AARC.

Lorraine received her Bachelor's degree from Eastern University in St. David's, PA. She has held a number of management positions in Home Care and Long-Term Care. Early in her career, she worked for a short time in Acute Care, but the majority of her career life has been in Long-Term Care. She has specialized in Traumatic Brain Injury.

Previous Chairs



2008 to 2011 Gene Gantt, RRT
2007 Maria M. Wooldridge, MA, RRT
2006 Gretchen May-Fendo, RRT

2003 to 2005

Melinda Gaylor-Childress, MEd., RRT


Carol C. Dague, BS, RRT

1999 to 2000

Becky Mabry, BS

1997 to 1998

Kevin Cornish, RRT

1995 to 1996

Patrick Dunne, MEd, RRT