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Providing Senior Care For Over 35 Years

We've devoted 35 years to refining our resident-centered care, building the most passionate and skilled teams who get to know our residents, and filling every community with the special touches of home.

Our Resident Council

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Resident CounselEach of The Colonnades residents is automatically a member of the Resident Council. The Council serves to promote understanding and cooperation among and between residents and the Sunrise team to establish The Colonnades as a pleasant and caring community. This Resident Council elects officers that promote and support the spirit of community and interdependence among residents, while simultaneously respecting individuals’ rights to privacy.

Resident Council Meetings can include the following discussions:

  • Identify resident concerns and propose resolutions
  • Communicate residents’ needs to The Colonnades Executive Director
  • Inform residents of upcoming events, community updates and changes to The Colonnades’ Management Team
  • Present and discuss ideas to enhance daily life for The Colonnades’ residents

The Resident Council Officers:

  • President – Mary Nafpaktitis
  • Vice President – Jack Renard
  • Secretary/Treasurer – Linda Porterfield

Resident Council Committees and Chairpersons:

  • Activities Committee – Marigail Wynne
  • Building & Grounds Committee – Ed Hawthorne
  • Finance Committee – Jim Snipes
  • Food & Beverage Committee – Alan Williams
  • Health Care Committee – Kay Littlejohn
  • Hospitality Committee – Kay Poole
  • Security & Service Committee – Jack Renard
  • Parliamentarian – Murriel Price