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2022 Board Members

Our board consists of volunteers who believe in educating and sharing beneficial related to professionals in the aging community.  They are committed to providing the best events and programs in Tarrant County.

Nancy Moore, President

Nancy was born and raised in Midland, Texas and moved to the DFW area in 2014. She started in healthcare in 2006,   working in a physician’s office, transitioned into home health, spent 5 years in the SNF world & recently joined the team at Magnolia Hospice earlier this year. Nancy started her journey with TAGS in 2016. She is passionate about geriatrics; the aging population & continues to strive to be a resource in this complicated healthcare maze. Nancy is also on the board for PMR Charity & her daughters youth cheerleading organization. Nancy enjoys working with the elderly and continues to be involved in the community. 

Nancy is married with three girls; her Rottweiler Brodie and her family resides in Coppell. She loves and follows the Dallas Cowboys, Houston Astros & Houston Rockets, and enjoys watching TV in her downtown.

Toni Sudderth, Immediate Past President

Toni Sudderth, Senior Area Advisor, Reliant at Home. 

Toni graduated Tarleton State University in 2010. After a 10-year career in banking, Toni brought her customer service skills and her deep, abiding passion for the senior population to the health care industry in 2015. Toni begins in home care, worked for a memory care and has been Reliant at Home, on their home health team, for 4 years now. 

Toni has a deep passion for advocating and educating and does so through her various commitments to Tarrant County nonprofits. Toni has had a love and concern for the senior population ever since her childhood. She has always been close with her grand and great grandparents. In recent years, she helped her grandmother and mother understand what life looks like with Alzheimer’s, as her grandfather fought and lost his battle in 2017. 

Toni is a wife, mom of two energetic girls, a boxer and great Dane that keep her busy and proud. Toni enjoys spending weekends with her family and friends on Lake Travis, in the Texas hill country and doing all she can to make amazing memories for her little ones. Toni and her family reside in Weatherford, Texas.

Michelle Myers, President Elect   

Michelle worked in HR and Recruitment for 10 years before leaving in 2014 to help her Mom with the family business, Angelic Place, a   Residential Care Home in SW Arlington. There she turned her love of helping people into a love of helping the Elderly and saw how important it was to find the right fit in Senior housing. After seeing the increasing need for Seniors to have easy access to resources, she joined Senior Living Specialists in 2018 where she enjoyed the rewarding task of helping Seniors and their families navigate the challenging process of finding resources and Senior housing options. In 2020 Michelle joined Right at Home where she helps those needing Companionship, Personal Care, and Home Maker Services wherever they call home allowing them to remain safe without losing their independence. She has volunteered for many organizations over the years and currently advocates for Seniors serving on an Alzheimer’s Association North Central Texas Chapter Planning Committee, the Continuity of Care Board as Programs Chair, and Tarrant Area Gerontological Society (TAGS) Board. Michelle served as TAGS Scholarship Chair for 3 years before moving into the TAGS President-Elect Position in 2022. She is very active in the Tarrant County Senior Healthcare Community and is a Co-Creator of the DFW Healthcare Connection Networking Group. Michelle is also a Facilitator for a Senior Services networking group in the Arlington/Mansfield area. She is the first to reach out to help those who are new to the area or industry and is a firm believer in the benefits of Networking and knowing your Community Partners. Michelle lives with her husband, two sons, and their Mini Long Haired Doxie Brooks in Waxahachie, Texas. During her spare time, she enjoys decorating, traveling, cooking, and spending time with her family. 

Randi Hagstrand, Treasurer     

Randi Hagstrand holds a Bachelors degree in Psychology from the University of North Texas. Her career in Healthcare was first inspired by her sister, a LVN who has spent most of her career working with Seniors in nursing facilities. Out of college she obtained her Certified Nursing Assistant certification and worked on the floor at a local nursing home, while also working as a Physician’s Scribe in the emergency department. She then made a pivotal point to pursue the Administrative aspects of Senior Care. Before joining Senior Living Specialists in January 2021, she worked as an Admissions and Marketing Director for eight years. Her sense of purpose is fulfilled when she gets to educate and provide comfort to families facing the challenges of aging adults. Randi is married with two toddlers. She enjoys photography, running, visiting local coffee shops and traveling.

Tabitha Clark, Secretary   

Tabitha has lived most of her life here in Fort Worth, Texas and has been in healthcare for almost 20 years, primarily in acute inpatient rehabilitation. She is the Director of Business Development for Texas Rehabilitation of Fort Worth, where she has been for almost 11 years. She enjoys working with seniors and loves being a resource to help those in need. She is actively involved in community events and loves to make new friends! She enjoys cooking, reading, and capturing life’s moments with her dog, Winston.

Christina Mauldin, Programs Chair  

Christina Mauldin is an LVN and current a clinical Liaison at Everest Inpatient Rehab. She has been a nurse for 14yrs, graduating from Tyler Jr College. She is continuing her education by pursuing her RN at Tarrant County Community College. She has two children. Jada, 19yrs old and attending college at Oklahoma University. Jrue, 9yrs old who enjoys playing sports, camping and fishing.  Christina has a wide background of nursing history and experience. She has worked in hospice, home Health, level 1 trauma hospital, assisted living, skilled nursing and now inpatient rehab.

Levi Malone, Summer Forum Chair  

Levi Malone is an Area Director of Business Development for Civitas Senior Living. He graduated with his bachelor’s degree in Business  Administration with a minor in Management in 2015 from East Texas Baptist University. Quickly, he found himself launched into the Senior Healthcare Community in Houston working as an Account Manager for a private duty home care company. It was here that he developed his passion for senior healthcare and specifically senior living. He joined the dynamic sales department with Civitas in June of 2019 and it has been an incredible ever since. Civitas is a senior living management and ownership company based out of Fort Worth. Levi gets to perform business development for 8 communities on the west side of DFW. His favorite part about his job is educating on senior living and how it has changed over the years.

He has been on the TAGS board since 2019 and serves at the Summer Forum Chair. His favorite part about TAGS is getting to network with other senior healthcare professionals while furthering his knowledge on Gerontology. He is also very involved with the North Central Texas Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association. He has served as sponsorship co-chair since 2019 and it is his personal mission to help create a world without Alzheimer’s and all other related dementia. In his spare time, he loves to travel with his wife, Gabby. Levi and Gabby have one child named Ellie and she has four paws with them wrapped around every single one!

Alaine Capper, Faith-Based Chair  

I am Alaine Capper. I was born in San Antonio and got Fort Worth as quickly as I could at nine months.   

I have been raised in the Fort Worth healthcare industry since we got here in 1965. 

I started in hospice 18 years ago and it is truly my passion. I have had times of taking a break from hospice but to be able to celebrate someone as they leave this earth as much as when they come to the Earth is a privilege and a blessing beyond words for me.

 I am so grateful to be co-chairing the faith base tags committee with Gail Snider. My biggest prayer in life is that I walk the walk and I don’t just talk the talk about my faith and or who and what I am .

I am the mother of 4 ; 3 out of the nest one in and a wonderful five year old granddaughter.

I love to walk and hike and cook and and absolutely love to laugh!!! 

Gail Snider, Faith-Based Co-Chair  

Gail Snider joined the TAGS Faith Based Bridge in 2014 shortly after joining the healthcare field, although helping people has always been  a way of life for her. She served as a Community Relations Director for 3.5 years with Riverside Inn Memory Care. She is currently working with the Alzheimer’s & Dementia Education Project at First United Methodist Church Fort Worth and the Dementia Friendly Fort Worth Initiative. Gail is committed to helping families and the faith community navigate age related decisions. Having recently concluded a 12-year journey with her Mother-in-law and dementia, she has helpful insight into issues and services families desperately need. Gail also served at Fossil Creek Community Church for 14 years. Gail has a passion to help faith communities understand how to be a resource to help those who look to their faith for guidance. She understands that it is difficult for faith communities to be experts in this area and states that the TAGS Faith Based Bridge strives to encourage and assist with resources and training. Gail is a member of City Life Center in Fort Worth. She has 2 grown children who are educators for Birdville and Burleson and recently celebrated 30 years of marriage with her husband, John. In her free time and as a way to relieve stress, Gail loves to bake – specialty cakes like Red Velvet, Italian Cream, German Chocolate and Strawberry.

Jessica Wauson Smith, Scholarships Chair  

Jessica has 12 years of experience serving the senior population in finance and marketing.  She started  out  at Silverback and North Texas Specialty Physicians (NTSP).  She is currently the Director of Business Development at Bridgemoor Transitional Care in Fort Worth, helping patients find their best options for Rehab and Assisted Living.  She has been an active volunteer for The Alzheimer’s Association for several years serving as a support group facilitator and serving on the Fort Worth Walk committee.  She also volunteers for other non-profits in Fort Worth including Opening Doors for Women in Need.  She is passionate about helping the senior population find resources for their financial and medical needs.  She has a Bachelor’s in Business from Missouri State University.  Jessica is married and she and her husband have 5 sons together.   They live in Keller, and she is active in the Keller Chamber of Commerce. 

David O'Connor, Administration Chair  

David O’Conner LNFA CDP | Healthcare Administrator  

David is an accomplished leader in all areas of senior care. Beginning his career working for Bailey Square Surgery Center, transitioning to a top broker firm Arthur J Gallagher Healthcare Benefits Departments and then into Skilled Nursing, David leverages his sixteen years of healthcare industry and 9 years skilled nursing experience to manage the operation of our on-campus health services. He has led individuals to achieve their highest level of independence. He also received a five-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in 2018-current. Throughout his career, As Administrator, David led the aggressive efforts to strengthen rural communities and strengthen skilled nursing to the highest qualities. 

Jennifer Riggs, Nursing Chair  

Bio to come.  

Kathryn Rotter, Public Policy Chair

Bio to come

Claire Hastings, Social Work Chair  

Claire Hastings, LMSW, Clinical Liaison at ClearSky Rehabilitation Hospital of Weatherford.  
Claire Hastings has been a licensed social worker since 2010. Claire has worked with populations such as at-risk youth, victims of domestic violence, homeless veterans and those who suffer from mental illness. In 2014 Claire made the transition from direct practice to liaison and has assisted patients and their families in receiving services with home health, inpatient psych and currently, inpatient rehabilitation. Claire has a passion for helping others which she strives to do, personally and professionally, every day.
Claire has been a clinical liaison at ClearSky Rehabilitation Hospital of Weatherford since March 2020.
Claire resides in Brock TX with her husband Shane, 6-year-old daughter and 2-year-old son. In her free time, Claire enjoys running and has an interest in all thing’s true crime.

Paige Wolk, Membership Chair  

PAIGE WOLK, LBSW, CDP
Senior Vice President, Overture Home Care  

Paige Wolk, LBSW, CDP has over twenty years of experience in the Senior Care Industry. She began her career as a Social Worker in a skilled nursing facility. Mrs. Wolk was active in the Social Work community, earning such distinctions as Social Worker of the Year by the National Association of Social Workers and Social Worker of the Year by the Society for Social Work Leadership in Healthcare, Texas Chapter.

Her experiences with the elderly include Social Work, Business Development, Public Relations, Advocacy, Community Education and Marketing for long term care facilities, rehabilitation facilities and subacute units. Prior to joining the Overture Home care team in June of 2016,  Paige was employed with Rehab Synergies, a Rehabilitation Services Provider serving as the Director of Marketing and Recruitment for 6 years.

Mrs. Wolk has a passion for the elderly with particular interest in Alzheimer’s and Dementia. She is a Certified Dementia Practitioner (CDP) through the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners (NCCDP) and volunteers regularly for Dementia and Alzheimer’s related causes.

Paige is married with three children and resides in the mid-cities. She enjoys cheering on her twin boys at the hockey rink and recently became an OU Fan (Boomer! Sooner!) given her daughter attends the University of Oklahoma.

Katie Luna, Community Engagement Chair  

Katie Luna has been married for 20 years and is a mother of three. Before she started working as a Marketing & Admissions Director at   Emerald Hills, she owned her own bakery. Katie has been an LVN for 10 years and took a break in between to chase her dreams of owning a bakery. After COVID she decided to get back into the medical field as a liaison and is loving this new line of work! Katie is eager to promote TAGS and take part of such a wonderful organization.

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