Advocates for Georgia's Elderly Since 1953


Glenda Stewart Reelected as Chair of the GHCA Elderly & Disabled Waiver Case Management Board for 2023-2024

For Immediate Release
June 27, 2023
Devon Barill, Director of Communications
(678) 783-1703

The Georgia Health Care Association (GHCA) is pleased to announce that Glenda Stewart, Vice President of Quality Assurance & Compliance for Next Step Care, has been reelected to serve as Chair of the GHCA Elderly & Disabled Waiver Case Management (EDWCM) Board of Directors for 2023-2024. Ms. Stewart was elected to the position by the EDWCM membership during its May general meeting and installed by Georgia Speaker of the House Jon Burns during the GHCA Summer Convention on June 7, 2023, in Amelia Island, FL.
“Glenda is an outstanding leader who has served elderly and disabled Georgians in various capacities for many years and as Chair of the EDWCM membership for the past year,” said GHCA President & CEO Chris Downing. “I am honored to have the opportunity to work with her and the rest of the GHCA EDWCM Board to continue to enhance the lives of  vulnerable individuals served by our State's SOURCE and CCSP agencies.”
The EDWCM membership consists of Service Options Using Resources in a Community Environment (SOURCE) and Community Care Services Program (CCSP) Medicaid home and community-based waiver case managers that serve frail, elderly and disabled beneficiaries within the community. As Chair, Ms. Stewart will be responsible for ensuring the proper governance of the EDWCM membership and serve as the primary voice for SOURCE and CCSP providers on the GHCA Board of Directors.
Ms. Stewart is a Registered Nurse with more than 20 years of experience in healthcare spanning the continuum to include acute care, medical/surgical nursing, research, education, quality management, and compliance. She holds certifications in healthcare quality (CPHQ) and compliance (CHC) and has provided leadership in a variety of successful quality initiatives within her organization for over a decade. During her career, she has built a reputation for performance excellence, innovation, and strategic thinking. She enjoys serving on/leading teams and has an undeniable passion for quality and performance improvement.   
About GHCA
The Georgia Health Care Association is a non-profit association of skilled nursing centers, assisted living communities, and home and community based case managers served through SOURCE and CCSP programs. Advocates for Georgia's elderly since 1953, the Association represents the best interests of patients, residents and consumers as well as owners, administrators, and other personnel. GHCA strives to enhance the ability of its members to provide competent and compassionate care to meet the ever-changing health care needs of elderly Georgians. For more information, visit