...Mel MatsumotoVice President of Project Development
With a nearly 30 year record of excellence in service to elders, creative programming, staff development and community involvement, Mel
is adept at leading professionals through the planning, financing, marketing, design and construction process, developing and maintaining schedule requirements, and identifying and securing all required project approvals and permits.Mel was the Vice President of Operations for Northern California Presbyterian Homes & Services, responsible for day-to-day operations for its three CCRC's, three affordable communities, and manufactured home park.He was also Executive Director for both The Redwoods in Mill Valley, California, and Bethany Center in San Francisco.A graduate of Yale University with a license in California's Nursing Homes Administrators Program, Mel has served on the Board of Directors of the American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging (AAHSA) and as Chair of AAHSA's Commission on Ethics.In addition, Mel has served as Chair of the California Association of Homes and Services for the Aging (CAHSA), now known as Aging Services of California, and has chaired several CAHSA committees.
In 2006, Mel
was given CAHSA's prestigious Award of Honor.He
previously received CAHSA's
Meritorious Service Award.A well-known contributor to industry publications, Mel
is a popular featured speaker at various industry events.