Gwen Suntken, RNC, BC, MS, is a Nurse Consultant and Long Term Care Educator for LTC Resources, LLC. Gwen earned her BSN from the University of Iowa and a Master’s Degree in Health Care Administration from California College of Health Sciences. She is a member of Sigma Theta Tau, is certified in Gerontological Nursing, and has earned a Gerontology certification from Penn State University.

Mary Jane Venteicher, RN, BA, LNHA, ALMC is the Director of Quality & Clinical Services IHCA ICAL and works closely with the IHCA and ICAL Quality committees. She is responsible for issues related to quality improvement, Advancing Excellence, AHCA/NCAL’s Quality Initiative and clinical practice issues in all long term care settings. She staffs both the IHCA and ICAL quality committees, the Iowa Nurses for Long Term Care and the Iowa Nurses in Assisted Living. She provides guidance for Care Watch and LTC Trend Tracker users and assistance in other clinical areas.