Board of Examiners of Nursing Homes Administrators (BENHA) Meeting Update:

in Clinical & Quality

NYSHFA attended the public portion of the Board of Examiners of Nursing Homes Administrators (BENHA) Meeting on July 20th, here are the key items discussed during the meeting:

Valarie Jo Harris has retired as the Bureau of Professional Credentialing Director. Shelly Glock, Director of Nursing Homes and ICF/IID Surveillance, will be covering this position until a replacement has been named.

Paula Grogin has been appointed as Executive Secretary to the BENHA and has established a re-engineering action plan to help improve processes within the Nursing Home Administrator Program.

If you have questions pertaining to CE requirements and procedures, please call 518-408-1297, send e-mail to: or send written questions to:

NYS Department of Health
Board of Examiners of Nursing Home Administrators
Bureau of Credentialing
875 Central Avenue
Albany, NY 12206


Lisa Volk, RN, B.P.S., LNHA
Director, Clinical & Quality Services
518-462-4800 x15