Hamilton Herald Masthead


Front Page - Friday, May 7, 2021

Newsmakers: Life Care names Dale to Red Bank exec. director

Jimmy Dale is the new executive director of Life Care Center of Red Bank, a skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility. Dale most recently served as executive director at Life Care Center of Cleveland.

Before that appointment, he was executive director at Life Care Center of Copper Basin in Ducktown.

Dale earned a degree in long-term care administration from Southern Adventist University in Collegedale.

Originally from Portland, Oregon, Dale and his wife, Brianna, live in Chattanooga with their twin boys.

Partnership for families names two directors

Partnership for Families, Children and Adults has named two new program directors: Sarah Elghalban, director of strategy and grant compliance, and Karen Nichols, director of stability services.

As a member of Partnership’s administration team, Elghalban will monitor grant compliance, program outcomes, reporting, grant budgets and performance of federal and state grants and organize and lead all strategic planning efforts.

She also is tasked with guiding the agency’s accreditation inspection process.

Elghalban’s previous roles at Partnership include director of stability services, assistant director of victim support services and domestic violence shelter supervisor.

She currently serves as chair for the Hamilton County Citizens Review Panel, a federally mandated panel that examines the effectiveness of the child protective services system.

Nichols earned a degree in psychology from University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.

She will direct the activities of the River City Youth Collective and Building Stable Lives programs.

Nichols worked with the Tennessee Department of Children’s Services for 30 years. She has been active in community engagement as a United Way panelist and speaker at several civic functions.

She earned a degree in criminal justice and psychology from Middle Tennessee State University.

Jerman joins Boy Scouts board development VP

The Cherokee Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America has appointed JJ Jerman, president of Office Furniture Warehouse, to its executive board as vice president of development. An Eagle Scout, Jerman will work behind the scenes on fundraising programs.