Home Care Standards Bureau Regulatory BoardThe Home Care Standards Bureau Regulatory Board (RB) allows only agencies willing to vigilantly uphold the HCSBRB Code of Standards and Ethics the A+ Rating.
The RB created the RB Code of Standards and Ethics (Code) to provide ethical standards and rules of conduct for all A+ rated agencies and its employees. The RB investigates formal complaints lodged against the A+ agency, staff, or caregivers for alleged violations of the Code and disciplines when appropriate.
An A+ agency is required to comply with the Standards and Rules set forth from this board. A+ agencies, and their employees, must also follow all rules and regulations for their profession that are promulgated by state and federal law, licensing boards, state agencies, companies and industry organizations of which the A+ agency is a member.
Dr. David Fraser, Chairman
Vitality Home Healthcare
As the founder of Vitality, David has devoted his professional career to healthcare and the care of others. A Colorado native and graduate of the University of Colorado, David has a Ph.D. in the health sciences and has an MBA from the esteemed Institute for Management Development based in Lausanne Switzerland. After living and working in Switzerland for the last decade, David brings his business experience and commitment to helping the people of Colorado live better, healthier lives. His unique vision for Vitality is based on empowering his clients to live well, providing each of them a personal and individualized solution to meet their needs.
David Geras, Secretary
Gold Leaf Caregivers
David Geras is President & CEO of GoldLeaf CareGivers, a leading home healthcare company based in Denver, Colorado. Prior to starting GoldLeaf CareGivers, Mr. Geras had a successful 27-year international career in the technology business at industry leaders, IBM, BMC, FTP, Sun Microsystems, Sony & NEC. He has extensive sales, marketing and business development management experience in North America, Japan/Asia-Pacific, EMEA and Latin America. Mr. Geras successfully built and managed Japan country operations for major software companies and negotiated numerous software business agreements in the U.S., Europe and Asia-Pacific. He was an expatriate in Tokyo, Japan, for ten years and is proficient in Japanese. Mr. Geras lives in Greenwood Village, Colorado, with his wife, Miki, and their two daughters. He is an angel investor in technology start-ups, currently serves on three non-profit boards, is active in several professional organizations and has participated in numerous outreach and humanitarian projects in communities throughout Denver and Southeast Asia. During his spare time, Mr. Geras enjoys Aikido (Japanese martial art), skiing, cycling, golf, fly fishing and scuba diving.
Michael Doepke, CSA
Home Helpers Michael Doepke, CSA, is the co-founder (with his wife Mary) of Home Helpers of Hinsdale, IL., currently one of the top 5 offices in the Home Helpers franchise system. The success of Michael and Mary’s agency is due to their focus on providing excellent care, tailored to each client’s individual needs. Prior to opening Home Helpers of Hinsdale, Michael held senior management positions at General Foods, Mattel Toys, ConAgra and several catalog direct marketing organizations. A graduate of Colgate University with an MBA in Marketing from the University of Virginia (Darden School), Michael enjoys the challenges and the rewards of helping the older adults in his community. In order to increase his understanding of local senior issues, he currently serves on the Board of Aging Care Connections and The La Grange Memorial Hospital Foundation and is a former Board Member of The Association of Senior Service Providers.
Roger Rhodes, Member
Homewatch Caregivers of Denver
Roger Rhodes began his business career with Signode Corporation ITW and over 17 years rose through the ranks to become Division General Manager of this Fortune 200 company. He was CEO of two high-technology companies serving the Healthcare industry, and joined Homewatch International as part of their Executive team in 2003.
Roger and his wife, Darby, were primary caregivers for her father, Dr. Thomas Coriden, in their home for over 7 1/2 years. They learned first-hand the physical and mental challenges of caring for a loved one, as well as the challenges faced by families with a loved one living with a chronic and progressive neurological disorder. Roger is well prepared for his role as Owner and President of Homewatch CareGivers of SW Denver.
Roger earned an undergraduate degree in business from The University of North Texas (BBA) and a MBA with honors from Rockhurst University. He and his wife, Darby, have two grown Daughters, who also work in the healthcare field. He serves on three other Boards including two Nursing Schools and was appointed by Colorado’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Christopher Urbina, to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment’s Advisory Board on Home Care in 2011.
Harry R. Moody, Ph.D.
Member At Large
Harry is the Director of Academic Affairs for AARP in Washington, DC. He also serves as Senior Associate with the International Longevity Center-USA and Senior Fellow of Civic Ventures.
Dr. Moody previously served as Executive Director of the Brookdale Center on Aging at Hunter College and Chairman of the Board of Elderhostel. He is listed with the NextAge Speakers Bureau and speaks extensively around the United States. At present, his speaking activities are coordinated with the work of the Academic Affairs Office at AARP. He can be reached at: (202) 434-6363 or at email@example.com.