Marcus Riley Elected IAHSA Board Chair

2015 Photo_MarcusRileyMarcus Riley, CEO of the Hibernian Society, which owns and operates BallyCara, has assumed the role of Chair of the Board of Directors of the International Association of Homes and Services for the Ageing (IAHSA), effective 1 January, 2016. Riley has served as an IAHSA board member for 2 years.

“In my new position, I hope to grow IAHSA’s global network on ageing and foster innovative ideas to improve provider practices worldwide,” said Riley. “I am very proud of the collective work the board does to support the leadership and members of IAHSA and look forward to our next year together.”

In addition to Riley’s leadership role at BallyCara, he is the Deputy Chairman of Leading Age Services Australia (LASA) and President of LASA-Queensland as well as a Director of Australian Marist Solidarity Ltd. He continues to hold advisory positions in the broader health field with key consumer, financial and service groups. Riley has worked hard to promote innovative practices and approaches.

“Marcus brings passion and guidance to IAHSA’s programs, as well as a deep sense of commitment to our field,” commented IAHSA Executive Director Katie Smith Sloan. “He has served many leadership roles in our field and has a breadth of perspective and experience that will serve IAHSA well in 2016 and beyond.”