Four Ridgeland residents have been appointed as board members of the Mississippi Health Care Association for 2014-2016, including new President Bobby Rotolo of Briar Hill Management.

Bobby Beebe of Pathway Management was selected as the board secretary. Johnnie Walters Jr. of Consulate Management was selected as board treasurer. Reita Hall of Briar Hill Management remains on the board as a past president.

"I am very pleased to announce the MHCA Board of Directors that will continue putting our residents first," said Vanessa Henderson, Executive Director of MHCA. "This group will provide strong leadership for our association to make sure long-term care issues are promoted and addressed for the staff, residents and residents' families that our facilities serve on a daily basis."

MHCA is the state's largest association of nursing home, personal care homes and other long-term care facilities with more than 200 members. For more information about MHCA, go to: www.mshca.com.