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Weglein Elizabeth FINAL

Elizabeth Weglein serves as the CEO of the Elizabeth Cooney Care Network which has provided comprehensive and complex home care services throughout Maryland since 1957 by contracting with individuals, private, and public entities. The Care Network has been providing Trust, Integrity, and Excellence as its mission for 62 years to assist individuals to remain independent and healthy in their own homes and communities. She represents the third generation female in her family-owned and operated home care business. Elizabeth is proud to continue her grandmother’s legacy of excellence in caregiving. Elizabeth had been appointed eight times by Maryland governors for her leadership and healthcare expertise.

Elizabeth is the President of the United Seniors of Maryland which is an umbrella nonprofit coalition senior advocacy organization representing over three million seniors in Maryland. She is a current board member and immediate past Chairperson for The Coordinating Center, a statewide large nonprofit organization, which coordinates services for individuals with complex medical needs and disabilities. She served as the Governor’s Chair of the Maryland Caregivers Support Coordinating Council overseeing all caregiving issues in the state for 10 years. Elizabeth served on the Maryland Board of Nursing for over 20 years, and was appointed as the first State Board Commissioner of Disabilities in the US.

She is involved in various other boards and organizations throughout the state and nationally. Her company has won two national awards of excellence and received a Joint Commission Gold accreditation. Elizabeth was awarded the Brava Award from SmartCEO, and was included in The Maryland Daily Record's Top 100 Women Award in 2017, and she is a 2018 graduate of Leadership Maryland.