Educator. Motivator. Communicator. Consultant. Author...Catherine R. “Cat” Selman, BS, uses her dynamic personality and compelling presence to spread the message of positive, realistic, and common- sense strategies for the aging services professional. She presently serves as President and Co-owner of The Cat Selman Company, a company specializing in continuing education for healthcare professionals.
Ms. Selman received her degree from Trevecca Nazarene University, with continued graduate work at the University of Southern Mississippi. With over 35 years’ experience in management, education and consultation, Ms. Selman has trained providers and surveyors in all 50 states. Since 1989, she has often been requested by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to sit on stakeholder/expert panels responsible for the revision of surveyor guidance and compliance issues. She assisted CMS in the development of both surveyor guidance and surveyor training materials for the current activity requirements. In demand, and on topic, she is considered an authority in aging services.