On October 5 Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare (DPW) Director of Adult Residential Licensing Karen Kroh announced that she has decided to retire after many years of Commonwealth service in the field of health and human service licensing and regulatory management. Her last day with Adult Residential Licensing will be Wednesday, November 10. Kroh said that while she is retiring from government service she would not be leaving the field of protection for seniors. Kroh said that she had accepted a position as Vice President for Regulatory Excellence with Sunrise Senior Living (McLean, Virginia). On October 7, DPW Deputy Secretary Kevin T. Casey announced the appointment of Mr. Ronald Melusky as Acting Director of Adult Residential Licensing, effective November 12, 2010. Melusky is currently the Operations Director for Adult Residential Licensing. FMI: Contact PARF at firstname.lastname@example.org.