Edward administers the center in accordance with all applicable regulations, statutes, and establishes policy, program and the budget. He keeps the board informed of all aspects of the operation and interprets recognized standards of care and supervision to the board. He insures Valley Adult Day Health Care Center complies with all health and safety standards including licensing, fire and disaster preparedness regulations and agency policies, and monitors staff compliance. He interfaces with adult day services coalitions, aging networks, Alzheimer's Association, and the Caregiver Resource Center to gain and share information, enhance skills, and reach out to the community . Edwards also serves in advocacy role in local community and statewide coalitions where he advocates for adult day services and participant and caregiver needs.