Carolyn Richar, Chief of Clinical Services

Carolyn Richar  has 30-plus years of nursing experience, certified hospice and palliative care nurse. Carolyn developed a deep love for hospice as a chaplain volunteer for Hospice of Northern Virginia (now Capital Caring) from 1988 to 1990.  She returned in 2000 to work as a chaplain for the Prince William and Loudoun regions and then moved into the general manager position for the Prince William region in 2005. Carolyn has served as executive director for the Arlington region, including the Capital Caring Halquist Inpatient Center since 2009. She has also served in various roles including as a U.S. Senate Staff aide on health care issues and as a nursing home administrator.