UGEC Fireside Chat - Elder Abuse, Resident's Rights and the Ombudsman Program
From Jacquie Telonidis
Alianne Sipes has worked as a Long-Term Care (LTC) Ombudsman for the past nine years. She began her career as a LTC Ombudsman first for Salt Lake County, and later for Davis County. In March of 2022, Alianne was promoted to the State Long-Term Care Ombudsman. Originally from Arizona, she earned her undergraduate degree in child development from Brigham Young University (BYU). In 2021, Alianne completed a Master of Business Administration (MBA) at Utah State University (USU). While working for Salt Lake County, she served as a community representative on the University of Utah's Gerontology Interdisciplinary Program's Advisory Committee. Alianne lives in Hooper, UT and enjoys spending time with her two black labs (Padfoot and Blackie) as well as her four young nieces and nephews.