Meet the Staff

Jeffrey French, CEO/ Administrator

Jeffrey French, CEO/ Administrator

“It never ceases to humble me when I consider what a privilege it is to serve those who have made this Campus their “Home”.

Cindy Eckerson, Administrative Assistant

Cindy Eckerson, Administrative Assistant

“I enjoy interacting with our residents, making a difference in their lives and take pride knowing that this is now their “home” and they are part of our “family”. My office is always open to staff, residents, their families and all members of the Order of the Eastern Star to assist in any way I can.”

Karen Zick, RN, BSN, Director of Nursing

Karen Zick, RN, BSN, Director of Nursing

“Caring for our senior population is a privilege. Working with a skilled and compassionate nursing and interdisciplinary team makes this challenge personally and professionally rewarding.”

Mary Beth Getchell, Chief Financial Officer

Mary Beth Getchell, Chief Financial Officer

“We are all proud to work in a caring environment where the residents’ needs come first. The Business Office is here to help residents and family members in a compassionate, flexible and friendly manner. We have recently expanded our hours to accommodate those family members who work.”

William Malik, Director of Environmental Services

William Malik, Director of Environmental Services

“Excellence is accomplishing your daily job extraordinarily well.”

Margaret Urtz, Staff Development

Margaret Urtz, Staff Development

“It is gratifying to be able to work with staff and hopefully instill in them compassion and to see the wisdom our residents have to offer.”

David Soja, Senior Accountant

David Soja, Senior Accountant

“One of the great honors we can give to our elderly is dignity and respect, which is found daily at the Eastern Star Campus.”

Nicole Cortes, Director of Rehabilitation

Nicole Cortes, Director of Rehabilitation

"I am blessed to be a part of a team that works together for each resident's needs. Whether short-term rehabilitation or long-term care, I strive to provide the best care for all of my residents. It is an honor to be a part of this Team!"

Debra Mondi, Director of Social Services

Debra Mondi, Director of Social Services

“My role as resident/family advocate is very important to me. I hope that I can enhance each resident’s quality of life while they are part of our Eastern Star family.”

Karen Reece, Controller

Karen Reece, Controller

“My role is to assist residents and their family members with the financial aspects of nursing home care. Although this can be challenging, I am here to try and make this as stress free as possible.”

Shelly Kaelin, Resident Assessment Coordinator

Shelly Kaelin, Resident Assessment Coordinator

“As an RN, I find working with the elderly and their families a very rewarding experience.”

Regina Skermont, Director of Campus Life

Regina Skermont, Director of Campus Life

“Recreation’s purpose is not to kill time, but make life; not to keep a person occupied, but keep them refreshed; not to offer an escape from life, but to provide a discovery of life. As a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist, I enjoy enhancing the quality of life with therapeutic programs for the residents. "

Greg Froschauer, Director of Nutritional Services

Greg Froschauer, Director of Nutritional Services

"Here in Nutritional Services, we all have the joy of improving the resident's health and strength one meal at a time. Having the compassionate staff to work with on a daily basis is a privilege and honor to be able to accomplish this goal for each individual resident."