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Meet the Staff

Amie Mischler, Executive Director

Amie MAmie, who joined the team in June, 2016, oversees the daily operations including meals, services, and cares. Her focus is to foster an environment in which employees can learn and grow and in which residents feel safe, comfortable and at home. As is true of each team member, Amie strives to fulfill our community mission — “Passionately Enriching the Lives of Seniors.”

 

 

 

 

 

 


Amber Nett, Administrative Assistant

Amber NettAmber, who joined the team in 2011, provides resident, marketing and staff support. If you have a question, she usually knows how to help you find the answer. Amber distributes invoices and collects monthly rent payments. Should she be unavailable, rent payments can be placed in the “OFFICE” mailbox to the right of the “OUTGOING MAIL” box in the main lobby.

Amber also enjoys getting to know new residents and their families and helping them make a smooth transition to ARC by providing a new resident orientation

 

 


Sara Fawcett, Community Relations Director

Sara, who joined the team in 2001, works with prospective residents and their families. She coordinates the move in process. In addition to handling all marketing, Sara also educates the community on what Appleton Retirement Community offers seniors.

 

 

 


Trinity Wadel RN, Wellness Director

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Trinity joined the team in 2014.  The Wellness nurse,  oversees the caregiving team and the care of the assisted living residents. She assesses new residents prior to admission and coordinates a plan of care for each resident.  Trinity directs the overall wellness program for residents with the goal of providing a safe and healthy environment for all while providing for personal resident needs.

 

 

 

 


Sheila Danitz, Wellness Assistant

Sheila, who joined the team in 2000, provides support to the Wellness Director and the caregiving team.  She works closely with the Wellness Director in coordinating care and services for our residents.  Sheila assists residents in coordinating their medical appointments as well as transportation to those appointments.


Desiree Lindhom, LPN,   Lead Resident Assistants

Desiree, who joined the team in2015 ,  provides daytime support to the Wellness Director and leadership to the caregiving team.  She assists the daytime staff  in maintaining a high standard of service while ensuring personalized resident care for all our assisted living residents.


Ann Turner, Lead Resident Assistant

Ann, who joined the team in 2006, provides overnight support to the Wellness Director and leadership the caregiving team.


Tiffany Ormsbee,LPN,  Lead Resident Assistant
Tiffany,  Lead resident Assistant provides daytime support to the Wellness Director and leadership to the caregiving team.The Lead Resident assistant  enjoys the challenge of working with residents and their medical providers to ensure they are getting any additional resources they may need.


Sam Yindra, LPN,  Lead  Resident Assistant
Sam, who joined the team in 2016, provides evening support to the Wellness Director and leadership to the caregiving team. Desiree assists the evening staff in maintaining a high standard of service while ensuring personalized resident care for all assisted living residents.  She enjoys using her nursing skills and experience to mentor staff and enrich the lives of our residents.


Lindsey Thoma, LPN,  Lead Resident Assistant

Lindsey, who joined the team in 2015, provides overnight support to the Wellness Director and leadership to the caregiving team. Lindsey enjoys working along side the caregiving staff to ensure total resident satisfaction.


Colleen Brickner, Life Enrichment Coordinator

Colleen, who joined the team in 2001, leads the Life Enrichment Department in planning and executing activities, events and trips for the residents.  Her goal is to organize stimulating and interesting activities to enrich the lives of our residents.


Jody Spence, Dining Services Manager

Jody, who joined the team in 2016, oversees the dining services department. She prepares menus and oversees meal preparation. Melissa appreciates resident feedback at monthly resident council meetings.  Jody encourages residents to submit their favorite recipes for consideration as menu items.


Steve Dewey, Maintenance Service Manager

Steve, who joined the team in 2008, oversees maintenance of the entire community including resident apartments. Steve coordinates fire safety and the evacuation plans.


Valerie Barton, Environmental Services Associate

Valerie oversees the housekeeping department. She coordinates the resident apartment cleaning schedule as well as the cleaning of the rest of the building.