Danie has been working in senior living for almost 20 years in Sales and Marketing Operations and Programming. She loves what she does and is thankful for who she is blessed to serve. Danie studied at Portland State University with a focus on Administration of Justice and Political Science. She is proud to say that she uses the skills she obtained from her education in her daily life. She is also a Certified Dementia Provider through the NCCDP. When she is not serving residents and employees, she is focused on raising funds for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.
Christi's financial career began over 12 years ago which includes work as an accounting intern, bookkeeper, business manager, bank manager, staff accountant, and prior to Riverview she was the Controller at Family Resource Home Care, LLC. Christi joined the Riverview team in 2020.
Tara developed a passion for seniors after helping her mother recover from life-changing brain surgery 14 years ago. Caring for others has always been her mission, but it was after spending time in a rehabilitation center with her mom, that Tara decided to make the career change from Retail Management to Health Care. In 2015, Tara brought her award-winning customer service, training skills, and compassion to Riverview. She co-facilitates Customer Service Training and is certified to teach Mental Health and Dementia classes for all Riverview team members. Tara is also a Certified Dementia Provider through NCCDP. Tara has been married for 30 years, has 2 adult children, and recently became a grandmother. Tara feels truly blessed to be serving all who live and work in the Riverview Community.
Tena is our Director of Clinical Wellness. Her true passion is caring for the elderly. She loves being a nurse and being a mentor of others to become the best that they can become. She and her husband have been married for 40 years this coming May, they have 3 wonderful adult children who each have blessed them with 2 grandchildren each, for a total of 6. Tena truly feels blessed to be a part of this wonderful community.
April joined Riverview in 2016 and has a love and passion for serving others, with over 15 years of experience in rehabilitation and management. Her employees describe her as a true leader with compassion, profound empathy, and respect. Proud wife of 14 years and mother of 3 children. Active volunteer, adjunct instructor, and board member in her church, Spokane Falls Community College, and Eastern Washington University.
Masters of Occupational Therapy emphasis in Business Management — University of North Dakota
Lisa joined Riverview in April of 2023. Her career started over 20 years ago in customer service, learning project management skills and product management skills. She has worked as the Director of Sales and Marketing at various manufacturing companies. She is excited to bring those skills to Riverview and add healthcare to her career experience. She has an MBA from Portland State University and an undergraduate degree in Business Administration from Pacific Lutheran University.
Mike has a diverse background that includes crab fishing and law enforcement. His longest tenure is in construction for more than 20 years. His construction background includes maintenance and management of several health care and retirement living facilities.
FEMA designation for emergency response in a health care setting.
Chef Tony is a self-taught culinary artist. He has had the opportunity to travel to Greystone and Napa Valley to help cultivate his art. His background includes being the Chef at the Dockside Restaurant in the Coeur d'Alene, ID resort and assisting in the opening of five Twig's restaurants which included the development of their menu.
Yvette is an ordained Lutheran pastor who has served congregations in California, Washington, New York, and Virginia. Her experience in parish ministry has been deeply enriched by the wisdom, humor, and faith of congregation members who were in the later years of their life, and she is excited to be serving as Chaplain for the Riverview community.
Amy joined Riverview in 2021. With a diverse artistic and performance background, she brings a love of music, movement, and engagement. She is passionate about cultivating community amongst Riverview residents by offering exciting and inclusive activities and events. Amy is grateful for the opportunity to connect with residents and their families.
Rosalee served as the Senior Vice President and Chief Operations Officer for Pathology Associates Medical Laboratories (PAML) from 1999 to May 2017 when PAML was sold to a national laboratory provider. During her time at PAML, the organization grew from a local laboratory provider with 40 employees to a regional reference laboratory with over 1600 employees. Recognizing that 80% of laboratory error occurs in pre and post analytical processes, she led innovation in these areas with a continuous focus on decreasing health care service failures, improving responsiveness to client resolution and improving patient safety.
She received her BS degree in Healthcare Financial Management from Whitworth University. She is currently a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE) and has been a long standing member of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and holds PHR and SHRM-CP certifications.
In addition to being a Board Member at Riverview Retirement Community, Rosalee currently serves on the Board of the EWU College of Health Sciences and Public Health, the Washington Chapter of the American College of Healthcare Executives and the Executive Committee for the Washington State Patient Safety Coalition. She has also personally been recognized in her career. In 2010, The Inland Business Catalyst magazine recognized her as one of Spokane’s Most Powerful People in Business and in 2014; she was awarded the Prime Spirit Award recognizing her work through the years with children advocacy groups and the homeless. In 2017, she was inducted into the Upsilon Phi Delta Society health care organization.
Rosalee is currently employed as a Professor at Eastern Washington University (EWU). She is a faculty member of the Health Services Administration department. Her students graduate with the degrees needed to secure jobs in Health Care Management. Several of her students choose the Long Term Care degree option and upon graduation, apply for their licenses to be Skilled Nursing Facility Administrators. She is a lifetime member of the local community and is blessed with a large family that includes eight grandchildren.
BS in Healthcare Financial Management - Whitworth University
Connie joined the board as a new member in 2023. She grew up in Montana and received her ARRT degree in Radiology at Columbus Hospital School of Radiology there. She comes with a diverse background as a Radiologic Technologist, Logistics Manager, Phlebotomy Trainer and Manager, Laboratory Auditor for all Long Term Care facilities that partnered with PAML (Pathology Associates Medical Laboratories) , and spent the last 13 years of her career as PAML’s Marketing Sales and Service Manager for those facilities, including the Riverview Community.
She is an avid reader and loves flower gardening in the summer. She and her husband love to travel, and also enjoy much of their summertime, in their RV on the St Joe River, fishing, ATV riding, and doing outdoor activities. They have one son who lives in Seattle with his family. One of their greatest joys is time spent with their 2 grandchildren.
Beth Bousley brings over 30 years of experience in marketing and communications, for major corporations including Baxter Healthcare, Novartis, AT&T, T-Mobile, Microsoft, and Expedia; and more recently for WSDOT and Spokane Transit. Beth and her husband Lance moved to Spokane in 2008 to be closer to their grandchildren. Beth is now "retired", spending time with grandkids, and working as a marketing consultant, freelance writer, and certified trainer in Suicide Prevention.
Susan English brings significant communications and leadership experience to the Board. She enjoyed a 25-year career as a journalist, writing for newspapers, magazines and travel guidebooks. She then taught journalism, media law and ethics, and literary journalism courses as an Associate Professor at Gonzaga University for 20 years. Her leadership experience includes serving as Chair of the Integrated Media Department at GU for 9 years. She retired in May 2023 and was awarded Associate Professor Emerita rank.
Susan previously served on several community Boards including the Spokane School District 81 Citizens’ Advisory Board for Human Growth and Development Curriculum, the Spokane Street Tree Citizens’ Advisory Board, and the Whitworth University Editorial Advisory Board.
Susan earned a BA Degree in Journalism from Washington State University, and a MA Degree from Gonzaga University. Her Master’s Degree Thesis, focused on media ethics, garnered an award in the University of Hawaii Carol Burnett Journalism Ethics Contest. She served as Visiting Faculty at The Poynter Institute, a media think tank in St. Petersburg, Florida, and as a journalism ethics panelist at regional and national workshops.
Megan joined the Board in 2022 and brings with her almost 20 years of clinical laboratory pre and post analytical operations experience. She earned her Bachelors of Science in Biology from Eastern Washington University as well as her Masters in Urban and Regional Planning. Additionally, she has substantial training in various process improvement methodologies including earning a Greenbelt Six Sigma certification from Providence Health and Services. Megan worked for Pathology Associates Medical Laboratories (PAML) as a Director of Pre and Post Analytical Operations, during which, she was a Spark Award winner being recognized for innovation. She is currently employed with Labcorp as a Divisional Director of Client Services.
Megan's greatest pride is her family and loves spending time with her husband and three children. She enjoys music, reading, and travel.
Alan Harbine has served on the Riverview Board since 2019. He is a long time financial advisor with Thrivent Financial serving clients throughout Eastern Washington and North Idaho. Prior to that he was the Director of Youth and Family Ministries at Peace Lutheran Church in Grass Valley, Ca and St Luke Lutheran Church in Spokane. He is a member of St Luke Lutheran Church and has served on numerous ELCA synodical and churchwide boards. He cares deeply about the mission of Riverview as his mother and father are current residents.
Alan is an avid snow skier and sailor and enjoys spending time with his wife Kellie, three children and two grandchildren. He is a 1981 graduate of Pacific Lutheran University.
Rich was raised on a farm in eastern Ohio and attended a small country school. He received his B.S. in Agricultural Economics from Ohio State and has been involved in agribusiness since that time. Rich and his wife Carol have been married for over 30 years and moved to Spokane in 1990. They have one son and he graduated from PLU and is a Police Officer in Tacoma. Carol is a Pediatric Physical Therapist with Joya. Rich has over 40 years with Farm Credit in both the Midwest and the Pacific Northwest. Rich and Carol are members at Audubon Park United Methodist Church and are involved in several aspects of the church. Rich is a golfer and an avid reader.
David joined the Board in 2022 and comes with a background in forensic chemistry. He served as the Director of Toxicology at Pathology Associates Medical Laboratories (PAML) from 1986 to 2020. Dave developed both the clinical and forensic testing programs used throughout his tenure. He played a key role in toxicology project initiatives developing processes that improved quality and decreased costs. Currently, he focuses on opiate addiction treatment facilities giving administrative oversight to corporate development and laboratory testing. David is active as a forensic consultant and expert witness in accident and death investigations related to drugs and alcohol. He enjoys outdoor activities and frequently travels with his wife visiting 11 grandchildren and warmer climates.
Jenn joined the Board in 2023 and brings with her 12+ years of HR leadership experience. Much of Jenn’s career has been spent in the medical field helping support clinicians and medical staff. She earned a Bachelors in Business Administration from Eastern Washington University. After receiving her bachelor's degree, her real-world experience began. Throughout her career, Jenn has been helping leaders and businesses build strong HR processes, grow award winning teams, and develop amazing workplace cultures.
Born and raised in Spokane, Jenn’s roots in the Inland Northwest and Spokane community run deep. She lives with her amazing husband and son in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho where they spend much of their time riding jet skis on one of the area's pristine lakes or hiking amazing trails. Jenn also has a love of reading, gardening, painting, and making new friends.
Gail has an extensive background in clinical laboratory medicine, scientific investigation, healthcare regulations, and performance improvement. Having inherited the family business, she also has 15 years experience in residential property development in Spokane. Gail’s unique leadership skills include quality management, strategic planning and budgeting, risk management and process control and redesign.