"Hello, my name is JD Harrison. I am the Administrator here at Lynden Manor. I have been involved in senior healthcare for the past 28 years, specifically in long term care prior to starting here at Lynden Manor April of 2016. I feel very privileged to be able to work alongside such an amazing team here at Lynden Manor. It is truly a family facility, were both staff and residents are considered family and we look after each other."
Assistant Administrator & Accountant
"My name is Janice Gray and I have worked at Lynden Manor since September 1998. My position is Assistant Administrator, as well as Accountant. As Assistant Administrator I help in overseeing the day to day operations of the facility to ensure everything runs smoothly. Also, I do the accounting and financial reporting of the Company. I thoroughly enjoy all aspects of my work and strive to make the residents’ stay at Lynden Manor the best it can be."
Christina Moran, LPN
Director of Resident Services
"I am the Director of Resident Services. I have been employed here for over 12 years. I feel honored to work with such an amazing group of people...'it takes a village.' In the nursing dept. we continually strive to do the best job possible. In my down time I enjoy spending time with friends and family and am also currently a volunteer firefighter/EMT in my community."
Linda Vandersys, RN
"My name is Linda Vandersys and I am a Registered Nurse. I work closely with Christina and the nursing staff, helping with policies and various nursing-related administrative tasks. Currently, we are working on updating our electronic medical records systems to enable us to maintain excellence in services and safety in all aspects of care. It is a pleasure to work with Christina and the team of caring and competent nurses at Lynden Manor!."
Director of Resident Relations
"I am Janet Morgan and the director of Resident Relations here at Lynden Manor. I bring 20 year's experience in long term care social services, (most recently 5 years at Christian Health Care Center).I assist potential residents with information and or a tour of our beautiful community. I'am also invovlved wiht the senior community and outreach programs here in whatcom county. I look forward to meeting each resident and their families here at Lynden Manor and developing relationships which will enhance their stay and lifestyle."
Director of Food Services
"Hello, my name is Ted Howard. I am the Director of food services here at Lynden Manor. I started in August 2016. I have had the pleasure to work in many different facets of the culinary field working in establishments such as Casino’s to Assisted Living/Skilled nursing facilities. My goal is to not change anything here at the Manor, which already has a very high quality of food and service but to expand on it and bring new and exciting things to the kitchen here at Lynden Manor. My team and I in the dining room and kitchen, are devoted to presenting each resident with quality food and service that take you from the comforts and memories of you own home, to the dining experience of an upscale restaurant. Hope we have the pleasure of serving you ."
Director of Activities
"My Name is Debbie Taplin and I have been an Activity Director for 30 years and have been at Lynden Manor for the past 15 years. I live in Alger with my husband Jim and one very spoiled Golden Retriever. We have 3 grown sons and 2 beautiful grandsons."
Director of Maintenance
"Hello, I am Mark Westerhof from the maintenance department. I am in charge of maintenance, housekeeping, and laundry. In November 2014, I will have worked here for 10 years. I feel that I have a passion for helping people, especially the elderly. In my off time, I enjoy golfing, yard work, and most of all, spending time with my wife Amy and our dog George."